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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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Students host Christmas party for disabled persons

Dec 4, 2014

Briar Cliff students served up smiles, great food and plenty of holiday cheer at the annual Christmas Party for People with Disabilities. ...


Briar Cliff nursing student ready to change the world

Nov 9, 2014

Most college freshmen don't bring a crown or sash to school. But Marissa Messinger is far from typical. ...


Local food movement sprouting at Briar Cliff

Sep 8, 2014

Tucked between a dorm and the student center, a plot planted in May now bears ripe raspberries, sapling apple trees and dwarf cherries. Beans, popcorn, pumpkins and squash. Plus, marigolds in full bloom. ...


Briar Cliff designated an official "Blue Zone Worksite"

Aug 19, 2014

Briar Cliff is now an official "Blue Zone Worksite," meaning the University maintains a healthy work environment that promotes and encourages employee well-being. ...


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. ...


Student gets year of free potato olés for a clever tweet

Jul 2, 2014

Lexie Henschke has a "golden ticket" for a year's worth of free Potato Oles from Taco John's — and it all started with a creative tweet. ...


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. ...


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. ...


Internet security tips, straight from BCU's network director

Apr 10, 2014

Recently, a major Internet security flaw nicknamed "Heartbleed" was exposed. BCU network director Darrin Fangman shares how to protect your information online. ...


What happens when 100 students drop by a school spirit video shoot?

Apr 8, 2014

The plan? Shoot a random, school spirit promotional video at the Newman-Flanagan Center — without knowing how many students would actually turn out at 3:30 on a Friday afternoon. ...


Student plans on giving back to gang prevention program

Apr 1, 2014

When you're a kid, you should be worry-free, but that wasn't the case for Waylon Goodwin. ...


BCU entrepreneur uses pedal power to create dream job

Mar 16, 2014

Anthony Rossi has been swimming with the sharks. But not the kind you might find in deep oceans; the kind that can make or break your business idea. ...


Psychology professor goes gold and blue for a good cause

Mar 8, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Todd Knealing has a hair-raising way of showing his school spirit. ...

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