Who Was William Jewell?

  Our red-feathered mascot, rather than William Jewell College’s namesake, has become the popular image of William Jewell. When thinking about the man who founded the campus in 1849, most students draw a blank. Who is he? For some, he is another vague portrait of an unmemorable face; for most,…

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Alumni Spotlight: Kyle Rivas

From sports games to campus concerts, carnivals and convocations, there is always one familiar face in the midst of it all: the man behind the camera. Kyle Rivas has been William Jewell College’s official staff photographer for almost six years, but he has taken pictures for the College since he…

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Who We Hire: Alumni Employment

Although most students generally leave campus upon completing their degrees, some graduates return to serve at their institution. Almost one-fourth of William Jewell College’s 374 employees are alumni and of the alumni, over half work as staff. The hiring process for staff is very similar to that of hiring a new faculty…

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