CIU News

May 29, 2015

Columbia International University Athletics Director Kim Abbott has been recognized for her Christian character by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA). Abbott was...

May 19, 2015

May Commencement at CIU

A Time for Joy, a Time for Tears

By Melissa McCutchan

For nearly 200 Columbia International...

May 18, 2015

A coach who led his team to a national championship this season will now head the men's basketball program at Columbia International University. 

Marshall Tague (pronounced: TAYG) comes to CIU from Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he coached the Chargers...

May 06, 2015

A Columbia International University student has found a unique way to combine business with ministry. Laurie Pineda, who is enrolled part time in the Business & Organizational Leadership program, and her husband Hector operate The Northeast Coffee House in Columbia that combines local...

May 05, 2015

Columbia International University Rams sprinter CJ Jones finished fifth in the 100 meter dash at the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) track championships on May 2 held at Shorter University. This is the first season for track at CIU in the school’s 92-year history....

April 28, 2015

With race relations at the forefront of the news these days, Columbia International University president Dr. Bill Jones and CIU professor Dr. Andre Rogers, an African-American, dedicated a recent CIU Chapel...

April 21, 2015

April is a month for expressing thanks and recognition.

Columbia International University students expressed thanks to South Carolina state legislators for their support of the state’s Tuition Grant program, while a CIU professor has been recognized as an excellent teacher. Both...

April 21, 2015

By Melissa McCutchan

CIU Student Writer

The stage in Columbia International University’s Hoke Auditorium was transformed into a 1935 small town in Alabama as the CIU Players performed Harper Lee’s “To...

April 20, 2015

A former Columbia TV meteorologist is returning to South Carolina for his graduation from Columbia International University on May 16.  

Jonathan Oh, who grew up in the Columbia area, was a weatherman for three TV stations (WIS, WACH and WOLO) over a seven-year period, and during...

April 17, 2015

Columbia International University alumnus Bobby Farmer, a Vietnam veteran, led a weeklong 175-mile river trip from Columbia to Charleston, South Carolina in an effort to bond with, and help 22 veterans who are dealing with issues...

April 13, 2015

By Brittany Bradley

CIU Student Writer

Sadie Hawkins at CIU isn’t the stereotypical dance scene. Instead, the annual spring event features the women asking the men to join their team for an afternoon of zany competition.

“[Organizing...

April 07, 2015

By Melissa McCutchan

CIU Student Writer

Former Texas governor Rick Perry paid a visit to Columbia International University on April 7 to address students, faculty, and staff in a special assembly. Perry was in South...

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