Posts tagged: Alumni Journal

From the Alumni Relations Office: Alumni Journal 2018

By Dennis Graham on June 25, 2018

As my first year of service at Cornerstone University draws to a close, I cannot help but reflect on how appreciative I am for the opportunity to serve the great alumni of this institution. I'm thankful for those who have served in this role before me, as they have laid a wonderful foundation for me as I continue to take the Cornerstone Alumni Association in new and exciting directions and build upon…

Grateful!

By Joe Stowell on June 26, 2018

Our graduates have stories of significant influence in our world for Christ. Some in the ministry, some in missions and many in the marketplace where the testimony of their lives draws attention to the gospel lived out through them.

All of this makes me grateful that God has called me to serve in an enterprise that is busy raising a new generation of cultural influencers for Christ and His Kingdom…

The Clums: It's a Family Thing

By Dennis Graham on June 29, 2018

Jerry Clum first visited Cornerstone University, which he knew as Grand Rapids Baptist Bible College, in the 1960s when his grandfather would let him tag along to evening classes. Jerry's grandfather, Victor Clum, attended Wealthy Street Baptist College when it was just a Bible institute with a few classrooms in downtown Grand Rapids.

"I know he attended classes there and was instrumental in getting…

Kevin Cumings (B.A. ’87, M.Div. ’91): In the Business of Wellness

By Dennis Graham on July 10, 2018

Kevin Cumings (B.A. ’87, M.Div. ’91) has always been a people person. Fascinated by the study of human behavior and relationships, he chose to study psychology as his undergraduate major. After graduation, he continued on to receive his M.Div. in Theology, a degree that helped him grow a deeper understanding of God and His interaction with the world and humankind.

It was at Grand Rapids Theological…

Ron Frelix (M.B.A. ’12): MBA to YMCA

By Dennis Graham on July 17, 2018

When Ron Frelix (M.B.A. ’12) graduated from Cornerstone University's Professional & Graduate Studies program with a Master of Business Administration in 2012, his plan was to find a job that combined his passion for health and wellness with his new degree. He did just that when he earned an entry-level position with the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. From there, he worked his way up to become the community…

Legacy

By Joe Stowell on June 13, 2019

In the latest issue of our Alumni Journal, meet some legacy graduates who carry the CU brand as influencers for Christ into the arena of education.

From the Alumni Relations Office: Alumni Journal 2019

By Dennis Graham on June 14, 2019

The transition from high school to college can be an interesting and challenging time. Leaving your parents' home for the first time, being responsible for yourself and simply figuring out who God created you to be is a process that can be difficult. Some thrive while others struggle.

Graduating from college and transitioning into the adult working world also poses many challenges. From finding the…

David Jesse: Reporting is Endless

By Leslie VerBerkmoes on June 18, 2019

From his experience as a student paper writer in high school to his role as a full-time Detroit Free Press reporter, David Jesse (CU ’97) has a passion for journalism. At Cornerstone University, David pursued a degree in English and spent four years working for the campus newspaper. In addition to writing for the campus newspaper, he was the editor for three years, using the lessons he learned in class…