CIU News

  • CIU 2018 Alumnus of the Year Award
    Alumni “come home” to celebrate growth, pray for CIU

    By Naomi Balk and Joseph Knight

    CIU Student Writers

    A lot has changed on the Columbia International University campus since Amy Daugaard graduated in 1978. But when it comes to the center of CIU’s DNA, she says much remains the same.

    “My most prominent memories are a combination of friendships, the Bible being the authority for life,...

  • Scene from "The Mousetrap" performed at Columbia International University
    CIU Thespians to perform the mystery of “The Mousetrap”

    By Ireland Kost

    CIU Student Writer

    There’s a mystery to solve in Hoke Auditorium!

    Written by Agatha Christie, the CIU Thespians’ production of “The Mousetrap” sends chills through the audience with its maddening mystery, intense acting, and simple melody of “Three Blind Mice.”

    The curtains open on Mollie...

  • CIU students take a break from hurricane clean-up in Puerto Rico
    CIU students assist in Puerto Rico recovery a year after Hurricane Maria

    Ten CIU students, along with Intercultural Studies Professor Michelle Raven, travelled to Puerto Rico in October to assist the people there who continue to recover from Hurricane Maria that hit the U.S. territory a year ago. Below are the reflections of a member of the CIU recovery team, Joanna Railey, discussing the six days of ministry. She is a sophomore majoring in ...

  • Mondotrack surface at Ben Lippen School
    Excitement builds as Mondotrack nears completion; 5K Challenge scheduled

    They’re rolling out the Mondo Track. Literally.

    With months of ground preparation behind them, crews are rolling the Mondo surface on the track around the Ben Lippen School football field. It’s the final touch for the $1 million Olympic-style track to be used by the...

  • Rams Head Basktball Coach Tony Stockman
    Former Clemson basketball standout Tony Stockman begins first season as Rams head coach

    Former Clemson basketball standout Tony Stockman is well-known in South Carolina for the big shot he made as a Clemson Tiger in 2001. His three-pointer as time ran out upset #1 ranked University of North Carolina.

    Today, Stockman is in his first season as the head...

  • CIU student Katie Mayberry
    CIU students minister to local community through food drive

    By Naomi Balk

    CIU Student Writer

    “Is this for real? You sure this is free?”

    This was the response of a Monticello Road resident who received one of 266 bags of groceries from CIU’s Student Mission Connection (SMC) as the group reached out to the local community.

    SMC set up a tent, table...

Business Professor Scott Adams, J.D.

Preparations are underway at Columbia International University to open a School of Business and Professional Studies led by Scott Adams, J.D., professor and current director of CIU’s...

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Dr. Mark Smith to be inaugurated president of CIU Nov. 3

The inauguration of Dr. Mark A. Smith as the seventh president of Columbia International University takes place Nov. 3. The ceremony will be held in Shortess Chapel on the campus of CIU beginning...

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A new book by Dr. John Harvey is an in-depth guide to the grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of the Bible’s book of Romans.  

Harvey, dean of the Seminary & School of Ministry at...

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Dr. Ed Smither, dean of the College of Intercultural Studies

On this 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, two Columbia International University (CIU) professors reflect on Martin Luther’s Reformation principle of “Sola Scriptura...

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LEGO movie contest winner Johnathan Rabon

By Michael A. Lanier

CIU Student Writer

Many fans of LEGO building blocks were quite excited at the release of the new film, “The LEGO Ninjago Movie...

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Chaplain Nick LoPresto graduated from CIU in 2007.

A Close-Up Look at a Future in Military Chaplaincy

By Bob Holmes

Out on the flight line of Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina, it is really...

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A Columbia International University donor has committed to giving $12 million toward a Business and IT Global Initiative Center at CIU, part of a $22 million facility expansion plan for the campus...

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Debbie Smith shares her thoughts at the Wives Fellowship.

Wives Fellowship Welcomes Debbie Smith

By Naomi Balk, CIU Student Writer

 

Debbie Smith says if she could teach one class at...

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Musical basketball chairs.

Basketball Teams Hold School-Wide Athletic Event

By Michael A. Lanier

The 2017-2018 CIU men’s and women’s basketball teams were introduced...

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Cutting the ribbon at the John R. Cook Jr. Business and Entrepreneurship Center

By Bob Holmes and Naomi Balk

The Business & Organizational Leadership program at Columbia International University got a big boost on Oct. 6 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

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CIU flags at half staff

How are you praying for those affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas? In a statement, President Donald Trump said, “To the families of the victims: We are praying for you and we are here...

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James Morgan

James Morgan to help celebrate the opening of the new John R. Cook Jr. Business and Entrepreneurship Center

The “Hot Now” sign will be bright on the campus of...

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