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Dr. Douglas Wheelock, DDS

Dr. Douglas Wheelock named 2018 Distinguished Alumni

May 9, 2018

Dr. Douglas Wheelock, DDS, was recognized as the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award winner at this year's Toast to the Tassel, an annual celebration of the current graduating class.

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Briar Cliff 2018 Graduation Ceremony to be held on May 12, 2018

Feb 7, 2018

Briar Cliff's 87th commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Newman Flanagan Center. ...


Lunch with the Chargers raises $18K for BCU student scholarships

Feb 7, 2018

Briar Cliff University raised $18,306 at its annual “Lunch with the Chargers” event. ...


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Briar Cliff Announces New Board of Trustee Members

Jun 12, 2017

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that Ron Bond, Dr. Gerald Combs and David Simmons have joined the Board of Trustees for the university. ...


Commencement

Briar Cliff University holds 86th commencement ceremony

May 20, 2017

Briar Cliff University hosted its 86th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, to honor the University’s 2017 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


Cy Wakeman

Alumna Cy Wakeman to students: “Wisdom comes from questioning”

May 17, 2017

Briar Cliff University has awarded renowned author and motivational speaker Cynthia (Cy) Wakeman the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award. ...


Retiring Teachers

From same dorm to same schools, retiring BCU alumnae share rewarding careers

May 10, 2017

After four decades of teaching, Holly Mead and Penny Neswick aren't having a retirement party. They aren't taking a cruise, a trip or a shopping spree. ...


Todd Knealing

Briar Cliff University names Knealing provost, vice president for academic affairs

May 8, 2017

Dr. Todd Knealing has been named vice president for academic affairs and provost at Briar Cliff University. ...


Regina Roth

Community leader Roth to receive Briar Cliff Medal at 86th commencement ceremony

May 8, 2017

Briar Cliff University will present the Briar Cliff Medal at its 86th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20. ...


Briar Cliff employees recognized with distinguished awards and milestones

May 5, 2017

Briar Cliff University proudly recognized three employees with distinguished awards during a ceremony on May 4, in the Stark Student Center on campus. ...


Briar Cliff announces commencement ceremonies, speakers and honored candidates for graduation

Apr 21, 2017

Briar Cliff University will host a baccalaureate liturgy and commencement ceremony to honor the University’s 2017 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


Briar Cliff Review recognizes emerging writers and artists for 29 years

Mar 31, 2017

Tricia Currans-Sheehan loves the "new book smell" — the aroma of the ink that lingers on freshly printed editions of The Briar Cliff Review, the internationally renowned literary magazine she has been editing for nearly three decades. ...


Women of Excellence

Briar Cliff student, administrator honored as “Women of Excellence”

Mar 29, 2017

A Briar Cliff University student, Marissa Messinger, and BCU's vice president for university relations, Tina Stroud, were each honored on March 28 during the 33rd annual Women of Excellence recognition banquet at the Sioux City Convention Center. ...


Nic Nelson

Briar Cliff University announces new athletic director

Mar 15, 2017

Today, Briar Cliff University is excited to announce the hiring of new athletic director Nic Nelson. ...


Dr. Roberto Dansie

Nationally renowned psychologist, motivational speaker to keynote health care conference at Briar Cliff

Mar 7, 2017

With a jovial personality as colorful as the Toltec medicine necklace he often wears around his neck, Dr. Roberto Dansie is an easy man to like. ...


Lunch with the Chargers

‘Lunch with the Chargers’ raises $18K for BCU student scholarships

Feb 17, 2017

Briar Cliff University raised $18,314 at its annual “Lunch with the Chargers” event on Feb. 10 at M’s on 4th Restaurant. ...