CIU News

  • Monticello Road revitalization to welcome DQ/convenience store

    By Bob Holmes

     It will soon be time to “Grill & Chill” on Monticello Road at the local Dairy Queen.

    Columbia International University has entered into an agreement with Jones Petroleum of Georgia for a Dairy Queen restaurant/convenience...

  • CIU Online ranked among the best for Christian colleges and universities

    A new 2019 survey by College Consensus ranks Columbia International University among the 25 Best Christian Colleges and Universities for an online degree. CIU comes in at #15 in the nation with its combined 32 graduate and undergraduate online programs.

    College Consensus crunches the numbers by combining the results of the most reputable...

  • CIU Professor of Education, Dr. Lynn Hoekstra
    CIU professor named Outstanding Educator for environmental literacy

    CIU Professor Dr. Lynn Hoekstra loves to inspire and equip future educators to teach their students with joy and creativity.

    It’s that kind of spirit and her desire to show children how to be good stewards of the earth that earned her the title of 2019...

  • CIU 2017 Alumnus of the Year Dr. Ralph Enlow Jr.
    2017 Alumnus of the Year: What does being a servant leader really mean?

    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?

    That’s the question posed to CIU’s 2017 Alumnus of the Year, Dr. Ralph Enlow Jr. in an interview with Bible Gateway’s Jonathan Petersen. They discussed Enlow’s new book...

  • CIU soccer field press box
    Modern hi-tech press box is new addition to soccer field

    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 console, sound system and, most importantly, a sweeping view of Sessions Field.

    Funds for the press box were generously donated by the Sessions family in honor of the late Elizabeth Sessions...

  • CIU volleyball team
    A summer of worldwide impact through athletics

    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 local sports ministries and missionaries.

    Softball Coach Sara Allen and members of her team were in the Middle...

Columbia International University alumna Taylor Thigpen
Using technology as a teaching tool in the classroom is commonplace. But Taylor Thigpen takes the use of technology a bit further to communicate with the students’ parents throughout the day. That... Read More
You can become an effective leader in your ministry or career with a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Columbia International University.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that... 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
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... 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
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... 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... 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
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

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