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  • Apartment Community Moves Forward | Columbia International University
    March 02 2010 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 But within the hour some of them may have picked their heads up off the pillow if only for a moment to wonder at the sound outside The rumble of cement mixers The crew of Matthews Construction was already on the job This was the day the sleepy students would recall that CIU President Bill Jones said the concrete would be poured for Pine View Apartments the new CIU apartment community Under high intensity lights the kind you see used by crews doing overnight construction on the interstates and in 20 degree weather the brick and mortar and concrete aspect of laying a foundation for the future at CIU was underway The Pine View Apartments are just one element of campus expansion plans that have been in development for nearly three years The initial phase expected to be completed in time for the fall semester in August will include 96 apartment homes in four garden style apartment buildings When fully complete the

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  • A Great Story of Grace | Columbia International University
    Elisabeth Powell class of 2007 died from injuries she suffered in a traffic accident in the Charotte N C area She was on her way to teach her fourth grade class at SouthLake Christian Academy in Huntersville N C when police say her car was hit by a man driving an oncoming vehicle that crossed the center line at 55 miles per hour In an update to the story the

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  • The Brazilian Church Engages the Arab World | Columbia International University
    Academics Admissions Aid Campus Life Athletics Utility Menu Parents My CIU Giving Alumni Make a Gift A Z Index You are here The Brazilian Church Engages the Arab World The Brazilian Church Engages the Arab World Request Info Apply Now

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  • CIU News | Columbia International University
    the familial relationship between the divine Son and His Father New guidelines recommended by the World Evangelical Alliance WEA are designed to May 06 2013 CIU Students have a Ball at Disney Extravaganza By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer As far as we know Cinderella got home before midnight and was in class on Monday So was Goofy and every other Disney character that ventured off campus for a Friday night of fun at the Disney Extravaganza held at May 02 2013 What is the Gospel The new executive director of the Lausanne Movement Michael Oh who was the featured speaker at CIU s recent World Christian Week has released a video on the subject of What is the Gospel His April 26 2013 CIU to Celebrate Two Commencements May 18 The morning of May 18 will be full of celebration on the campus of Columbia International University CIU as 214 students receive diplomas recognizing degrees from bachelor s to doctoral during two commencement exercises The commencement exercises April 25 2013 South Carolina Quarterback Encourages CIU Students to Read the Bible Out Loud University of South Carolina football standout Dylan Thompson addressed a Columbia International University Chapel service sharing his Christian testimony and encouraging CIU students to join him in a Web based Bible reading project Thompson a quarterback for the Gamecocks April 23 2013 Spring at CIU Elegance and Chocolate Syrup April events include a formal and a bath in syrup A little Friday night stress relief from studies at Columbia International University includes guys in ties and ladies in long flowing formals It also includes a bath in a kiddie pool filled with chocolate syrup April 17 2013 Prayer for the Nations By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer Columbia International University s Student Mission Connection SMC hosted a week of prayer for the nations April 15 19 SMC erected a makeshift prayer tent outside of the G Allen Fleece April 16 2013 CIU Students Urged to Redeem the Media for Christ By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer Columbia International University students were challenged to redeem the media for Christ in a Chapel message from media critic Dr Ted Baehr Baehr is the chairman of the Christian Film and Television April 12 2013 CIU Celebrates Faculty Staff Distinguished Faculty Staff Professor Emeritus titles conferred Lee Morris Sr retires after a half century of service By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer Columbia International University students April 11 2013 CIU Grounds Superintendent Awarded Elite Status Columbia International University Grounds Superintendent Norm Stewart has been named a Certified Grounds Manager At first that may not sound like a big deal until you consider that Stewart is one of only 143 people to achieve the status from the Professional Grounds Management Society April 10 2013 CIU Introduces Five New Academic Programs Students enrolling at Columbia International University now have five new academic programs to choose from Four of the programs are available to undergraduate students and a new master s program is being offered to students enrolled in CIU Seminary School of Ministry April 08 2013 Acoustarockarappapaloozastockfest 2013 CIU Talent in the Spotlight A Review by Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer Pronouncing the name of Columbia International University s annual talent show is a challenge Acoustarockarappapaloozastockfest The April 03 2013 Human Sexuality An Issue for Prayer and Discussion By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer Three times March 22 2013 CIU Men s Soccer Develops a Pyramid of Success James Whitaker believes you should have a philosophy for what you do And that includes soccer That s why Whitaker the Columbia International University men s soccer coach has used the off season to brainstorm with his team and develop a Pyramid of Success building blocks of character March 19 2013 CIU Alumnus Named Headmaster A graduate of Columbia International University s Doctor of Education program has been named headmaster of Oklahoma Christian School in Edmond Okla Dr Al King received his March 18 2013 Missiologists Meet at CIU By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer Some of Christianity s top missiologists mission administrators and teachers gathered at Columbia International University for the annual Southeast regional meeting of the Evangelical Missiological Society EMS March 18 2013 CIU Alumnus Featured on FOX News A new book by Columbia International University alumnus Jeremy Kingsley is getting the attention of the business world The book Inspired People Produce Results offers motivation and insight into effective leadership based on passion purpose patience loyalty understanding March 18 2013 CIU Names New Library Director Stephanie Solomon decided to become a librarian while using the library to decide what to become Solomon who has been named the new library director at Columbia International University s G Allen Fleece Library was doing research on careers in a March 07 2013 The Leader s Palette Seven Primary Colors Dr Ralph Enlow knows something about leadership Enlow a 1980 graduate of Columbia International University held a variety of leadership positions as an administrator at CIU for 28 years including dean provost and senior vice president Today he serves as March 07 2013 Love for the Long Haul Will and Colene Norton are news That s because they ve been married for 73 years The couple met at Columba International University then Columbia Bible College in 1936 After graduating from CIU and getting married in 1939 they began a long career together of March 04 2013 God s Call to be a Nobody for Him World Christian Week at CIU By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer Columbia International University students were challenged to be nobodies for God during the 2013 World Christian Week at CIU Feb 26 March 1 The keynote February 25 2013 World Christian Week Feb 26 March 1 Columbia International University will focus on the second half of its motto To know Him and to make Him known during the annual World Christian Week Feb 26 March 1 The week which is planned and run by a committee of students is designed to February 08 2013 First Black Student Admitted to CIU Recounts His Experience for Black History Month By Bob Holmes When Peter Spencer enrolled at Columbia Bible College CBC in 1963 he made history Spencer is black His admission to CBC now Columbia International University CIU made CIU the first institution of higher education in South February 08 2013 Top Missiologists to Meet at CIU Some of Christianity s top missiologists mission administrators and teachers will gather at Columbia International University CIU for the annual Southeast regional meeting of the Evangelical Missiological Society EMS March 8 9 2013 The EMS exists to advance the cause of world February 06 2013 Restoring Passion for Youth Ministry CIU Youth Ministry Alumni Retreat to Alma Mater Restoring Your Passion was the theme of the annual retreat of Columbia International University alumni who serve in youth ministry It s hosted by the CIU February 05 2013 Billy Graham and CIU A Key Historic Relationship In February 1950 evangelist Billy Graham was at the height of his ministry America s eyes were focused on the young fiery preacher as he traveled coast to coast preaching the gospel at packed out auditoriums and sports facilities One of his stops that year was Columbia S C home of February 04 2013 Impressive Times Recorded at CIU Discover Run The wooded hills of Columbia International University make for a demanding run But dozens of athletes from around South Carolina were up to the challenge on a cold Ground Hog s Day 2013 as they took part in CIU s Second Annual Discover Run that included a 5k and 10k race CIU men s cross January 29 2013 Second Annual Discover CIU Run Feb 2 Columbia International University is hosting its second trails race on Feb 2 beginning at 9 a m The Discover CIU 5k 10k trail race is open to the community Last year CIU cross country coach Jud Brooker directed a 5k January 28 2013 First Black Student Admitted to CIU Returns as Chapel Speaker When Peter Spencer enrolled at Columbia Bible College CBC in 1963 he made history Spencer is black His admission to CBC now Columbia International University CIU made CIU the first institution of higher education in South Carolina to voluntarily admit a black student Spencer who January 17 2013 History CIU Signs First Women s Basketball Player Athletics history continues to be made at Columbia International University CIU as Georgia high school basketball standout KaRa CAR ah Thompson became CIU s first women s basketball signee CIU women s and men s basketball programs are scheduled to begin play this fall January 15 2013 Bookends Two Reflections on the Teaching Career of Dr Bill Larkin By Bob Holmes Columbia International University seminary student Phoebe Liu had just arrived on campus in 2010 when she read a fellow student s post on Facebook I m sitting with a world class scholar and reading one of his books in the January 04 2013 Connecticut School Shooting Prompts Memories for CIU Alumnus Grover DeVault ministered following Amish schoolhouse shooting in 2006 The December school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut was not the first time a gunman targeted children while in class People in Lancaster County Pennsylvania remember 2006 when January 04 2013 New Book to Honor CIU President Emeritus Robertson McQuilkin A book in honor of the life and work of Columbia International University President Emeritus Robertson McQuilkin is being written Organized and edited by CIU professor Dr Christopher R Little the book will include chapters by such well known figures as Ralph Enlow president of the January 02 2013 Missionary Statesman CIU Distinguished Alumnus with the Lord Dr Edwin Jack Frizen a 1992 Columbia International University Distinguished Alumnus and missionary statesman passed into the presence of the Lord on Dec 22 2012 He was 87 years old Known to many as Uncle Jack Frizen graduated from CIU in 1950 with a Master of Arts degree December 20 2012 CIU Library Director Retires After 28 Years Columbia International University Library Director Jo Ann Rhodes never wanted to work at CIU Not that she did not like CIU Her goal after graduating from Nyack College was to serve the Lord overseas And while she did plant churches and disciple women in the Middle East the Lord eventually December 19 2012 Angels They re Not What You Think Americans have long had a fascination with angels From Della Reese in the TV show Touched by an Angel to Michael Landon in Highway to Heaven which you can still see on one of those retro TV networks But are those shows a biblical portrayal of angels CIU professor Dr Larry Dixon December 17 2012 Two December Commencements Celebrated at CIU The Columbia International University December graduating class of 2012 celebrated twice on Dec 14 but the celebrations were a river apart Two commencement exercises marked graduation day In the morning degrees were conferred on nearly 125 students on CIU s main campus December 12 2012 CIU Students Reach Out with Tutoring Program In 2009 the pastor of a church near the campus of Columbia International University approached a CIU student with a vision for an after school tutoring program for children in the Denny Terrace neighborhood adjacent to the CIU campus Pastor John Bookert of Arise Christian Center said if CIU December 11 2012 Community Center Opens at Pine View Apartments Residents of Pine View Apartments at Columbia International University now have a place to gather for social events group studies or a game of table tennis A new community center at the apartments includes club rooms with conversational seating areas large screen televisions a coffee December 05 2012 CIU Announces 2012 R C McQuilkin Scholarship Winner By Bob Holmes Imagine getting a call on your cellphone from the president of a university He tells you that you ve been awarded a full tuition scholarship to his school Then you lose the cellphone signal If you are like Drew Lindman of Farmington Mich you say I November 30 2012 Two December Commencements at CIU Columbia International University will have two commencements on Dec 14 one on each side of the Broad River The first begins at 10 a m in Shortess Chapel on CIU s main campus The second begins at 1 30 p m at Kirkland Correctional Institution just across the Broad River from CIU November 30 2012 The CIU Campus a pleasing and colorful view Columbia International University is a winner in the 2012 Columbia Choice Awards recognizing landscaping and beautification The awards are presented by Columbia Green and the city of Columbia s Tree Appearance Commission Columbia Green is a non profit organization promoting November 29 2012 CIU Student Honored for Volunteer Work Columbia International University student Baron O Neal has been named Volunteer of the Quarter by Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands STSM in Columbia S C O Neal is a senior majoring in Psychology As a volunteer O Neal provides service to survivors of sexual assault during November 28 2012 A CIU Memory on a Christmas Ornament The historic Robert Mills House in downtown Columbia is featured on the official 2012 city of Columbia Christmas ornament Columbia International University then called Columbia Bible College was housed in the Mills House from the late 1930s until 1960 Robert Mills an architect who is most November 27 2012 Video Highlights CIU Study Tour Study tours at Columbia International University prepare students to share God s heart for the world These credit bearing courses expose students to the sights sounds and practices of other cultures as they see God at work in a variety of contexts Some examples November 12 2012 The Brazilian Church Engages the Arab World The Brazilian evangelical church has gone from receiving missionaries in the 19 th and 20 th centuries to becoming a church that sends out more missionaries around the world than the churches of England or Canada That shift is the subject of a new book by CIU Professor of November 07 2012 Columbia International University Announces Two New Trustees The Columbia International University Board of Trustees added two members with diverse backgrounds in ministry They are The Rev James Dixon the president of the National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention SBC and Chikong Shue November 07 2012 Homecoming 2012 Old Traditions New Experiences By Melissa McCutchan CIU Student Writer When you re 18 you don t think you ll be 60 someday alumna Dana Brown Lederer 72 fondly imparted at CIU s annual homecoming banquet November 01 2012 Congregation and City Collaborate to Save Historic Church A collaboration between church and city that led to some frantic fundraising has saved an historic church in Charleston S C Redeemer Presbyterian Church pastored by Columbia International University alumnus The Rev Craig Bailey narrowly made the deadline to raise 1 6 million to purchase November 01 2012 Salute Student Veterans Volunteer for Flag Duty at CIU Oh say can you see by the dawn s early light By the dawn s early light on a near freezing morning in November seven military veterans most of them CIU students filed out of the Columbia International University administration building and with resolution in their step October 29 2012 Hoedown The Sophomore Class of Columbia International University celebrated autumn by sponsoring an ol fashioned country hoedown CIU students met at the Pavilion near the CIU Lake to take part in traditional harvest time celebration activities and a few not so traditional activities There was line October 26 2012 Dr Sinclair Ferguson Speaks to the Authority of Scripture By Abbey LeRoy CIU Student Writer Columbia International University concluded its annual Authority of Scripture Week by hearing from pastor author and professor Dr Sinclair Ferguson Ferguson is senior minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church October 25 2012 New Course to Address Educating Children of Poverty A new course scheduled for January s intensive Winterim studies at Columbia International University focuses on how to minister to children whose learning ability is challenged by poverty The course Ministering to Children of Poverty will be offered Jan 14 18 It is an October 24 2012 CIU Alumnus Replaces CIU Alumnus as President at WorldVenture The leadership of a Colorado based missions agency is being transferred from one Columbia International University alumnus to another WorldVenture has announced that Dr Jeff Denlinger is replacing Hans Finzel as its president effective Nov 1 2012 Denlinger graduated from October 22 2012 Christian Education Professionals Gather at CIU Columbia International University was a host site for the largest gathering of Christian education professionals ever assembled Over 11 200 educators in 81 locations participated in the ACSI NEXUS Conference simulcast on Oct 18 and 19 ACSI NEXUS is the new model of professional October 19 2012 Homecoming 2012 The Power of One Columbia International University alumni from around the world will come together as one from Nov 1 3 for Homecoming 2012 under the theme The Power of One It s a celebration of God s power to weave together unique personalities generations backgrounds and cultures into one body October 12 2012 The Harding Family s Call to Africa The Training at CIU Since the 1950s the Harding family of Charlotte N C has been spreading the gospel and leading humanitarian efforts in Africa from building schools and orphanages to AIDS treatment and prevention to the introduction of clean water For at least a dozen members of the Harding family or October 11 2012 View YouTube Improve Your Grade What would you do to get 25 bonus points added to your grade How about surfing YouTube to find videos that complement your professor s syllabus That s what Professors Ed Smither and Trevor Castor are offering students in their Mission of God class this September 26 2012 CIU Professors Contribute to New Book on God s Mission in the World Columbia International University professors are among the scholars church leaders and missionaries who contributed to a new book that challenges believers to identify where they fit in the mission of God Discovering the Mission of God Best Missional Practices for the 21 September 25 2012 Longtime president and CEO of Pioneer Clubs CIU Alumna with the Lord Virginia Catherine Patterson who served for 27 years as the president and chief executive officer of Pioneer Clubs an international Christian ministry to children died Sept 12 at the age of 81 Patterson was a 1956 graduate of Columbia International University where she earned her September 25 2012 CIU Announces Tammy Holder as First Women s Basketball Coach Columbia International University continues to expand its new athletics program with the hiring of veteran women s basketball coach Tammy Holder Holder who has over 25 years of basketball coaching experience comes to CIU from the College of Charleston where she served the NCAA Division September 22 2012 CIU Women Finish Second at CIU Cross Country Invitational More athletic history was made at Columbia International University on Sept 22 as CIU hosted the first CIU Cross Country Invitational Seven teams participated with the CIU women s team finishing second behind Limestone College The top runner for CIU s women September 21 2012 Bob Kallgren Honored by SC Educators The late Bob Kallgren was honored by his peers in South Carolina education South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities SCICU announced the establishment of the Robert C Kallgren Memorial Chair during a lunch at CIU on Sept 21 Kallgren who served at CIU for 39 September 21 2012 Robertson McQuilkin on Victorious Christian Living The annual Christian Life Conference at Columbia International University this year featured CIU President Emeritus Robertson McQuilkin McQuilkin who served as the third president of CIU from 1968 1990 delivered four messages on the CIU core value of Victorious Christian Living the September 13 2012 Women Reaching Women behind Prison Walls CIU Prison Initiative Expands By Bob Holmes Amy Roberts realized from the first day that working with female inmates would be different from working with male inmates Roberts is the administrative assistant September 12 2012 CIU Rams Remember 9 11 The Columbia International University Rams soccer team paid honor to members of the United States military during Sept 11 pre match ceremonies commemorating the 11 th anniversary of 9 11 terrorist attack on America Members of the military active inactive or retired September 12 2012 Debby Jones Takes Worthy Conference to Charlotte Area Nearly 500 young women in the Charlotte N C area listened to Debby Jones the wife of CIU President Bill Jones describe what it means to be a woman who is Worthy The Worthy conferences are based on September 06 2012 CIU History Captured on Video Communication Majors Produce Memory of First CIU Intercollegiate Athletic Contest Columbia International University Communication majors Tim LaPointe and Timothy Wolff have produced a video that records the first intercollegiate athletic contest in CIU September 05 2012 In the Beginning We Misunderstood Former CIU president Dr Johnny Miller co authors book on Genesis chapter 1 Former Columbia International University president Dr Johnny Miller says debate about September 04 2012 Good Showing for CIU Rams in First Intercollegiate Cross Country Meet Columbia International University competed for the first time in school history in intercollegiate cross country at the Eye Opener in Spartanburg S C on Aug 31 The Rams men s and women s teams both had respectable showings Battling heat and humidity the men were led by August 30 2012 CIU Counseling Professor Named Professional Woman of the Year The National Association of Professional Women named Columbia International University Counseling professor Cathy Warn a VIP Woman of the Year Warn is the director of training and internship in the CIU College of August 25 2012 Rams Win Rams Win By Bob Holmes and Abbey LeRoy History was made Aug 25 2012 when the Columbia International University Rams soccer team took the field in the first ever intercollegiate athletic contest in the 90 year history of the school And the hundreds of fans on August 21 2012 CIU Students Assist Neighborhood Back to School Event Over 50 Columbia International University students organized games prepared food and passed out back to school packets to elementary school students at the annual Crane Creek Community Day on Aug 18 The Crane Creek neighborhood is located just east of the CIU campus on the opposite August 16 2012 CIU Alumnus Named Denominational Head in Nigeria Jeremiah Gado Addresses Christian Muslim Tensions in His Home Country Jeremiah Gado says the ongoing tension between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria is an opportunity for believers to demonstrate the love of Jesus and how different Christianity is from Islam Gado a August 16 2012 Freshmen Move into CIU Columbia International University welcomed the Class of 2016 on Aug 15 That was the day that freshmen emptied their belongings from the stuffed hatchbacks and trunks of the family car and moved into their new home away from home the residence halls of CIU Dozens of August 09 2012 CIU Athletic Teams Prepare for Season History The Columbia International University Rams soccer team is getting ready to make history Even though it s a typical Columbia S C summer temperatures in the 90s and high humidity the Rams have been on the practice field anticipating the first intercollegiate athletic August 03 2012 CIU Soccer Field Scoreboard Goes Up Final touches are being made to the Columbia International University soccer field An important element was added on Aug 3 when workers hoisted the scoreboard into place and continued building bleachers along the sidelines The pace of the work August 03 2012 Pine View Apartments Accepting Applications for Latest Addition Building 500 the newest addition to Pine View Apartments at Columbia International University is on schedule to be completed before classes begin on Aug 21 This building features one bedroom efficiencies and one and two bedroom apartments for a total of 48 new bedrooms July 31 2012 CIU President Bill Jones Contributes to New Study Bible Columbia International University President Dr Bill Jones is a contributor to a new study Bible that encourages believers to live their daily lives as if they are on a mission the mission of God July 30 2012 CIU Alumnus Mayor Rally to Preserve Historic Church Call it collaboration between church and city But in a place like Charleston S C where historic preservation makes the city what it is a plea from the mayor to save a 172 year old church building is no small matter Mayor Joe Riley is asking the community to help the July 26 2012 CIU Expands Prison Initiative to Women By Abbey LeRoy CIU Student Writer When classes begin at Columbia International University on Aug 21 more than a dozen new CIU students will be in prison That s because CIU is expanding its successful Prison Initiative to female inmates in July 23 2012 CIU Adds Business Organizational Leadership Major Beginning this fall undergraduate students at Columbia International University will have the opportunity to major in Business Organizational Leadership The bachelor s degree program in CIU s School of Arts July 19 2012 Diane Mull Named Interim Director of Alumni Ministries A former assistant director of alumni relations at Messiah College in Pennsylvania has been named the interim director of Alumni Ministries at Columbia International University Diane Mull replaces Dr Roy King who is returning to full time teaching at CIU Diane Mull is no July 19 2012 CIU is Host Site for Global Leadership Summit Columbia International University is a host site for the premier training event for Christian leaders The Global Leadership Summit will be broadcast live from Willow Creek Church near Chicago to churches and colleges campuses in more than 240 cities worldwide Aug 9 10 July 09 2012 A Summer of Construction Renovations at CIU Construction equipment is a common sight this summer along International Boulevard the entrance road to Columbia International University Three major projects underway are expected to be complete when fall semester classes begin in late August A complete indoor July 09 2012 Christian School Educators Huddle at CIU Dozens of Christian school teachers and administrators from across the nation and around the globe gathered on the campus of Columbia International University July 8 13 for the International July 06 2012 Sending Thanks to Soldiers What better thing to do on Independence Day than to thank a soldier That s what Columbia International University alumnus Lt Col Brian Bohlman was encouraging fellow Americans to do on the Fourth of July Bohlman is a U S Air Force chaplain who graduated from CIU in 2000 with a June 20 2012 CIU Alumnus Elected Moderator of PCA A 1982 alumnus of Columbia International University has been elected moderator of the Presbyterian Church in America s PCA 40 th General Assembly Dr Michael Ross graduated from CIU Seminary School of Ministry then called Columbia Biblical Seminary with a Master of June 19 2012 CIU Names First Basketball Coach History continues to be made at Columbia International University as Kyle Mendenhall has been named the first head coach of the CIU Rams men s basketball team CIU is building the first intercollegiate athletics program in the school s 90 year history Mendenhall comes to CIU June 13 2012 CIU Alumnus Plants Church in his Hometown Not everyone gets this opportunity Columbia International University alumnus Brian Hofmeister has returned to his hometown to plant a new church Hofmeister who graduated from CIU Seminary School of Ministry with a Master of Divinity degree in 2004 is back in Muskego June 04 2012 Founders Residence Hall Gets Upgrade Phase II of Pine View Apts Progressing By Abbey LeRoy CIU Student Writer Summer renovation is underway at Founders Residence Hall at Columbia International University as workers labor to gut and entirely remodel the inside of the building Refurbishments to the building will be June 04 2012 STORYBOUND Children s Fantasy from the Pen of CIU Alumna Una Fairchild is a 12 year old who stumbles upon a mysterious book buried deep in the basement of her school library When she opens the cover she finds herself transported to the magical land of Story In that land are scores of fantastical creatures magical adventure and heart May 29 2012 Walking to Integrate Spirituality and Physical Activity It s a new take on an old practice the prayer walk Some people these days are getting together with friends to combine a walk through the neighborhood with prayer Others take a walk to get alone with God while following a labyrinth an ancient tradition where the person praying May 21 2012 Ministry among the Troops in Afghanistan Lt Col Brian Bohlman a U S Air Force chaplain graduated from Columbia International University in 2000 with a Master of Divinity degree Today he finds himself in one of the world s hotspots Afghanistan As a military chaplain Bohlman is what CIU Chaplaincy Professor Michael May 16 2012 A Summer of Cross Cultural Ministry By Abbey LeRoy CIU Student Writer School is out for the summer but 13 Columbia International University students are finding it an ideal time for ministry The students are enrolled in the College of Intercultural Studies CICS internship May 14 2012 For the Class of 2012 He is Enough One member of the Columbia International University class of 2012 summarizes her four years at CIU in three words He is enough In the CIU student blog Life As We Know It Abbey LeRoy who graduated May 10 2012 NASCAR Great Kyle Petty at CIU Former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty visited Columbia International University on May 9 to help CIU raise funds for its new athletics program that begins competition this fall Petty a member of NASCAR s most famous family has spent three decades as a NASCAR driver owner and media May 09 2012 Beloved CIU Professor Roasted By Jacob Given CIU Student Writer Dr Jack Layman an esteemed professor at Columbia International University was sent off to retirement with a roast Layman is retiring after 29 years of teaching at CIU May 07 2012 CIU Psychology Department Receives Award A Columbia International University education includes soul nourishing Bible classes But it also includes rigorous academic and professional training Here is a recent example In April the CIU Psychology Department was presented with a Community May 07 2012 History CIU s First Intercollegiate Athletic Contest Scheduled for Aug 25 When the Columbia International University men s soccer team takes the field on Aug 25 history will be made For the first time in CIU s 89 year history the school will compete in intercollegiate athletics when the CIU Rams take on Toccoa Falls College in a 7 p m match on the new CIU May 02 2012 Youth Ministry Specialists Published Three Columbia International University alumni who specialize in youth ministry recently tackled some weighty topics in two separate publications Trevor Miller a 2005 graduate of the Youth Ministries program addressed consumerism and how it affects youth Robbie Pruitt May 01 2012 Popular Bible Software Adds Books by CIU Professors Logos Bible Software used by over 55 000 pastors Bible teachers and students now features two complementary textbooks written by two Columbia International University professors Greek is Good Grief Laying the Foundation for Exegesis and Exposition by Dr John Harvey and Greek is May 01 2012 CIU Custodian Honored for 50 Years of Service By Abbey LeRoy CIU Student Writer Fifty years after being hired as a teenager to move furniture Lee Morris Sr was recognized for his half century of service to Columbia International University during a May 1 Faculty April 30 2012 Christian Evangelist Author Pastor to Speak at CIU Commencements Dr Crawford Loritts will give the charge to the graduates at the May 12 spring commencement exercises at Columbia International University Loritts has served God in a variety of capacities during his career Since being April 26 2012 NASCAR Great Kyle Petty Coming to CIU NASCAR racing icon Kyle Petty is coming to Columbia May 9 Petty will be speaking at a fundraising luncheon for the new intercollegiate athletics program at Columbia International University and will also meet with prison inmates enrolled in the CIU Prison Initiative at the Kirkland April 26 2012 CIU Custodian to be Honored for 50 Years of Service In 1962 Columbia International University then called Columbia Bible College needed help moving the campus from downtown Columbia to its new location on Monticello Road They hired 18 year old Lee Morris as a temporary worker Soon after he was offered a full time position April 23 2012 CIU Alumna Remembers Chuck Colson While many people are remembering the ways Chuck Colson touched their lives few have memories of Colson from the perspective of Columbia International University alumna Ginny Dent Brant Colson a former White House aide who was the first to be charged in the Watergate scandal April 23 2012 CIU Alumna Wins Three Dove Awards What if your blessings come through raindrops What if your healing comes through tears Those are questions we often avoid pondering But for 2003 Columbia International University alumna Laura Story those questions are real life Story a Christian April 19 2012 CIU Cross Country Coach Wins Half Marathon There s no doubt that Jud Brooker came to CIU highly qualified for his role as men s and women s cross country coach But his running prowess was displayed April 14 when he won the Palmetto Half Marathon in Columbia the first half marathon of his career with a time of 1 14 April 19 2012 Lights Go Up at CIU Soccer Field It s another small but significant and historic step toward intercollegiate athletics at Columbia International University On April 19 lights went up on the soccer field under development at CIU A generous donation to CIU Athletics from an anonymous donor paved the way for the April 16 2012 Dr Anita Cooper Receives Excellence in Teaching Award Dr Anita Cooper the director of the Bible Teaching program at Columbia International University is the CIU recipient of the 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award presented by South Carolina Independent Colleges Universities SCICU Each year SCICU April 13 2012 Grace and the Christian s Responsibility in Sanctification Grace and the Christian s Responsibility in Sanctification Sounds pretty deep Deep but nonetheless a topic of important discussion for the Presbyterian Church in America PCA at their General Assembly scheduled for June And at the center of that discussion will be April 09 2012 Former Army Chief of Chaplains Delivers Holy Week Message at CIU Major General Doug Carver understands the admonition of 1 Peter 3 15 but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence As chief April 02 2012 High School Students Challenged to be Leaders Over 175 high school students were challenged to be leaders of their generation during a two day conference held on the Columbia International University campus in March Student Leadership University SLU March 27 2012 Home Schoolers Debate at CIU While Columbia International University students relaxed on spring break Over 200 home school students took advantage of empty CIU classrooms for a debate tournament sponsored by The National Christian Forensics and Communications Association NCFCA the third largest competitive high school March 20 2012 Green Space Expansion at CIU The old song says They paved paradise and put up a parking lot At Columbia International University we re unpaving the parking lot and putting up well OK it s not paradise But as the CIU campus becomes more pedestrian friendly it is also becoming greener March 19 2012 World Christian Week Thoughts from CIU Sophomore Jacob Given World Christian Week is a big event here on the CIU campus Every year a week is devoted

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  • Graduate & Seminary Preview Day | Columbia International University
    great way to find out if CIU s graduate and seminary programs are right for you You ll be joined by others who share your passion for Christian service and your interest in scholarly and professional training Tour our beautiful campus meet deans and professors connect with Admissions Financial Aid and Career Services and hear from current students Upcoming Preview Day Saturday March 19 2016 Preview Day Schedule 8 30

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  • Undergraduate Open House
    Open House Additional Navigation Preview Day Scholarship Event Open House Individual Visit FAQ Undergraduate Open House Our two hour open house will give you a quick but comprehensive look at CIU You ll tour our campus talk to admissions financial aid experts career services and meet the faculty members who could soon be making a major impact in your life Upcoming Open House Dates Saturday March 19 2016 Open House

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  • Contact CIU | Columbia International University
    Make a Gift A Z Index You are here Contact CIU Contact CIU General Information Columbia International University 7435 Monticello Road Columbia SC 29203 Switchboard 800 777 2227 or 803 754 4100 Offices Admissions 803 807 5024 Financial Aid 803 807 5036 Registrar 803 807 5040 Colleges College of Arts Sciences 803 807 5630 College of Counseling 803 807 5321 College of Education 803 807 5329 College of Intercultural Studies

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  • Maps & Directions | Columbia International University
    and CIU Our campus is at 7435 Monticello Road Exit 68 north on S C 215 only two miles off Interstate 20 one of three interstate highways that serve the Columbia area http wpzio com Parking Transportation Check out our interactive campus map Parking is plentiful and our campus is easy to navigate And if you re flying to Columbia let us know and we ll arrange to pick you

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