Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

Cornerstone Dedicates New Creation-Inspired Sculpture Installation

News April 17, 2019

In a brief outdoor ceremony on April 17, Cornerstone University dedicated its newest art installation—a three-dimensional sculpture crafted by Albert Paley, a New York-based artist, and donated by Howard and Roberta Ahmanson.

Located outside the entrance of the Jack and Mary De Witt Center for Science and Technology, the coated steel sculpture stands nearly 25 feet tall and weighs over 23,000 pounds. Detailed metalwork features visual reminders of the creation account in Genesis and promotes the imaginative nature of scientific research through a Christian worldview.

“We are honored to have another piece of art on campus by Albert Paley, pointing us once again to the centrality of Christ in all of our academic life,” Dr. Joe Stowell, university president, said. “Given that science is the discovery of all that Christ has created, this sculpture celebrates the majestic glory of Christ as the Creator. Sourced by the Alpha and Omega at the base, the artwork rises through the ascending stages of creation—vegetation, fish, birds, humanity—culminating in the massive, never-ending expanse of the universe.”

Arriving on campus a week prior to the service, Jeffrey Jubenville, an artist and foreman at Paley Studios, oversaw the sculpture’s placement with a crane crew and guided its final assembly.

“The enduring metallic essence of the sculpture reminds us that Christ is not only Creator but Sustainer of all things,” Stowell concluded. “We are blessed to be able to make this Christ-honoring statement in such a compelling sculpture.”

Related News

News
Sept. 24, 2019

Cell Lab Name Honors Two Visionary CU Professors in the Sciences

View
News
Dec. 7, 2018

Cornerstone Dedicates New Science Facility to the Glory of Christ the Creator

View
News
Nov. 27, 2018

Retelling the Story of Creation Through Art in the New Jack and Mary De Witt Center for Science and Technology

View
News
Oct. 2, 2017

Cornerstone Prepares for STEM Facility Construction

View

Want to Learn More About CU?

Connect With CU

Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.