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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.

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Graduate students present at Midwest behavioral analysis conference

Nov 18, 2014

Briar Cliff University graduate students, in collaboration with faculty, were recently selected to present at the Midwest conference: Mid-American Association for Behavioral Analysis. ...

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has Briar Cliff ties

Oct 13, 2014

What do the Ice Bucket Challenge and BCU’s social work program have in common? ...

Clare House offers compassion, life skills to women leaving prison

Oct 12, 2014

From its exterior, Clare Guest House looks like a well-kept older home in a nice, quiet neighborhood. ...

Students spend lunch with area nursing home residents

Oct 9, 2014

Seniors usually rule campus anyway — but that was especially the case over lunch hour at Briar Cliff! ...

Guest speaker examines human trafficking injustice

Oct 2, 2014

Commonly, human trafficking conjures the image of someone in the sex industry rather than a worker at a meat packing plant in Iowa, says Dr. Yvonne Zimmerman. ...

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. ...

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


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. ...

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. ...