Community matters.

Along with you, Cornerstone University and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary alums excel as influencers in our world for Christ in their respective vocations. Since graduation, they've marked milestones as graduate students, professionals, parents, authors, artists, ministry leaders and more. And they continue to embody a commitment to build lives and legacies that matter.

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Recent Milestones

Cornerstone alumni, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary alumni and friends of the university join you in celebrating the newest members of your family, remembering loved ones and cheering on your career accomplishments.


Jim Dahl (M.Div. '87, Th.M. '88) is the associate professor of intercultural studies and practical ministries at Tyndale Theological Seminary. In 2015, he also became the vice president of academic affairs.

His wife, Janice (Peterson, B.A. '80), also serves at Tyndale as the executive administrative assistant and the director of finance. Prior to coming to Tyndale, they served in Romania for twelve years with their daughters, Lauren and Allison, who both graduated from CU in 2015.


Merci (Rocha, B.S. '04) and Brandon Rowe were married on April 22, 2016.

After graduating, Merci spent a decade as a crisis counselor and social worker working with runaway and homeless youth, and she also worked for World Vision as a trainer, speaker and youth development specialist.

She and her husband are currently planting a church in San Diego and plan to launch a clothing business in order to support their work in the church.


Ben Videtich (M.A. '12, M.Div. '16) and his wife, Kaile, celebrate the birth of their son, Maelin Hosea, born on Sept. 30, 2016.


Bethany Luzny (B.A. '14) is the community life coordinator for a L'Arche community in Clinton, Iowa, which is an intentional community of adults with and without intellectual disabilities belonging to an international federation.

She coordinates volunteers, student service trips to the community and community gatherings.