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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.

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Briar Cliff University announces 2017 presidential scholars

May 23, 2017

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce four recipients of the full-tuition Presidential Scholarship, the highest scholarship awarded by Briar Cliff to incoming first-year students. ...


Briar Cliff University holds 86th commencement ceremony

May 20, 2017

Briar Cliff University hosted its 86th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, to honor the University’s 2017 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


Briar Cliff students honored for academic excellence at convocation

May 11, 2017

Briar Cliff University recognized students, faculty and staff for their leadership, values and academic excellence on May 12 at the annual Honors Convocation ceremony, held in the Chapel of Our Lady of Grace on campus. ...


Diocese of Sioux City announces incoming Bishop's Scholars to Briar Cliff University

Apr 26, 2017

The scholarships to Briar Cliff University are awarded to students who exemplify initiative, demonstrate leadership in their community as well as have a strong academic performance and active faith life. ...


Briar Cliff announces commencement ceremonies, speakers and honored candidates for graduation

Apr 21, 2017

Briar Cliff University will host a baccalaureate liturgy and commencement ceremony to honor the University’s 2017 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


Briar Cliff announces end-of-year student leadership award recipients

Apr 19, 2017

Briar Cliff University recognized its most outstanding student leaders, organizations and student advisor on April 19 at the annual “Step Up & Stand Out” Leadership Recognition Ceremony on campus. ...


Briar Cliff University Dean's List announced for Fall 2016 semester

Feb 6, 2017

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that 293 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the first semester of the 2016-17 academic year, including 81 students who have achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0. ...


STUDENT BLOG: “Things I'm grateful for, after our mission trip to Honduras”

Jan 30, 2017

After 11 days on a mission trip to Honduras, student Sidney Marks reflected on the new perspective she has on life — including a few things she's especially thankful for: ...


3 things to know about career education services at Briar Cliff

Dec 9, 2016

Did you know there is an office on campus geared toward helping your student with professional and personal development? ...


BCU students, staff host annual Christmas party for those with special needs

Dec 8, 2016

Briar Cliff students, faculty and staff hosted their annual “Christmas Party for People with Disabilities,” in the Saint Francis Center on campus. ...


Merry Cliff-mas! 10 Winter Traditions we love at BCU …

Dec 2, 2016

Things students love about winter on The Cliff: Merry Mint mochas, Sledding down the Cliff, and more ... ...


Why every Briar Cliff student should go on the Antioch Retreat

Oct 28, 2016

Briar Cliff offers some amazing opportunities for students’ spiritual development. One in particular, a semi-annual event, is the student-led Antioch retreat. ...


Briar Cliff named to president’s national community service honor roll

Oct 19, 2016

Briar Cliff University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year. ...


10 perfectly autumn things you must do this fall at Briar Cliff

Oct 17, 2016

From the Haunted Tunnels to the picturesque Sioux City Prairie next to campus; something about autumn brings out the best at Briar Cliff! ...


How to help a college student who is coping with loss

Oct 4, 2016

It’s important to recognize natural responses to grief, but also when it's time for a student to seek help. ...