Posts tagged: Graduation

The Ultimate Final Exam: My First Interview

By Sarah Enck on April 20, 2016

I survived an interview for my first counseling job. After learning that my husband and I were being relocated to Indiana, I knew that I had to look for a new job. But where to start? I knew that part of the job-hunting process was having connections, but I felt lost when thinking about looking in a new town.

Accepting That Your High School Friends May Not Last Forever

By Meredith Sweet on June 16, 2017

You switch the tassel on your cap from the right to the left. Diploma in hand, you join the rest of your high school classmates and file out of the commencement service. You are finally ready to start the next phase of your life.

But there are some things you never thought you'd leave behind: your friendships. You want to hold onto those memories of days in the lunchroom, or sitting in the back of…

Finding Faith After College

By Audrey Wierenga on May 17, 2018

Reality hits kind of hard after college. Suddenly classes are over and you jump into a job or job seeking. Your whole identity changes from student to employee. You might move to an entirely new town or move back in with your parents. However it goes, it's a transition. And it's easy to feel lost during a transition. You can sort of have an identity crisis.

His Persistent Faithfulness

By Dennis Graham on June 7, 2018

Maggie Dryer (B.A. ’18), in a baccalaureate service for traditional undergraduate seniors and their families, reminded this year's graduates of God's persistent faithfulness. Continue reading for a transcript of the speech she gave on Friday, May 4, 2018.

Letter from the Alumni Director: Spring 2019 Event Preview

By Dennis Graham on March 27, 2019

Spring is in the air! It's fun to see the sun return to the sky, the snow begin to melt and the students return to normal campus activity after a long and treacherous winter. The Polar Vortex threw Michigan for a loop, but we Michiganders once again proved that we're resilient people.

As we head toward wrapping up another wonderful year at Cornerstone University, I wanted to make mention of several…

Bailey Linton: My Cornerstone Retrospective

By Bailey Linton on May 8, 2019

In one week, my four-year-long journey as a student at Cornerstone University will come to an end. When I first came to CU, I was a wide-eyed 18-year-old with big hopes and dreams for what my future would be.

God had some crazy plans in store for me, things I could not even begin to comprehend. I was beginning a path of self-discovery, self-reflection and self-renewal.

Cornerstone is an incredibly…

What Marvel Movies Taught Me About College Life Vol. 2

By Bailey Linton on July 2, 2019

Welcome back to my deep and arguably too passionate look at Marvel's superhero movies and the lessons they have taught me about life during college. Just so you are aware, this post is part two of a two-part post, so if you haven't read the first one yet, make sure to check it out.

Again, this is a huge spoiler warning for all Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Phase Three movies, "Captain America: Civil…