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.

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Education

  • ED.D., ETHICAL LEADERSHIP, OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (2013)
  • M.A., CHRISTIAN EDUCATION, TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (2000)
  • B.A., BIBLE AND THEOLOGY, MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE (1994)

Gerald Longjohn

  • Vice President of Student Development
  • Title IX Coordinator
  • Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership

Faculty Positions

  • Adult & Graduate Studies - Business
  • Traditional Undergrad Academics - Student Development
  • Traditional Undergrad Academics - Admissions

Education

  • ED.D., ETHICAL LEADERSHIP, OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (2013)
  • M.A., CHRISTIAN EDUCATION, TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (2000)
  • B.A., BIBLE AND THEOLOGY, MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE (1994)

Dr. Gerald Longjohn has served at Cornerstone University since 2008. As the vice president for Student Development, he oversees community life, student activities, career and health services, Global Opportunities (GO) trips, chapel and discipleship programs. He collaborates with faculty and staff to maintain a student-focused, spiritually contagious learning community where Jesus Christ is central. He also teaches courses in organizational leadership and ministry leadership for Cornerstone University’s Professional & Graduate Studies.

Previously, Dr. Longjohn worked in Student Development at Judson University in Elgin, Ill., as the international and intercultural adviser. Prior to his experience in higher education, he spent 10 years as a youth pastor, at First Baptist Church of Downers Grove, Ill., and The United Christian Church of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. While in Dubai, he also served on the council for the Dubai Evangelical Church Centre, a multi-user facility for over 12 international congregations, and developed a youth conference for students from all across the Arabian Peninsula.

In the church and college contexts in which he has served, Dr. Longjohn has enjoyed countless opportunities to preach, teach, mentor and lead missions trips to help equip students to passionately follow Jesus through their callings and careers.

Hobbies

  • TRAVELING
  • TIME WITH FAMILY
  • READING

Interests

  • STUDENT SPIRITUAL FORMATION
  • ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
  • EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT/THRIVING
  • LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS

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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.