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Remembering Flight 232: Campus reflects on anniversary of tragedy

Jul 19, 2014

In the days following the crash of United Flight 232, Briar Cliff University served as a "home away from home" for survivors and their families.

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Academic Headlines


Five reasons to get your MBA ...

Jul 11, 2014 | If you're wondering whether to go after an MBA, here are five great reasons to start upgrading yourself — and your résumé — today:


Conference raises human trafficking awareness in Siouxland

Jun 26, 2014 | Human trafficking is closer to home than you think. On June 17, hundreds of Siouxlanders learned how to help put a stop to it.


300 students recognized on the Spring Semester Dean's List

Jun 11, 2014 | Briar Cliff is pleased to announce 300 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year, including 68 students with a perfect GPA of 4.0.


Campus Headlines


Remembering Flight 232: Campus reflects on anniversary of tragedy

Jul 19, 2014 | In the days following the crash of United Flight 232, Briar Cliff University served as a "home away from home" for survivors and their families.


Briar Cliff designated an official "Blue Zone Worksite"

Jul 14, 2014 | Briar Cliff is now an official "Blue Zone Worksite," meaning the University maintains a healthy work environment that promotes and encourages employee well-being.


Student gets year of free potato olés for a clever tweet

Jul 2, 2014 | Lexie Henschke has a "golden ticket" for a year's worth of free Potato Oles from Taco John's — and it all started with a creative tweet.


Athletic Headlines


Men's volleyball to become a reality at The Cliff

May 27, 2014 | Briar Cliff University has announced the addition of men's volleyball as an intercollegiate varsity sport, to begin play during the 2015-16 school year.


TRACK & FIELD: Two Chargers earn All-American status

May 24, 2014 | It seemed like just another day at the office for two of Briar Cliff's track executives.


BCU Director of Sports Media honored for excellence in the field

Apr 17, 2014 | KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is pleased to announce that Jared Bodammer is the recipient of the 2014 Clarence “Ike” Pearson Award.


Alumni Headlines


Remembering Flight 232: Campus reflects on anniversary of tragedy

Jul 19, 2014 | In the days following the crash of United Flight 232, Briar Cliff University served as a "home away from home" for survivors and their families.


Briar Cliff offers new, online social work degree program

May 29, 2014 | Applications are being taken at Briar Cliff for a fully online bachelor of social work degree completion program — one of only two programs of its kind in the entire country.


Men's volleyball to become a reality at The Cliff

May 27, 2014 | Briar Cliff University has announced the addition of men's volleyball as an intercollegiate varsity sport, to begin play during the 2015-16 school year.


Faculty Headlines


Dr. Sean Burton appointed as NCCO's chief editor of publications

Jul 24, 2014 | Briar Cliff University is proud to recognize Dr. Sean Burton's appointment as Chief Editor of Publications by the executive board of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO).


Briar Cliff music professor to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2015

May 30, 2014 | Dr. Richard Steinbach, professor of music, will perform a solo debut "Fusion at Carnegie Hall" concert on Friday, June 12, 2015. The concert will premiere Dr. Steinbach’s new "FUSION" recording project.


Choral director selected to present at national, regional conferences

May 16, 2014 | Dr. Sean Burton recently was selected by peer-review to present “French Connections: Exploring the Unaccompanied Choral Music of Pierre Villette” at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Local Media Headlines


Briar Cliff offers new, online social work degree program

May 29, 2014 | Applications are being taken at Briar Cliff for a fully online bachelor of social work degree completion program — one of only two programs of its kind in the entire country.


Ambitious graduate and mother of 3-to-be juggles family, studies

May 10, 2014 | Four-year-old daughter Valeria can't wait to see her mom "congratulate".


Internet security tips, straight from BCU's network director

Apr 10, 2014 | Recently, a major Internet security flaw nicknamed "Heartbleed" was exposed. BCU network director Darrin Fangman shares how to protect your information online.


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