CIU News

  • The CIU Rams vs. Columbia College
    Rams Win! CIU Victorious in Historic First Home Volleyball Match

    Another historic milestone in the history of Columbia International University Athletics. Not only have the CIU Rams entered a new sport — volleyball — they won their first home match in convincing fashion defeating cross-town rivals Columbia College 3-0.

    Check out the details on CIU’s athletics...

  • "Florence Welcome Party" at CIU featured free donuts
    The CIU Hurri-cation of 2018

    The musings of student writers Naomi Balk and Joseph Knight during Hurricane Florence

    I was in the Library when we found out that classes were cancelled for the rest of the week. The governor had requested that schools close with the approach of Hurricane Florence. Everyone was whispering the same thing, “Classes are canceled.” News of the break spread quickly...

  • CIU President Dr. Mark Smith at convocation 2018
    Opening Convocation: Passionate Message on Building the Church

    President Mark Smith delivers first message in renovated Shortess Chapel

    By Naomi Balk

    CIU Student Writer

    Columbia International University Dean Dr. Bryan Beyer blew the shofar as the sound resounded through the newly renovated Shortess Chapel. It...

  • Quality Education at an Affordable Cost Earns CIU #1 Ranking

    Columbia International University is ranked #1 among colleges and universities in South Carolina by BestColleges.com.

    The website’s rankings are intended to inform and guide prospective students toward institutions that provide a quality education...

  • The House of Virtus
    The Throwdown: CIU students rev-up for a new school year

    By Naomi Balk

    CIU Student Writer

    Hoke Auditorium could hardly contain the energy at the 2018 Throwdown signally the beginning of the annual House Collective.

    The Throwdown is a series of competitive performances where each house or residence hall offers a five-minute presentation of their house and what they represent.

    “It’s a...

  • CIU students take part in Monticello Road clean up.
    CIU students loving their neighbors with clean-up effort

    Columbia International University students got up a little early on a Saturday morning recently and joined hands with community members as they worked to beautify the Monticello Road corridor leading to campus.

    The students, along with some faculty and staff, partnered with members of Temple Zion Baptist Church and other local residents picking up litter on Monticello Road and adjacent...

By Abbey Le Roy

CIU Student Writer

The cost of living in the recently renovated Memorial Residence Hall is high.  The price...

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James Whitaker, a Greenville, S.C. native who has guided college and high school soccer teams to championship seasons, has been named the assistant athletic director and men’s soccer coach at...

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Columbia International University has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to offer up to 100 percent of three master’s degrees and an undergraduate...

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Columbia International University Professor of Chaplain Ministries, Dr. Mike Langston, spoke from a chaplain's heart on the national radio program “Focus on the Family.” The two-part...

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Homecoming 2011 at Columbia International University was rich with CIU traditions.  The theme, “Faith Forward” highlighted three Distinguished Alumni who have made an impact both in the...

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CIU Cross Country Coach Judson “Jud” Brooker made an impressive first run in his new home of Columbia, S.C.  Brooker took first place in the 8k at the Governor’s Cup Road Race, Nov. 5 in...

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Columbia International University students celebrated Spirit Week Nov. 1-4 with four unique dress-up themes. 

On Day 1 there were Epic Movie characters roaming the campus including...

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A businessman and attorney from the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina has been elected to the Columbia International University Board of Trustees.  

Ross M. "Buddy"...

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By Bob Holmes

Tawa Saune grew up in Lima, Peru.  He is Quechua – an indigenous people who descended from the ancient Incas.  His father is from the mountains,...

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Columbia International University is #6 among South Carolina colleges and universities in the annual rankings published by the website StateUniversity.com.  That’s up one position from last...

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Students at Columbia International University commemorated Authority of Scripture Week on campus with a public reading of the Bible in four days from Oct. 25 to Oct. 28.  The Authority of...

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Homecoming 2011 at Columbia International University is set for Nov. 3-5.  The theme for this year is “Faith Forward” focusing on CIU’s strategic five-year plan for the...

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