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Dr. Mark Smith and Gov. Henry McMaster

Columbia International University President Dr. Mark Smith continued his “Get Acquainted Leadership Tour” of South Carolina by spending 45 minutes with Gov. Henry McMaster at the...

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Columbia International University is honoring our nation’s military personnel with a special offer on CIU’s fully online business programs for working adults. President Mark Smith said...

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, CIU President  Mark Smith, Debbie Smith

By Bob Holmes

It’s not the kind of phone call you get every day.

Columbia International University President Dr. Mark Smith was sitting in his office one day in...

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CIU students March for Life in D.C.

By Bob Holmes

Two Columbia International University students made the nearly seven hour drive from Columbia to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2018 March for Life on...

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John Maxwell to hold Leadership Forum at CIU April 25.

Dr. John Maxwell, one of the most influential leadership experts in the world, is coming to Columbia International University for a Leadership Forum on April 25.

Maxwell is a #1 New York...

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Beech and Jessica Loveland

By Bob Holmes

Beach Loveland calls it an important part of his lifelong pursuit of being the best he can be at roasting coffee. Perhaps we should call him, “Master Beach...

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Scott Adams, director of the CIU School of Business and Professional Studies

The Director of CIU’s School of Business and Professional Studies says that because of the political climate we live in, there may be more government shutdowns in the future.

Dr. Scott...

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The spring semester at Columbia International University is in full swing with more students in the classroom and more students studying online.

CIU Vice President for Enrollment and...

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CIU President Dr. Mark Smith (left) and Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald Rhames sign agreement.

Columbia International University and Midlands Techical College (MTC) have formalized an agreement that will allow a seamless transition into CIU for MTC students who are pursuing a degree in...

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A graduate of the CIU Prison Initiative receives his diploma and hugs Initiative Director Andre Melvin.

By Bob Holmes

Norm fought back tears of joy as the candidates for graduation formed the line that would lead to “the walk” when a Columbia International University...

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Ben Lippen business students welcome sheriff's deputies.

Ben Lippen High School students taking dual enrollment business classes at Columbia International University showed their appreciation to law enforcement officers and first responders this...

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Lexi Evans and Andrew Hampshire

By Bob Holmes

The casual observer at the Columbia International University commencement may have just thought it coincidence when two people with the same last name crossed...

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