CIU News

DiAnthony Heathcock of the CIU Rams
Summer sports camps are underway at Columbia International University. A boys and girls basketball camp in June drew dozens of kids who learned how to develop their basketball skills and become team... Read More
Eric Jeffcoat, elementary school executive director, Aiken County Public Schools
A Columbia International University alumnus is taking on an influential leadership role in the Aiken County, South Carolina school district.
Eric Jeffcoat is the new elementary school executive... Read More
CIU Counseling Professor Dr. Seth Scott (Photo by Kierston Smith)
Should Christians use psychiatrists? Good question. A good question that requires a deep biblical response. Columbia International University Counseling Professor Dr. Seth Scott provides an answer... Read More
The Rams celebrate after the final out.
In the first full season of Columbia International University baseball, the CIU Rams snagged the first team national championship in school history at the National Christian College Athletic... Read More
Ralph Enlow is a CIU alumnus and former CIU administrator.
Columbia International University alumnus and former CIU administrator Dr. Ralph Enlow is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from AWM-European School of Culture and Theology (ESCT), CIU’s... Read More
In the heat of battle, it is comforting to have “the bearer of the presence of God” nearby.
“The bearer of the presence of God.” That’s how Columbia International University Chaplaincy Professor Dr.... Read More
President Dr. Mark Smith (right) walking the coast in prayer with Trae Capers, assistant dean for spiritual formation.
Columbia International University President Dr. Mark Smith is on a 20-mile hike along the South Carolina coast with Tom Mullikin, the president of Global Eco Adventures (GEA) just ahead of World... Read More
Chaplain Corps enlisted soldiers attending courses under instruction by USACHCS may complete an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from CIU.
Columbia International University and the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School (USACHCS) at Fort Jackson have signed an Academic Articulation Agreement (AAA). It offers the opportunity for Chaplain... Read More
CIU M.Div. Chaplaincy student Capt. Andrew Baughman
The thoughts of Capt. Andrew S. Baughman, Chaplaincy student
This morning I somberly laid my freshly dry-cleaned army service uniform across the bed. Centered and 1/8 inch above the left breast... Read More
NCCAA South Region Coach of the Year Jonathan Johnson
It’s been a great season for the Columbia International University Rams baseball squad, and that caught the attention of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) who named Head... Read More
CIU Prison Initiative alumnus Jimmy MacPhee
An alumnus of the CIU Prison Initiative is now an ordained minister telling his story of a 45-year prison sentence, and how God changed his life while behind bars.
Jimmy MacPhee recounts his prison... Read More
Three CIU students celebrate graduation.
By Bob Holmes
Six-year-old Sarah Pilpe let it be known that “My mom is a good teacher.”
And for good reason.
Her mom, Jennifer Pilpe had just walked across the stage to receive her Ph.D. in... Read More