CIU Shining Lights on Both Sides of the Broad River

December 13, 2016
Timothy Wolff celebrates after earning his master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Intercultural Studies

“It is time for us as faith-walkers, now more than ever, to let our lights shine in a dark world – and especially this place we call home, The United States of America.”

That was the charge to the December graduates on the main campus of Columbia International University. The commencement address was given by South Carolina State Sen. Darrell Jackson, a CIU alumnus who is also pastor of Bible Way Church of Atlas Road in Columbia.  

Ben Lippen School Bus Driver

Ben Lippen School
December 13, 2016

The Ben Lippen School bus driver will drive for field trips, school sporting events, and possibly morning and/or afternoon routes to/from the SAR campus. 


  • A completed application with 2 references is required
  • A background check and acceptable driving record is required.
  • Must be at least 18 years old with valid SC Driver's license.
  • CDL license - Training for CDL license will be provided if applicant does not have one. 
  • Experience with older buses is a plus, but not required. 
  • Flexible schedule

 If interested, please contact Kim Carlen at or (803)807-4197.

How our Churches Ignore the Disabled

December 07, 2016
Dr. Johnny Miller, professor emeritus, CIU Seminary & School of Ministry

Is your church sensitive to the physically disabled within the congregation? That’s a question raised by Dr. Johnny V. Miller, professor emeritus in the CIU Seminary & School of Ministry. Miller, who also served as CIU’s fourth president from 1991-1999, asks the question as one who is himself physically disabled.

In a guest editorial in The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, Miller wrote:

CIU Alumnus Mending Shattered Lives

December 07, 2016
Rob Settle, executive director, Providence Home, Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia International University alumnus Rob Settle oversees a haven for men with shattered lives. He is the executive director of Providence Home for men in Columbia, South Carolina. The mission of the ministry is simple:

"To help stabilize the living conditions of dislocated men and to encourage progress in realizing their full personal potential in self-sufficient living through the power of Jesus Christ."


CIU Policies by Series

The Office of the Provost of Columbia International University manages a coordinated, institution-wide policy process that supports CIU and its mission. The Provost's office facilitates effective decision-making, promotes effective control over business process and flow, and prevents institutional exposure through a transparent, uniform and inclusive policy management process. 

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