CIU Alumnus Honored by the FBI

May 05, 2017
Robert Michaels

A Columbia International University alumnus has been recognized by the FBI for ministering to the needs of police, firefighters and other public safety workers.

Robert Michaels, a 1981 CIU graduate, is the founder of Serve & Protect, an international non-profit organization based in Brentwood, Tennessee. He received the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for the Memphis division. The award recognizes Michaels for assisting public safety workers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related needs.

CIU Celebrates the Class of 2017

May 02, 2017
CIU Commencement celebration

By Janai Tedder

CIU Student Writer

Columbia International University sent off the 207 members of the Class of 2017 during two April 29 commencement ceremonies in Shortess Chapel. The graduates were awarded diplomas ranging from certificates to doctoral degrees as faculty and families celebrated with shouts of encouragement and applause.    

Military Chaplaincy

The M.Div. (Military Chaplaincy) concentration is designed to meet the Department of Defense requirement that military chaplains complete a 90-hour Master of Divinity degree. Students pursuing this concentration complete the standard 60-hour core requirements in Bible and Hermeneutics, Biblical Languages, History and Theology, Worldview and Spiritual Formation, and Ministry Praxis.


Subscribe to Public