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Briar Cliff welcomes leading scholar on United States, Cuba relations

Nov 20, 2017

Briar Cliff University will welcome United States-Cuba relations expert Dr. Ernesto Dominguez Lopez to its campus for a lecture on Sunday, December 3 at 7 pm in Meis Recital Hall.

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Nov 6, 2017

Briar Cliff ranks among top Iowa schools

Oct 24, 2017

Siouxland invited to Briar Cliff's Trunk or Treat event

Oct 24, 2017

Sioux City Symphony CEO Travis Morgan to speak at Briar Cliff
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