CIU News

March 02, 2012

A Columbia-area businessman and church elder is the newest member of the Columbia International University Board of Trustees.  Marion Hill Davis of Chapin was elected to the board at its February meeting.  

Davis is the president of Bilt Rite Corporation Overhead Door...

March 01, 2012

Not every Columbia International University Chapel begins with 60 dozen doughnuts.  But the Chapel speaker on March 1 brought his work with him.  Students lined up to get a doughnut before heading in to Shortess Chapel to hear Krispy Kreme CEO Jim Morgan challenge them to pursue...

February 27, 2012

By Tim Caiello

CIU Student Writer

Columbia International University not only trains future leaders, but also equips current leaders.

That’s why the Youth Ministry, Family & Culture Department at CIU hosted a two-day Resource Conference for...

February 24, 2012

Today’s economic climate is making it difficult for businesses to stay focused on their mission while at the same handling the daily challenges. That’s why Columbia International University is hosting a luncheon with Jim Morgan, the Chairmanand CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. on March 1...

February 22, 2012

A Columbia International University Professor of Muslim Studies is advising a group hoping to revive the churches in East Africa.  Church leaders there are concerned about a growing threat of Islam in the region. 

Professor David Cashin is offering his knowledge and...

February 20, 2012

A former Columbia International University dean is still going strong at age 95. 

Peter Letchford has a long resume that includes missionary to Africa, church pastor, and dean of the Graduate School of Missions at Columbia Bible College, now CIU Seminary & School of...

February 16, 2012

The mayor of South Carolina’s capital city encouraged the student-inmates in the CIU Prison Initiative to share “the love of Jesus Christ,” which is “an awesome responsibility and opportunity.” 

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin toured the facilities of...

February 15, 2012

“He may be one of the best preachers you’ll ever hear.” 

That’s what University of South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier says about Adrian Despres, the guest chaplain of Spurrier’s Gamecocks football team.  Spurrier made a brief, surprise appearance at...

February 13, 2012

Christian singer/songwriter Laura Story, a 2003 graduate of Columbia International University, earned a Grammy for her song “Blessings,” which she wrote and recorded.  Story received the award in the Best Contemporary Christian Song category during the afternoon ceremonies at...

February 08, 2012

The First Annual Discover CIU 5K & Fun Run brought together students, faculty, and staff from Columbia International University and Ben Lippen School, as well as members of the community.  The Feb. 4 event was hosted by CIU Rams Athletics and organized by CIU Cross Country Coach Jud...

February 06, 2012

For the first time in 89 years, a high school athlete has committed to play a sport at Columbia International University.  Soccer stand out Daniel Mallard of Greensboro, N.C. becomes the first intercollegiate athlete to commit to the CIU Rams, as the school fields its first teams in...

January 31, 2012

Construction of Phase II of Pine View Apartments at Columbia International University is underway.  Workers and heavy equipment are now on site leveling the ground for approximately 100 more apartment homes featuring one-bedroom efficiencies, one- and two-bedroom apartments and a Community...

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