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Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raises record amount for student scholarships

Aug 13, 2016

The annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic, held by Briar Cliff University on Aug. 1 at the Sioux City Country Club, raised a record amount this year. Supporters generated more than $70,000, with all proceeds benefitting the Briar Cliff University fund for student scholarships.

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Briar Cliff University receives $72,925 grant from the Gilchrist Foundation

Aug 12, 2016

The grant will be used to address the University’s goal to “transform the campus into a vibrant destination by utilizing cultural place making strategies to accelerate revitalization and improve the overall reputation of Briar Cliff University in the fine arts.” ...


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. ...


‘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). ...


Dean's List announced for Spring 2016 semester

Jul 1, 2016

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce t 328 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the second semester of the 2015-16 academic year, including 88 students who have achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0. ...


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 ...


BCU alum, medication historian, helps prevent adverse drug interactions

Jun 24, 2016

Being a medication historian is more of an art than a science — just ask BCU alum Martin Cortez '12. ...


White coat ceremony marks major step for BCU physical therapy students

Jun 17, 2016

The white coat to a medical student signifies the start of the journey to become a professional in a health-care field. ...


Associate professor featured in Michael Warren Contemporary Art Show

Jun 13, 2016

Briar Cliff University is proud to recognize Jeff Baldus, associate professor, for his featured placement in the Michael Warren Contemporary show, “Tree Stories.” ...


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. ...


New Briar Cliff picnic tables will be made from recycled plastic bags

May 31, 2016

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University will soon have four Hexagon tables courtesy of the "Build with Bags" program. ...


Digital media students develop marketing campaign for local Catholic schools

May 28, 2016

F.A.I.T.H. is not only the foundation of Catholic schools, but a new marketing campaign to promote the Diocese of Sioux City’s school systems. The acronym was created by Briar Cliff University digital media students as part of their senior research course. ...


Chicago social work pioneer receives BCU's 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award

May 23, 2016

Nationally renowned social worker "Bernie" Wong graduated from Briar Cliff knowing she wanted to make a difference in the world around her. ...


Highlights from Briar Cliff University's 85th Commencement Ceremony

May 22, 2016

Throughout the weekend, our newest alumni and their families and friends shared their celebratory photos, tweets, videos, and posts on social media. Here are some of the highlights! ...

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