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Charger athletes team up with 7-year-old to battle pediatric cancer

Sep 25, 2015

Briar Cliff University student athletes laced up gold shoestrings and wore gold jerseys on Sept. 26 for Kennedy — a 7-year-old Sioux City girl who is battling leukemia.

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Homecoming royalty crowned at The Cliff

Sep 24, 2015

Seniors Reid Linden and Raina Bassett have been crowned Briar Cliff University’s 2015 Homecoming King and Queen. ...

Graduate nursing programs awarded half-million dollar grant

Sep 23, 2015

The Advanced Nursing Education Grant, which will be dispersed over the next three years, will help fund the “Francis Project” — a collaborative initiative between Briar Cliff and local health care providers aimed at providing better primary care in the region to those who need it most. ...

Briar Cliff honored as “Gold Medal” Champions of Character institution

Sep 15, 2015

Briar Cliff is one of only 29 NAIA institutions nationwide to earn the prestigious Gold Medal distinction from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ...

Homecoming and Alumni Weekend festivities planned for Sept. 21-27

Sep 11, 2015

This year’s theme is “Go Gold,” centered around Charger student athletes’ initiative to wear gold shoestrings and jerseys at athletic events to raise funds and awareness in the battle against pediatric cancer. ...

President Wharton announces retirement plans after 2015-16 academic year

Sep 3, 2015

Briar Cliff President Bev Wharton has announced to the University’s board of trustees that she plans to retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. ...

Briar Cliff awarded Gilchrist "challenge grant" for choral arts

Aug 7, 2015

The Gilchrist Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar any donation made to the Briar Cliff choral arts program, up to the total of $130,000. ...

Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raises $46K for student scholarships

Aug 3, 2015

More than 120 golfers raised $46,445 on Aug. 3 at Briar Cliff University’s annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic. ...

BCU, Diocese of Sioux City welcome full-time grant writer

Jul 13, 2015

Briar Cliff University is pleased to welcome Larry Obermeyer as its full-time grant writer, a position that will be shared in partnership with the Diocese of Sioux City and Catholic Schools. ...

Briar Cliff unveils new DPT program and campus

Jun 25, 2015

Briar Cliff University has launched a clinical Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)* program, the first one of its kind in Northwest Iowa. ...

BUILDING BLUE & GOLD: Three ways to share The Cliff with your future Charger

Jun 24, 2015

One of the best ways to get your child interested in college is to share the deep connection you have with your own alma mater. ...

Stroud named VP for university relations at Briar Cliff

Jun 19, 2015

Tina Stroud has been named vice president for university relations at Briar Cliff University. In this position, Stroud is responsible for Briar Cliff’s development, fundraising and marketing functions. ...

Steinbach debuts music to sold-out Carnegie Hall crowd

Jun 12, 2015

Hundreds of famous composers and artists have performed at the illustrious Carnegie Hall in New York City, and on Friday evening, Sioux City’s Richard Steinbach brought new compositions and fresh air to the renowned stage. ...

Five reasons to stop putting off saving for your child's college

May 29, 2015

For the cost of a fast food dinner once a week, you could be saving more than $26,000 for your child’s future. ...

DREAM TEAM: Pope Francis meets Globetrotters, thanks to efforts of Briar Cliff alum

May 28, 2015

Most people are lucky to meet one pope. Briar Cliff alumnus Brett Meister ’88 has shaken the hands of two. Such is life, when you bounce around the globe with the world’s most famous basketball team. ...

Waitt honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

May 20, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University recently presented its 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award to philanthropist and social activist Cindy Waitt. ...

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