CIU News

  • CIU Hoop for Hope basketball camp.
    200 Columbia-Area youth hear the gospel at Hoop for Hope camp

    CIU Rams learn to “coach” youth on basketball and life

    By Bob Holmes

    Columbia International University Assistant Athletics Director Kim Abbott says this was the plan for CIU athletics from Day 1.

    As Abbott stood on the steps overlooking the...

  • Recidivism in CIU’s Prison Initiative is Zero Percent!

    It’s true. Among graduates of Columbia International University’s Prison Initiative the recidivism rate is zero percent. That’s phenomenal when you consider that a recent report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics showed 68 percent of inmates released from prison were re-arrested within three years.

    Each year about a dozen student-inmates graduate from CIU with an...

  • CIU students ready to make an impact in government

    Trip to D.C. includes address from the president and vice president

    By Bob Holmes

    Nearly 50 Columbia International University students learned to make an impact in the Nation’s Capital, as well as at home at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority...

  • James Morgan
    CIU Leadership Luncheon emphasizes leadership through humility

    Lessons from a former Krispy Kreme CEO

    By Bob Holmes

    Anne Marie Green was so excited about what she was hearing at the Columbia International University Leadership Luncheon that she tweeted it out right away: “Culture is the platform for strategy and vision.”

    ...

  • CIU Prison Initiative plays vital role in preventing inmate suicides

    South Carolina inmates enrolled in the CIU Prison Initiative provide an important listening ear to fellow inmates on suicide watch. The student-inmates have become known as Health Companions who routinely check on their peers who are going through significant challenges and may be suicidal.

    That’s just one ministry of the 157 CIU Prison Initiative alumni who serve as chaplain...

  • 10 Great Reasons to earn your MBA online at CIU

    Take it from a man with an extensive background in business and business education. There are at least 10 great reasons to earn your MBA online at Columbia International University.

    Dr. Thomas E. Griffin, the program director of CIU’s online business programs, is much more than an educator. His wide-ranging professional experience adds depth of insight to CIU’s business...

CIU Hoop for Hope basketball camp.
CIU Rams learn to “coach” youth on basketball and life
By Bob Holmes
Columbia International University Assistant Athletics Director Kim Abbott says this was the plan for CIU athletics... Read More
Trip to D.C. includes address from the president and vice president
By Bob Holmes
Nearly 50 Columbia International University students learned to make an impact in the Nation’s Capital, as well... Read More
It’s true. Among graduates of Columbia International University’s Prison Initiative the recidivism rate is zero percent. That’s phenomenal when you consider that a recent report... Read More
James Morgan
Lessons from a former Krispy Kreme CEO
By Bob Holmes
Anne Marie Green was so excited about what she was hearing at the Columbia International University Leadership Luncheon that she tweeted it out... Read More
South Carolina inmates enrolled in the CIU Prison Initiative provide an important listening ear to fellow inmates on suicide watch. The student-inmates have become known as Health Companions who... Read More
Take it from a man with an extensive background in business and business education. There are at least 10 great reasons to earn your MBA online at Columbia International University.
Dr. Thomas E.... Read More
The new director of CIU's 100-voice choir Bryce Thompson
A new 100-voice Ambassador Choir is in development Columbia International University led by a talented and experienced chorale director.
Bryce Thompson comes to CIU from Lake Orion High School in... Read More
William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center
There have been 100-plus-degree days and the humidity that the Midlands of South Carolina is famous for has returned. But committed, hard-working construction crews on campus are moving toward... Read More
Columbia International University’s online Master of Arts in Theological Studies is #1 in the nation according to BestColleges.com, while the Master of Education in Educational Administration (... Read More
SCICU Excellent Teacher, Dr. Sandra Young
Columbia International University English professor Dr. Sandra Young is among the best in South Carolina. Young is CIU’s 2019 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award presented each year... Read More
Billy Graham Lausanne Scholar Mehari Korcho
By Bob Holmes
The 2019 recipient of a full-tuition Columbia International University scholarship desires to mobilize and equip diaspora churches in America so they can increase their engagement in... Read More
The SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher ranks two Columbia International University online programs as among the most affordable in the nation.
CIU’s online Master of... Read More

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