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Briar Cliff student receives Seaboard Triumph Jefferson Award

Nov 8, 2018

Isiah Lysius, a senior Applied Health and Exercise Sciences major from Miami, FL, and president of Briar Cliff University’s Men of Color student organization, received the October 2018 Seaboard Triumph Jefferson Award.

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Briar Cliff 2018 Graduation Ceremony to be held on May 12, 2018

Feb 7, 2018

Briar Cliff's 87th commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Newman Flanagan Center. ...


Students Laughing in Heelan

STUDENT BLOG: You know you're a BCU student when… (part 2)

Feb 5, 2018

Just another day in the life of the Briar Cliff Charger! ...


STUDENT BLOG: Top five hacks that make life easier on The Cliff

Oct 13, 2017

Top five hacks that make life easier on The Cliff ...


Commencement

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 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. ...


Student Leadership Awards

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. ...


STUDENT BLOG: 10 things Chargers must do, when spring has sprung on The Cliff

Apr 3, 2017

From Frolf-ing to "Francisco de Mayo," springtime is in full bloom at The Cliff. ...


STUDENT BLOG: Five reasons to spend your Spring Break doing service work

Feb 17, 2017

This year, there are amazing Spring Break service opportunities for Briar Cliff students, in both Sioux City and Omaha. ...


Gotcha Balls

STUDENT BLOG: How to survive a game of ‘Gotcha!’ at Briar Cliff

Feb 15, 2017

Follow these tips to ensure survival during the ultimate, campus-wide, Hunger-Games version of Briar Cliff ball tag. ...


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: ...


International Students Briar Cliff

Burning paper dolls? BCU students from Ecuador describe unique New Year's tradition

Jan 1, 2017

Ecuador’s Ano Viejo (New Year) is a colorful celebration often complete with fireworks and a host of goodwill shared by neighbors and family members. Central to the Ecuadorian celebration of the New Year is the burning of paper-filled dolls. ...


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. ...


Briar Cliff Antioch Retreat

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. ...


President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

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. ...


Senior Citizens Day Out

BCU students treat nursing home residents to “Senior Citizens Day Out”

Oct 6, 2016

Students from Briar Cliff treated area nursing home residents to “Senior Citizens Day Out," an annual tradition spanning more than three decades. ...