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Students Receive Program Awards and Honors Recognition

Jun 8, 2020

Briar Cliff is pleased to announce the winners of program awards as well as recognizing this year’s graduating class of the Honors Program.

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Briar Cliff promotes Doody to Vice President of Mission and Leadership

Feb 11, 2020

Briar Cliff University announces the promotion of Sister Pat Doody to Vice President of Mission and Leadership. Doody served as a member of the Briar Cliff University Board of Trustees from 2017 to 2019 ...


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. ...


Paul Ermak

Philosophy instructor reflects on 50 years in higher education

Jan 29, 2016

Paul Ermak has learned a lot in five decades of teaching at Briar Cliff. So have his students. ...


Pope Francis

Pope Francis' message resonates with Briar Cliff students

Sep 24, 2015

As Pope Francis became the first pontiff ever to address the U.S. Congress, Briar Cliff University students and faculty members who watched on a big screen at Meis Recital Hall on Thursday absorbed his message of caring. ...


Jacob Rosenmeyer

BCU grad's "Religious Teacher" certificate combines education, theology

May 14, 2015

Briar Cliff University recent graduate Jacob Rosenmeyer of Wesley, Iowa, was one of “those” kids. ...


Great Plains Undergraduate Theology Conference

Examining "virtue" at the Great Plains Undergraduate Theology Conference

Apr 2, 2015

What are the spiritual uses of virtue and vice? Where do I see them flourishing in my life, in ways both bad and good? These were questions Dr. Colby Dickinson posed to students at the annual Great Plains Undergraduate Theology Conference. ...


Guest speaker examines human trafficking injustice

Oct 2, 2014

Commonly, human trafficking conjures the image of someone in the sex industry rather than a worker at a meat packing plant in Iowa, says Dr. Yvonne Zimmerman. ...


It Happens Every Day ... Close To Home

Conference raises human trafficking awareness in Siouxland

Jun 26, 2014

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think. On June 17, hundreds of Siouxlanders learned how to help put a stop to it. ...