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., School Psychology, Michigan State University
  • Ed.S., School Psychology, Michigan State University
  • M.A., Educational Psychology, Michigan State University
  • B.G.S., Psychology/Sociology/Business, University of Michigan

Nicole McDonald, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Psychology
  • Disability Accommodations Officer

  • Traditional Undergraduate Social Science Division

Education

  • Ph.D., School Psychology, Michigan State University
  • Ed.S., School Psychology, Michigan State University
  • M.A., Educational Psychology, Michigan State University
  • B.G.S., Psychology/Sociology/Business, University of Michigan

Dr. Nicole McDonald’s role at Cornerstone includes teaching psychology and family studies courses, overseeing psychology and family studies internships, advising and mentoring students, ensuring program accessibility for students with disabilities, overseeing the Accommodations Review Committee and working to educate the community on disability-related matters. She was recognized in 2009 with Cornerstone’s Faculty Teaching Award.

Even though she earned degrees from Michigan State, Dr. McDonald is a University of Michigan fan at heart. She also takes over 100 photos almost every day.

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Hobbies

  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • MIXED-MEDIA ART
  • ATHLETICS
  • VISITING LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES
  • TRAVELING
  • EXPLORING NEW PLACES

Research Interests

  • CREATIVE THERAPIES
  • CHILDREN'S LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
  • EDUCATIONAL APPROACHES FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT

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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.