CIU News

  • 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...

  • CIU Professor of Church Ministry Dr. Andre Rogers
    Dr. Andre Rogers Named Special Assistant to the President; Popular longtime CIU professor has served under presidents Smith and Jones

    By Bob Holmes

    Columbia International University professor of Church Ministry, Dr. Andre Rogers has an additional role outside the classroom. CIU President Dr. Mark Smith has named Rogers special assistant to the president...

  • Dr. Mike Langston
    Wartime chaplain building CIU’s chaplaincy program

    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 new and ever-effective chaplaincy programs, and an enabling of those programs to train new chaplains,...

  • Enrollment Growth Continues at CIU

    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.

    Meanwhile, the number of students taking advantage of CIU’s ...

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 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 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...

April 26, 2018

By Bob Holmes

Over 1,000 people came to the Columbia International University campus to hear Dr. John Maxwell’s   Leadership Forum in Shortess Chapel. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and...

April 26, 2018

Former Clemson University and Ohio State basketball standout Tony Stockman is the new men’s head basketball coach at Columbia International University.

Stockman comes to the CIU Rams from Ohio Christian University (OCU) where he coached for six seasons. While at OCU, Stockman won...

April 26, 2018

Columbia International University is joining with community leaders for a revitalization of the Monticello Road corridor beginning with the groundbreaking of the $20 million William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center at the entrance to the CIU campus.

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