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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!

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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. ...


Briar Cliff ranks among U.S. Best Regional Colleges

Sep 9, 2014

Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s Best Regional Colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2015” edition. ...


Local food movement sprouting at Briar Cliff

Sep 8, 2014

Tucked between a dorm and the student center, a plot planted in May now bears ripe raspberries, sapling apple trees and dwarf cherries. Beans, popcorn, pumpkins and squash. Plus, marigolds in full bloom. ...


Briar Cliff nursing student ready to change the world

Sep 6, 2014

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


Briar Cliff Review: "Inspiration, entertainment and poetry with a pulse"

Sep 1, 2014

Slick but not too thick, The Briar Cliff Review's almost three dozen poems, four short stories, four nonfiction pieces, and miscellany are peppered and spiced throughout with terrific full-color art and photography. It’s an entertaining package. ...


Briar Cliff awarded grant to identify, help at-risk students

Aug 14, 2014

Briar Cliff University recently received a $78,044 College Success grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation for the 2014-2015 academic year. ...


Briar Cliff receives Gilchrist Foundation Grant for choral program

Jul 31, 2014

Briar Cliff University took another step toward fulfilling its goal to expand the choral arts in Siouxland by receiving an $85,000 grant from the Gilchrist Foundation. ...


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. ...


Five reasons to get your MBA ...

Jul 11, 2014

If you're wondering whether to go after an MBA, here are five great reasons to start upgrading yourself — and your résumé — today: ...


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. ...


300 students recognized on the Spring Semester Dean's List

Jun 11, 2014

Briar Cliff is pleased to announce 300 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year, including 68 students with a perfect GPA of 4.0. ...


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. ...


Briar Cliff offers new, online social work degree program

May 29, 2014

Applications are being taken at Briar Cliff for a fully online bachelor of social work degree completion program — one of only two programs of its kind in the entire country. ...


Briar Cliff holds commencement for largest-ever graduating class

May 17, 2014

At Briar Cliff University’s 83rd commencement ceremony, President Beverly A. Wharton conferred degrees to 315 candidates — the largest graduating class in school history. ...


BCU recognizes nursing majors at Pinning Ceremony

May 15, 2014

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Nursing recognized 113 nursing majors during the 25th Annual Commitment to Professional Nursing and Pinning Ceremony, held recently on campus. ...

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