CIU News

CIU Thespians present "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe"
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Mysterious fawns, falling snowflakes, and sword combat take to the stage in Hoke Auditorium as the CIU Thespians present C. S. Lewis' classic... Read More
Katelyn Nichols (left) and Kylie Sutton display their Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes.
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
Columbia International University student Ezekiel Helmling, received an Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoe box in Liberia when he was six or seven years... Read More
Professor Scott Adams, dean of the College of Business & Professional Studies
The dean of the Columbia International University’s (CIU) School of Business & Professional Studies says prison inmates need to “think big and aim high” when they consider life after... Read More
Alumni of the Year Doug and Alleene Kracht (Photo by Seth Berry)
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Remembering the days when CIU was Columbia Bible College in downtown Columbia, to wandering on the current 400-acre campus shining with a new... Read More
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster meets with CIU students in the governor's conference room at the Statehouse.
By Bob Holmes
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster advised Columbia International University Business students to understand history, the Constitution and on how to be a leader.     
McMaster... Read More
Elijah Spaulding of the CIU Rams weaves his way through Gamecock traffic.
It’s a first. The Columbia International University Rams men’s basketball team traveled across town to Colonial Life Arena to take on the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. Despite only being a... Read More
CIU Baseball Coach Jonathan Johnson
By Bob Holmes
Are you making yourself available to God? And what’s your platform for making disciples and advancing His Kingdom?
Those were questions posed by Columbia International... Read More
Trunk or Treat with the CIU Rams
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Even though rain made an appearance, it didn’t stop the CIU athletics teams from greeting children with full smiles and in full costume.
The Rams... Read More
Sharon Wingo discusses Bible translation opportunities with CIU students. (Photos by Nathaniel Rabon)
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer 
CIU’s annual World Christian Week encouraged students to consider their role in making disciples of all nations, as they heard from Intercultural Studies... Read More
CIU ranks high in SC in new WalletHub survey
Working on college applications? When it comes to choosing a college or university in South Carolina, Columbia International University continues to rank among very best — and the safest.  
CIU... Read More
CIU Ram Jeff McIlwain, a senior, is introduced at Moore Madness.
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Colorful lights flashed, energizing music blared, and school spirit soared as the CIU Rams captivated those gathered at "Moore Madness."
The Moore... Read More
CIU President Dr. Mark Smith and CIU Chancellor Dr. Bill Jones
Jones also surprised with South Carolina’s highest civilian award
By Naomi Balk and Bob Holmes
Over 200 guests and VIPs came together to celebrate the dedication of the William H. Jones... Read More