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Briar Cliff professor, kinesiology students develop ramp to gauge fall risk in seniors

Dec 23, 2016

Susan Peete knows how dangerous a fall can be. The 72-year-old Sioux City woman once suffered a broken nose, split lip and an injured tooth when she lost her balance.

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BCU students, staff host annual Christmas party for those with special needs

Dec 8, 2016

Briar Cliff students, faculty and staff hosted their annual “Christmas Party for People with Disabilities,” in the Saint Francis Center on campus. ...


Briar Cliff appoints V.P. for Finance and Administration

Dec 7, 2016

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that Ken Rueter has been appointed vice president for administration and finance. ...


BCU president, Dr. Shirvani, makes appearance on KSCJ’s ‘Grow Siouxland’

Dec 3, 2016

Recently Dr. Hamid Shirvani, president of Briar Cliff, was a guest on the “Grow Siouxland” radio program and discussed everything from his personal upbringing in Iran to his five-year plan for BCU. ...


Briar Cliff’s rad tech program ranked among nation’s best

Dec 1, 2016

Briar Cliff’s four-year radiologic technology program is ranked among the top 50 in the nation, according to an annual report by The Community for Accredited Online Schools. ...


Briar Cliff alumnus at the helm of Sioux City's Sanford Center

Nov 21, 2016

The Sanford Center is known for programs that seek to halt the growth of gangs in the city, and runs after-school and summer programs. ...


Briar Cliff unveils display honoring faculty emeriti

Nov 19, 2016

Briar Cliff University unveiled a permanent display honoring its faculty emeriti on Nov. 18 during a ceremony on campus. ...


Department of Social Work supports 14th Annual Memorial March to Honor Lost Children

Nov 18, 2016

Advocates for Native American children will host a free educational workshop on Nov. 22 at Briar Cliff University, leading up to the 14th annual “Memorial March to Honor Lost Children.” ...


University presents “A Briar Cliff Christmas”

Nov 17, 2016

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Music will present “A Briar Cliff Christmas,” Siouxland’s premier holiday choral celebration, on Dec. 3 at the Bishop Heelan Fine Arts Center. ...


New special education program will address shortage in community

Nov 14, 2016

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Briar Cliff ranked among nation's Top 10 Catholic online colleges

Oct 26, 2016

Briar Cliff University is ranked No. 10 on a list of the nation’s top Catholic online colleges, according to an annual report by the website OnlineColleges.com. ...


Briar Cliff nursing programs earn reaccreditation

Oct 24, 2016

The nursing degree programs at Briar Cliff University have been reaccredited through the year 2026 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. ...


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, Musketeers hockey team up for strength training partnership

Oct 14, 2016

Tyler Westhoff can celebrate the best of both worlds. He gets to take part in Sioux City Musketeers games, but won’t have the bumps and bruises to show from it. ...


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 AffordableCollegesOnline.org (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. ...