CIU News

Juan Jimenez of the CIU Rams concentrates on Rocket League. (Photos by Laurence Thompson)
By Alex Brickey
CIU Student Writer
Students crowded into Columbia International University’s Hoke auditorium. Glowsticks shown in the dark as students excitedly anticipated CIU’s inaugural... Read More
CIU Counseling Professor Dr. Seth Scott
Columbia International University Counseling professors, Dr. Steve Johnson and Dr. Seth Scott have entered into a national discussion within Christian counseling on whether empathy is sin.
The debate... Read More
The 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings show Columbia International University in the Top 10 for Social Mobility among Regional Universities South.
The Social Mobility ranking is important for... Read More
Dr. David Croteau, dean of Columbia Biblical Seminary at CIU
The dean of Columbia Biblical Seminary at CIU, Dr. David Croteau is one of 42 contributors to the new NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible. Croteau provides the study notes for the book of Galatians. The... Read More
CIU Crisis response team heads for New York after 9-11 attack.
Like many others around the nation on Sept. 11, 2001, Columbia International University President Dr. George Murray found himself away from home, wondering how he would get home, after planes... Read More
CIU Alumna Anne Lord Bailey
Columbia International University alumna Anne Lord Bailey has dedicated her career to finding and sharing resources, opportunities and hope for military veterans.
After Bailey graduated from CIU with... Read More
President Dr. Mark Smith: "Embrace the Word
By Alex Brickey
CIU Student Writer
As the clear long note of the Shofar echoed across Shortess Chapel, sounded by Old Testament Professor Dr. John Crutchfield, students took their seats and quieted... Read More
Tara Collins earns 15 seconds of fame on ESPN.
When Tara Collins stepped onto CIU’s Sessions Field on Aug. 25 for the first women’s soccer match of the season, she had no idea her name would be broadcast on ESPN.

With 25:00 minutes... Read More
CIU President Dr. Mark Smith
Declare the Word!
That was the action call to Columbia International University faculty and staff from President Dr. Mark Smith just ahead of the 2021-2022 CIU school year. That is also the theme for... Read More
CIU Professor Dr. Mike Naylor lends a hand.
By Alex Brickey
CIU Student Writer
Hours before cars and U-Hauls rolled on to International Boulevard to enter the Columbia International University campus, student leaders gathered on The Quad to... Read More
Athletes and coaches worship in song at the retreat
The CIU Athletic Department took a break from their usual preseason activities to gear up for the 2021-2022 academic year with the first-ever CIU combined athletic and leadership weekend retreat in... Read More
Jeremy Kingsley
Catching up with CIU alumnus Jeremy Kingsley
He has been a Bible teacher, author and motivational speaker. His work has taken him around the world. What’s next for Columbia International University... Read More