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Faculty & Staff

Jim Schirmer
Faculty Assistant
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Jim Schirmer grew up in Saginaw, Michigan, and moved to Columbia in 1988 to attend seminary at CIU. He joined the CIU team as a seminary faculty assistant in 1990 and is now a faculty assistant for the Center for Educational Innovation and Development. As a faculty assistant, Jim works diligently to help students with their online courses and answer any questions that they have…which are...

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Hanna-Maria Schmalenbach
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Glen Schultz
Adjunct Education Professor

B.A. Roberts Wesleyan College; M.Ed, Ed.D University of Virginia

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Marc Shaduk
Data Systems Manager
(803) 807-5080
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Meg Shaw
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5248
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Brian Simmons Brian Simmons
Ed.D./Ed.S. Program Director, Education Professor
(803)807-5311
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B.A. Cornerstone University; B.S. Calvin College; M.S. Indiana University South Bend; Ed.D. Ball State University; Certificate in Fund Raising Management, Indiana School of Philanthropy.

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Dr. Lisa Sinclair
D.Min., Columbia Biblical Seminary 
 
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Jarrell McRae Smith

 

Dr. Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is the Executive Director of Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter in West Columbia and Assistant Professor at South University.  In the past he has been in private practice, has extensive experience in positions with the State of South Carolina and has written and presented various papers. 

 

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Ed Smither
Professor of Intercultural Studies
(803) 807-5361
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B.A., North Carolina State University; M.A., M.Div.,Liberty University; Ph.D., University of Wales-Trinity Saint David; Ph.D., University of Pretoria

 

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Stephanie Solomon Stephanie J. Solomon
Reference & Electronic Resources Librarian
(803) 807-5104
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Amy Spencer
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5027
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Alexander Stewart

Philip M. Steyne
Professor Emeritus
(803) 807-5332
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B.A., Roosevelt University; M.Div., Northern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Miss., Fuller School of World Missions

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Danise Stokeld
Educational Assistant
(803) 807-5609
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B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Keith Stokeld
Chief Financial Officer
(803) 807-5013
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B.B.A., University of Texas; M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary

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Beverly Strobolakos
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5045
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Rick Swift
Dean of Student Life
(803) 807-5234
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Cara Thompson
Adjunct Counseling Professor
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B.A., St. Andrews Presbyterian College, M.A., Columbia International University,  SC Licensed...

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Donna Thompson
Women's Chaplain
(803) 807-5458
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Mike Thompson Mike Thompson
Director of Residence Life
(803) 807-5485
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Roger Tilton
Director of Business Services
(803) 807-5705
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Tina Tindle Tina Tindle
Campus Visit Coordinator
(803) 807-5024
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John Traegler
Payroll & Benefits Manager
(803) 807-5041
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Lee Tumey
Assistant Director of Business Services
(803) 807-5773
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Tammy Tumey
Undergraduate Records
(803) 807-5030
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