CIU News

CIU Rams on the new Mondotrack.
$1 Million Olympic-Style track now completeColumbia International University Track & Field Coach Jud Brooker says it’s “very exciting to see all the hard work come to fruition.”What started as a... Read More
As a band played stirring patriot music at the inauguration of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, an announcer called out the name of individuals or groups invited to the event, including the... Read More
Dr. John Maxwell
Following his sold-out 2018 appearance, Dr. John Maxwell returns to Columbia International University on March 5 for his second Leadership Forum in the Midlands of South Carolina.
Maxwell is one... Read More
Justin Belk being congratulated by CIU President Dr. Mark Smith.
Columbia International University celebrated commencements on both sides of the Broad River on Dec. 14.
The first was on the main campus of CIU in the morning. Then in the afternoon, directly... Read More
The de Oliveira family.
By Bob HolmesFor two years, Jairo de Oliveira and his wife Vania took most of their classes together at CIU as they both worked on a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (... Read More
CIU Prison Initiative alumnus Ryan Chitwood
The Columbia International University Prison Initiative has graduated its tenth cohort of student-inmates from the program that began in 2007. Since its inception, 157 men and women have graduated... Read More
By Jordan Gottfried“We believe that you can’t have a strong body without a strong mind, that you can’t grow without pressure, that obstacles help shift our frame of reference and make us more... Read More
CIU alumni Carlton Deal and Raphael Anzenberger
Columbia International University alumnus Dr. Raphael Anzenberger had the unique opportunity of addressing the 2018 European Prayer Breakfast held in Brussels, Belgium in December. The annual event... Read More
Columbia International University is leading the way in North America with a new and unique Ph.D. being offered in Columbia Biblical Seminary (CBS).Beginning in fall 2019, CBS will be the first... Read More
Joanna Railey, Grace Hipp and Essie McCurdy celebrate Christmas at CIU.
By Ireland Kost and Bob HolmesColumbia International University students mingled with over 550 faculty and staff members of CIU and Ben Lippen School and their families at a huge night time outdoor... Read More
Alanna Batterman ministered to refugees living in the Columbia area.
By Naomi BalkCIU Student WriterAs Columbia International University senior Emma Grace Ballentine was being served food by her Malaysian hostess, she sensed something was wrong.“She was burning her... Read More
Here is good news for Virginia College students! Columbia International University is ready to assist you in the transferring of your credits toward appropriate CIU programs.Virginia College closed... Read More