CIU News

Pastor Andrew Brunson speaks to CIU students.
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... Read More
CIU students Josh Will, Darian Hair, Erin Gobbi and Caleb Joung react to Amazing Race instructions.
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... Read More
CIU soccer standout Rebekah Reinhard shares her testimony.
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... Read More
Caleb McKillop takes the oath with the assistance of CIU Professor Dr. Mike Langston, a former Navy chaplain.
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... Read More
The House of Veritas performs at the CIU House Throwdown
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
It’s one of the most unique events on the CIU campus. The House Throwdown begins a new school year of friendly competitions.
On a Friday afternoon in the CIU... Read More
Dr. John Crutchfield of Columbia International University
By Bob Holmes
Columbia International University Professor Dr. John Crutchfield calls it “an act of worship to God and an act of love for His people.”
Crutchfield, the CIU Middle Eastern... Read More
Susie Shellenberger speaks at CIU
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
The women of CIU were reminded of the power of God’s love during a “Ladies Night Out” with author and speaker Susie Shellenberger.
Shellenberger,... Read More
Dr. Michelle Raven, director of International Community Development and Disaster Relief/Emergency Management programs at CIU.
Dr. Michelle Raven, director of the International Community Development and Disaster Relief/Emergency Management programs at Columbia International University, gave the opening plenary address to the... Read More
CIU Athletics recognized as Champions of Character by NAIA
The CIU Rams not only play like champions, they are Five Star Champions of Character. The Rams earned the designation from The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).  
NAIA... Read More
Columbia International University ranks among Best Regional Universities in the South.
The 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings are out, and Columbia International University continues to be among the Best Regional Universities in the South, ahead of nine other South Carolina... Read More
Some CIU Prison Initiative graduates become mental health companions.
The week of Sept. 8 is Suicide Prevention Week and a Columbia International University program that serves behind the walls of the South Carolina Department of Corrections is credited for preventing... Read More
CIU President Dr. Mark Smith washes the feet of professor Dr. Andre Rogers.
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Blowing the shofar, Columbia International University Dean Dr. Bryan Beyer signaled in CIU's Convocation procession, ushering in another school year.... Read More