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Briar Cliff announces commencement speakers, honored candidates for graduation

Apr 20, 2016

Briar Cliff University will host a baccalaureate liturgy and commencement ceremony to honor the University’s 2016 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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The art of annotation: How wrecking your textbook can help you pass a college class

Mar 30, 2016

Like every college student, I had to buy books for all of my classes. And the thought of marking up brand new books was basically sacrilegious to me! ...


Briar Cliff students sell beanies to support childhood cancer research

Mar 28, 2016

Sydney Beals kept scrolling through a zealous friend’s Instagram posts, seeing “Love your Melon” logoed beanies and her friend dressing up like a superhero. ...


Student-proposed "open hour" encourages engagement, collaboration at Briar Cliff

Mar 17, 2016

Briar Cliff University is trying something new this semester: an open hour period for students and faculty. ...


8 time management tips for college students (don't worry, it won't take long)

Mar 7, 2016

What's a college student's most valuable resource? I know what you're thinking, and it's not cash (get real, none of us have that). ...


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. ...


Dean's List announced for Fall 2015 semester

Feb 4, 2016

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that 340 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the first semester of the 2015-16 academic year, including 83 students who have achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0. ...


Lunch with the Chargers raises more than $30K for student scholarships

Jan 25, 2016

Briar Cliff University served nearly 300 people and raised more than $30,000 for student scholarships at its annual "Lunch with the Chargers" events at Trattoria Fresco Restaurant. ...


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. ...


BCU students throw Christmas Party for those with disabilities

Dec 10, 2015

Briar Cliff students hosted a party for people with disabilities featuring a special holiday lunch, a festive sing-a-long with Cliff Singers, and gifts donated by the Briar Cliff community. Plus, a surprise appearance! ...


Four important things to understand about Financial Aid

Dec 1, 2015

If you are or have a college student, there are a few basic, very important concepts you should understand about financial aid. ...


$500 selfie: Briar Cliff students awarded for National Student Day

Nov 26, 2015

It was the easiest 500 bucks Jonathan Conyers had ever made. ...


Briar Cliff students go underground for Halloween production

Oct 30, 2015

Inside a mysterious passageway, Dillon Beckmann maniacally swung a wooden mallet that barely missed a mannequin's head. ...


Six ways to stay close to your long-distance college student

Oct 7, 2015

Sending your student off to college is a major life change for any family, but it can be an especially difficult transition if yours is a "distance student" who's more than a few hours away from home. ...


Homecoming royalty crowned at The Cliff

Sep 24, 2015

Seniors Reid Linden and Raina Bassett have been crowned Briar Cliff University’s 2015 Homecoming King and Queen. ...


President Wharton announces retirement plans after 2015-16 academic year

Sep 3, 2015

Briar Cliff President Bev Wharton has announced to the University’s board of trustees that she plans to retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. ...

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