CIU News

  • Former NFL standout Corey Miller speaking at Columbia International University

    Former NFL standout shares Christian testimony; calls for unity

    By Jack Horchler

    CIU Student Writer

    It was an exciting day for students enrolled in the Sport Management program at Columbia International University as they met Corey Miller, a former linebacker for the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings.

    Miller introduced...

  • Dr. Jill McElheny brings her wealth of experience in nursing to CIU.

    Director of Proposed Nursing Program has “Sacred Calling”

    In preparation for a Nursing degree program at Columbia International University, Dr. Jill McElheny has been hired as the program director to begin laying a solid foundation for the future of Nursing at CIU.

    McElheny brings a wealth of experience in leading the operations of a fast-growing Christian Nursing program at Colorado Christian University (CCU) in Lakewood, Colorado where she...

  • Dr. Michael Avery speaking in CIU's Shortess Chapel (Photos by Kierston Smith)

    God Delights in New Beginnings

    By Alex Brickey

    CIU Student Writer

    “God delights in new beginnings,” exclaimed Dr. Michael Avery, adding “some of you need a new beginning.”

    Avery, of Deeper Life Ministries, shared this message during a week of Columbia International University chapels, and described what it looks like to be born...

  • CIU Master's in Public Administration Program Director Dr. Tara Phelps-Jones

    Move Ahead with CIU’s new Master’s in Public Administration

    Public administration is an in-demand field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment in management occupations is forecast to grow 5% over the next eight years, creating over 500,000 jobs, driven by the establishment of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which will require more workers to manage these operations.

    With a median annual wage of over $109,000,...

  • Juan Jimenez of the CIU Rams concentrates on Rocket League. (Photos by Laurence Thompson)

    E-Victory! CIU Rams Sweep in Inaugural ESports Match

    By Alex Brickey

    CIU Student Writer

    Students crowded into Columbia International University’s Hoke auditorium. Glowsticks shown in the dark as students excitedly anticipated CIU’s inaugural intercollegiate esports match.

    The night got underway with a Super Smash Brothers game...

  • The Cows help "Pack the House" for CIU volleyball.

    Ram Fans Turn Out Big for Volleyball

    In what was perhaps the CIU Rams best-attended volleyball home match ever, attendance exceeded 300 fans on “Pack the House” night. As an incentive, students were promised a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich if attendance exceeded 300 guests.

    It was a victorious evening. Not only was attendance...

Aimee Elisabeth Powell
In January, Columbia International University mourned the loss of a 25-year-old alumna. Aimee Elisabeth Powell, class of 2007, died from injuries she suffered in a traffic accident in the Charotte, N... Read More
Mondotrack surface at Ben Lippen School
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... Read More
CIU student Katie Mayberry
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... Read More
Scene from "The Mousetrap" performed at Columbia International University
By Ireland KostCIU Student WriterThere’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... Read More