CIU Friendships Expanding in the Community

Making friends: Michelle and Rui Cao host the CIU President's Cabinet at M Grille.
March 29, 2021

Columbia International University’s community outreach has expanded as it develops friendships with many people in the Columbia area, including prominent business leaders.

Michelle Cao and her husband Rui were the gracious hosts of CIU President Dr. Mark Smith, his cabinet, as well as CIU Board Chairman Hans Finzel at the Cao’s new restaurant M Grille on Lady Street in downtown Columbia.

The CIU leadership was treated to an exquisite meal and are thankful for the opportunity to deepen the friendship with this family of CIU supporters.

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