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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?

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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. ...


After Globetrotters internship, student sees future in sports industry

Sep 22, 2014

After knee injuries threatened to sideline Taylor Meine's future on the hardwood, she has gained a new perspective on the business of basketball. ...


Social media minor now available at Briar Cliff

Sep 13, 2014

What if we told you your tweeting and tagging skills could help land you a job? They can! ...


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. ...


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. ...


Briar Cliff awarded grant to identify, help at-risk students

Aug 14, 2014

Briar Cliff University recently received a $78,044 College Success grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation for the 2014-2015 academic year. ...


Continuing ed student earns $10,000 scholarship from Briar Cliff

Aug 6, 2014

Briar Cliff University is proud to announce that Chelby Lambert of Le Mars, Iowa, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the University’s $10,000 Community College Graduate Scholarship. ...


Five reasons to get your MBA ...

Jul 11, 2014

If you're wondering whether to go after an MBA, here are five great reasons to start upgrading yourself — and your résumé — today: ...


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. ...


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". ...


NSF awards Briar Cliff University over $600,000 for scholarships

May 6, 2014

With a $609,250 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Briar Cliff University will be awarding college scholarships over the next several years to new students majoring in biology, biochemistry, chemistry and environmental science. ...


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. ...


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. ...


"Grand Reopening" celebrates Heelan Hall's transformation

Mar 27, 2014

Construction is done and the reactions are in describing the newly refurbished Heelan Hall at Briar Cliff in Sioux City — amazing, wonderful and fantastic. ...

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