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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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Assistant professor, cancer survivor, molding minds at BCU

February 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.



Four instructors published in Nursing Science Quarterly

December 10, 2013

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


BCU, Community Action Team Up for Preschool Health Screenings

July 31, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Center for Health Care Initiatives at Briar Cliff University and the Community Action Agency of Siouxland are partnering to offer free health screenings.


Nursing Camp Students Gain Hands-on Experience

June 19, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Briar Cliff University's nursing department prides itself in its human simulators.


BCU Offers First Doctorate Program in Western Iowa

June 17, 2013

Briar Cliff University adds a new dimension to addressing health care needs by offering the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, recently approved by the Higher Learning Commission. The first doctoral program to be offered at Briar Cliff and in Western Iowa, Briar Cliff’s DNP will be available to students enrolling in classes for the fall 2013 semester.


Briar Cliff Professors Noted for Scholarly Accomplishments

May 21, 2013

Jeff Baldus, instructor of art at Briar Cliff University, is one of a select group of faculty nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in a special seminar on Teaching European Art in Context in Atlanta, Ga., in June.


Briar Cliff University Recognizes 89 Nursing Majors

May 17, 2013

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Nursing recognized 89 nursing majors during the 24th Annual Commitment to Professional Nursing and Pinning Ceremony, held recently on campus.


BCU Summer Nursing Camp Offers College Credit

April 26, 2013

The Department of Nursing at Briar Cliff University will sponsor a summer nursing camp, June 18-21, 2013. This overnight camp is designed for seniors and incoming college freshmen during the academic 2013-2014 school year.


Nursing Students Inducted to International Honor Society

April 18, 2013

Officers from Theta Gamma Chapter-at-Large of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nursing Honor Society of Briar Cliff University and Morningside College recently inducted 20 nursing students and five nursing community leaders into membership.


New clinic represents long journey for BCU alum

March 17, 2013

SPENCER, Iowa | It took nurse practitioner Carol Lewallen 27 years from being a certified nursing assistant in her hometown of Cherokee, Iowa, to opening Spencer Convenient Healthcare in November.


BCU Health Fair urges bone marrow donations

March 1, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) - Briar Cliff University students weren't the only ones getting some healthy ideas Friday.


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