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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.

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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.

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Education

  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University
  • B.A., Psychology and Family Studies, Cornerstone University

Alaina Thiry, M.A.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • Traditional Undergraduate Social Science Division

Education

  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University
  • B.A., Psychology and Family Studies, Cornerstone University

Professor Alaina Thiry is passionate about relationships, understanding family dynamics, learning and teaching. Before joining Cornerstone University, she worked with refugees in a counseling setting and has also worked as a home-based therapist at a community mental health organization. Currently, she continues to utilize her clinical skills at a local private practice.

“Teaching at Cornerstone provides me with a platform to encourage students to seek Jesus, strive to understand others and be genuine in their personal and professional relationships.”

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Hobbies

  • COOKING
  • OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
  • SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

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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.