Amidst a pandemic, racial and political tension and disunity in our country, a Columbia International University freshman is heading a new initiative called “Right Words @ CIU,” an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to communicate written messages of appreciation, assurance and encouragement to one another.
In anticipation of a new year, Columbia International University Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Andre Rogers asked CIU President Dr. Mark Smith to “go deeper” with some of CIU’s African American leaders at an early January leadership retreat.
Beach Loveland’s dreams for a coffee café in his hometown of Irmo, South Carolina first began to take shape in the classrooms of Columbia International University. In November, that dream became reality with the café’s grand opening.
“I actually built my class load around key interests...
By Abbey Le RoyCIU Student Writer A diverse group of mostly 800 teenage girls, gathered on the campus of Columbia International University for “Worthy” – a one-day conference focused on how to... Read More
On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attack on America, The Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies at Columbia International University is calling on churches across the United States to pray for the... Read More
By Abbey Le RoyCIU Student Writer Young women are bombarded with deceptive messages that can leave them believing their self-worth is defined by a perfect body, name-brand clothes, cool friends, and... Read More
A 1954 graduate of Columbia International University is the focus of a lifestyle news story in The Suffolk News Herald of Suffolk, Va. Jeanne Banks is featured for being “a giver, a provider, someone... Read More
Columbia International University and Crossover Communications International are sponsoring “Impacto Global,” a conference to mobilize the Hispanic community in the United States to effectively reach... Read More
A 1999 graduate of Columbia International University is using the sport of wrestling to teach character and present biblical values. Scott Szalwinski has founded Mats 2 Men in Lexington, S.C. The... Read More
The third cohort of the Columbia International University Prison Initiative graduated on Aug. 26. The commencement speaker was a key figure in the development of the Initiative - former South... Read More
Columbia International University upperclassmen are returning to Columbia for a new semester, and for many of them, a residence hall that doesn’t quite look like it did when they left in May. ... Read More
Dr. Bryan Beyer has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Columbia International University (CIU). Beyer has been a professor at CIU since 1985, and served as undergraduate dean from... Read More
In these days of the Wii, Game Boy and other high tech entertainment, a Columbia International University alumnus has discovered creating new board games is a hit in Germany. Jeff Allers, a 1999... Read More
An editorial column in The State newspaper in Columbia featured perhaps one of Columbia International University’s most influential alumni in the world of sports. Adrian Despres, a 1992 graduate of... Read More
Some came in hatchbacks stuffed to the roof. Some came with U-Hauls in tow. Some came in a taxi from the airport. But all have one thing in common. Their first year at Columbia International... Read More