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...

Former NFL standout Corey Miller speaking at Columbia International University
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... Read More
Dr. Jill McElheny brings her wealth of experience in nursing to CIU.
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... Read More
Dr. Michael Avery speaking in CIU's Shortess Chapel (Photos by Kierston Smith)
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... Read More
CIU Master's in Public Administration Program Director Dr. Tara Phelps-Jones
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... Read More
The Cows help "Pack the House" for CIU 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-... Read More
Juan Jimenez of the CIU Rams concentrates on Rocket League. (Photos by Laurence Thompson)
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... Read More
CIU Counseling Professor Dr. Seth Scott
Columbia International University Counseling professors, Dr. Steve Johnson and Dr. Seth Scott have entered into a national discussion within Christian counseling on whether empathy is sin.
The debate... Read More
The 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings show Columbia International University in the Top 10 for Social Mobility among Regional Universities South.
The Social Mobility ranking is important for... Read More
Dr. David Croteau, dean of Columbia Biblical Seminary at CIU
The dean of Columbia Biblical Seminary at CIU, Dr. David Croteau is one of 42 contributors to the new NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible. Croteau provides the study notes for the book of Galatians. The... Read More
CIU Crisis response team heads for New York after 9-11 attack.
Like many others around the nation on Sept. 11, 2001, Columbia International University President Dr. George Murray found himself away from home, wondering how he would get home, after planes... Read More
CIU Alumna Anne Lord Bailey
Columbia International University alumna Anne Lord Bailey has dedicated her career to finding and sharing resources, opportunities and hope for military veterans.
After Bailey graduated from CIU with... Read More
President Dr. Mark Smith: "Embrace the Word
By Alex Brickey
CIU Student Writer
 
As the clear long note of the Shofar echoed across Shortess Chapel, sounded by Old Testament Professor Dr. John Crutchfield, students took their seats and quieted... Read More

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