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Soap company awash with business after BCU ‘Sharks’ contest

Feb 15, 2015

During a rough patch around this time last year, Vanessa Wodtke was ready to give up on her startup business, Bloom Wild.

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Briar Cliff, Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor "Entrepalooza"

Feb 2, 2015

This February, Briar Cliff and 15 other Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor Entrepalooza, a week-long celebration of entrepreneurial spirit in Siouxland. ...

VITA program volunteer embraces her post-accident trajectory

Dec 21, 2014

Erica Hoffman has fond memories of hitting the slopes, going water-rafting and hiking. After an accident left her paralyzed, she found a new focus: helping people. ...

BCU professor published, awarded by Clute Institute

Oct 21, 2014

Briar Cliff University business administration professor Philip Burian recently won a “Best Scholarly Paper Award” at a conference sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research in Munich, Germany. ...

Social media minor now available at Briar Cliff

Sep 13, 2014

What if we told you your tweeting and tagging skills could help land you a job? They can! ...

BCU entrepreneur uses pedal power to create dream job

Mar 16, 2014

Anthony Rossi has been swimming with the sharks. But not the kind you might find in deep oceans; the kind that can make or break your business idea. ...

Accounting students crunch numbers for the greater good

Mar 4, 2014

Where some see a plain tax return, Mark Petersen visualizes something entirely different — a snapshot of someone else’s life. ...

Business contest winners take home $6.4K in grants

Feb 27, 2014

Local entrepreneurs vied to win grants of up to $6,400 when pitching their business ideas in the 2014 “Swimming With the Sharks” contest, held recently at Briar Cliff University. ...

Getting that job: Internet presence, clothes can make a difference

Feb 23, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — In today’s job market, putting your best self forward starts before walking through the door. ...

New CPA Exam Review Course Offered at Briar Cliff

Nov 7, 2013

For individuals aspiring to be certified public accountants (CPA), Briar Cliff University will offer a CPA Exam Review Course face-to-face or online, beginning Dec. 2, 2013. ...

Sioux City Middle Schools Win Anti-Bullying Video Contest

Oct 28, 2013

Two Sioux City middle schools have emerged as the champions in this year’s beSomebody Anti-Bullying YouTube Video Contest. ...

Briar Cliff University Welcomes New Faculty

Aug 30, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the following new faculty members to the BCU community: ...

BCU's SHRM Chapter Consistently Successful in National Arena

Jul 15, 2013

For 11 consecutive years, the Briar Cliff University Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) student chapter has earned the national Superior Merit Award for excellence and achievements in developing the next generation of Human Resources professionals and future leaders. ...

Briar Cliff has strong showing at National Enactus Expo

May 24, 2013


BCU Wins 10th Consecutive Regionals, Heads to Nationals

Apr 18, 2013

For the tenth consecutive year, Briar Cliff University’s Enactus team has placed first in the U.S. Regional Championship, held recently in Chicago. As Regional Champion, Briar Cliff will advance to nationals in Kansas City, Mo., in May. ...

BCU Business Competition Winners Announced

Mar 4, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Finishing first in the Swimming With the Sharks annual business competition, held recently at Briar Cliff University, was Brandon Bradshaw, who won $2,000 for his Pipe Dream Camping and Tubing business. Bradshaw competed in the General Public segment of the event. ...