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Students earn national recognition for community service

Dec 22, 2014

Briar Cliff University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth consecutive year.

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Learning communities redefine education at Briar Cliff

Nov 10, 2014

When it came time for Natasha Kellogg to pick a learning community, she signed up for the one she couldn’t read without giggling. ...


Scholarship donors help students clear financial hurdles

Nov 10, 2014

Four years ago, track athlete Chris Young faced a hurdle of a different sort: Financing his college education. ...


Coach Lila Frommelt's legacy lives on at Briar Cliff

Nov 9, 2014

The 10th annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raised nearly $50,000 for Briar Cliff’s annual scholarship fund. ...


The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has Briar Cliff ties

Oct 13, 2014

What do the Ice Bucket Challenge and BCU’s social work program have in common? ...


Clare House offers compassion, life skills to women leaving prison

Oct 12, 2014

From its exterior, Clare Guest House looks like a well-kept older home in a nice, quiet neighborhood. ...


2014 homecoming royalty crowned at The Cliff

Oct 3, 2014

Briar Cliff crowned the university’s 2014 homecoming king and queen during a coronation ceremony inside the Stark Student Center. ...


Briar Cliff named top "Military Friendly School" for 2015

Sep 23, 2014

Briar Cliff University has been named one of the nation’s top “Military Friendly Schools” for the sixth consecutive year. ...


Briar Cliff ranks among U.S. Best Regional Colleges

Sep 9, 2014

Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s Best Regional Colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2015” edition. ...


A pop of art: Briar Cliff alum blends realism with whimsy

Aug 14, 2014

Ben Pratt moved a majority of his artwork to the Modern Art Midtown gallery in Omaha, Neb., sometime before August. He and seven other artists' works will be on display at MAM until the end of the month. ...


BCU alum takes over football program at Sioux City North

Aug 7, 2014

Jon Niemic had a plan, but even he was a little surprised it came together so quickly. ...


Briar Cliff alum returns to practice family medicine in Sioux City

Jul 31, 2014

Two nights before his first day of work at Family Health Care of Siouxland Morningside Clinic, Dr. Nicholas Bechtold had a terrible nightmare. ...


Recent Briar Cliff grad volunteers with VISTA program

Jul 30, 2014

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Wesley Bell is doing everything he can to boost South Sioux City's workforce. ...


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. ...

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