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Conference raises human trafficking awareness in Siouxland

Jun 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.

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Student plans on giving back to gang prevention program

Apr 1, 2014

When you're a kid, you should be worry-free, but that wasn't the case for Waylon Goodwin. ...


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. ...


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. ...


Students help build house — and their learning community

Oct 15, 2013

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Briar Cliff Leading the Way in Autism Education

Jun 21, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University is now offering an Applied Behavior Analysis program with an emphasis in the study of autism. ...


BCU to Host Workshops for Healthcare, Mental Health Professionals

Jun 6, 2013

Briar Cliff University will host two continuing education workshops for nurses, social workers and mental health professionals on Thursday, July 18, 2013, and Friday, July 19, 2013. ...


BCU social work professor has research published

May 23, 2013

Heather Craig-Oldsen, Briar Cliff University associate professor of social work, co-authored a chapter in “The Children’s Bureau: Shaping a Century of Child Welfare Practice, Programs and Policies,” a publication of the National Association of Social Workers. ...


BCU students pay it forward in U.S. and Overseas

Mar 21, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Elementary to college kids in Sioux City are making a difference for people who need help here in the U.S. and overseas. Heelan and Briar Cliff students have both taken time out of the classroom to make meals and rebuild homes. ...


BCU Earns National Recognition for Community Service

Mar 13, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – From the time Briar Cliff University students set foot on campus as freshmen through their senior year, they have many opportunities to do community outreach. It’s this commitment to service that has earned Briar Cliff a place on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, announced at the American Council on Education’s 95th Annual Meeting, held recently in Washington, D.C. ...


Briar Cliff University Students Break for Service Work in Midwest

Mar 8, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Traveling to warmer climates during spring break, March 11 – 15, 2013, two teams of Briar Cliff University students and staff won’t be soaking up the sun for leisure but to extend a helping hand to those in need. ...


Native American Expert to Speak at Briar Cliff University

Feb 25, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Native American expert Dwight Howe will present “Life With No Culture, A Vanishing People” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in the Assisi Room in the Stark Student Center at Briar Cliff University. ...


Briar Cliff, Pier Center for Autism Partner to Serve Siouxland

Jan 29, 2013

Sioux City, IOWA – Briar Cliff University and the Pier Center for Autism, Sioux City, are pleased to announce their partnership to increase services for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families by filling shortages of board-certified behavior analysts in Siouxland and the surrounding area. ...


Briar Cliff students trade modern comforts to help others

Jan 28, 2013

These Briar Cliff University students are reflecting on their winter trips. They say those trips are about so much more than the work, they're about the people. ...


Briar Cliff students explore MLK's legacy with third-graders

Jan 22, 2013

SIOUX CITY | Riverside Elementary School students were reminded Monday there’s still a lot to learn from the words of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. nearly 45 years after he was assassinated. ...


Briar Cliff Social Work Professor Publishes Article

Dec 19, 2012

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Heather Craig-Oldsen, associate professor of social work, program director and department chair at Briar Cliff University, has co-authored an article on Indian Child Welfare with Julia Kleinschmit, a clinical associate professor and practicum administrator at the University of Iowa. ...

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