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Briar Cliff University crown 2017 royalty

Sep 22, 2017

Jared Betz and Megan Glover have been crowned as Briar Cliff University’s homecoming king and queen for 2017.

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Briar Cliff dedicates Beverly Wharton Learning Center

Sep 22, 2017

Beverly Wharton left an influential footprint on Briar Cliff University students and the campus facility. This week, Briar Cliff honored Wharton by renaming the University’s learning center in her name. ...


Briar Cliff Presidential Search Now Underway

Sep 20, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Briar Cliff University invites applications and nominations for the position of President. ...


One-of-a-kind Human Library returning to Briar Cliff

Sep 18, 2017

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Immigration author, filmmaker set to speak at Briar Cliff

Sep 18, 2017

Immigration in America will be highlighted during a presentation by author and filmmaker Roy Germano during a presentation at Briar Cliff University on Sunday, September 24 at 8 pm in the St. Francis Center. ...


Briar Cliff ranks among U.S. best regional colleges

Sep 12, 2017

Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s best regional liberal arts colleges according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2018” edition released today. ...


Briar Cliff to host award winning fiction writer

Sep 8, 2017

Briar Cliff University will host a special reading of It Turns Out Like This by writer Stephen Coyne on Wednesday, September 20 at 7 pm in Meis Recital Hall on Briar Cliff’s campus. The public is encouraged to attend. ...


Gilchrist grant enhances art education at Briar Cliff

Sep 1, 2017

Briar Cliff University has received a generous grant from the Gilchrist Foundation to advance the University’s Advancing the Students’ Creative Spirit for a Lifetime initiative. ...


Briar Cliff's online Operations Management program earns national recognition

Sep 1, 2017

Briar Cliff University's online Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management program was recognized among the top 35 in the nation by Best College Reviews. ...


Briar Cliff begins search for next president

Aug 17, 2017

The Briar Cliff University Board of Trustees has unanimously agreed to immediately move forward with the search for the University's next president. ...


Hundreds of Siouxland All-State choir hopefuls to perform concert

Jul 28, 2017

Hundreds of high school singers from around Siouxland will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Bishop Heelan High School Fine Arts Building. ...


Briar Cliff University hosts campus tours for Iowa Private College Week

Jul 27, 2017

Briar Cliff University will host a week of open houses and campus tours from July 31 through August 4 for high school students and their families for Iowa Private College Week. ...


Dr. Hamid Shirvani Steps Down As Briar Cliff University President; Karstens given responsibility for day-to-day operations

Jul 26, 2017

Briar Cliff University announced today the resignation of Dr. Hamid Shirvani as president of the university. ...


Briar Cliff University Dean's List announced for Spring 2017 semester

Jul 24, 2017

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that 279 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the second semester of the 2016-17 academic year, including 72 students who have achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0. ...


Briar Cliff faculty member honored by Franciscan Federation

Jul 17, 2017

Sister Ruth Schock, associate professor of education, was named a 2017 Franciscan Federation Honoree at the Franciscan Federation’s Annual Federation Conference in June in Buffalo, New York. ...


Briar Cliff earns recognition from the Society for Human Resource Management

Jun 22, 2017

Briar Cliff University’s Master of Arts in Management degree program has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for the master’s program’s human resource track, which aligns with SHRM’s Human Resource Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. ...