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Briar Cliff Librarian receives Innovation Award

Aug 2, 2019

Briar Cliff University Librarian Breanne Kirsch has been awarded the Innovation in Librarianship Award from Cambridge University Press.

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Briar Cliff’s Jackson Lamb selected as GPAC nominee for national award

Aug 2, 2019

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) announced its nominees for the top honors in the NAIA and Briar Cliff's Jackson Lamb was selected to represent the conference as a candidate for the Emil S. Liston Award. ...


Move-In Day Tips - Welcome to The Cliff!

Jul 30, 2019

We are excited and ready to welcome you to Briar Cliff University in the upcoming weeks. The energy on campus during move-in is like no other and full of excitement for the upcoming academic year. Here are a few tips to prepare you for an easy and successful move-in experience. ...


Briar Cliff University to host 4K for Cancer cross-country runners

Jul 10, 2019

Briar Cliff University will host a team running across the United States as part of the Ulman Foundation’s 4K for Cancer on Wednesday, July 10. ...


Briar Cliff Enactus team competes at 2019 Enactus United States National Exposition

May 24, 2019

The Briar Cliff University Enactus team competed in the semifinals of the 2019 Enactus United States National Exposition, ranking among the top 16 teams in the nation. ...


Briar Cliff to attend Iowa Catholic Collegiate Association Inaugural Faculty Summer Institute

May 23, 2019

The Iowa Catholic Collegiate Association will host Connections, an inaugural summer institute for member institution faculty. Members from the six Iowa Catholic member institutions will be in attendance including Briar Cliff University. ...


Briar Cliff University announces commencement graduates

May 13, 2019

Briar Cliff University hosted its 88th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Newman Flanagan Center on Briar Cliff’s campus. During the commencement ceremony, Briar Cliff University President Rachelle L. Karstens conferred degrees to 279 candidates. ...


Student Blog: Senior Reflection - Ikram Omar

May 10, 2019

All of our students have incredible stories about the journey that brought them to Briar Cliff and how their experience here helped them become who they are today. This is Ikram Omar's story. ...


Student Blog: Senior Reflection - Jordyn Lamoureux

May 8, 2019

All of our students have incredible stories about the journey that brought them to Briar Cliff and how their experience here helped them become who they are today. This is Jordyn Lamoureux's story. ...


BCUnite: United in mission, values and Charger pride

May 2, 2019

BCUnite is an annual day of giving with one goal: to raise dollars for Briar Cliff University’s annual scholarship fund. Ultimately, we want to support all students interested in attending Briar Cliff by providing them access to education. ...


Briar Cliff University presents spring choral concert “Seasons of Love”

Apr 25, 2019

The Briar Cliff University choirs, under the direction of Dr. Sean Burton and accompanied by Dr. Jeremy Owens, will present their spring concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at the Sioux City Art Center. ...


Briar Cliff announces 2019 department ceremonies and commencement plans

Apr 24, 2019

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce its plans to honor the University’s 2019 candidates for bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. ...


No Easter Sunday Mass

Apr 18, 2019

Easter Break begins after classes on Thursday, April 18. With consideration to the number of students, faculty and staff traveling for the holiday, there will not be an Easter Sunday Mass at 7 p.m. on April 21. Additionally, there will not be a 9 p.m. Mass on April 18. ...


Briar Cliff symposium to celebrate faith, learning and service

Mar 29, 2019

Briar Cliff University will host a unique faculty symposium in recognition of the inauguration of Rachelle L. Karstens as the University’s eleventh president on Wednesday, April 24 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the St. Francis Center on Briar Cliff’s campus. ...


Briar Cliff Honors Program presents lecture series

Mar 29, 2019

The Briar Cliff University Honors Program will host their bi-annual lecture series on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 pm in Saint Francis Center on the University’s campus. ...


Briar Cliff alumni featured at Phil Hey Reading Series

Mar 19, 2019

Briar Cliff University will host an alumni reading by Melanie Krieps Mergen (’17) and Angelica Mercado (’16) as a part of the Phil Hey Reading Series on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in Meis Recital Hall on the BCU campus. ...