Nothing says “thank you” like a doughnut!

The Irmo Police Department shows off their gift of Krispy Kreme.
June 19, 2020

Members of Columbia International University’s Online Admissions team and a Ben Lippen School student visited 18 Columbia area first responder locations, thanking them for their service with Krispy Kreme doughnuts and greeting cards.

Director of Graduate and Online Recruitment, Scott Boyer, says the police officers and firefighters they met were genuinely grateful for the small token of appreciation, and asked if they could pose for photos with the team. They also noted that they have been blessed by the support they have received from the greater Columbia community.

“The CIU team enjoyed having an opportunity to connect with first responders and gain perspective on their sacrifice to protect and serve the community,” Boyer said. ranks Columbia International University the 2020 Best Online College in South Carolina, and CIU is #2 in the state for Best College Campus. CIU also consistently ranks among the Top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Excitement is growing on campus with increased enrollment and new academic programsRequest information on enrollment at CIU and Columbia Biblical Seminary or call (800) 777-2227, ext. 5024.