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Clubs & Organizations


Clubs & Organizations

Get involved! It’s the best way to make Briar Cliff your own. Student clubs and organizations can provide real ways to bolster your character and equip yourself with know-how. Take a look — what interests you?

Academic Peer Mentors

Academic Peer Mentors

Academic Peer Mentors (APMs) are Briar Cliff students trained to help other students achieve academic and collegiate success, by way of one-on-one mentoring sessions.

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Ambassadors

Ambassadors

Schedule a campus visit, and one of our ambassadors will show you around The Cliff and answer any questions you have: Where’s the best place on campus to study? To hang out? Who has the best pizza in town?

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American Red Cross Club

American Red Cross Club

Learn, practice and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects, as part of the American Red Cross Club at BCU.

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Art Club

Art Club

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BCU Book Club

BCU Book Club

Do you love to read? Are you a self-professed book worm? The BCU Book Club is the perfect organization for you!

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BCU Radio

BCU Radio

The Department of Mass Media at Briar Cliff University maintains a campus-based radio station which reaches a potential audience of 120,000 listeners/viewers in Iowa and South Dakota. A color video camera places a live, in-studio image over a cable channel which reaches audiences in Sioux City and Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; and North Sioux City and McCook Lake, South Dakota.

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BCU Student Nursing Association

BCU Student Nursing Association

All Briar Cliff nursing students join the chapter of the National Student Nurses Association, an organization that promotes professional and personal development for nursing students

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BCUnited

BCUnited

BCUnited is committed to building a community that understands and values our diverse world.

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Blue Crew

Blue Crew

The Blue Crew is a collection of student fans whose passions are rally balloons, blue body paint and screaming at the top of their lungs. The Crew follows the Charger squads to away games and makes opponents fear walking into the Newman Flanagan Center.

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C.H.O.I.C.E.S.

C.H.O.I.C.E.S.

We educate and encourage students to make informed, responsible choices in their lives. C.H.O.I.C.E.S. is a charter member of the nationally known BACCHUS & GAMMA Peer Education Network that promotes peer education programs on healthier and safer life-style choices.

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Campus Activities Board

Campus Activities Board

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is the primary programming group at Briar Cliff. CAB creates an exciting and entertaining learning environment at Briar Cliff through a variety of programs scheduled throughout the school year.

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Catholic Daughters

Catholic Daughters

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is a Catholic group on campus that offers young women a unique opportunity to combine spiritual growth, riendship and service.

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Chamber Choir

Chamber Choir

A selectively auditioned ensemble, the Chamber Choir functions as the most advanced choral organization at Briar Cliff University.

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Cliff Singers

Cliff Singers

Be part of a choral tradition spanning many decades. The Cliff Singers have consistently been lauded at public performances in local, regional, national, and international venues.

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College Democrats

College Democrats

The Briar Cliff College Democrats group supports the philsophy and candidates of the Democratic Party. The College Democrats also support efforts to engage college students in democratic matters.

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College Republicans

College Republicans

The Briar Cliff College Republicans group unites students by developing political and leardship abilities while promoting the principles of the Republican Party.

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Criminal Justice Club

Criminal Justice Club

The Criminal Justice Club (CJC) unites students interested in careers in law enforcement, the courts and corrections, as well as students interested in issues like law and order, justice, conflict resolution and reconciliation.

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Education Club

Education Club

All education majors are members of the Briar Cliff University Education Club, an academic and social organization that encourages service, education, and the promotion of education as a vocation and a discipline.

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Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) offers a unique opportunity for Briar Cliff students to develop foundational leadership skills, interact with local leaders and identify and address community issues.

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Enactus

Enactus

Enactus, which stands for Entrepreneurial Action in Us, is an international, non-profit community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. The group was formerly known as Students in Free Enterprise, or SIFE.

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English and Writing Club

English and Writing Club

The English and Writing Club, known as WREN, coordinates the activities of English and writing majors and minors; and those interested in celebrating good writing, good living and the people who appreciate both.

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Homecoming Committee

Homecoming Committee

The Briar Cliff Homecoming Committee picks a theme and plans a fun week full of events for the annual Homecoming Week during the fall semester.

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Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble

The BCU jazz band was started by a group of enterprising students. The group performs on and off campus, including at various nightclub venues in the region.

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Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus

A Catholic men’s group on campus that offers young men an opportunity for spiritual growth, friendship, and service both on and off the Briar Cliff campus.

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Love your Melon

Love your Melon

“Love your Melon” is an apparel brand, run by college students across the country, with a mission to give a hat to every child battling cancer in America.

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Men of Color

Men of Color

The “Men of Color” group is a student organization for male students at Briar Cliff that promotes inclusiveness and cultural unity.

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Offstage Players

Offstage Players

The Offstage Players are a student-run theatre group that provides creative experiences through a variety of enterprises including student productions, theatre outings and social activities.

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Peer Advising Leaders (PALs)

Peer Advising Leaders (PALs)

The Peer Advising Leaders (PALs) are sophomores, juniors and seniors who team up to give incoming freshmen an instant group of friends. The PALs help new students with just about everything.

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Pre-Professional Health Sciences Club

Pre-Professional Health Sciences Club

Pre-Professional Health Sciences Club

Discover various health professions, while helping out with health science-related events in the community.

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Psychology Club

Psychology Club

Psychology Club is open to all students on campus. We participate in several activities, including service work with different Siouxland organizations, fundraising, social events, and networking with psychology professionals.

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Residence Hall Association

Residence Hall Association

The Residence Hall Association represents all students living on campus. We address the concern of the residents, keep them informed, provide programs that enrich student life and foster an environment for personal growth and development.

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S.O.U.R.C.E.

S.O.U.R.C.E.

Students for Openness, Understanding, Respect, Compassion and Equality (SOURCE) raises awareness and promotes understanding of the challenges and responsibilities that each student faces resulting from his or her sexual orientation.

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Science Club

Science Club

The Briar Cliff Science Club offers a variety of activities for students in the life and physical sciences. The Club has bimonthly meetings, as well as seminars, field trips, campouts, Earth Day activities and various social activities.

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Social Work Club

Social Work Club

The Social Work Club is open to all Briar Cliff students interested in social work. the club introduces students to the profession by meeting professional social workers and learning about local agencies, services and issues.

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Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society of Human Resource Management was founded in 1948 and is now the world’s largest human resource management association. Its vision is to be the global voice of the HR profession.

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Spanish Club

Spanish Club

The Spanish Club coordinates activities of Spanish majors and minors and those interested in celebrating the Spanish culture.

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Student Government

Student Government

Briar Cliff Student Government (BCSG) is the voice and political force for the BCU student body. Its major function is to keep an open line of communication between students, faculty and administrators.

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START A NEW CLUB

Can’t find a club you like? Form your own! To start, download the new club guidelines and application form (PDF).

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