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Coach Lila Frommelt's legacy lives on at Briar Cliff

Aug 20, 2014

The 10th annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raised nearly $50,000 for Briar Cliff’s annual scholarship fund.

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Briar Cliff designated an official "Blue Zone Worksite"

August 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

August 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.


A pop of art: Briar Cliff alum blends realism with whimsy

August 14, 2014

Ben Pratt moved a majority of his artwork to the Modern Art Midtown gallery in Omaha, Neb., sometime before August. He and seven other artists' works will be on display at MAM until the end of the month.


BCU alum takes over football program at Sioux City North

August 7, 2014

Jon Niemic had a plan, but even he was a little surprised it came together so quickly.


Briar Cliff alum returns to practice family medicine in Sioux City

July 31, 2014

Two nights before his first day of work at Family Health Care of Siouxland Morningside Clinic, Dr. Nicholas Bechtold had a terrible nightmare.


Recent Briar Cliff grad volunteers with VISTA program

July 30, 2014

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Wesley Bell is doing everything he can to boost South Sioux City's workforce.


Remembering Flight 232: Campus reflects on anniversary of tragedy

July 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.


Five reasons to get your MBA ...

July 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:


Student gets year of free potato olés for a clever tweet

July 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.


Conference raises human trafficking awareness in Siouxland

June 26, 2014

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think. On June 17, hundreds of Siouxlanders learned how to help put a stop to it.


300 students recognized on the Spring Semester Dean's List

June 11, 2014

Briar Cliff is pleased to announce 300 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year, including 68 students with a perfect GPA of 4.0.


Briar Cliff music professor to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2015

May 30, 2014

Dr. Richard Steinbach, professor of music, will perform a solo debut "Fusion at Carnegie Hall" concert on Friday, June 12, 2015. The concert will premiere Dr. Steinbach’s new "FUSION" recording project.


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.


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.


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