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Briar Cliff designated an official "Blue Zone Worksite"

Aug 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.

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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.

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.

BCU recognizes nursing majors at Pinning Ceremony

May 15, 2014

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Nursing recognized 113 nursing majors during the 25th Annual Commitment to Professional Nursing and Pinning Ceremony, held recently on campus.

Hundreds of Siouxland girls learn what 'STEM' is all about

March 15, 2014

"Women can do everything that guys can do," says eighth-grader Alexa Scheitieler. "We're just as important."

Program director presents at APTA convention

February 2, 2014

Dr. Patrick Cross recently had four peer-reviewed abstracts accepted for presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting 2014.

Assistant professor, cancer survivor, molding minds at BCU

February 1, 2014

CARROLL, Iowa — When Bobbie Weber began working as a nurse at St. Anthony's Regional Hospital and Nursing Home, one of her favorite parts of the job was seeing "light bulbs" go off for other nurses.

State-of-the-art biology equipment at students' fingertips

January 1, 2014

“We have some of the most modern science equipment available at any undergraduate program in the nation,” says Dr. Kelly Eder, assistant professor of biology.

Physical Therapy director appointed to APTA Subcommittee

December 10, 2013

Dr. Patrick Cross, director, physical therapy, has been appointed to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Advocacy Awards Subcommittee.

Associate Professor Featured in Nursing Journal

December 3, 2013

Dr. Mary Nissen recently coauthored an article titled “Integrating Genetics and Genomics into Nursing Curricula,” published in Nursing Clinics of North America.

BCU student goes to extremes to make acting role believable

November 7, 2013

It’s difficult for Dale Hartshorn to watch his acting cohort and fiance Joey Myers lay in bed, seemingly in pain, and not be able to do anything to help.

BCU Student Walks For a Cure in Dallas

November 1, 2013

Toni Boggs just completed Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in Dallas, Texas, where she helped raise more than $3.3 million for a cure — blisters and all.

High School Students to Tour Cadaver Lab at Campus Visit Day

October 1, 2013

For high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who dream of being a doctor, nurse, physical therapist or simply working in health care, BCU’s Health Sciences Campus Visit Day, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, will offer a broad spectrum of insight and information.

BCU, Community Action Team Up for Preschool Health Screenings

July 31, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Center for Health Care Initiatives at Briar Cliff University and the Community Action Agency of Siouxland are partnering to offer free health screenings.

Nursing Camp Students Gain Hands-on Experience

June 19, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University's nursing department prides itself in its human simulators.