Finding Balance in a College Lifestyle

By Simone Dekryger on November 4, 2019

As someone who has a minor obsession with the delectable, mouth-watering spicy chicken sandwich and addictive, piping hot waffle fries from Chick-fil-A, I've found that it is nice to have some extra cash. Now that I'm in college, my parents no longer pay for everything, and because it isn't typically acceptable to start a fundraiser for fast food, I work so that I can not only pay for what I need,…

Jennifer Greer | Mark 7:24-30

By Bailie Rouse on November 1, 2019

This week in chapel, Jennifer Greer preached on the text Mark 7:24-30, in which the Syrophoenician woman approaches Jesus begging him to drive the demon out of her daughter.

Jesus had been traveling along the sea and visits Tyre, a non-Jewish wealthy city. The original readers may have been alarmed that Jesus was approached by a woman of Greek and Syrian background, a non-Jew who throws herself at…

Reasons to Go to a Christian University

By Elizabeth Boock on November 19, 2019

When I was in high school I knew that I wanted to go to a Christian university. I really wanted to grow, specifically in my faith, and I knew that going to a Christian school would catalyze that process. At the time, I had no idea just how much coming to Cornerstone University would develop me not just spiritually, relationally or academically, but as a whole person.

You Will Grow Relationally

Almost…

Teaching Beyond the Classroom

By Mikayla Walker on November 25, 2019

At the age of 10 years old, Kevin Shuneson (B.A. ’83) had a general idea of what he wanted to do when he grew up–become an influential educator.

Shuneson recalls his teacher Mr. McClean, who made learning exciting. He was inspired by the way that Mr. McClean built strong relationships with students by getting to know them and even playing with them at recess.

After moving, Shuneson had more inspiration…

Five Nuggets of Knowledge to Help Prepare You for an Internship Interview

By Anne Gaertner on November 25, 2019

Internships provide a significant time of learning, growth and reflection for Cornerstone University students. Whether you pursue an internship for academic credit or simply to gain additional experience, practicing and learning new skills outside the classroom significantly increases your ability to compete for entry-level positions following graduation.

During a recent classroom panel discussion…

Finding A Minor That Is Right For You

By Simone Dekryger on November 22, 2019

I am going to be completely honest with you. When the idea for this blog came my way, I didn't actually know what having an academic minor entails. So I decided that this would be a perfect opportunity to find out what an academic minor is and why it is important. I even got in touch with some knowledgeable faculty.

To help you gain a better understanding of minors, I will share what I have found…

Emma Critchfield Becomes First Student Hire at Grace's Table

By Kristina Cordes on November 26, 2019

In every stage of life, there comes a time to decide on a new direction. Many college students enter their studies unsure where their calling will lead them, unsure what direction to take. Such was the case for Emma Critchfield when she arrived at Cornerstone University as an undergraduate student.

Unsure of what she wanted to do but knowing she wanted to work with children, Critchfield decided to…