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Student-led autism awareness dance raises $1,800 for Sioux City's Pier Center

Apr 25, 2016

More than 60 students joined forces to raise more than $1,800 on April 23 at Briar Cliff University’s first autism awareness dance, referred to as “The Movement.”

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Briar Cliff announces commencement speakers, honored candidates for graduation

Apr 20, 2016

Briar Cliff University will host a baccalaureate liturgy and commencement ceremony to honor the University’s 2016 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


BCU students get the chance to spend summer in Spain

Apr 15, 2016

This summer, Briar Cliff University students will have the opportunity to take classes in La Universidad Computense in Madrid, Spain, for an entire month. ...


Dr. Hamid Shirvani announced as 10th president of Briar Cliff University

Apr 7, 2016

Briar Cliff University is excited to announce today the hiring of Dr. Hamid “Ham” Shirvani as its next university president. ...


Briar Cliff students sell beanies to support childhood cancer research

Mar 28, 2016

Sydney Beals kept scrolling through a zealous friend’s Instagram posts, seeing “Love your Melon” logoed beanies and her friend dressing up like a superhero. ...


BCU nursing students explore traditional Chinese medicine therapies

Mar 25, 2016

Willie Massey, a senior nursing major from Tanzania, said he felt heat and a pulling sensation on his skin. The painful knot in his back soon disappeared. ...


Student-proposed "open hour" encourages engagement, collaboration at Briar Cliff

Mar 17, 2016

Briar Cliff University is trying something new this semester: an open hour period for students and faculty. ...


SPRING BREAK BLOG: Sister Janet and 3 black belts, on a mission in Mississippi

Mar 10, 2016

Three Briar Cliff students (who also happen to be martial arts experts) blog about Spring Break in Morton, Miss., where they're tutoring at an after-school program for disadvantaged youth. ...


Two students reveal how to survive a campus-wide game of "Gotcha"

Feb 29, 2016

After 10 days of scheming, forming secret alliances and dodging soft rubber balls, Alyssa Wicker was named the lone survivor of Briar Cliff University's annual, campuswide game of "Gotcha." ...


Briar Cliff ‘FRANCIS Project’ focused on Siouxland’s health needs

Feb 27, 2016

Chris Jacobs realizes the language barrier that exists between him and his patient the minute she begins to speak. ...


"Swimming with the Sharks" contest winners awarded $5,000 for business ideas

Feb 26, 2016

Local entrepreneurs were awarded $5,000 after pitching their business ideas in the 2016 “Swimming with the Sharks” contest, held Feb. 25 at Briar Cliff University. ...


BCU Enactus team learns not to put all eggs in one basket

Feb 21, 2016

When four business-minded students traveled to Tanzania, they were expecting to talk about baskets, not chickens. ...


BCU's online social work program ranked among nation's best

Feb 18, 2016

Briar Cliff's online Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree program is ranked No. 6 among the “Best Online Social Work Programs” nationwide, according to Affordable Colleges Online. ...


Ted Waitt, Gateway founder, kicks off Entrepalooza at Briar Cliff

Feb 16, 2016

Ted Waitt, billionaire philanthropist and former CEO of Gateway Inc., kicked off the sixth annual Entrepalooza event Monday evening, telling the success story that led him from a farm office to leader of a publicly traded company that once called Siouxland home. ...


New doctoral program addresses Siouxland's need for physical therapy care

Feb 6, 2016

What started as an idea on paper about five years ago has now evolved into a state-of-the-art facility and graduate program. ...


Nursing clinical instructor returns to her Sioux City roots

Jan 28, 2016

Don’t tell Sister Theresa Keller you can’t go home again. ...

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