CIU News

  • Men's Soccer Travels from Columbia to Colombia

    The CIU men’s soccer team has travelled from South Carolina to South America as they minister in Medellin, Colombia. Coach Bill Brindley is leading his team on the weeklong trip along with CIU Intercultural Studies...

  • French Evangelist Raphael Anzenberger
    New Full-Tuition Scholarship Awarded to French Evangelist

    Students enrolled in online graduate degrees eligible  

    By Bob Holmes

    The first recipient of a new Columbia International University full-tuition scholarship is a French evangelist and church planter who is equipping church leaders in Europe, Africa and Asia. Raphael Anzenberger was named the Billy Graham Lausanne Scholar for 2018 after the...

  • Clearing on International Boulevard for the Global Business and IT Center
    Work on Global Business & IT Center Underway!

    Ground clearing has begun on the $20 million William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center. Named after CIU’s chancellor Dr. Bill Jones, the Center will be the hub for educating students in best practices for Business and IT and how to integrate those skills into the global world. The Center also...

  • Drew Clemmons, a CIU senior enjoys a book in the CIU Campus Store.
    Open for Business! New CIU Campus Store offers more than Textbooks

    By Bob Holmes

    There is probably no place on campus with more blue and gold than the new CIU Campus Store. The CIU school colors are on display in everything from CIU Rams gear to school supplies to gifts.

    Located in the Rossi Student Center just a few steps away from the Grace Coffee Company bar, the CIU Campus Store is operated by...

  • Business Professor Scott Adams, J.D.
    School of Business Making Friends in the International Community

    The Columbia International University School of Business is making friends among those who assist the growing international community in the Columbia area.

    School of Business Director Scott...

  • CIU alumni Jeremy Reasoner and Emily Moore.
    CIU Alumni Are Beauty and the Beast

    Popular Columbia theatre also casts two CIU alumni brother-sister duos

    Two sets of brother-sister alumni are playing major roles in a theatre production of the classic tale of “Beauty and the Beast” at Columbia’s Town Theatre.  

    Courtney Reasoner (’16) plays the role of “Belle,...

By Abbey Shoemaker,


CIU Student Writer


Calling it “a celebration of God’s goodness,” the Columbia International University family came together to glorify...

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By Lenae Simpson,


CIU Student Writer


Columbia International University hosted 51 prospective students – the school’s largest-ever Seminary and Graduate...

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Columbia International University Seminary & School of Missions has won approval from its accrediting agency for a strategic initiative.     


The Association of...

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The Columbia International University mascot was unveiled to the student body during a Chapel service on March 24, as CIU prepares to play intercollegiate athletics beginning with the fall...

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The Distance Education and Media Development (DEMD) department of Columbia International University is the winner of two national awards for innovative online learning. 

The Course-of-...

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Mrs. Robin Temples, MA, LMFT(S), director of Lexington Baptist Counseling Center, will lead a one-day workshop on PREPARE/ENRICH on the campus of Columbia International University on Thursday,...

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By Abbey Shoemaker


CIU Student Writer


“God’s Plan, Your Part” was the theme of this year’s World Christian Week, an annual conference emphasizing CIU’s core...

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Dr. Warren Larson, the director of the Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies at Columbia International University, is a former missionary to Pakistan. Often sought out for his expertise in the area of...

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A Columbia International University alumnus is a finalist for South Carolina Teacher of the Year.  D. Craig Andrysczyk (pronounced: an-DRY-sack) graduated from CIU's Undergraduate School in...

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Columbia International University students have set up a prayer tent on campus and are praying for the nations of the world nearly non-stop this week.  The “Prayer for the Nations” is part of...

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By Lenae Simpson


CIU Student Writer


Enrolling at Columbia International University comes with a warning.


“The classes are transformational. ...

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A South Korean television production company conducted nine interviews during a full day of video shooting on the campus of Columbia International University as part of a documentary on Christian...

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