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U.S. Dept. of Education awards $2.3M grant to Briar Cliff Talent Search Program

Aug 8, 2016

Briar Cliff University recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for its Talent Search Program, which will identify and assist individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education.

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Briar Cliff named to president’s national community service honor roll

Oct 19, 2016

Briar Cliff University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year...

Briar Cliff’s online nursing program receives national recognition

Oct 12, 2016

Briar Cliff's online RN-to-BSN program is listed among the nation’s “Best Online Nursing Degrees for 2016-17,” according to an annual report by the (AC Online) website...

Briar Cliff’s online social work program ranked among nation’s best

Oct 10, 2016

Briar Cliff University is ranked ninth on a list of the nation’s top online Bachelor of Social Work degrees, according to the annual “College Choice” website report...

BCU students treat nursing home residents to “Senior Citizens Day Out”

Oct 6, 2016

Students from Briar Cliff treated area nursing home residents to “Senior Citizens Day Out," an annual tradition spanning more than three decades...

Briar Cliff dedicates Sisters of St. Francis Prayer and Reflection Garden

Oct 3, 2016

Briar Cliff University held a dedication ceremony on Oct. 2 for the new Sisters of Saint Francis Prayer and Reflection Garden on campus...

2016 homecoming royalty crowned at Briar Cliff

Sep 30, 2016

Briar Cliff students Shane Graves and Katelin Langel were crowned the University’s 2016 homecoming king and queen on Friday at a coronation ceremony inside the Newman Flanagan Center on campus...

Why do international students come to Briar Cliff?

Sep 28, 2016


Briar Cliff ranked among Iowa’s safest college campuses

Sep 28, 2016

Briar Cliff University ranks among Iowa’s safest colleges, according to an annual report by the website

“Angel” BCU alum sees that another Charger can fly home for Christmas

Sep 21, 2016

The woman looked at Jennifer and admitted, "This is no mistake. You're going home for Christmas, honey." Jennifer looked down. The woman had handed Jennifer a wad of cash. It came to $650...

‘Spirit of family’ makes Briar Cliff feel like home to new president

Sep 18, 2016

Dr. Hamid Shirvani hasn’t been in Iowa very long. But it hasn’t taken the new Briar Cliff University president much time to feel like he's home...

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