Faculty Accomplishments

Faculty Accomplishments

Cornerstone University professors are involved in research, publishing, and many other academic activities outside the classroom. Along with their rigorous pursuit of knowledge and excellence in their fields, CU professors put their students' education first, pushing them to higher levels of learning and intellect.  

Faculty Accomplishments 

Lawrence Bos, Associate Professor of Business Administration

Congratulations to Prof. Bos who has been awarded the NAIA Wally Schwartz Faculty Athletics Representative of the Year!

Nigel Crompton, Professor of Biology

Dr. Crompton presented at the "Science & Faith" Biology Conference in Stuttgart, Germany March 2015. In addition, he presented a poster of his research on radiation oncology at the Integrated Course in Biology and Physics of Radiation Oncology conference in May 2015.

Ray Gates, Associate Professor of Science

This summer, Prof. Gates' will lead the Alumni Yellowstone Trip.  

Rachel Hammond, Assistant Professor of Business

Prof. Hammond presented at the Unite for Equality: Women in Leadership Conference at Western Michigan University on April 10, 2015. Her break-out session presentation was entitled “Encouraging Gender Diversity from the Boardroom to the Trenches”

Prof. Hammond also spoke on “A Human Resource Roadmap for Women” at the Taking our Seat at the Table conference on April 11, 2015 at Calvin College.

Prof. Hammond was appointed an Executive Summary Judge for the 2015 MWest Challenge, West Michigan’s Regional Business Plan Competition.

Rob Keys, Professor of Science

On March 21, 2015, Dr. Keys will be presenting at the National Science Education Conference in Chicago, IL.

Jonathan Marko, Assistant Professor of Philosophical and Systematic Theology

Dr. Marko completed a peer reviewed publication called “Above Reason Propositions and Contradiction in the Religious Thought of Robert Boyle,” Forum Philosophicum 19, no. 2 (2014) (forthcoming).

Dr. Marko also presented “John Locke and the Freedom of the Will” at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS).

Randy Miller, Assistant Professor of Audio Production

Prof. Miller was accepted as a full member of Audio Engineering Society (AES).  

Kerisa Myers, Associate Professor of Education

Dr. Myers co-authored an article entitled "Impact of campus child care director leadership and activities on the internal success and integration of the campus center" for the Journal of Early Childhood Research.  

Shawn Newhouse, Associate Professor of Business & Rachel Hammond, Assistant Professor of Business 

Dr. Newhouse and Prof. Hammond will be panel participants at Talking Points Winter/Spring 2015:  Pursuing a Discipleship that Matters

Rick Ostrander, Provost & Associate Professor of History

Dr. Ostrander has been appointed to the Council for Christian College and Universities’ Commission for Chief Academic Officers.

Michael Pasquale, Humanities Division Chair & Associate Professor of Linguistics

Dr. Pasquale presented two papers on folk linguistics at the World Congress of Applied Linguistics in Brisbane, Australia, August 2014. He also presented lectures on English teaching and pronunciation and spoke in chapel at Hokuriku Gakuin University, Kanazawa, Japan, October 2014.  

Kathy Sindorf, Associate Professor of Communication & Media

Prof. Sindorf and her husband, Joe, taught Church Media for a week in Cali, Colombia as a part of the COICOM conference for pastors, media directors, and communication church workers.  

Martin Spence, Assistant Professor of History

Congratulations to Dr. Spence for the release of his book called Heaven on Earth: Reimagining Time and Eternity in Nineteenth-Century British Evangelicalism, published by “Wipf and Stock”.

Brad Stamm, Professor of Economics, Business Division Chair

Dr. Stamm published an article in the Grand Rapids Business Journal on January 16, 2015 entitled “Forecast: a new age of wealth and poverty”.

Michael Stevens, Professor of English

Dr. Stevens’ review of Prophets of the Posthuman: American Fiction, Biotechnology, and the Ethics of Personhood by Christina Bieber Lake was featured in the Journal of Markets and Morality.