CIU News

  • CIU Volleyball Coach Amber Haver

    Congrats to Coach Amber Haver!

    Columbia International University volleyball coach Amber Haver is the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) South Region Coach of the Year.

    Haver led CIU to their best season since the program's inception with a record of 21-12.

    "I'm honored. Blessed to have student-...

  • Three CIU students celebrate graduation.

    The Class of 2021 Celebrates

    By Bob Holmes

    Six-year-old Sarah Pilpe let it be known that “My mom is a good teacher.”

    And for good reason.

    Her mom, Jennifer Pilpe had just walked across the stage to receive her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership...

  • Columbia International University alumnus and Pat Linnell, author of "Grace Bomb"

    CIU alumnus encourages believers to drop a “Grace Bomb”

    By Bob Holmes

    You’ve probably heard of a random act of kindness. But have you ever heard of a Grace Bomb? They may be similar in some ways, but Columbia International University alumnus Pat Linnell says there is a big difference — there is nothing random about the Grace Bomb. It’s intentional and it’s about Christ.

    “It’s my...

  • A CIU Core Value reminder at the Prayer Towers

    What will you pray on the National Day of Prayer?

    Professor Dr. Andre Rogers has some suggestions

    May 7 is the National Day of Prayer. Will you participate? What will be your prayer that day?

    Columbia International University Professor of Preaching Dr. Andre Rogers has a few powerful prayer suggestions that we can lift up to the...

  • Brett Collins reacts with excitement at the House Summit.

    House Cup celebration brings excitement, community as year draws to a close

    By Josh Ford

    CIU Student Writer

    College students enjoy competing for bragging rights. That’s why winning the House Cup is a big deal at Columbia International University. The trophy is bestowed on the residence hall that has accumulated the most points at the end of the school year through various competitions and achievements called the House...

  • Student Body President Christina Brown worships in song.

    Earth Day: Worshipping the God of all creation at new amphitheater

    By Bob Holmes

    Earth Day was a perfect day to have the first “Cathedral of Trees” Chapel. That’s what Associate Dean for Spiritual Formation Dan Coy likes to call the new amphitheater built in a wooded valley near the pond behind the Prayer Towers — strategically situated for worshippers to sit on the grassy hillside above the stage.  

    As the worship band led in...

CIU Volleyball Coach Amber Haver
Columbia International University volleyball coach Amber Haver is the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) South Region Coach of the Year.
Haver led CIU to their best season since... Read More
Three CIU students celebrate graduation.
By Bob Holmes
Six-year-old Sarah Pilpe let it be known that “My mom is a good teacher.”
And for good reason.
Her mom, Jennifer Pilpe had just walked across the stage to receive her Ph.D. in... Read More
Columbia International University alumnus and Pat Linnell, author of "Grace Bomb"
By Bob Holmes
You’ve probably heard of a random act of kindness. But have you ever heard of a Grace Bomb? They may be similar in some ways, but Columbia International University alumnus Pat Linnell... Read More
A CIU Core Value reminder at the Prayer Towers
Professor Dr. Andre Rogers has some suggestions
May 7 is the National Day of Prayer. Will you participate? What will be your prayer that day?
Columbia International University Professor of Preaching... Read More
Brett Collins reacts with excitement at the House Summit.
By Josh Ford
CIU Student Writer
College students enjoy competing for bragging rights. That’s why winning the House Cup is a big deal at Columbia International University. The trophy is bestowed on... Read More
Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will deliver the commencement address to the Columbia International University Class of 2021 during commencement ceremonies to be held May 1 at Shandon Baptist... Read More
Grace Hipp
Meet members of the Class of 2021 as they discuss their time at CIU and look to the future
Grace Hipp grew up on a farm in Saluda, South Carolina and is graduating with a major in Business... Read More
Student Body President Christina Brown worships in song.
By Bob Holmes
Earth Day was a perfect day to have the first “Cathedral of Trees” Chapel. That’s what Associate Dean for Spiritual Formation Dan Coy likes to call the new amphitheater built in a... Read More
CIU doctoral student Tom Mullikin speaks at the Governor's Mansion as CIU Professor Dr. Mike Langston looks on. (Photos by Kierston Smith)
By Bob Holmes
Columbia International University doctoral student Tom Mullikin is developing what he calls “a theology of ecology.” His concern for God’s creation led him to conceive and direct... Read More
Gabe Austin, AAC Player of the Week
The CIU Rams baseball team has its first Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Player of the Week.
Transfer senior catcher Gabe Austin was also named the National Christian College Athletic... Read More
By Alex Brickey
CIU Student Writer
 
J.R.R. Tolkien fans among the student body were treated to a stimulating two-part discussion titled “The Tolkien Talks” featuring four faculty members from... Read More
Zac Beckom (left), a freshman, and sophomore Isaac Winkfield enjoy beanbag chairs during intense gaming at Owen's Place. (Photos by Josh Ford, student photographer)
By Josh Ford
CIU Student Writer
Now here is a place to relax.
Owen’s Place, located in the Rossi Student Center, has plenty of video games, snacks and beanbags, in an ambiance of dim lights and... Read More

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