CIU Women’s Soccer Recognized for Ethics and Sportsmanship

January 05, 2016

The Columbia International University women’s soccer team is one of only eight teams across all divisions of intercollegiate competition to be recognized for the highest level of ethics and sportsmanship. The Lady Rams received the Platinum Award on Dec. 29 from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The team finished the 2015 season with zero yellow or red cards to achieve the honor.

CIU Selected as a Top School for Service Members and Veterans

January 04, 2016

Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded Columbia International University the designation of a Top School in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. 

MAE&T’s 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities arms students with information about institutions that go out of their way to give back to our men and women in uniform.

Enrollment Counselor, Undergraduate

40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
April 22, 2016


This position exists to support the mission of the Admissions Department with recruitment and admissions responsibilities.  Recruitment responsibilities include representing Columbia International University at schools, conferences, and other events.  In the recruiter role, this position is responsible to meet an assigned goal for new students successfully admitted each semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Intentionally build relationships with prospective students through email, phone calls, and personal notes that help communicate the programs of the University and admissions policies.
  • Maintain applicant files
  • Process and review applications for admission to the University
  • Meet with and interview prospective students and guests during campus visits
  • Recruit students via recruiting trips to assigned geographical territories as well as local high schools as assigned
  • Coordinate file review with faculty and student deans as needed
  • Coordinate communication flow for assigned inquiries and applicants
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to be alert, precise, analytical, tactful, and persuasive.
  • Mental faculties to plan, organize, and make decisions.
  • Knowledge of computers and other office equipment.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with prospective students, parents and the general public.
  • Ability to travel as assigned.
  • Knowledge of CIU academic programs, admissions policies and procedures, and general enthusiasm for the University.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least one year experience as a CIU student preferred
  • Experience in admissions, recruiting, or ministry leadership preferred

To Graduates: “Don’t become the star of your own reality show.”

December 14, 2015
CIU College of Education Graduates

Before heading out into the world with their degrees, Columbia International University December graduates were warned about a world filled with self-absorption.

The warning came from commencement speaker Crawford Loritts, a nationally-known author, broadcaster and senior pastor at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 08, 2015
CIU students sing carols as the Christmas tree is lit.

CIU Family Christmas Event Celebrates the Christmas Season

By Michael A. Lanier

CIU Student Writer

The center of Columbia International University's campus was alive with the Christmas spirit Dec. 3, as the CIU family gathered to celebrate Jesus' birth at “A CIU Family Christmas” sponsored by the Student Senate.

The event featured live music, snacks and photos with Santa Claus; that is, CIU President Dr. Bill Jones dressed as Santa. 


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