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  • Drainage improvements
    The CIU Summer of Progress: "Tearing up the Track"

    “They’re tearing up the track” at Ben Lippen School!

    During track and field season, that idiom takes on one meaning describing the fastest athletes. But this summer, it means something entirely different. The track is literally being torn up. Well OK, more literally — broken up — to make way for the new $1 million...

  • Ethan Young and family
    New Residence Life Director is Shepherd, Administrator, Cook; Ethan Young Now on the Job

    By Bob Holmes

    If freshmen at CIU ever get a little homesick for a homemade meal, they could stop by the apartment of new Residence Life Director Ethan Young. He loves to cook. But then, his recipes may not be like mom used to make.

    “The one that we have made I don’t know how many times — and it is fantastic — is a Northern Thai soup called...

  • Kim Abbott talks to the media in 2012.
    She Made CIU Athletics History; Kim Abbott is Back as Assistant A.D.

    CIU's first athletics director Kim Abbott has returned as assistant athletics director. Abbott served as athletics director from 2010-2016 building the program from the ground up. She stepped away from CIU in December 2016 to care for her elderly parents.  

    In her new role, Abbott will serve as senior women's administrator, Title IX coordinator, and...

  • Kyle Lambertson and Dr. Mike Langston
    CIU Chaplaincy Student Commissioned on Campus

    By Bob Holmes

    A time-honored military tradition was observed on the Columbia International University campus on June 12. For the first time in memory, a CIU student was publicly commissioned into the military during a brief ceremony in the lobby of the G. Allen Fleece Library.

    Columbia Biblical Seminary student Kyle Lambertson...

  • Jerry Ediger teaches at Westminster Christian Academy
    Paralyzed CIU Alumnus Shares God’s Love and Grace with Youth

    Each fall, Columbia International University alumnus Jerry Ediger screens a football video in his Bible class at Westminster Christian Academy in Watkinsville, Georgia. It’s footage of Ediger getting paralyzed from the neck down in the first play of the 1983 Nebraska state high school football championships. He says that’s the moment he began...

  • CIU Distinguished Alumnus Sam Moore
    Distinguished CIU Alumnus and Entrepreneur Sam Moore Passes Away

    A distinguished Columbia International University alumnus and a leader in Bible publishing is with the Lord.

    Sam Moore passed away on June 1, 2018. He was 88 years old.

    When Moore arrived in the United States in 1950 to attend Columbia International University, then called Columbia Bible College, he paid for his schooling by selling Bibles door to door. Moore later recruited...

Drainage improvements

“They’re tearing up the track” at Ben Lippen School!

During track and field season, that idiom takes on one meaning describing the fastest athletes. But this summer, it...

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Ethan Young and family

By Bob Holmes

If freshmen at CIU ever get a little homesick for a homemade meal, they could stop by the apartment of new Residence Life Director Ethan Young. He loves to cook...

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Kim Abbott talks to the media in 2012.

CIU's first athletics director Kim Abbott has returned as assistant athletics director. Abbott served as athletics director from 2010-2016 building the program from the ground...

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Kyle Lambertson and Dr. Mike Langston

By Bob Holmes

A time-honored military tradition was observed on the Columbia International University campus on June 12. For the first time in memory, a CIU student was...

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Jerry Ediger teaches at Westminster Christian Academy

Each fall, Columbia International University alumnus Jerry Ediger screens a football video in his Bible class at Westminster Christian Academy in Watkinsville, Georgia. It’s footage of...

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CIU Distinguished Alumnus Sam Moore

A distinguished Columbia International University alumnus and a leader in Bible publishing is with the Lord.

Sam Moore passed away on June 1, 2018. He was 88 years old.

When Moore...

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Fisher renovations will include new furniture and technology

When Columbia International University relocated from downtown Columbia to its current campus at 7435 Monticello Road in 1959, the Fisher Classroom Building was among the first to adorn the...

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Pastor Andre Melvin of Temple Zion Baptist Church

When Columbia International University broke ground on a new Global Business & IT Center near the campus entrance in early May, it symbolized more than a new building. It marked a...

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The largest evangelical seminary in Haiti recently welcomed Columbia International University Professor Dr. Raphael Anzenberger to teach a class on Biblical Theology of Missions.

Anzenberger...

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By Bob Holmes

Michelle Raven says the highlight of her first Columbia International University-led ministry/study tour to Africa was a trip to the slums of Nairobi, Kenya....

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CIU student-athlete Jordan Sprueill

By Dr. James Lanpher

Columbia International University Provost

As part of what we do at CIU every year to measure how well we are doing and where we can...

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By Bob Holmes

Women have had a major impact on Columbia International University since its founding. As a matter of fact, it would not exist today if it were not for a small...

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