CIU News

Dr. Warren Larson
What to do about Iran.A number of Christian leaders in the United States are concerned about what a nuclear armed Iran would mean for the security of the world. Sanctions against Iran are being... Read More
Dr. David Olshine (left) "counsels" Terrace Crawford at the 2010 Youth Ministry
Youth ministers have an important role. But keeping up with teenagers is not easy. That's why graduates of the Columbia International University Youth Ministries Program are invited to take a break... Read More
CIU President Bill Jones (left) greets a guest at Preview Days.
Great things are happening at Columbia International University, and the excitement is contagious.At CIU's Undergraduate Preview Days in March, a record 86 high school students came to the Columbia... Read More
CIU President Bill Jones (right) presents Tony Dungy with a CIU athletic jersey.
Super Bowl champion coach Tony Dungy challenged over 500 people gathered in CIU's Moore Fitness Center gym March 16 to consider if they may represent the older son in Jesus' Parable of the Prodigal... Read More
CIU Athletic Director Kim Abbott
Former University of South Carolina Women's Golf Coach and Assistant Athletic Director Kim Abbott has been named the first athletic director at Columbia International University (CIU). The... Read More
Katie Venugopal
A 2007 graduate of Columbia International University has received first place honors in an art exhibit at the University of South Carolina. Katie Venugopal, who earned a Bachelor's Degree in... Read More
Dr. David Garrison
There are 1.3 billion people in the world who have never heard the gospel. God calls all believers to go and make disciples, baptizing them in His name (Matthew 28:19-20), but reaching so many seems... Read More
Dr. Bruce Shelley in 1987.
Dr. Bruce Shelley, a Columbia International University alumnus who went on to serve for 50 years as a professor at Denver Seminary, passed away on Feb. 20. He was 82 years old. Shelley graduated from... Read More
Aimee Elisabeth Powell
In January, Columbia International University mourned the loss of a 25-year-old alumna. Aimee Elisabeth Powell, class of 2007, died from injuries she suffered in a traffic accident in the Charotte, N... Read More
Construction crews pour concrete at 4 a.m.
It was Feb. 26, 4 a.m. The students of Columbia International University, even the ones who had stayed up late cramming for the next day's assignments, were fast asleep in the residence halls.... Read More
Mondotrack surface at Ben Lippen School
They’re rolling out the Mondo Track. Literally.With months of ground preparation behind them, crews are rolling the Mondo surface on the track around the Ben Lippen School football field. It... Read More
CIU student Katie Mayberry
By Naomi Balk
CIU Student Writer
“Is this for real? You sure this is free?”
This was the response of a Monticello Road resident who received one of 266 bags of groceries from CIU’s... Read More

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