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Chicago social work pioneer receives BCU's 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award

May 23, 2016

Nationally renowned social worker "Bernie" Wong graduated from Briar Cliff knowing she wanted to make a difference in the world around her.

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Student-led autism awareness dance raises $1,800 for Sioux City's Pier Center

Apr 25, 2016

More than 60 students joined forces to raise more than $1,800 on April 23 at Briar Cliff University’s first autism awareness dance, referred to as “The Movement.” ...

SPRING BREAK BLOG: Sister Janet and 3 black belts, on a mission in Mississippi

Mar 10, 2016

Three Briar Cliff students (who also happen to be martial arts experts) blog about Spring Break in Morton, Miss., where they're tutoring at an after-school program for disadvantaged youth. ...

Briar Cliff ‘FRANCIS Project’ focused on Siouxland’s health needs

Feb 27, 2016

Chris Jacobs realizes the language barrier that exists between him and his patient the minute she begins to speak. ...

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. ...

Briar Cliff students "Serve Without Boundaries" in volunteer initiative

Jan 17, 2016

Nearly 200 students volunteered 2,000 hours across more than 20 agencies in a weeklong initiative called "Serve Without Boundaries" — but it was about much more than community service. ...

Pope Francis' message resonates with Briar Cliff students

Sep 24, 2015

As Pope Francis became the first pontiff ever to address the U.S. Congress, Briar Cliff University students and faculty members who watched on a big screen at Meis Recital Hall on Thursday absorbed his message of caring. ...

Briar Cliff part of Siouxland Coalition to fight human trafficking

Jul 23, 2015

“Human trafficking exists in Iowa, in Sioux City, and something needs to be done. It’s a hideous crime. It’s a moral crime. It’s a violent crime.” ...

BCU students, staff in stilettos take a stand on sexual assault

Apr 26, 2015

A college wrestler slipped his stockinged feet into gold sequined stilettos and pranced in place. Those would do. A friend heckled, “Sonny, be a man. Get some higher heels.” ...

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. ...

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. ...

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