CIU News

  • CIU Ram Jeff McIlwain, a senior, is introduced at Moore Madness.
    Moore Madness excitement showcases CIU Rams

    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 Fitness Center dazzled as the 2019-2020 basketball teams entered the court. Deafening screams of the athletes' student peers and faithful fans filled...

  • Pastor Andrew Brunson speaks to CIU students.
    Andrew Brunson challenges CIU/Ben Lippen students to stand for truth

    By Bob Holmes and Naomi Balk

    Pastor Andrew Brunson, a 1985 graduate of Ben Lippen School, is concerned that the younger generation of American Christians is not ready for a coming persecution — something very familiar to him.

    That was the message...

  • CIU President Dr. Mark Smith and CIU Chancellor Dr. Bill Jones
    CIU Chancellor Bill Jones honored at Jones Center dedication

    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 Global Business & IT Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a luncheon. Built to train ministering professionals to impact nations with...

  • CIU students Josh Will, Darian Hair, Erin Gobbi and Caleb Joung react to Amazing Race instructions.
    An Amazing Race on the CIU campus

    It took a lot of diverse talents to participate in the CIU version of The Amazing Race.

    The event led four teams around the CIU campus on a Saturday in search of clues, solving riddles and performing a number of tasks — some of them quite unusual.

    At Sessions Field where the CIU Rams play soccer, Amazing Race teams had to kick a soccer ball through targets. Near Hoke...

  • CIU soccer standout Rebekah Reinhard shares her testimony.
    Celebrating Evangelical Unity through testimony and worship

    By Ireland Kost

    CIU Student Writer

    No two stories were alike, though all were written by the same Author.

    A testimony and worship night, hosted by student-led club Fellowship of Christian Professionals, told of God’s faithfulness in the quietness of a prayer day, in the frigid swirl of a blizzard, in the sterile room of a hospital, and...

  • Caleb McKillop takes the oath with the assistance of CIU Professor Dr. Mike Langston, a former Navy chaplain.
    CIU Chaplaincy student commissioned into Navy during Chapel

    By Ireland Kost

    CIU Student Writer

    Raising his right hand, Caleb McKillop, a Columbia International University chaplaincy student, was publicly commissioned into the U.S. Navy on the stage of Shortess Chapel, vowing to support and defend the Constitution with God’s help. 

    ...

CIU 2017 Alumnus of the Year Dr. Ralph Enlow Jr.
What did Jesus really mean when he said in Mark 9:35, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, the servant of all?” How radical is the “all” in that statement?... Read More
CIU soccer field press box
A new 22-foot press box at Sessions Field will streamline sports information and game operation for CIU soccer. It features a climate-controlled space with high-speed internet, scoreboard control... Read More
CIU volleyball team
Columbia International University softball, volleyball and women’s soccer made an impact with the message of Christ in three different parts of the world over the summer as they teamed-up with... Read More
Columbia International University’s Master of Arts in Bible Exposition is ranked the best in the nation for online ministry programs by BestColleges.com. The website’s rankings are grounded in... Read More
CIU Hoop for Hope basketball camp.
CIU Rams learn to “coach” youth on basketball and life
By Bob Holmes
Columbia International University Assistant Athletics Director Kim Abbott says this was the plan for CIU athletics... Read More
Trip to D.C. includes address from the president and vice president
By Bob Holmes
Nearly 50 Columbia International University students learned to make an impact in the Nation’s Capital, as well... Read More
It’s true. Among graduates of Columbia International University’s Prison Initiative the recidivism rate is zero percent. That’s phenomenal when you consider that a recent report... Read More
James Morgan
Lessons from a former Krispy Kreme CEO
By Bob Holmes
Anne Marie Green was so excited about what she was hearing at the Columbia International University Leadership Luncheon that she tweeted it out... Read More
South Carolina inmates enrolled in the CIU Prison Initiative provide an important listening ear to fellow inmates on suicide watch. The student-inmates have become known as Health Companions who... Read More
Take it from a man with an extensive background in business and business education. There are at least 10 great reasons to earn your MBA online at Columbia International University.
Dr. Thomas E.... Read More
The new director of CIU's 100-voice choir Bryce Thompson
A new 100-voice Ambassador Choir is in development at Columbia International University led by a talented and experienced chorale director.
Bryce Thompson comes to CIU from Lake Orion High School in... 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

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