Swing Your Partner

November 01, 2016
2016 CIU Hoedown

CIU Students Gather for a Night of Fun at the Hoedown

By Michael A. Lanier

CIU Student Writer

Columbia International University students gathered for one of the most anticipated social events of the year: The Hoedown. It’s a night of fun, fellowship, and competition centered on CIU's new House Collective program in which each residence hall collects points throughout the school year.   

Authority of Scripture: Truth that Brings Change

October 31, 2016

By Janai Tedder

CIU Student Writer

Engraved on stones on the campus of Columbia International University are the school’s foundational five core values: Authority of Scripture, Victorious Christian Living, World Evangelization, Prayer & Faith, and Evangelical Unity. The week of Oct. 24 focused on the first of those foundation stones, emphasizing the importance of the Bible.

Dr. Paul Tripp at Homecoming 2016

October 24, 2016
CIU Alumnus of the Year, Dr. Paul Tripp will speak at Homecoming 2016

Tripp named Alumnus of the Year

By Bob Holmes

Dr. Paul Tripp says when he was a student at Columbia International University (then Columbia Bible College - CBC), he was a rabble-rouser who often found himself in the office of the Dean of Men, Otis Braswell.

“One time he even suggested I was in his office so much they needed to put my bed down there,” Tripp says with a laugh. “We had really good fellowship.”


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