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Briar Cliff Community Gathers to Remember Andrea Norton

Sep 29, 2020

On Saturday, September 26, the Briar Cliff University community celebrated the life of Andrea Norton, who suddenly passed away in 2019. The University made a pilgrimage to share the special areas on campus dedicated to Norton.

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Student Blog: Senior Reflection - Erin Gaitsch

May 5, 2020

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 Erin Gaitsch’s story. ...


Student Blog: Senior Reflection - Claire Schaefer

May 5, 2020

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 Claire Schaefer’s story. ...


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 - Olivia Matz

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 Olivia Matz'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. ...


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. ...


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. ...


Gov. Kim Reynolds

Briar Cliff to award honorary degree to Governor Reynolds

Mar 8, 2018

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will be recognized by Briar Cliff University for her distinguished public service during the University’s 87th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018 on Briar Cliff’s campus. ...