CIU News

CIU Athletics recognized as Champions of Character by NAIA
The CIU Rams not only play like champions, they are Five Star Champions of Character. The Rams earned the designation from The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).  
NAIA member... Read More
Columbia International University ranks among Best Regional Universities in the South.
The 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings are out, and Columbia International University continues to be among the Best Regional Universities in the South, ahead of nine other South Carolina... Read More
Some CIU Prison Initiative graduates become mental health companions.
The week of Sept. 8 is Suicide Prevention Week and a Columbia International University program that serves behind the walls of the South Carolina Department of Corrections is credited for preventing... Read More
CIU President Dr. Mark Smith washes the feet of professor Dr. Andre Rogers.
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Blowing the shofar, Columbia International University Dean Dr. Bryan Beyer signaled in CIU's Convocation procession, ushering in another school year. Convocation,... Read More
Columbia International University move-in day.
The 2019/2020 school year is underway and the Columbia International University campus is full of excitement — and just plain full! Enrollment is up to 1,574 students, an increase over the previous... Read More
CIU Introduction to Business Class
By Bob Holmes
On the first day of the 2019-2020 school year, a couple staff members stood in the cavernous entryway to the new William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center directing students... Read More
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
The class of 2023 and incoming transfer students experienced a weekend designed to share to the heartbeat of Columbia International University during CIU’s 2019... Read More
Andrew Crutchfield help out at Welcome Week at CIU
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
Over 200 new Columbia International University students started a new chapter of their story on a clear South Carolina morning when they moved onto CIU’s campus.
“... Read More
SC Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette
South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette visited the Columbia International University campus to address a church-community partnership symposium on Aug. 22. The event was hosted by the CIU School of... Read More
First reactions to the $4 million renovation.
By Bob Holmes
The students are back at CIU and so is “The Wow Factor” with the first meal in the renovated $4 million CIU Dining Hall.  
“All my expectations are absolutely blown away,” said CIU... Read More
Lehigh Hanson contributes to Monticello Road revitalization
By Bob Holmes
Lehigh Hanson, Inc, has announced that its Hanson Aggregates subsidiary in Columbia is committed to donating up to $500,000 to Columbia International University in support of CIU’s... Read More
By Bob Holmes
 It will soon be time to “Grill & Chill” on Monticello Road at the local Dairy Queen.
Columbia International University has entered into an agreement with Jones Petroleum... Read More

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