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BCU Professor: "Pioneer fiction" more revealing than history books

Sep 21, 2014

Can great fiction be found in what some have called "flyover country?" Dr. Tricia Currans-Sheehan thinks so.

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Briar Cliff University welcomes new social work program director

Jul 30, 2014

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce Elizabeth Rembold as its new social work program director. ...


Dr. Sean Burton appointed as NCCO's chief editor of publications

Jul 24, 2014

Briar Cliff University is proud to recognize Dr. Sean Burton's appointment as Chief Editor of Publications by the executive board of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO). ...


Briar Cliff music professor to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2015

May 30, 2014

Dr. Richard Steinbach, professor of music, will perform a solo debut "Fusion at Carnegie Hall" concert on Friday, June 12, 2015. The concert will premiere Dr. Steinbach’s new "FUSION" recording project. ...


Choral director selected to present at national, regional conferences

May 16, 2014

Dr. Sean Burton recently was selected by peer-review to present “French Connections: Exploring the Unaccompanied Choral Music of Pierre Villette” at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, in Honolulu, Hawaii. ...


Psychology professor goes gold and blue for a good cause

Mar 8, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Todd Knealing has a hair-raising way of showing his school spirit. ...


Program director presents at APTA convention

Feb 2, 2014

Dr. Patrick Cross recently had four peer-reviewed abstracts accepted for presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting 2014. ...


Assistant professor, cancer survivor, molding minds at BCU

Feb 1, 2014

CARROLL, Iowa — When Bobbie Weber began working as a nurse at St. Anthony's Regional Hospital and Nursing Home, one of her favorite parts of the job was seeing "light bulbs" go off for other nurses. ...


Social work professor honored for human rights advocacy

Dec 11, 2013

The Sioux City Human Rights Commission has recognized Sister Shirley Fineran, OSF, with the 2013 War Eagle Human Rights Award. ...


Physical Therapy director appointed to APTA Subcommittee

Dec 10, 2013

Dr. Patrick Cross, director, physical therapy, has been appointed to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Advocacy Awards Subcommittee. ...


Four instructors published in Nursing Science Quarterly

Dec 10, 2013

Four Briar Cliff nursing instructors contributed to a research article published recently in Nursing Science Quarterly. ...


Associate Professor Featured in Nursing Journal

Dec 3, 2013

Dr. Mary Nissen recently coauthored an article titled “Integrating Genetics and Genomics into Nursing Curricula,” published in Nursing Clinics of North America. ...


Dr. Burton guest conducts honors and pre-all-state choirs

Dec 3, 2013

Dr. Sean Burton, division chair of arts and humanities, Gilchrist Foundation director of choral activities, recently guest conducted for the South Dakota Music Educators Association’s Elementary Honor Choir in Sioux Falls, S.D. ...


With Fusion Project, professor uses music to bridge cultural gaps

Sep 6, 2013

Richard Steinbach’s musical career has gone south. ...


Briar Cliff University Welcomes New Faculty

Aug 30, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the following new faculty members to the BCU community: ...


BCU social work professor has research published

May 23, 2013

Heather Craig-Oldsen, Briar Cliff University associate professor of social work, co-authored a chapter in “The Children’s Bureau: Shaping a Century of Child Welfare Practice, Programs and Policies,” a publication of the National Association of Social Workers. ...

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