CIU News

The new director of CIU's 100-voice choir Bryce Thompson
A new 100-voice choir is in development Columbia International University led by a talented and experienced chorale director.
Bryce Thompson comes to CIU from Lake Orion High School in Lake Orion,... Read More
William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center
There have been 100-plus-degree days and the humidity that the Midlands of South Carolina is famous for has returned. But committed, hard-working construction crews on campus are moving toward... Read More
Columbia International University’s online Master of Arts in Theological Studies is #1 in the nation according to BestColleges.com, while the Master of Education in Educational Administration (... Read More
SCICU Excellent Teacher, Dr. Sandra Young
Columbia International University English professor Dr. Sandra Young is among the best in South Carolina. Young is CIU’s 2019 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award presented each year... Read More
Billy Graham Lausanne Scholar Mehari Korcho
By Bob Holmes
The 2019 recipient of a full-tuition Columbia International University scholarship desires to mobilize and equip diaspora churches in America so they can increase their engagement in... Read More
The SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher ranks two Columbia International University online programs as among the most affordable in the nation.
CIU’s online Master of... Read More
The winners of the CIU Classic.
By Bob Holmes
As Columbia International University President Dr. Mark Smith finished an opening prayer at the second annual CIU Golf Classic, the cheer of “Hip, Hip Hurray” echoed across... Read More
Michael Lyerly
MBA assists in business and ministry opportunities  
By Bob Holmes
Michael Lyerly says as he studied for his MBA, he could go right from the textbook to the warehouse he manages and immediately... Read More
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
“Commencement is my favorite day of the year,” said CIU President Dr. Mark Smith as he introduced former Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann as the... Read More
Raphael Anzenberger
Raphael Anzenberger directs ministry to French-Speaking world
Columbia International University alumnus Raphael Anzenberger reports that a new church opens in France every 10 days. But expensive... Read More
Dr. Rick Christman
Dr. Rick Christman has been named the executive vice president of Student Services and Online Services at Columbia International University.
Christman comes to CIU from Trevecca Nazarene University... Read More
CIU Intercultural Studies major Alejandro Betancur
Columbia International University student Alejandro Betancur dedicated the summer of 2018 to reflecting on the wonders of God’s creation in Grand Canyon National Park, and ministering to those... Read More

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