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Briar Cliff’s online degree completion programs recognized among nation’s best

Apr 6, 2017

Briar Cliff University’s online social work and nursing degree completion programs are each ranked among the Top 25 in the nation, according to an annual report by The Community for Accredited Online Schools.

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Nationally renowned psychologist, motivational speaker to keynote health care conference at Briar Cliff

Mar 7, 2017

With a jovial personality as colorful as the Toltec medicine necklace he often wears around his neck, Dr. Roberto Dansie is an easy man to like. ...


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 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’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 online nursing student earns statewide IHERF scholarship

Jul 5, 2016

Deena Zadow, a Registered Nurse (R.N.) at Hancock County Health System, has been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF). ...


Sioux City seventh graders learn "STEM is everywhere" at Briar Cliff

May 6, 2016

Dog training at a STEM event? At first, it seemed weird to Jennifer Herrera, too. ...


BCU nursing students explore traditional Chinese medicine therapies

Mar 25, 2016

Willie Massey, a senior nursing major from Tanzania, said he felt heat and a pulling sensation on his skin. The painful knot in his back soon disappeared. ...


Briar Cliff ‘FRANCIS Project’ focused on Siouxland’s health needs

Feb 27, 2016

Chris Jacobs realizes the language barrier that exists between him and his patient the minute she begins to speak. ...


Briar Cliff nursing students lobby at the state capitol

Feb 18, 2016

Briar Cliff University sent 21 students to the Iowa State Capitol on Feb. 17 to lobby for important nursing bills currently under scrutiny. ...


Nursing clinical instructor returns to her Sioux City roots

Jan 28, 2016

Don’t tell Sister Theresa Keller you can’t go home again. ...


Briar Cliff holds White Coat Ceremony for graduate nursing students

Nov 15, 2015

The Department of Nursing at Briar Cliff recognized 21 graduate nursing students during a White Coat Ceremony in the university’s Chapel of Our Lady of Grace. ...


Graduate nursing programs awarded half-million dollar grant

Sep 23, 2015

The Advanced Nursing Education Grant, which will be dispersed over the next three years, will help fund the “Francis Project” — a collaborative initiative between Briar Cliff and local health care providers aimed at providing better primary care in the region to those who need it most. ...


High school students get hands-on experience at BCU Nursing Camp

Jun 25, 2015

For more than a decade, Briar Cliff University has given prospective students a chance to see what the career is like through state-of-the-art simulations and nursing training. ...


Briar Cliff DNP program receives accreditation

Jun 22, 2015

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has formally awarded accreditation to Briar Cliff University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. ...


MSN vs. DNP: What's the right choice for nurse practitioners?

May 1, 2015

It's a choice every aspiring nurse practitioner must make. Dr. Richard Petersen, chair of BCU's nursing department, offers some advice for choosing the right path. ...