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Staying Active During Summer Break

Staying Active During Summer Break

The college school year can be an extremely grueling experience filled with long days of studying and classes. This is why for many students the summer break comes as great relief. While rest and relaxation are very important during the summer break, it is also...

Graduating During Times of Uncertainty

Graduating During Times of Uncertainty

As the United States struggles with responding to the coronavirus there hasn’t been a single industry left unaffected. For many college seniors, it had appeared that they would be entering one of the healthiest labor markets in recent decades, however, seeking their...

A Guide to Volunteering for Students

A Guide to Volunteering for Students

“Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” (John 3:18)   Volunteering is an excellent way for students to give back to their communities while improving their college applications or resumes. Many student volunteer...

Ways to Stay Busy While at Home

Ways to Stay Busy While at Home

In recent weeks COVID-19 has forced people to stay at home and practice social distancing. While self-isolation can feel daunting at times it’s important to try and make the most out of the current situation. While many people are spending more time inside, not...

How to Navigate Life After College

How to Navigate Life After College

College students often anticipate the day of graduation from the time that they begin freshman year. There is a wonderful sense of pride in having successfully completed four years of higher education. However, there are a lot of graduates who are unsure of how to...

Bible Verses to Inspire College Students

Bible Verses to Inspire College Students

While the four years you spend working towards a degree can be the best years of your life they can also be quite trying. Every day you’re faced with decisions that could affect the rest of your career. When you’re looking for answers to life’s questions it’s always a...

How to Stay on Track During Spring Semester

How to Stay on Track During Spring Semester

As the spring semester picks up it is all too common for students to begin slowing down and looking forward to the end of another school year. While it may be tempting to procrastinate on classwork remember that by putting things off the work does not disappear, it...

How to Make Career Decisions within God’s Will

How to Make Career Decisions within God’s Will

There are people who have known what they want to do with their lives since they were children and there are others who struggle to find their calling. Many college students wrestle with choosing a path to take and making a career decision that feels right.   If...

Sustaining Mental Health as a Biblical Leader

Sustaining Mental Health as a Biblical Leader

The importance of maintaining mental health is relevant to all individuals, from students, doctors, educators, and anyone in between. As a biblical leader, the state of your mental health not only affects you but the people that you serve. In a position as emotional...

CIU End of Year Reflections

CIU End of Year Reflections

As the year draws to an end, I like to look back and reflect on the growth that Columbia International University has seen in 2019. One hundred years ago, God answered the prayers of six young women who were searching for a Bible college in our town of Columbia, South...