New headquarters a milestone in CIU’s Monticello Road revitalization
By Bob Holmes
Lawrie Sikkema has lived just down the road from Columbia International University for over 27 years. As she stood in the new Richland County Sheriff’s Department substation on Monticello Road her first words were, “...
The Columbia International University Ambassador Choir spread Christmas cheer at the final Chapel service of the fall semester at CIU. It was the first full concert in Shortess Chapel for the newly inaugurated choir led by new Director of Choral Activities Bryce Thompson.
First women to complete course celebrate with ceremony
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Women who completed Columbia International University’s first Women’s Leadership course celebrated with a graduation ceremony. The biblical program completed by 11 students over the fall semester, combines spiritual knowledge...
The musings of student writers Naomi Balk and Joseph Knight during Hurricane FlorenceI was in the Library when we found out that classes were cancelled for the rest of the week. The governor had... Read More
President Mark Smith delivers first message in renovated Shortess ChapelBy Naomi BalkCIU Student WriterColumbia International University Dean Dr. Bryan Beyer blew the shofar as the sound resounded... Read More
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... Read More
By Naomi BalkCIU Student WriterHoke 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... Read More
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... Read More
The fall enrollment numbers are in and Columbia International University is blessed with an increasing number of students to be educated from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the... Read More
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
Welcome Week introduced new CIU students to life on campus and involved them in creative activities. The warm reception was greatly appreciated by the freshmen and... Read More
Move-In day: A new homeBy Naomi BalkCIU Student WriterThe Class of 2022 and transfer students moved into the Columbia International University residence halls on Aug. 22 with no shortages of firsts:... Read More
After thousands of dollars in equipment was stolen from her church, CIU Business Professor Amy Dubois prays that whoever took it will understand that it was wrong and come to salvation through Jesus... Read More
CIU couple celebrating 40 years of marriage and a 40-year class reunionBy Bob HolmesKevin and Lainie McWilliams recall that DTR moment in their lives. It was April 4, 1977 when they sat on a bench at... Read More