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

  • PH.D., EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION, WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (2018)
  • M.A., GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
  • B.A., CALVIN COLLEGE

Campus Involvement

  • University Academic Council

Laurie Burgess

  • Associate Professor of Education and Teacher Education Division Chair

Faculty Positions

  • Traditional Undergrad Academics - Teacher Education

Education

  • PH.D., EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION, WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (2018)
  • M.A., GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
  • B.A., CALVIN COLLEGE

Campus Involvement

  • University Academic Council

Laurie Burgess received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Calvin College and her Master’s in Reading from Grand Valley State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership in Higher Education from Western Michigan University.

“Teaching at Cornerstone University is a privilege. Everyday I have an opportunity to serve within a community that values excellent education and makes Jesus Christ central to its mission.”

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Hobbies

  • cooking
  • entertaining
  • volleyball
  • travel
  • reading

Interests

  • SENSE OF COMMUNITY IN THE COLLEGE CLASSROOM
  • TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
  • IMPACT OF GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES ON TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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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.