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Charger athletes team up with 7-year-old to battle pediatric cancer

Sep 25, 2015

Briar Cliff University student athletes laced up gold shoestrings and wore gold jerseys on Sept. 26 for Kennedy — a 7-year-old Sioux City girl who is battling leukemia.

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Homecoming royalty crowned at The Cliff

Sep 24, 2015

Seniors Reid Linden and Raina Bassett have been crowned Briar Cliff University’s 2015 Homecoming King and Queen. ...

Graduate nursing programs awarded half-million dollar grant

Sep 23, 2015

The Advanced Nursing Education Grant, which will be dispersed over the next three years, will help fund the “Francis Project” — a collaborative initiative between Briar Cliff and local health care providers aimed at providing better primary care in the region to those who need it most. ...

Briar Cliff honored as “Gold Medal” Champions of Character institution

Sep 15, 2015

Briar Cliff is one of only 29 NAIA institutions nationwide to earn the prestigious Gold Medal distinction from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ...

Homecoming and Alumni Weekend festivities planned for Sept. 21-27

Sep 11, 2015

This year’s theme is “Go Gold,” centered around Charger student athletes’ initiative to wear gold shoestrings and jerseys at athletic events to raise funds and awareness in the battle against pediatric cancer. ...

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

Sep 9, 2015

Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s best regional colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2016” edition. ...

President Wharton announces retirement plans after 2015-16 academic year

Sep 3, 2015

Briar Cliff President Bev Wharton has announced to the University’s board of trustees that she plans to retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. ...

BCU education major wins national Catholic Daughters scholarship

Sep 2, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Ever since Emma Bruns was a little girl, she’s known what she wants to do with her life. ...

Briar Cliff kinesiology program receives NSCA recognition

Aug 24, 2015

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has approved Briar Cliff University’s Department of Kinesiology and Human Performance for acceptance into the NSCA Education Recognition Program. ...

BCU, Pier Center study helps children with autism learn to ride bikes

Aug 10, 2015

Are pedal-less bikes a safer, more effective alternative for training children with special needs? Briar Cliff's Department of Kinesiology and Human Peformance is conducting a study to find out. ...

Briar Cliff awarded Gilchrist "challenge grant" for choral arts

Aug 7, 2015

The Gilchrist Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar any donation made to the Briar Cliff choral arts program, up to the total of $130,000. ...

Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raises $46K for student scholarships

Aug 3, 2015

More than 120 golfers raised $46,445 on Aug. 3 at Briar Cliff University’s annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic. ...

Briar Cliff part of Siouxland Coalition to fight human trafficking

Jul 23, 2015

“Human trafficking exists in Iowa, in Sioux City, and something needs to be done. It’s a hideous crime. It’s a moral crime. It’s a violent crime.” ...

Summer of swashbuckling: Book club tackles Monte Cristo, other classics

Jul 12, 2015

If you think the tale of a wrongly imprisoned sailor in 19th century France makes for an unusual summertime read, chances are Megan Aschoff will nod her head in agreement. ...

High school students get hands-on experience at BCU Nursing Camp

Jun 25, 2015

For more than a decade, Briar Cliff University has given prospective students a chance to see what the career is like through state-of-the-art simulations and nursing training. ...

Briar Cliff unveils new DPT program and campus

Jun 25, 2015

Briar Cliff University has launched a clinical Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)* program, the first one of its kind in Northwest Iowa. ...

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