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Dr. Hamid Shirvani announced as 10th president of Briar Cliff University

Apr 7, 2016

Briar Cliff University is excited to announce today the hiring of Dr. Hamid “Ham” Shirvani as its next university president.

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Highlights from Briar Cliff University's 85th Commencement Ceremony

May 22, 2016

Throughout the weekend, our newest alumni and their families and friends shared their celebratory photos, tweets, videos, and posts on social media. Here are some of the highlights!..


Briar Cliff University announces Class of 2016 commencement graduates

May 21, 2016

Briar Cliff University hosted its 85th commencement ceremony on May 21 at the historic Orpheum Theater, to honor the University’s 2016 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees...


Briar Cliff Enactus team shines on the national stage, again

May 17, 2016

For the 13th straight year, the Briar Cliff University Enactus team qualified for the National Enactus Exposition, held May 16 at the America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo. ..


Briar Cliff's President Wharton leaves a legacy of growth and care

May 16, 2016

As president of Briar Cliff University, Bev Wharton was never afraid to put her face out around campus – sometimes literally...


Prepping for graduation, Briar Cliff students climb 53-foot wall

May 15, 2016

Briar Cliff student Cailee Conlon is hoping to end her college career on a high note...


A Mother's Day message heavy on education, sacrifice

May 7, 2016

Jessica Guzman Mata, the oldest of five children, credits her mother for paving the way for her to become the first in her family to attend college...


Sioux City seventh graders learn "STEM is everywhere" at Briar Cliff

May 6, 2016

Dog training at a STEM event? At first, it seemed weird to Jennifer Herrera, too...


Correct term: "zombie" or "living impaired person"? Briar Cliff students discuss ...

Apr 30, 2016

Briar Cliff students discuss horror in literature during a three-credit course taught by BCU assistant English professor Matthew Pangborn...


Student-led autism awareness dance raises $1,800 for Sioux City's Pier Center

Apr 25, 2016

More than 60 students joined forces to raise more than $1,800 on April 23 at Briar Cliff University’s first autism awareness dance, referred to as “The Movement.”..


Earth Day reminds us what's really important

Apr 22, 2016

The first step to preserving and conserving nature is to connect with nature. It’s an ideal that Briar Cliff University biology professor Brian Hazlett espouses with students in many of his courses, most notably his ecology and environmental science classes. ..

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