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Dr. Gregg Whittaker To Retire After 19 Years At Jewell

By Christian Hunt – Jewell is losing a professor beloved by both students and faculty alike, as Dr. Gregg Whittaker will be retiring from Jewell after the spring semester. As a leader in the Department of Business and Leadership, Dr. … Continue reading

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Jewell Introduces New Data Science Major

By Zach Saalfeld – In the fall of 2018, Jewell will introduce a new Data Science Major designed to educate students in the collection of information and data, analysis and interpretation in order to make useful and critical decisions.            The … Continue reading

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All Welcome At Monday BizTime Coffees

By: Chance Nelson – If you’ve been on the first floor of Jewell Hall Mondays between 10:15 and 11:00 a.m., then you might have noticed a fun, creative-looking room with a group of students inside, actively engaging with some prominent individuals … Continue reading

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Marketing Students Partner With Nonprofit Veronica’s Voice

By Erin Cook – For the past couple of years, Professor Shelly McVay’s Business 305 marketing course has partnered with a local Kansas City nonprofit for a service-learning project. This year, the class is providing advertising consultation to Veronica’s Voice. … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Jean Hawkins

By Professor Ashley (Billinger) Minnich, ’08, CPA,
 Assistant Professor of Accounting – It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of Dr. Jean Hawkins, professor emerita of accounting at William Jewell College, on April 17, 2017. … Continue reading

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Students Integrate Nonprofit and Service Learning Into Course Projects

By Emily Monroe – Shelly McVay is the professor for both the Self-Designed Project (Business 403) and Marketing Principles (Business 305) courses. Professor McVay decided to integrate nonprofit and service learning into her courses during the spring semester because it … Continue reading

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Seniors Aaron Lawrence And Brett Jackson Start New Venture

By Lauren Huddleston – Jewell seniors Aaron Lawrence and Brett Jackson have started a new company called “Intrepid Creative”. This name reflects the ideology behind their company as it applies to every entrepreneur who has started a new venture. Intrepid … Continue reading

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