By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
Open Mic in the CIU Ram Shack was a night of creativity and expression through singing, instrumentals, spoken word, rap, poetry, jokes, bagpipes and banjos and violins solos. The atmosphere buzzed during performances that were often spontaneous, raw and unpolished.
Freshman Joy Jones called the November...
South Carolina U.S. House member Joe Wilson of Lexington County stopped by the Columbia International University campus to chat with business students as part of a tour of his home district and the surrounding area.
Wilson spoke to a Managerial Economics class and noted...
A Review by Michael A. Lanier
I walked into Hoke Auditorium, believing that I already knew what to expect from the CIU Thespians' newest production, The 39 Steps. I was already familiar with the story: the famous Alfred Hitchcock directed the film adaption of the popular novel back in the 1950s, and having seen the movie, I was ready for the suspenseful...
CIU students prepped for the annual winter formal with an evening of swing dance lessons and a little competition. To add to the fun, students dressed in “sock hop” fashion as if it were the 1950s.
The winning dance couple was Josiah Anzenberger and Meghann Miller.
Anzenberger says he only learned to swing dance about a month ago and he says he “loved it...
Meet CIU Alumna La Shonna Bookert
La Shonna Bookert says Columbia International University thoroughly prepared her to be a successful teacher of young children. And it shows.
Bookert is “Center Stage,” featured in an employee profile by the Richland One School District in Columbia, South Carolina. She graduated from CIU with a...
By Michael A. Lanier, Naomi Balk and Bob Holmes
Students, alumni and others expressed excitement about the future of Columbia International University as Dr. Mark Smith was ceremonially inaugurated as the seventh president of CIU. The Nov. 3 event was held as part of the...