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Briar Cliff nursing programs earn reaccreditation

Oct 24, 2016

The nursing degree programs at Briar Cliff University have been reaccredited through the year 2026 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Briar Cliff named to president’s national community service honor roll

Oct 19, 2016

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

Briar Cliff’s online nursing program receives national recognition

Oct 12, 2016

Briar Cliff's online RN-to-BSN program is listed among the nation’s “Best Online Nursing Degrees for 2016-17,” according to an annual report by the (AC Online) website. ...

Briar Cliff’s online social work program ranked among nation’s best

Oct 10, 2016

Briar Cliff University is ranked ninth on a list of the nation’s top online Bachelor of Social Work degrees, according to the annual “College Choice” website report. ...

BCU students treat nursing home residents to “Senior Citizens Day Out”

Oct 6, 2016

Students from Briar Cliff treated area nursing home residents to “Senior Citizens Day Out," an annual tradition spanning more than three decades. ...

Briar Cliff dedicates Sisters of St. Francis Prayer and Reflection Garden

Oct 3, 2016

Briar Cliff University held a dedication ceremony on Oct. 2 for the new Sisters of Saint Francis Prayer and Reflection Garden on campus. ...

2016 homecoming royalty crowned at Briar Cliff

Sep 30, 2016

Briar Cliff students Shane Graves and Katelin Langel were crowned the University’s 2016 homecoming king and queen on Friday at a coronation ceremony inside the Newman Flanagan Center on campus. ...

Why do international students come to Briar Cliff?

Sep 28, 2016


Briar Cliff ranked among Iowa’s safest college campuses

Sep 28, 2016

Briar Cliff University ranks among Iowa’s safest colleges, according to an annual report by the website ...

“Angel” BCU alum sees that another Charger can fly home for Christmas

Sep 21, 2016

The woman looked at Jennifer and admitted, "This is no mistake. You're going home for Christmas, honey." Jennifer looked down. The woman had handed Jennifer a wad of cash. It came to $650. ...

‘Spirit of family’ makes Briar Cliff feel like home to new president

Sep 18, 2016

Dr. Hamid Shirvani hasn’t been in Iowa very long. But it hasn’t taken the new Briar Cliff University president much time to feel like he's home. ...

Briar Cliff reports enrollment growth for new academic year

Sep 16, 2016

Briar Cliff has announced its highest undergraduate enrollment in 20 years, and highest diversity rate in the University's history. ...

Social media, students and teachers: In BCU’s Department of Digital Media, the mix works

Sep 16, 2016

Kristen Perez used to avoid friending her students on Facebook. Now, if she gets a Facebook friend request from a familiar face in her class, she’s likely to accept. ...

Briar Cliff ranks among U.S. “Best Regional Colleges”

Sep 13, 2016

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s best regional colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2017” edition released today. ...

Briar Cliff once again honored as “Champions of Character” institution

Sep 12, 2016

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has recognized Briar Cliff as a “Five-Star Champions of Character Institution” for the sixth straight year. ...

Briar Cliff welcomes new faculty members

Aug 31, 2016

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the following new faculty members to the community: Dr. Assyad Al-Wreikat, Dr. Matt Dewald, Dr. David Hoferer, Nia Key, Dr. Gerald Kissel, Michael O’Byrne and Dr. Patricia Taylor. ...

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