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"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.

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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 instructor’s research on elderly depression to be presented

Feb 19, 2016

Lee Elliott, assistant professor of business administration at Briar Cliff University, will have his research on an alternative treatment method for elderly depression presented on April 14-16 at the annual Rocky Mountain Psychological Association convention. ...


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. ...


Disability doesn't slow down Briar Cliff graduate, VITA volunteer

May 18, 2015

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. ...


Briar Cliff Enactus team shines (again) on the national stage

Apr 17, 2015

Briar Cliff advanced to the quarterfinal round of the National Enactus Exposition for the 12th straight year. ...


BCU professors awarded at international business conference

Apr 7, 2015

A group of Briar Cliff professors received a "Best Paper Award" from the Clute Institute for Academic Research during the institute's International Business Conference in March. ...


Business professor to keynote “Siouxland Tech Xpo” event

Mar 11, 2015

Dr. Philip Burian will give the keynote presentation on May 12 at the annual Siouxland Tech Xpo, an event designed to inspire innovative thinking among Information Technology leaders in the Siouxland Region. ...


VITA program provides crucial tax assistance for Siouxlanders

Feb 28, 2015

Linda Castillo paid almost $100 to get help preparing her income tax return a few years ago. Since that time, the Sioux City woman has twice gotten some much-needed free help. ...


Local entrepreneurs win startup money at “Swimming with the Sharks”

Feb 27, 2015

Seven local entrepreneurs were awarded a total of $5,000 after pitching their business ideas in the 2015 “Swimming with the Sharks” contest. ...


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. ...


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. ...


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. ...

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