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Looking back: Pesky recalls 45 years of memories on The Cliff

Jan 22, 2015

Teacher. Coach. Administrator. There isn't much Marian Pesky hasn't done during her 45 years at Briar Cliff.

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Selma march memories flicker for former BCU professor

Jan 18, 2015

Mike Hand was 21 and a college student in Iowa when images of "Bloody Sunday" spurred him to action. ...


Businesspeople, retirees and students explore 'good life' at Blue Zones workshop

Jan 11, 2015

Juan Munoz knows why he gets out of bed in the morning. Do you? ...


VITA program volunteer embraces her post-accident trajectory

Dec 21, 2014

Erica Hoffman has fond memories of hitting the slopes, going water-rafting and hiking. After an accident left her paralyzed, she found a new focus: helping people. ...


Thanksgiving in a blender: Creative food hacks for college students

Nov 16, 2014

“There’s better than Ramen,” Chef Mike told students at his Cooking Cultural Cuisine event at BCU. His aim is to give students recipes they can use in their residence hall rooms. ...


Veterans pursue new beginnings at Briar Cliff

Nov 11, 2014

Veteran Ryan Sandorskey is on a path he couldn't have guessed he would follow. ...


Briar Cliff nursing student ready to change the world

Nov 9, 2014

Most college freshmen don't bring a crown or sash to school. But Marissa Messinger is far from typical. ...


Coach Lila Frommelt's legacy lives on at Briar Cliff

Nov 9, 2014

The 10th annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raised nearly $50,000 for Briar Cliff’s annual scholarship fund. ...


Teacher candidates get first-hand classroom experience

Nov 1, 2014

Reading a book called "The Sick Pets" to a group of first graders, Katie Mueller tells the story of pups Pip, Bix and Vin's trip to the veterinarian's office. ...


The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has Briar Cliff ties

Oct 13, 2014

What do the Ice Bucket Challenge and BCU’s social work program have in common? ...


Clare House offers compassion, life skills to women leaving prison

Oct 12, 2014

From its exterior, Clare Guest House looks like a well-kept older home in a nice, quiet neighborhood. ...


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. ...


After Globetrotters internship, student sees future in sports industry

Sep 22, 2014

After knee injuries threatened to sideline Taylor Meine's future on the hardwood, she has gained a new perspective on the business of basketball. ...


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. ...


Social media minor now available at Briar Cliff

Sep 13, 2014

What if we told you your tweeting and tagging skills could help land you a job? They can! ...


New course unlocks how to be a successful college student

Sep 10, 2014

The new "Freshman seminar" isn’t just a class. It’s an experience. ...

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