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Briar Cliff Enactus team competes at 2019 Enactus United States National Exposition

May 24, 2019

The Briar Cliff University Enactus team competed in the semifinals of the 2019 Enactus United States National Exposition, ranking among the top 16 teams in the nation.

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Briar Cliff to attend Iowa Catholic Collegiate Association Inaugural Faculty Summer Institute

May 23, 2019

The Iowa Catholic Collegiate Association will host Connections, an inaugural summer institute for member institution faculty. Members from the six Iowa Catholic member institutions will be in attendance including Briar Cliff University. ...


Briar Cliff University announces commencement graduates

May 13, 2019

Briar Cliff University hosted its 88th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Newman Flanagan Center on Briar Cliff’s campus. During the commencement ceremony, Briar Cliff University President Rachelle L. Karstens conferred degrees to 279 candidates. ...


Student Blog: Senior Reflection - Ikram Omar

May 10, 2019

All of our students have incredible stories about the journey that brought them to Briar Cliff and how their experience here helped them become who they are today. This is Ikram Omar's story. ...


Student Blog: Senior Reflection - Jordyn Lamoureux

May 8, 2019

All of our students have incredible stories about the journey that brought them to Briar Cliff and how their experience here helped them become who they are today. This is Jordyn Lamoureux's story. ...


BCUnite: United in mission, values and Charger pride

May 2, 2019

BCUnite is an annual day of giving with one goal: to raise dollars for Briar Cliff University’s annual scholarship fund. Ultimately, we want to support all students interested in attending Briar Cliff by providing them access to education. ...


Briar Cliff University presents spring choral concert “Seasons of Love”

Apr 25, 2019

The Briar Cliff University choirs, under the direction of Dr. Sean Burton and accompanied by Dr. Jeremy Owens, will present their spring concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at the Sioux City Art Center. ...


Briar Cliff announces 2019 department ceremonies and commencement plans

Apr 24, 2019

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce its plans to honor the University’s 2019 candidates for bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. ...


No Easter Sunday Mass

Apr 18, 2019

Easter Break begins after classes on Thursday, April 18. With consideration to the number of students, faculty and staff traveling for the holiday, there will not be an Easter Sunday Mass at 7 p.m. on April 21. Additionally, there will not be a 9 p.m. Mass on April 18. ...


Briar Cliff symposium to celebrate faith, learning and service

Mar 29, 2019

Briar Cliff University will host a unique faculty symposium in recognition of the inauguration of Rachelle L. Karstens as the University’s eleventh president on Wednesday, April 24 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the St. Francis Center on Briar Cliff’s campus. ...


Briar Cliff Honors Program presents lecture series

Mar 29, 2019

The Briar Cliff University Honors Program will host their bi-annual lecture series on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 pm in Saint Francis Center on the University’s campus. ...


Briar Cliff alumni featured at Phil Hey Reading Series

Mar 19, 2019

Briar Cliff University will host an alumni reading by Melanie Krieps Mergen (’17) and Angelica Mercado (’16) as a part of the Phil Hey Reading Series on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in Meis Recital Hall on the BCU campus. ...


Briar Cliff Clinic hosts annual walk-run for pro bono clinic

Mar 18, 2019

The Briar Cliff Clinic is hosting its second annual 5K Run, Walk, or Roll on Saturday, April 27 at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve in North Sioux City. The event will raise money to support the student-run pro bono clinic. ...


Briar Cliff Student Government to host first-ever GPAC Student Government Summit

Mar 15, 2019

The Briar Cliff Student Government will host the first-ever Great Plains Athletic Conference Student Government Summit on Thursday, March 21 from 10:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the St. Francis Center on Briar Cliff’s campus. ...


Briar Cliff receives $2 million endowment from Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque

Jan 24, 2019

On January 24, Briar Cliff announced a $2 million endowment by the Sisters of St. Francis establishing the Sisters of St. Francis Endowed Chair in Theology. The legacy gift is one of the largest in the University’s history and the first time an endowed chair has been gifted to Briar Cliff. ...


Briar Cliff University Wins Build with Bags Grants

May 16, 2018

Briar Cliff University is one of 11 recipients of a Build with Bags grant award in 2018 and will receive $2,000 to purchase four hexagon style picnic tables that are made from recycled plastic bags by Plastic Recycling of Iowa. ...