CIU News

November 16, 2011

James Whitaker, a Greenville, S.C. native who has guided college and high school soccer teams to championship seasons, has been named the assistant athletic director and men’s soccer coach at Columbia International University.  Whitaker joins a growing roster of coaches and athletic...

November 15, 2011

Columbia International University has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to offer up to 100 percent of three master’s degrees and an undergraduate Bible Certificate online.  SACS is an accrediting agency.    

The online...

November 10, 2011

Columbia International University Professor of Chaplain Ministries, Dr. Mike Langston, spoke from a chaplain's heart on the national radio program “Focus on the Family.” The two-part interview Nov. 10 and 11 (Veteran’s Day), was a special tribute to military veterans.  Langston,...

November 08, 2011

CIU Cross Country Coach Judson “Jud” Brooker made an impressive first run in his new home of Columbia, S.C.  Brooker took first place in the 8k at the Governor’s Cup Road Race, Nov. 5 in Columbia.  Brooker’s time was 29:14 with a pace of 5:54. 

Brooker is organizing CIU’s...

November 08, 2011

Homecoming 2011 at Columbia International University was rich with CIU traditions.  The theme, “Faith Forward” highlighted three Distinguished Alumni who have made an impact both in the United States and abroad.  Other Homecoming events Nov. 3-5 included tours of the historic Robert...

November 07, 2011

Columbia International University students celebrated Spirit Week Nov. 1-4 with four unique dress-up themes. 

On Day 1 there were Epic Movie characters roaming the campus including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and characters from the Harry Potter series. Darth Vader and Snow White...

November 01, 2011

A businessman and attorney from the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina has been elected to the Columbia International University Board of Trustees.  

Ross M. "Buddy" Lindsay is the owner of Lindsay and Evans CPAs, and with his wife Marie, is an attorney at the Lindsay...

October 27, 2011

By Bob Holmes

Tawa Saune grew up in Lima, Peru.  He is Quechua – an indigenous people who descended from the ancient Incas.  His father is from the mountains, his mother from the jungle.  And Laura, “the girl of his dreams”...

October 25, 2011

Columbia International University is #6 among South Carolina colleges and universities in the annual rankings published by the website StateUniversity.com.  That’s up one position from last year’s rankings.      

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October 20, 2011

Students at Columbia International University commemorated Authority of Scripture Week on campus with a public reading of the Bible in four days from Oct. 25 to Oct. 28.  The Authority of Scripture is a CIU core value.       

From a tent located in the...

October 14, 2011

Columbia International University Professor Dr. Warren Larson is often called on for his expertise when it comes to issues related to Islam. Two recent hot topics have brought Larson into the news on the pages of "Christianity Today" magazine.

Larson, who is an associate...

October 14, 2011

Homecoming 2011 at Columbia International University is set for Nov. 3-5.  The theme for this year is “Faith Forward” focusing on CIU’s strategic five-year plan for the future.  The acronym FORWARD spells out those goals:

F =...

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