CIU News

August 10, 2010
1More Tour rider Jeremy Rife ponders a question from a CIU student.

By Abbey Shoemaker
CIU Student Writer

A group of Columbia International University students, faculty, and staff gathered in CIU's Moore Fitness Center to celebrate the end of the 1More Tour and hear stories from the riders' 1,800 mile bicycle trip up the East Coast....

July 26, 2010
Anne Gallagher participates in her first CIU class "Principles of Organizational

The first student in Columbia International University's newest Doctor of Education concentration says CIU's "solid match" of a biblical worldview combined with strong content makes the school's Education Program a perfect fit for Christian school educators.

Ann Gallagher, who is enrolled...

July 26, 2010
The 1More Tour Team: Jeremy Rife, Matt Densky, Drew Williams, tour coordinator M

1,800 Mile Bicycle Tour of East Coast Ends in Portland, Maine

Five young men on bicycles representing Columbia International University circled the Portland Head Light, a Portland, Maine lighthouse landmark on July 27, ending a 1,800 mile tour of the East Coast that began...

July 22, 2010
Welcome Home! Check out a furnished model at the Open House at Pine View Apartme

The first building at the new Pine View Apartments at Columbia International University is ready for occupancy, and CIU is celebrating with an Open House. Here's your chance to take a look inside the apartments and get your questions answered. The Open House is this Monday, July 26 from 5-7...

July 13, 2010
Dr. Warren Larson, director of Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies at CIU

It's a hot topic. A Muslim group is proposing to build a multimillion-dollar mosque near the site of the 9-11 terrorist attack in New York City. How should Christians respond? A recent article in Charisma News Online focuses on that question. The online magazine sought out Dr. Warren Larson of...

July 11, 2010
Dr. Jack Layman receives Kingdom Impact Award. Left to right: Director of CIU Al

Nearly 200 Christian school administrators and teachers from around the world are on the campus of Columbia International University this week for the 40th International Institute for Christian School Educators (IICSE). They're attending general sessions, seminars, prayer times, and taking...

June 20, 2010
Dr. Larry Dixon

A book by Columbia International University professor Dr. Larry Dixon is getting attention across North America. "When Temptation Strikes - Gaining Victory Over Sin" discusses how Christians can gain the upper hand over the world, the flesh and the devil. Dixon has done several...

June 16, 2010
Gov. David Beasley (right) with CIU President Dr. Bill Jones

The newest member of the Columbia International University Board of Trustees is a well-known figure in South Carolina government, and is well-known around the world for his outreach to the nations.

David M. Beasley served as governor of South Carolina from 1995-1999. But his career in...

June 03, 2010

Editor's note: The author is a graduate of the Bible Teaching program at Columbia International University. She teaches Bible in a public school in the United States. But because of opposition from some in our culture who actively oppose any religious discussion in public schools, the...

May 20, 2010
The 1More Tour: (left to right) Matt Densky, Israel (“Izzy”) Markle, Grayson Mar

A 1,800 mile summer bicycling tour along the East Coast by five young men will focus on 1More. The idea is not to just peddle 1More mile from Florida to Maine, but it's an opportunity to touch 1More life.

The 1More Tour features four Columbia International University students and one...

May 17, 2010
A worker catalogs the number of a book that was partially damaged by the fire.

Columbia International University junior Johnisha Campbell had a lot on her mind. Finals week was coming up, her husband Patrick was to graduate in a week from CIU Seminary & School of Missions, and now it was time to pick up her five-year-old son P.J. from school. So when she hurried from...

May 16, 2010
Joyce Hoffman

If an award were given out at the 2010 Columbia International University commencement for longest travel distance for a commuter student, Joyce Hoffman would have probably won. Hoffman, 69, who earned a master's degree in biblical studies, commuted weekly to CIU via air from her home in West...