If you’re fortunate enough to live nearby a few hiking trails, you understand the joy of going into nature and enjoying and learning from it. This is why so many parents today make a point to take their children on hikes. Hiking is a great family activity as everyone gets…


The college experience serves as the turning point in the lives of many individuals who are seeking higher education. While pursuing a degree is often the most obvious way forward, it can still be easy to go astray or get lost during the journey. To navigate college it can be…


As the new school year approaches, it’s understandable for students to begin to feel a little nervous; after all, everyone wants to do well. Starting the school year on the right foot is imperative if you are going to set the foundation for success throughout the school year. So, how…


If you’re looking for a place with amazing hospitality and southern charm, South Carolina is the place to be. The state has so much to offer from mountains, golfing, and clean beaches. Whether you live in or out of state there are so many places that would make the perfect…


When asking about hunting season, most people would respond that winter is a perfect time. Although most hunting does occur during that time it doesn’t mean that spring and summer are off-seasons. Hunting in warmer weather means you must change some of your techniques and most importantly the summer hunting…


The Largemouth bass is known for being the most popular freshwater fish worldwide. This fish has made its mark from the United States to Japan. The best season to catch Largemouth bass is every day. These fish migrate up to thousands of miles each season in search of better temperatures…


You may see them on company websites or a sign while walking past a business. Mission statements are how organizations and businesses identify themselves and what they stand for. Some may include acts of their past or some with what they plan on doing in the future. Now what many…


Finishing high school is one of the best feelings in the world but the transition into college may not feel as great at first. There are many challenges that one will face while entering this new chapter of your life. With the pandemic causing some changes, colleges are still not…


When thinking about how to motivate others you should put into consideration how you have been motivated before. Everyone has their way of doing it, but some are just more successful than others. If you want to motivate others, you must start from within and be able to motivate yourself…


Graduation is a time to reflect, remember, and dream. The four years spent working towards earning a diploma can often be busy and even stressful, however, looking back it always seems that the time flew by. …

Mark Smith

Dr. Mark A. Smith, has committed his life to the advancement of the gospel through Christian higher education at CIU. marksmithciu.com

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