Teaching Hermeneutics in Asia

August 18, 2016
Dr. David Croteau, CIU professor of Greek and New Testament

Dr. David Croteau, professor of New Testament and Greek, traveled to Asia over the summer to train indigenous pastors in biblical interpretation. He made stops in Cambodia and Nepal in July teaching over 50 church leaders. Croteau’s trip was in cooperation with HeartCry, a missionary society that aids indigenous or native missionaries so that they might reach their own peoples and establish biblical churches among them.



从2016年秋季开始,CIU中文神学部开始学分制课程。凡进入学分制阶段的学生,都是CIU的正式学生。所有课程均由拥有该专业博士学位的老师讲授、指导、阅卷、评分。所有课程都严格按照美加神学协会(ATS Association of Theological Schools)的标准,学生完成学业之后,可以获得ATS认证的证书及学位。目前授予的证书及学位包括如下两类:


(二)硕士学位(M.A. Theological Studies/Bible Exposition, 16门课






Alumna Colene Norton Passes Away at 102

August 16, 2016
Colene and Will Norton

A woman who held the distinction of being one of Columbia International University’s oldest alumni is now with the Lord. Colene Norton died on Aug. 10 at her home in Tahlequah, Oklahoma where she lived with her husband Will, also a CIU alumnus. Colene Norton was 102.

The Nortons met at CIU (then Columbia Bible College) in 1936. After graduating from CIU and getting married in 1939, they began a long career together of taking the gospel to the ends of the earth. The Nortons had been married for 76 years.

CIU Staff Member Tilton Retires after 42 Years

August 12, 2016
Roger Tilton

As co-workers gathered around Roger Tilton to wish him well in retirement, the venue was particularly meaningful. He stood in the middle of the Ram Shack, the popular student hang out that Tilton helped transform from a campus bookstore just a few years ago.

“We tried to develop this to meet the needs of our students,” the departing business manager said. “This is all about students, this Ram Shack.”  

CIU Move-In Day

Move-In Day at CIUAre you getting excited? A little nervous? We’re a combination of both because the countdown is on!

When is move-in day?

Move-in day is about two weeks away and we are looking forward to your arrival on August 17. Returning students move in on August 20.

What should I pack?

While you’re thinking about what to pack, review our list of room essentials and prohibited items.

What else do I need to do?

Review the new student checklist to make sure you’ve done your homework before you arrive. Homework? Yes, things like making your housing and enrollment deposits, selecting a meal plan, and completing the housing placement survey and your financial aid file. 

New Student Orientation

Don’t forget to register for orientation. Once you’re all moved in, you and your family will attend Connect:CIU, our new student orientation event. Take a look at the orientation schedule so you’ll know what to expect.



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