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White coat ceremony marks major step for BCU physical therapy students

Jun 17, 2016

The white coat to a medical student signifies the start of the journey to become a professional in a health-care field.

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Associate professor featured in Michael Warren Contemporary Art Show

Jun 13, 2016

Briar Cliff University is proud to recognize Jeff Baldus, associate professor, for his featured placement in the Michael Warren Contemporary show, “Tree Stories.” ...


Four students awarded full-tuition Presidential Scholarships to Briar Cliff

Jun 6, 2016

Briar Cliff is proud to announce new recipients of the Presidential Scholarship, the highest scholarship awarded to first-year students attending the University. ...


New Briar Cliff picnic tables will be made from recycled plastic bags

May 31, 2016

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University will soon have four Hexagon tables courtesy of the "Build with Bags" program. ...


Digital media students develop marketing campaign for local Catholic schools

May 28, 2016

F.A.I.T.H. is not only the foundation of Catholic schools, but a new marketing campaign to promote the Diocese of Sioux City’s school systems. The acronym was created by Briar Cliff University digital media students as part of their senior research course. ...


Chicago social work pioneer receives BCU's 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award

May 23, 2016

Nationally renowned social worker "Bernie" Wong graduated from Briar Cliff knowing she wanted to make a difference in the world around her. ...


Highlights from Briar Cliff University's 85th Commencement Ceremony

May 22, 2016

Throughout the weekend, our newest alumni and their families and friends shared their celebratory photos, tweets, videos, and posts on social media. Here are some of the highlights! ...


Briar Cliff University announces Class of 2016 commencement graduates

May 21, 2016

Briar Cliff University hosted its 85th commencement ceremony on May 21 at the historic Orpheum Theater, to honor the University’s 2016 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


10-year-old prodigy, student of BCU professor, plays for a grand piano

May 21, 2016

In front of a grand piano, James Gates always knows how to hit the right notes. ...


Briar Cliff Enactus team shines on the national stage, again

May 17, 2016

For the 13th straight year, the Briar Cliff University Enactus team qualified for the National Enactus Exposition, held May 16 at the America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo. ...


Briar Cliff's President Wharton leaves a legacy of growth and care

May 16, 2016

As president of Briar Cliff University, Bev Wharton was never afraid to put her face out around campus – sometimes literally. ...


Prepping for graduation, Briar Cliff students climb 53-foot wall

May 15, 2016

Briar Cliff student Cailee Conlon is hoping to end her college career on a high note. ...


A Mother's Day message heavy on education, sacrifice

May 7, 2016

Jessica Guzman Mata, the oldest of five children, credits her mother for paving the way for her to become the first in her family to attend college. ...


Sioux City seventh graders learn "STEM is everywhere" at Briar Cliff

May 6, 2016

Dog training at a STEM event? At first, it seemed weird to Jennifer Herrera, too. ...


Correct term: "zombie" or "living impaired person"? Briar Cliff students discuss ...

Apr 30, 2016

Briar Cliff students discuss horror in literature during a three-credit course taught by BCU assistant English professor Matthew Pangborn. ...


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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