Health + Care

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

Transform + Achieve

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.

Transform + Achieve

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

Education

  • M.A., Reading Instruction and Educational Leadership, Michigan State University
  • B.A., Calvin College

Jill Ellens

  • Special Appointment Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Adult & Graduate Studies - Education

Education

  • M.A., Reading Instruction and Educational Leadership, Michigan State University
  • B.A., Calvin College

Jill Ellens serves as special appointment faculty of interdisciplinary studies at Cornerstone University’s Professional & Graduate Studies program. She teaches a variety of courses in areas such as communication and writing. She also has been instrumental in developing a rich educational experience through curriculum development and program assessment. She was awarded the 2020 recipient of the Colleen S. Smith Award for Excellence in Teaching.

In her full-time role, she serves as the member and community life coordinator at a local church.

“I love seeing students find their calling and become all that God intends them to be. We are lifelong learners, and I learn new things right along with my students. It’s a joy to see students grow and become experts in their field of study.”

Contact Info

Hobbies

  • Gardening
  • Spending time with grandchildren
  • Being with people

Interests

  • Young students learning to read
  • Student success

Related News & More

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 or explore campus with a virtual tour.

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.

Search In: