CIU News

  • CIU Goalkeeper Sam Wammock
    CIU Women’s Soccer Shines

    The CIU women’s soccer team excelled on the field and in the classroom during the 2017 season. The Lady Rams were recognized with five separate awards.

    United Soccer Coaches National Top Ten NCCAA Division 1

    Because of the Rams outstanding play, they finished the season ranked #8 in the nation. The...

  • Henri Aoun of LifeAgape
    Powerful Focus on Missions at CIU

    Students in the College of Intercultural Studies are planning a week for the student body to consider The Great Commission during World Christian Week, Feb. 19-22, celebrating CIU’s core value of World...

  • David Blanchard, residence life director listens to a Valentine's Day greeting in song.
    CIU Students Deliver Musical Messages of Love on Valentine’s Day

    Students studying Music at Columbia International University used their talents to spread messages of love on Valentine’s Day. Under the direction of Professor Becky Kilgus, the troubadours strolled from building to...

  • CIU Alumnus to Chair Strategic Missions Board

    By Naomi Balk

    CIU Student Writer

     Columbia International University alumnus Ken Katayama is the new chairman of the board of Missio Nexus, the largest association of Great Commission churches and organizations in North America.

    Katayama serves as...

  • McQuilkin Event Game Time
    Campus Buzzes with Excitement at McQuilkin Event

    By Joseph Knight

    CIU Student Writer

    Over 100 hundred high school seniors experienced a bit of college life and a bit of fun at Columbia International University’s annual McQuilkin Event.

    The students attended a special Chapel, toured campus, sat in on classes, ate lunch with professors and experienced...

  • Dr. Bill Jones with Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin.
    New Business and IT Center to be named for Dr. Bill Jones

    Columbia International University Chancellor Dr. Bill Jones is known around Columbia for conducting downtown Bible studies with area business professionals, and leading many of them to Christ. It’s from this passion that the Columbia International University Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name CIU’s new business and IT center, The William H. Jones Business and IT...

October 03, 2011

“I heard that (CIU) professors interact with the students and are involved in their lives.  Now I’ve seen it for myself and am captivated by it.”

That was the reaction from a high school junior at Columbia International University’s Preview Days on the CIU campus Sept. 29 and 30....

September 30, 2011

Columbia businessman Jeffrey B. Wheeler has been named to the position of Ministry Coordinator at Columbia International University beginning Oct. 1.  Wheeler’s primary responsibilities at CIU are two-fold: Ministry and Fund Raising. 

Wheeler is the president of JB Wheeler &...

September 19, 2011

By Abbey Le Roy

CIU Student Writer

The Hispanic world is no longer just receiving missionaries it is sending missionaries and giving to missions.

That was the message at Impacto Global, a conference designed to mobilize...

September 19, 2011

A 1981 graduate of Columbia International University is returning to his roots in law enforcement - ministerinig to the needs of first responders.  Robert Michaels, who also used to be an announcer for CIU radio station WMHK, was a police officer in Norfolk, Va. before...

September 19, 2011

By Abbey Le Roy

CIU Student Writer

One of Columbia International University’s five core values is the Victorious Christian Life – “the dynamic of the Holy Spirit to make us like Christ in daily living.”  Each year special...

September 15, 2011

Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson raised eyebrows when he told his TV audience on “The 700 Club” on Sept. 14 that divorce is OK if a person’s spouse has Alzheimer’s disease.

Pat Robertson’s views got the attention of other media, including “...

September 12, 2011

By Abbey Le Roy

CIU Student Writer  

A diverse group of mostly 800 teenage girls, gathered on the campus of Columbia International University for “Worthy” – a one-day conference focused on how to become the woman God intended.

The name...

September 08, 2011

By Abbey Le Roy

CIU Student Writer 

Young women are bombarded with deceptive messages that can leave them believing their self-worth is defined by a perfect body, name-brand clothes, cool friends, and a relationship with “Mr. Right.”

Knowing...

September 08, 2011

On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attack on America, The Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies at Columbia International University is calling on churches across the United States to pray for the salvation of Muslims. 

The 9/11 anniversary this year falls on a Sunday, making it an ideal...

September 07, 2011

A 1954 graduate of Columbia International University is the focus of a lifestyle news story in The Suffolk News Herald of Suffolk, Va. 

Jeanne Banks is featured for being “a giver, a provider, someone who likes to get involved” according to the article.  Banks, who met her...

September 01, 2011

Columbia International University and Crossover Communications International are sponsoring “Impacto Global,” a conference to mobilize the Hispanic community in the United States to effectively reach all ethnic groups of the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

“Impacto Global” takes...

August 29, 2011

A 1999 graduate of Columbia International University is using the sport of wrestling to teach character and present biblical values. 

Scott Szalwinski has founded Mats 2 Men in Lexington, S.C.  The organization was recently highlighted in The...

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