CIU News

  • Dr. Jill McElheny, CIU Director of Nursing Programs

    CIU Announces Director of Upcoming Nursing Program

    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...

  • IU student Wylliam Yougnia samples a taste of the World Christian Week international food cook-off.

    Good News across the globe: World Christian Week

    By Joshua Ford

    CIU Student Writer

    During a global pandemic, Columbia International University took the time to celebrate something that has helped spread Good News across the globe for many years: World Christian Week.

    Missionaries, who are CIU alumni, spoke during Chapel and mission groups set up stations in The Quad where they...

  • Dr. Johnathan Reibsamen, Philosophy program director

    But what is justice?

    By Joshua Ford

    CIU Student Writer

    Plato said that justice has more to it than being honest and paying debts. There’s more to it than doing good to friends and harm to enemies, and there’s more to it than having the interest of the stronger social class of people. He says that justice is the excellence of the soul and that injustice is the defect of...

  • CIU Assistant Cross Country Coach Blaise Shields assists neighborhood representatives at Temple Zion Baptist Church. (Photos by CIU Student Photographer Johnathan Rabon)

    CIU blesses community with over one thousand pounds of food

    Columbia International University students, faculty and staff blessed the community with 1,200 USDA-approved, fresh-produce boxes at two locations on Oct. 23. The boxes were secured through the Society of St. Andrew, a food rescue and distribution ministry headquartered in Virginia.

    The first distribution of 660 boxes was at...

  • Dr. Mike Langston (Photo by Kierston Smith)

    Chaplaincy professor honored with national award

    By Bob Holmes

    As Columbia International University Chaplaincy Professor Dr. Mike Langston sat in the back of the meeting room, he thought it was rather strange that no one gave him an itinerary of events for the annual meeting of The Military Chaplains...

  • Columbia International University Old Testment Professor Dr. Ben Noonan is taking a deeper look at Egypt in the Bible.

    Professor taking a deeper look at Egypt in the Bible

    By Bob Holmes

    A study leave that included a trip to Egypt has a Columbia International University professor considering a deeper look into the biblical importance of the ancient North African nation.

    Professor of Old Testament, Dr. Ben Noonan toured Egypt in early 2020 with...

You can become an effective leader in your ministry or career with a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Columbia International University.
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Leadership expert John Maxwell
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
“My name is John and I am your friend.”
That’s how internationally known leadership expert John Maxwell introduced himself to nearly 1,000 people gathered in Columbia... Read More
CIU MAT students are Super Heroes.
Columbia International University students joined with Carolina School for Inquiry (CSI) for a Literacy Night with the theme of super heroes. CSI is a local charter school that has a long partnership... Read More
RV Brown
Evangelist RV Brown, an influential behind the scenes figure in football met with CIU Business Administration and Sport Management majors and challenged them in their walk with God.Brown, a South... Read More
Dr. Jerry Ireland
By Naomi BalkCIU Student WriterColumbia International University celebrated its core value of World Evangelization during the annual student-led World Christian Week. The student body heard professor... Read More
Columbia International Unversity is leading the way in North America with new and unique Ph.D. programs this fall offered by Columbia Biblical Seminary (CBS).CBS is the first seminary in the United... Read More
New book by CIU professor fills Christian education voidA Columbia International University professor of education shares his life’s passion and calling in a new book.“Distinctively Christian” by... Read More
Bethel Bible Camp at the CIU Job Fair
By Naomi BalkCIU Student Writer Dr. Scott Adams, the dean of the CIU School of Business & Professional Studies is making sure students and businesses connect before graduation. That’s why Adams... Read More
By Bob HolmesAn old baseball song begins: ‘It’s a beautiful day for a ball game.” Actually, the weather was rather miserable as the Columbia International University Lady Rams played their first... Read More
By Ireland KostCIU Student Writer “Rejoicing in Unification” was the theme of CIU’s Black History Month celebration. Chapel speakers for the week also focused on the CIU core value of Evangelical... Read More
By Ireland KostCIU Student WriterGrammy nominated artist and Dove Award Winner, Tauren Wells brought together the energy of showmanship and the passion of Christianity in a concert at Columbia... Read More
(See entire news conference on CIU’s Facebook page.)A partnership between Columbia International University and neighborhood leaders in North Columbia has reached a milestone that will transform... Read More