Latest news for BCU

Sisters of St. Francis Ruth Schock and Mary Jane Koenigs celebrate Dubuque Franciscan jubilees

Jun 19, 2018

Sister Ruth Schock and Sister Mary Jane Koenigs are celebrating milestone Dubuque Franciscan jubilees this year.

Read Full Story


Other BCU Headlines


Briar Cliff announces spring Dean's List

Jun 18, 2018

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. ...


BCU Social Work student Kari Johnson

Briar Cliff student receives United Way grant for single mother support group

Jun 14, 2018

Kari Johnson, a social work student at Briar Cliff University, was approved for a $5,000 grant from United Way of Siouxland for a single mother support group. ...


BCU Basketball alumna Mary Schrad

Basketball "Trailblazer" Mary Schrad ('78) inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Jun 9, 2018

Briar Cliff alumna and standout basketball player Mary Schrad ('78) was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 9, as part of its 2018 Induction Ceremony in Knoxville, Tennessee. ...


Briar Cliff University selected to join national Consortium focused on preparing faculty with career guidance skills

May 23, 2018

A cohort of Briar Cliff faculty members will enroll in ACUE’s new course, “Career Readiness and 21st-Century Skills.” The course is based on more than 30 years of research that document the evidence-based teaching practices that have been shown to improve student outcomes while also providing course-embedded career guidance. ...


Briar Cliff University announces commencement graduates

May 21, 2018

Briar Cliff University hosted its 87th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Newman Flanagan Center on Briar Cliff’s campus. The ceremony honored the University’s 2018 candidates for undergraduate, master’s and doctorate degrees. ...


Briar Cliff’s DPT program receives national accreditation

May 17, 2018

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Physical Therapy has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). ...


Briar Cliff announces new board officers, appointments

May 17, 2018

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce new Board of Trustee officer and committee appointments. ...


Commencement 2018 Photo

Commencement 2018 Recap

May 16, 2018

Briar Cliff's 87th commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. in the Newman Flanagan Center on the BCU campus. The ceremony celebrated the graduation of the class of 2018 and recognized the Sisters of St. Francis and Dr. Robert Olson as distinguished award winners. ...


International Business

Briar Cliff announces addition of new business programs

May 15, 2018

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the addition of majors in International Business and Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management to its programs of study. Briar Cliff is one of very few schools in the region to offer both programs. ...


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. ...


Briar Cliff's online nurse practitioner program honored as one of nation's best

May 9, 2018

The online master’s of nurse practitioner program at Briar Cliff University has been recognized as one of the nation’s best according to a new list by TheBestSchools.org. ...


Sonia Perea-Morales

STUDENT BLOG: Teacher Appreciation Day

May 8, 2018

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, Sonia Perea-Morales ('18) shared a letter to two professors who changed her life during her time at The Cliff. ...


Kaitlin Pauls

STUDENT BLOG: Teacher Appreciation Day

May 8, 2018

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, Kaitlin Pauls ('19) shared a letter to a professor who changed her life during her time at The Cliff. ...


Jamie Jacobsen

STUDENT BLOG: Teacher Appreciation Day

May 8, 2018

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, Jamie Jacobsen ('18) shared a letter to a professor who changed her life during her time at The Cliff. ...


Briar Cliff recognized as one of top online master of healthcare administration programs

May 3, 2018

Briar Cliff University has been recognized as one of the nation’s top online master of healthcare administration programs by BestCollegeReviews.org. ...