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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.

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Coach Lila Frommelt's legacy lives on at Briar Cliff

Aug 20, 2014

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


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. ...


Briar Cliff holds commencement for largest-ever graduating class

May 17, 2014

At Briar Cliff University’s 83rd commencement ceremony, President Beverly A. Wharton conferred degrees to 315 candidates — the largest graduating class in school history. ...


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". ...


Community leaders to be recognized at graduation ceremony

May 6, 2014

Briar Cliff University will present its annual Community Awards at BCU’s 83rd commencement, Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10 a.m., at the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City. During the ceremony, Beverly A. Wharton, BCU president, will bestow the Briar Cliff University Medal and Spirit of Saint Francis Award. ...


Briar Cliff choir premieres work composed by one of its own

May 2, 2014

Music major Nathan Meendering is ending his senior year on a high note. ...


BCU recognizes student employee for making the right calls

May 1, 2014

Dillian Broadnax is many things: Pre-med major. Student ambassador. All-American sprinter. Now, add one more thing to the list. ...


Student thanks scholarship donors for helping him clear hurdles

Apr 24, 2014

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


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. ...

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