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Snail mail: It's still a hit with college students!

Oct 14, 2014

The U.S. Postal Service — victim of hemorrhaging revenue and threats of trimmed delivery days — is holding its own in at least one place.

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Students spend lunch with area nursing home residents

Oct 9, 2014

Seniors usually rule campus anyway — but that was especially the case over lunch hour at Briar Cliff! ...


What's good at the Fire Pit?

Oct 6, 2014

Wondering what to order at the BCU Fire Pit? Cliff News reporter JoAnn Parker decided to taste for herself! ...


2014 homecoming royalty crowned at The Cliff

Oct 3, 2014

Briar Cliff crowned the university’s 2014 homecoming king and queen during a coronation ceremony inside the Stark Student Center. ...


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. ...


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. ...


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. ...


What to pack for college. And, what not to pack ...

Aug 18, 2014

Before you load up your car, make sure you don't miss any of the essentials. Here's a quick guide to help keep you on track. ...


Student gets year of free potato olés for a clever tweet

Jul 2, 2014

Lexie Henschke has a "golden ticket" for a year's worth of free Potato Oles from Taco John's — and it all started with a creative tweet. ...


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. ...


Men's volleyball to become a reality at The Cliff

May 27, 2014

Briar Cliff University has announced the addition of men's volleyball as an intercollegiate varsity sport, to begin play during the 2015-16 school year. ...


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. ...


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. ...


Briar Cliff choir premieres work composed by one of its own

May 2, 2014

Music major Nathan Meendering is ending his senior year on a high note. ...


BCU recognizes student employee for making the right calls

May 1, 2014

Dillian Broadnax is many things: Pre-med major. Student ambassador. All-American sprinter. Now, add one more thing to the list. ...

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