CIU News

Elijah Spaulding of the CIU Rams weaves his way through Gamecock traffic.
It’s a first. The Columbia International University Rams men’s basketball team traveled across town to Colonial Life Arena to take on the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. Despite only being a... Read More
CIU Baseball Coach Jonathan Johnson
By Bob Holmes
Are you making yourself available to God? And what’s your platform for making disciples and advancing His Kingdom?
Those were questions posed by Columbia International... Read More
Trunk or Treat with the CIU Rams
By Ireland Kost
CIU Student Writer
Even though rain made an appearance, it didn’t stop the CIU athletics teams from greeting children with full smiles and in full costume.
The Rams... Read More
Sharon Wingo discusses Bible translation opportunities with CIU students. (Photos by Nathaniel Rabon)
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer 
CIU’s annual World Christian Week encouraged students to consider their role in making disciples of all nations, as they heard from Intercultural Studies... Read More
CIU alumnus Terrace Crawford hosts "The Game Show Challenge"
Columbia International University 2002 alumnus Terrace Crawford has landed a gig as a game show host!
It’s not exactly “The Price is Right” or “The Family Feud.” Nor is he in Hollywood or New... Read More
CIU ranks high in SC in new WalletHub survey
Working on college applications? When it comes to choosing a college or university in South Carolina, Columbia International University continues to rank among very best — and the safest.  
CIU... Read More
CIU Ram Jeff McIlwain, a senior, is introduced at Moore Madness.
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... Read More
CIU President Dr. Mark Smith and CIU Chancellor Dr. Bill Jones
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... Read More
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... 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... 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... Read More