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On January 24, Briar Cliff announced a $2 million endowment by the Sisters of St. Francis establishing the Sisters of St. Francis Endowed Chair in Theology. The legacy gift is one of the largest in the University’s history and the first time an endowed chair has been gifted to Briar Cliff.

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Briar Cliff University Waives ACT/SAT Scores

Mar 30, 2020

Briar Cliff University waives ACT/SAT scores for high school seniors to help ease concerns for students caused by COVID-19...

Briar Cliff University welcomes new Director of Counseling Services

Mar 12, 2020

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the hiring of the new Director of Counseling, Therese M. Copple...

Briar Cliff to host lecture series featuring STEMM

Mar 9, 2020

Briar Cliff University will host its annual Prairie Fire Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on March 16th in the St. Francis Center. ..

Phil Hey Reading Series: Alumni Voices

Mar 5, 2020

Briar Cliff University presents “Alumni Voices” as a part of the Phil Hey Reading Series at 7 p.m. on March 18 in Meis Recital Hall...

Briar Cliff University to host annual WINGS Conference

Mar 4, 2020

Approximately 250 8th grade young women from across the Siouxland area schools will be attending the annual WINGS Conference on March 6th at Briar Cliff University. WINGS is an annual conference that encourages 8th grade young women in Siouxland to take classes and pursue careers in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)...

Briar Cliff students earn Global Top 100 ranking

Feb 20, 2020

Briar Cliff University business administration students Cassandra Anderson, Scott Dollison, and Harrison Jestel recently participated in The Business Strategy Game (BSG) and ranked 36th best overall performance of the week, worldwide...

Repurposed - Sr. Jordan Dahm Exhibition

Feb 18, 2020

Nan Wilson’s Repurposed will be featured in the annual Sr. Jordan Dahm Exhibition starting at 6 p.m. on Feb. 21 with a reception and short gallery talk in the Clausen Art Gallery on Briar Cliff University’s campus. The exhibition will run through April 5...

Briar Cliff Speaker Discusses Relationship Challenges

Feb 14, 2020

Through the support of generous donors, Briar Cliff University Catholic Daughters recently sponsored Catholic guest speaker Sarah Swafford to present “Relationships: It’s Complicated.” Over 130 students from Briar Cliff and surrounding colleges were in attendance...

Briar Cliff announces new board of trustees

Feb 12, 2020

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the newest members to the University’s board of trustees: Gail Bernstein, Annette Hamilton, Sr. Renae Hohensee, and Mary Sterk. ..