Undergraduate

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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.

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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

  • Ph.D., Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • M.S., Exercise Physiology, Ball State University (2015)
  • B.A., Exercise Science, Adrian College (2013)

Certifications

  • NAUI SCUBA Diver Certified
  • First Aid, CPR, & AED Certified
  • The American Physiological Society Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine Member

James Sackett

  • Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

  • Traditional Undergraduate Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics Division

Education

  • Ph.D., Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • M.S., Exercise Physiology, Ball State University (2015)
  • B.A., Exercise Science, Adrian College (2013)

Certifications

  • NAUI SCUBA Diver Certified
  • First Aid, CPR, & AED Certified
  • The American Physiological Society Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine Member

Dr. James Sackett grew up in Birmingham, Mich., before attending Adrian College where he played catcher for the Adrian Bulldogs baseball team. Immediately thereafter, he continued his education at Ball State University and the University at Buffalo.

Upon graduating with a terminal degree in 2018, Dr. Sackett made his way back to his home state to begin a career in teaching at Cornerstone University. At Cornerstone, Dr. Sackett continues to carry out his passion for teaching, interacting and motivating students in the field of kinesiology.

“Teaching at Cornerstone University is important to me because of their Christ-centered mission. I have a passion for mentoring and engaging with disciples of Jesus Christ both in and out of the classroom. Additionally, being a faculty member at Cornerstone will allow me to integrate my passion for kinesiology with my love for Jesus Christ on a daily basis.”

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Hobbies

  • SNOWMOBILING
  • HIKING
  • WOODWORKING
  • PLAYING BASEBALL, HOCKEY AND SOFTBALL

Research Interests

  • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY DURING WATER IMMERSION
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY
  • SPORT PERFORMANCE

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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.