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Maria Cancino

Maria Cancino

Coordinator for Academic Navigation

Department: The Compass
Phone: 712-279-5456
Office Location: Heelan Hall 040


  • B.A., Social Work (psychology minor), Briar Cliff University, 2014.
Maria Cancino


Maria is the coordinator of academic achievement at Briar Cliff since March 2017. She directs student mentoring and helps at-risk students connect with campus resources to succeed both academically and socially at Briar Cliff.

Prior to BCU, Maria served at the Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA), as a Certified Bilingual Sexual abuse Victim Advocate. 

She enjoys traveling, listening to music, and spending time her family. She and her husband, Juan, have have three wonderful children: Valeria, Daniel, and Sergio.