CIU News

  • Columbia International University Remembers Billy Graham

    Columbia International University celebrates the life and ministry of one of God's greatest servants, The Rev. Billy Graham.

    “The Rev. Graham lifted up Jesus Christ through powerful preaching and led millions to a saving knowledge of Christ,” said CIU President Dr....

  • The Rev. Billy Graham and the CIU Connection

    By Bob Holmes

    As the world mourns the passing of The Rev. Billy Graham, an historic relationship between the famous evangelist and Columbia International University is being recalled.

    In February 1950, Graham was at the height of his ministry. America’s eyes were focused on the young, fiery preacher as he traveled coast to coast preaching the...

  • Hannah Trawick
    CIU Women’s Basketball Recruit Named “Player of the Week” by Columbia TV Station

    Columbia International University basketball recruit Hannah Trawick is the WLTX-TV Player of the Week. Hannah is a senior at Ben Lippen School, CIU’s Pre-K to 12th grade Christian school located on the CIU campus. Hannah received the honor for her hard work on the basketball court as well as her academic achievements, her involvement in...

  • Shirin Taber, director of the Middle East Women's Leadership Network
    CIU Student Making an Impact at the U.N.

    A Columbia International University Intercultural Studies student is making a difference on behalf of women at the United Nations. Shirin Taber, who is enrolled in CIU’s online M.A. in Muslim Studies program, is director of the Middle East Women’s Leadership Network. She recently led a media strategy...

  • CIU Goalkeeper Sam Wammock
    CIU Women’s Soccer Shines

    The CIU women’s soccer team excelled on the field and in the classroom during the 2017 season. The Lady Rams were recognized with five separate awards.

    United Soccer Coaches National Top Ten NCCAA Division 1

    Because of the Rams outstanding play, they finished the season ranked #8 in the nation. The...

  • Henri Aoun of LifeAgape
    Powerful Focus on Missions at CIU

    Students in the College of Intercultural Studies are planning a week for the student body to consider The Great Commission during World Christian Week, Feb. 19-22, celebrating CIU’s core value of World...

September 30, 2015
Operation Christmas Child shoe box

Columbia International University students are already thinking about Christmas. That’s because it’s the time of year to get ready for Operation Christmas Child. The program is a ministry of the international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, providing donated gifts for...

September 11, 2015

Two dozen CIU students donned their finest hats for a Mad Hatter Tea Party held in The Curriculum and Ministry Resource Department (CMRD). The lunchtime fun was held ahead of this fall’s Homecoming 2015 which will feature The CIU Players' production of “Alice in Wonderland....

September 10, 2015
Ben McLochlin follows through for the CIU Rams

The Columbia International University athletics program grew by one more sport this fall with men’s golf.

At the Cutter Creek Invitational hosted by Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina, CIU freshman Ben McLochlin carded a +12 with a pair of 78s to tie for 16th place, 11 strokes...

September 10, 2015
Robert Michaels founder of Serve & Protect

Robert Michaels, a 1981 graduate of Columbia International University, opened the U.S. House of Representatives with prayer on Sept. 9.

Michaels is the founder of Serve & Protect, an international non-profit organization based in Brentwood, Tennessee dedicated to trauma care and...

September 09, 2015
Columbia International University

Columbia International University climbed to #35 among Best Regional Universities in the South in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. CIU ranked #37 in last year’s survey.

Many prospective students and their parents use...

September 05, 2015
2015 Palmetto State Cross Country Festival

Powered by a pair of top ten finishes, the Columbia International University men finished third as a team to mark their best result ever in a home-campus race. The Rams trailed the champion of the Palmetto State Cross Country Festival, Bob Jones University, by only 12 points.

Meanwhile,...

August 31, 2015
Lady Rams celebrate goal

By Melissa McCutchan

CIU Student Writer

Players, coaches, and fans were full of energy on Aug. 29, as the Columbia International University women’s soccer team played their first home game in the program’s history, defeating Wake Technical...

August 27, 2015
"Perspectives on the World Christian Movement" offered for college credit through CIU

A course designed to broaden a believers “perspective” on what God is doing around the world is being offered for college credit through Columbia International University.  

“Perspectives on the World Christian Movement” has been around since the 1970s, but has...

August 27, 2015
CIU women's soccer team wins first ever match

Aug. 26, 2015 is an historic day in the history of Columbia International University athletics. 

The Columbia International University women's soccer team prevailed in its first-ever contest, notching the game's only goal in the 85th minute to defeat Toccoa Falls College in a...

August 24, 2015
CIU is #6 on the annual survey

For the second year in a row, Columbia International University is ranked #6 in the Southeast in the annual “Best Bang for the Buck” survey published by...

August 21, 2015
CIU students at the home of the Rams

The website Christianuniversitiesonline.org (CUO) ranked Columbia International University #3 in their survey of “...

August 20, 2015
International military chaplains pose at CIU.

Military chaplains from six nations visited Columbia International University on Aug. 14 to learn about CIU’s Chaplaincy program and to tour the campus. The chaplains represented...

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