CIU News

  • CIU 2018 Alumnus of the Year Award
    Alumni “come home” to celebrate growth, pray for CIU

    By Naomi Balk and Joseph Knight

    CIU Student Writers

    A lot has changed on the Columbia International University campus since Amy Daugaard graduated in 1978. But when it comes to the center of CIU’s DNA, she says much remains the same.

    “My most prominent memories are a combination of friendships, the Bible being the authority for life,...

  • Scene from "The Mousetrap" performed at Columbia International University
    CIU Thespians to perform the mystery of “The Mousetrap”

    By Ireland Kost

    CIU Student Writer

    There’s a mystery to solve in Hoke Auditorium!

    Written by Agatha Christie, the CIU Thespians’ production of “The Mousetrap” sends chills through the audience with its maddening mystery, intense acting, and simple melody of “Three Blind Mice.”

    The curtains open on Mollie...

  • CIU students take a break from hurricane clean-up in Puerto Rico
    CIU students assist in Puerto Rico recovery a year after Hurricane Maria

    Ten CIU students, along with Intercultural Studies Professor Michelle Raven, travelled to Puerto Rico in October to assist the people there who continue to recover from Hurricane Maria that hit the U.S. territory a year ago. Below are the reflections of a member of the CIU recovery team, Joanna Railey, discussing the six days of ministry. She is a sophomore majoring in ...

  • Mondotrack surface at Ben Lippen School
    Excitement builds as Mondotrack nears completion; 5K Challenge scheduled

    They’re rolling out the Mondo Track. Literally.

    With months of ground preparation behind them, crews are rolling the Mondo surface on the track around the Ben Lippen School football field. It’s the final touch for the $1 million Olympic-style track to be used by the...

  • Rams Head Basktball Coach Tony Stockman
    Former Clemson basketball standout Tony Stockman begins first season as Rams head coach

    Former Clemson basketball standout Tony Stockman is well-known in South Carolina for the big shot he made as a Clemson Tiger in 2001. His three-pointer as time ran out upset #1 ranked University of North Carolina.

    Today, Stockman is in his first season as the head...

  • CIU student Katie Mayberry
    CIU students minister to local community through food drive

    By Naomi Balk

    CIU Student Writer

    “Is this for real? You sure this is free?”

    This was the response of a Monticello Road resident who received one of 266 bags of groceries from CIU’s Student Mission Connection (SMC) as the group reached out to the local community.

    SMC set up a tent, table...

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 ...

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“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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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Every four years, South Carolina makes national headlines as it hosts the First in the South, Republican Presidential Primary.  News reporters from around the world ...

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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...

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Columbia International University alumnus Garry James is the head of a new minority outreach program at the South Carolina Small Business Development Centers.  James, who earned a Master...

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By Jacob Given

CIU Student Writer

Just before graduation day in May 2010, CIU President Dr. Bill Jones prayed with the board of trustees that God would...

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Columbia International University will dedicate the renovated G. Allen Fleece Library with a special ceremony on Jan. 24 at 11:30 a.m.

A devastating electrical fire on May 8, 2010 caused...

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A 1996 graduate of Columbia International University is in the business of helping businesses succeed. 

Jody Deming, who lives in the Upstate of South Carolina, founded ...

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You’ve heard of “Occupy Wall Street.”  But you’ve probably never heard of “Occupy Fleece.” 

It was more of a party, than a protest. 

On Jan. 17, the G. Allen Fleece...

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