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BCU students help reform nursing education nationwide

Apr 23, 2015

Kiley Core noticed a difference between what she was being taught in the classroom and what she was learning during off-campus clinical training.

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From Tanzania to the top: Student named to state nursing board

Apr 10, 2015

Growing up in the East African country of Tanzania, Willie Massay recalled people walking miles and miles to reach the nearest hospital or clinic. ...


New inductees welcomed into Sigma Theta Tau

Mar 21, 2015

Briar Cliff University has inducted nine students to the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. ...


MSN vs. DNP: What's the right choice for nurse practitioners?

Mar 1, 2015

It's a choice every aspiring nurse practitioner must make. Dr. Richard Petersen, chair of BCU's nursing department, offers some advice for choosing the right path. ...


BCU students work to reform nursing education nationwide

Jan 29, 2015

A group of Briar Cliff nursing students is getting national recognition for its work. ...


Businesspeople, retirees and students explore 'good life' at Blue Zones workshop

Jan 11, 2015

Juan Munoz knows why he gets out of bed in the morning. Do you? ...


Briar Cliff nursing student ready to change the world

Nov 9, 2014

Most college freshmen don't bring a crown or sash to school. But Marissa Messinger is far from typical. ...


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. ...


Assistant professor, cancer survivor, molding minds at BCU

Feb 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 nursing lab prepares students for life after The Cliff

Jan 1, 2014

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Four instructors published in Nursing Science Quarterly

Dec 10, 2013

Four Briar Cliff nursing instructors contributed to a research article published recently in Nursing Science Quarterly. ...


BCU, Community Action Team Up for Preschool Health Screenings

Jul 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

Jun 19, 2013

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


BCU Offers First Doctorate Program in Western Iowa

Jun 17, 2013

Briar Cliff University adds a new dimension to addressing health care needs by offering the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, recently approved by the Higher Learning Commission. The first doctoral program to be offered at Briar Cliff and in Western Iowa, Briar Cliff’s DNP will be available to students enrolling in classes for the fall 2013 semester. ...


Briar Cliff Professors Noted for Scholarly Accomplishments

May 21, 2013

Jeff Baldus, instructor of art at Briar Cliff University, is one of a select group of faculty nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in a special seminar on Teaching European Art in Context in Atlanta, Ga., in June. ...


Briar Cliff University Recognizes 89 Nursing Majors

May 17, 2013

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Nursing recognized 89 nursing majors during the 24th Annual Commitment to Professional Nursing and Pinning Ceremony, held recently on campus. ...

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