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Highlights from the Class of 2015 commencement ceremony

May 17, 2015

The Class of 2015 celebrated commencement in style: Two great student speeches, a graduating guide dog, a new U.S. Marine Corps officer — and even a marriage proposal!

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Briar Cliff's national champion Cowan looking to finish strong

May 9, 2015

Raheem Cowan will graduate from Briar Cliff with three majors, three minors and — he hopes — one more triple jump championship. ...


Digital media major from London 'finds her voice' in the U.S.

May 9, 2015

Chances are you won't see the name Eniola Famurewa on a CD cover. But someday you might see the name Enny Owl. ...


'Charger Courage Sports Day' helps kids with disabilities

May 2, 2015

On Saturday morning, 9-year-old Preston Kimsey was just one of the guys. ...


BCU students, staff in stilettos take a stand on sexual assault

Apr 26, 2015

A college wrestler slipped his stockinged feet into gold sequined stilettos and pranced in place. Those would do. A friend heckled, “Sonny, be a man. Get some higher heels.” ...


Local food movement sprouting at Briar Cliff

Mar 22, 2015

Tucked between a dorm and the student center, a small plot thrived in the fall — bearing ripe raspberries, sapling apple trees and dwarf cherries. Beans, popcorn, pumpkins and squash. Plus, marigolds in full bloom. ...


Businesspeople, retirees and students explore 'good life' at Blue Zones workshop

Jan 11, 2015

Juan Munoz knows why he gets out of bed in the morning. Do you? ...


Students earn national recognition for community service

Dec 20, 2014

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


Briar Cliff 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. ...


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. ...

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