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. 

    ...

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
(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
By Ireland KostCIU Student WriterTwo pet dogs, Cooper and Millie, reminded the Columbia International University student body that the Lord’s ways are higher than our ways.Tobin Cassels, CIU... Read More
In a unique Chapel service at Columbia International University, South Carolina State Guard Commander Brig. Gen. Leon Lott swore in a new recruit: Dr. Bill Jones. Jones is the chancellor of CIU. Lott... Read More

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