CIU News

  • CIU student-athlete Jordan Sprueill
    What Do Our Students Say About CIU?

    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 improve, we give several surveys. One of the most important surveys that our students complete is the Noel-Levitz Student...

  • CIU Women Making a Difference on The President’s Cabinet

    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 group of Columbia area “Praying Women” in the early 1920s who asked God for a Bible school in the South educating and training...

  • Pastor Andre Melvin of Temple Zion Baptist Church
    Columbia International University is Working to improve its Neighborhood; a Columbia Newspaper Explains Why

    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 revitalization of the Monticello Road corridor, the gateway to the CIU campus. The event...

  • Ministering to “the Foreigner Residing Among You”

    CIU Student Refugee Ministry in Columbia

    By Jairo de Oliveira

    CIU Graduate Student

    In August 2016 I moved to Columbia, South Carolina, with my family (wife and son) to study at Columbia International University. Few months after our arrival we got an invitation to visit the ...

  • CIU Education Graduates take on Leadership Positions

    Two graduates of the Columbia International University's College of Education have recently taken on leadership positions.

    Emir Ruiz Esparza has been hired as Dean of Student Life, Learning and Formation at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas. He will oversee resident educators, student activities and organizations. He previously served as head of school at...

  • The sign announcing the construction of the William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center
    An Exciting Summer of Construction and Renovation is Underway

    It may get a bit dusty at times around the CIU campus this summer, but by the time students return in late August, there will be some very noticeable changes. It’s known around campus as “The Wow Factor.”

    One of the most recognizable activities this summer is seen as soon as you enter campus – the construction of the $20 million...

May 23, 2018
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 improve, we give several surveys. One of the most important...

May 23, 2018

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 group of Columbia area “Praying Women...

May 22, 2018
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...

May 21, 2018

CIU Student Refugee Ministry in Columbia

By Jairo de Oliveira

CIU Graduate Student

In August 2016 I moved to Columbia, South Carolina, with my family (wife and son) to study at Columbia International University. Few...

May 21, 2018

Two graduates of the Columbia International University's College of Education have recently taken on leadership positions.

Emir Ruiz Esparza has been hired as Dean of Student Life, Learning and Formation at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas. He will oversee resident educators, student...

May 15, 2018
The sign announcing the construction of the William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center

It may get a bit dusty at times around the CIU campus this summer, but by the time students return in late August, there will be some very noticeable changes. It’s known around campus as “The Wow Factor.”

One of the most recognizable activities this summer is seen as soon...

May 15, 2018
CIU Professor of Church Ministry Dr. Andre Rogers

By Bob Holmes

Columbia International University professor of Church Ministry, Dr. Andre Rogers has an additional role outside the classroom. CIU President...

May 14, 2018
Dr. Mike Langston

By Thomas S. Mullikin

In the wake of a marked rise in both mental health and spiritual well-being issues – and a dearth of Christian outreach programs to deal with the same – there is said to be a ‘resurgence of need.’ This need is for...

May 08, 2018

On-campus and online student enrollment continues to grow at Columbia International University.

The 2018 Spring semester brought nine percent overall enrollment growth compared to Spring 2017 for a total of 1,085 undergraduate, graduate and seminary students now attending CIU.

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May 04, 2018
CIU Cross Country and Track Coach Jud Brooker

Columbia International University Athletics Director James Whitaker is calling the first CIU Golf Classic “a huge success.” Over 120 golfers from the Columbia area participated in the May 2 event with proceeds supporting the...

May 03, 2018
The mayor, the chancellor and the president

By Bob Holmes

A ceremonial groundbreaking on International Boulevard at the entrance to Columbia International University, marks a revitalization of the Monticello Road corridor, the gateway to the CIU campus.

Columbia Mayor...

April 30, 2018

By Bob Holmes

Berther Ondiek is the first person in her Kenyan village to earn a Psychology degree. That explains the loud jubilation from several African friends who jumped up and down as they...

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