Category Archives: Kudos

Awards and recognition

Business Professor Elizabeth Hoyt Retires After 35 Years At Jewell

By Sabrine Navarro – Professor Elizabeth Hoyt has retired from William Jewell after 35 years of teaching in the Department of Business and Leadership. The business professor began her career at Arthur Anderson and Company. She notes that after graduating … Continue reading

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Spring Grad Jennifer Ghekas Accepts Position With Cerner Corporation

By Chris Stack – Jennifer Ghekas (Economics and Mathematics Double Major with a Business Administration Minor) recently accepted a job at Cerner after her graduation this spring. She will be a Business Consultant and will go through a four-week training … Continue reading

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Delta Mu Delta News

By Nichole Marquis – Delta Mu Delta, Jewell’s business honor society, continues to recognize and encourage academic excellence of students this year. Delta Mu Delta students must be majoring in either Accounting, Business or Economics. Students must be either a … Continue reading

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Jewell DECA Students Compete At International Conference

By Nichole Marquis – DECA Inc. is a nonprofit student organization which, as their mission statement describes, “prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe” (deca.org). DECA consists of … Continue reading

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Pryor Legacy Project Assists Urban Christian Academy

By Chris Stack – Last semester, the Pryor Leadership Class of 2016 partnered with Urban Christian Academy, located in the urban core of Kansas City, for their legacy project. They provided the Academy with a new playground and resources for … Continue reading

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Joel Bryce ’07 Connecting African Farmers To U.S. and European Markets

By Sabrine Navarro – Joel Bryce is putting money in poor African farmers’ pockets. The William Jewell grad has been making strides in agriculture and economic development since graduating in 2007. Bryce left Jewell with a Economics and Business Management … Continue reading

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Students Form DECA Chapter on Campus

By Nichole Marquis – In the fall of 2015 first year Business Major Nichole Marquis, approached her marketing professor, Shelly McVay, with interest in starting a Collegiate DECA chapter at William Jewell. Seeking out other interested Jewell students, Marquis paired … Continue reading

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