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BCU education alum comes up with unique way to teach geography

Nov 5, 2015

States and capitals are a big part of the social studies curriculum for fourth graders, so teacher Amanda Elbert ('12) opted to introduce a project that made learning easier.

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BCU education major wins national Catholic Daughters scholarship

Sep 2, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Ever since Emma Bruns was a little girl, she’s known what she wants to do with her life. ...

BCU alum named worldwide finalist for Global Teacher Award

Mar 18, 2015

Dr. Michael Baldwin, a 1981 Briar Cliff graduate, was recently selected as one of 50 finalists worldwide for the prestigious $1 million Global Teacher Prize. ...

Education chair published in Journal of Youth Development

Mar 11, 2015

Dr. Kristen Crabtree-Groff's research on an innovative approach to nurturing leadership and character in adolescents was recently co-published in the Journal of Youth Development. ...

Injuries turn into teachable moments for BCU basketball star

Mar 10, 2015

Mattie Murren promises she'll be the first off the bench to congratulate and urge on her Briar Cliff Chargers at the NAIA Division II Women's National Basketball Championship. ...

Education majors voice their opinion at the state capitol

Feb 19, 2015

Briar Cliff education majors recently traveled to the capitol and met with state lawmakers regarding the future of education in Iowa. ...

Teacher candidates get first-hand classroom experience

Nov 1, 2014

Reading a book called "The Sick Pets" to a group of first graders, Katie Mueller tells the story of pups Pip, Bix and Vin's trip to the veterinarian's office. ...

Education department goes digital with textbooks

Jan 1, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — For a college student, nothing brings on the “back-to-school blues” like paying for textbooks. ...

Nationally renowned middle school has Briar Cliff roots

Oct 18, 2013

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Briar Cliff alum Joe Handlos has earned bragging rights. ...

BCU alum earns prestigious Buffett Teacher Award

May 22, 2013

Instilling and nurturing hope in students is what teaching is all about for Mary Lincoln, a 1978 graduate of Briar Cliff. ...

Briar Cliff alum retires after 55 years teaching

May 15, 2013

When the bell sounded on the last day of school in May, a 55-year run in the classroom ended for Delores Vondrak. ...

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