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Briar Cliff designated an official "Blue Zone Worksite"

Aug 19, 2014

Briar Cliff is now an official "Blue Zone Worksite," meaning the University maintains a healthy work environment that promotes and encourages employee well-being.

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Recent news for Admissions

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

August 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.

Continuing ed student earns $10,000 scholarship from Briar Cliff

August 6, 2014

Briar Cliff University is proud to announce that Chelby Lambert of Le Mars, Iowa, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the University’s $10,000 Community College Graduate Scholarship.

Five reasons to get your MBA ...

July 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:

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.

Ambitious graduate and mother of 3-to-be juggles family, studies

May 10, 2014

Four-year-old daughter Valeria can't wait to see her mom "congratulate".

NSF awards Briar Cliff University over $600,000 for scholarships

May 6, 2014

With a $609,250 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Briar Cliff University will be awarding college scholarships over the next several years to new students majoring in biology, biochemistry, chemistry and environmental science.

Student thanks scholarship donors for helping him clear hurdles

April 24, 2014

Four years ago, student-athlete Chris Young faced a hurdle of a different sort: Financing his college education.

What happens when 100 students drop by a school spirit video shoot?

April 8, 2014

The plan? Shoot a random, school spirit promotional video at the Newman-Flanagan Center — without knowing how many students would actually turn out at 3:30 on a Friday afternoon.

"Grand Reopening" celebrates Heelan Hall's transformation

March 27, 2014

Construction is done and the reactions are in describing the newly refurbished Heelan Hall at Briar Cliff in Sioux City — amazing, wonderful and fantastic.

BCU entrepreneur uses pedal power to create dream job

March 16, 2014

Anthony Rossi has been swimming with the sharks. But not the kind you might find in deep oceans; the kind that can make or break your business idea.

Theatre alum recruits students of all sorts for 'High School Musical'

March 14, 2014

It takes all kinds of students to put on a high school play. Just ask Natali Ramirez.

Psychology professor goes gold and blue for a good cause

March 8, 2014

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

Accounting students crunch numbers for the greater good

March 4, 2014

Where some see a plain tax return, Mark Petersen visualizes something entirely different — a snapshot of someone else’s life.

Getting that job: Internet presence, clothes can make a difference

February 23, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — In today’s job market, putting your best self forward starts before walking through the door.

Author credits Briar Cliff Review for early success

January 13, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — During a recent visit to Briar Cliff's campus, bestselling author Jenna Blum credited The Briar Cliff Review for her early success as a writer. The Briar Cliff Reviewis a nationally renowned literary magazine published annually at BCU.