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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.

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Why do international students come to Briar Cliff?

Sep 28, 2016

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Briar Cliff reports enrollment growth for new academic year

Sep 16, 2016

Briar Cliff has announced its highest undergraduate enrollment in 20 years, and highest diversity rate in the University's history. ...


Briar Cliff ranks among U.S. “Best Regional Colleges”

Sep 13, 2016

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s best regional colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2017” edition released today. ...


‘Pokemon Go’ reveals where virtual meets reality on the Briar Cliff campus

Jul 17, 2016

A passing rain shower couldn't keep Andrew from his virtual hunt for Pikachu, Squirtle and the other colorful characters from Pokemon Go on the Briar Cliff University campus. ...


FROM FLATLINE TO BOTTOM LINE: How one professor’s management strategy rescued a hospital in crisis

Jul 12, 2016

For one struggling, small-town hospital in the Midwest, the odds of survival were slim. ...


Briar Cliff online nursing student earns statewide IHERF scholarship

Jul 5, 2016

Deena Zadow, a Registered Nurse (R.N.) at Hancock County Health System, has been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF). ...


Briar Cliff clinic helps Siouxland’s uninsured, underinsured get physical therapy

Jun 30, 2016

Kelly Taylor laid on a gray, leather exam table while Briar Cliff University physical therapy student Sara Panek examined the bottom of his right foot ...


Four students awarded full-tuition Presidential Scholarships to Briar Cliff

Jun 6, 2016

Briar Cliff is proud to announce new recipients of the Presidential Scholarship, the highest scholarship awarded to first-year students attending the University. ...


Briar Cliff Enactus team shines on the national stage, again

May 17, 2016

For the 13th straight year, the Briar Cliff University Enactus team qualified for the National Enactus Exposition, held May 16 at the America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo. ...


A Mother's Day message heavy on education, sacrifice

May 7, 2016

Jessica Guzman Mata, the oldest of five children, credits her mother for paving the way for her to become the first in her family to attend college. ...


Correct term: "zombie" or "living impaired person"? Briar Cliff students discuss ...

Apr 30, 2016

Briar Cliff students discuss horror in literature during a three-credit course taught by BCU assistant English professor Matthew Pangborn. ...


Dr. Hamid Shirvani announced as 10th president of Briar Cliff University

Apr 7, 2016

Briar Cliff University is excited to announce today the hiring of Dr. Hamid “Ham” Shirvani as its next university president. ...


SPRING BREAK BLOG: Sister Janet and 3 black belts, on a mission in Mississippi

Mar 10, 2016

Three Briar Cliff students (who also happen to be martial arts experts) blog about Spring Break in Morton, Miss., where they're tutoring at an after-school program for disadvantaged youth. ...


BCU's online social work program receives national recognition

Feb 18, 2016

Briar Cliff's online Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree program is ranked No. 6 among the “Best Online Social Work Programs” nationwide, according to Affordable Colleges Online. ...


Four important things to understand about Financial Aid

Dec 1, 2015

If you are or have a college student, there are a few basic, very important concepts you should understand about financial aid. ...

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