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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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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 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. ...


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. ...


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

Aug 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 ...

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: ...


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

Apr 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?

Apr 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

Mar 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

Mar 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'

Mar 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

Mar 8, 2014

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

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