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Briar Cliff announces commencement speakers, honored candidates for graduation

Apr 20, 2016

Briar Cliff University will host a baccalaureate liturgy and commencement ceremony to honor the University’s 2016 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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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. ...


BCU nursing students explore traditional Chinese medicine therapies

Mar 25, 2016

Willie Massey, a senior nursing major from Tanzania, said he felt heat and a pulling sensation on his skin. The painful knot in his back soon disappeared. ...


Spanish majors present at undergraduate research conference

Mar 14, 2016

Six Briar Cliff University Spanish majors presented research papers on March 14 at the 4th Annual Spanish Undergraduate Research (SUR) Conference, a collaborative effort among several higher education institutions from across the Midwest. ...


SPRING BREAK BLOG: Sister Janet and 3 black belts, on a mission in Mississippi

Mar 10, 2016

Three Briar Cliff students (who also happen to be martial arts experts) blog about Spring Break in Morton, Miss., where they're tutoring at an after-school program for disadvantaged youth. ...


Briar Cliff ‘FRANCIS Project’ focused on Siouxland’s health needs

Feb 27, 2016

Chris Jacobs realizes the language barrier that exists between him and his patient the minute she begins to speak. ...


"Swimming with the Sharks" contest winners awarded $5,000 for business ideas

Feb 26, 2016

Local entrepreneurs were awarded $5,000 after pitching their business ideas in the 2016 “Swimming with the Sharks” contest, held Feb. 25 at Briar Cliff University. ...


BCU Enactus team learns not to put all eggs in one basket

Feb 21, 2016

When four business-minded students traveled to Tanzania, they were expecting to talk about baskets, not chickens. ...


BCU's online social work program ranked among nation's best

Feb 18, 2016

Briar Cliff's online Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree program is ranked No. 6 among the “Best Online Social Work Programs” nationwide, according to Affordable Colleges Online. ...


Briar Cliff nursing students lobby at the state capitol

Feb 18, 2016

Briar Cliff University sent 21 students to the Iowa State Capitol on Feb. 17 to lobby for important nursing bills currently under scrutiny. ...


Ted Waitt, Gateway founder, kicks off Entrepalooza at Briar Cliff

Feb 16, 2016

Ted Waitt, billionaire philanthropist and former CEO of Gateway Inc., kicked off the sixth annual Entrepalooza event Monday evening, telling the success story that led him from a farm office to leader of a publicly traded company that once called Siouxland home. ...


BCU education majors share their expertise at state capitol

Feb 10, 2016

Briar Cliff University proudly represented student constituents for education legislative issues on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the Iowa State Capitol as part of Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) Day at the Capitol. ...


New doctoral program addresses Siouxland's need for physical therapy care

Feb 6, 2016

What started as an idea on paper about five years ago has now evolved into a state-of-the-art facility and graduate program. ...


Dean's List announced for Fall 2015 semester

Feb 4, 2016

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that 340 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the first semester of the 2015-16 academic year, including 83 students who have achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0. ...


Philosophy instructor reflects on 50 years in higher education

Jan 29, 2016

Paul Ermak has learned a lot in five decades of teaching at Briar Cliff. So have his students. ...


Nursing clinical instructor returns to her Sioux City roots

Jan 28, 2016

Don’t tell Sister Theresa Keller you can’t go home again. ...

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