Cardinal Connection

News for Jewell alumni and friends

Cardinal Connection

The Cardinal Connection is a quarterly enewsletter for Jewell alumni and friends. If you would like to receive it in your inbox, please send your name and email address to Laura Hanavan at

Latest Edition

Fall 2019

Alumni posing at the 2019 Homecoming TailgateView photos from the 2019 Homecoming celebration and learn about the heavy Jewell participation in the production of "The Music Man" in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. Also, read feature stories about the new William Jewell Alumni Board of Governors President; Jamie, '00, and Ted Kapke, '99; Zhuoshi Liu, '18; and the summer Journey Grant of senior Hayley Knapp.



Summer 2019

Hillside projectFind out about the completion and dedication of the Hillside project, find details on the lead gift for a proposed Center for Sports and Fitness, meet the new vice president of enrollment and marketing, and read feature stories on a trip on the Camino de Santiago by seven members of the Class of '76; Col. Eric Olson, '90; Ryan Florence, '10; and Todd Rhoades, '87.

Winter 2019

Jewell MagazineIn this issue, you can find out about the latest news in Jewell magazine, learn about the Alumni Ambassadors program and read feature stories on Tom Carnahan, '91; Chris Lakin, '09; Ann Lewis, '09; and Michele Peck, adjunct professor of education. 


Fall 2018

Dr. Walter Franz III, '74In this issue, you can learn about the 75th annual Achievement Day celebration, follow a day in the life of a Jewell student and read feature stories on Tyler Folan, '09; Walter Franz, '74; Professor Nathan Jud; and Student Mikaela Papageorgiou.


Summer 2018

exterior of Mathes HallFeatures include the dedication of Mathes Hall; Photographer Phil Maslin, '68; Hall Grant recipients; and family legacy stories on the Amicks, Chrismans, Crossetts and Neths.