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...

By Abbey Le Roy

CIU Student Writer  

A diverse group of mostly 800 teenage girls, gathered on the campus of Columbia International University...

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By Abbey Le Roy

CIU Student Writer 

Young women are bombarded with deceptive messages that can leave them believing their self-worth is defined by a...

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On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attack on America, The Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies at Columbia International University is calling on churches across the United States to pray for the...

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A 1954 graduate of Columbia International University is the focus of a lifestyle news story in The Suffolk News Herald of Suffolk, Va. 

Jeanne Banks is featured for being “a giver, a...

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Columbia International University and Crossover Communications International are sponsoring “Impacto Global,” a conference to mobilize the Hispanic community in the United States to effectively...

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A 1999 graduate of Columbia International University is using the sport of wrestling to teach character and present biblical values. 

Scott Szalwinski has founded Mats 2 Men in...

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The third cohort of the Columbia International University Prison Initiative graduated on Aug. 26.  The commencement speaker was a key figure in the development of the Initiative - former...

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Columbia International University upperclassmen are returning to Columbia for a new semester, and for many of them, a residence hall that doesn’t quite look like it did when they left in May....

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Dr. Bryan Beyer has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Columbia International University (CIU). 

Beyer has been a professor at CIU since 1985, and served as...

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An editorial column in The State newspaper in Columbia featured perhaps one of Columbia International University’s most influential alumni in the world of sports.  Adrian Despres, a...

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In these days of the Wii, Game Boy and other high tech entertainment, a Columbia International University alumnus has discovered creating new board games is a hit in Germany.  Jeff Allers, a...

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Some came in hatchbacks stuffed to the roof.  Some came with U-Hauls in tow.  Some came in a taxi from the airport.  But all have one thing in common.  Their first year at...

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