Undergraduate

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

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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.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Central Michigan University
  • M.A., Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • B.A., Biblical Seminary of São Paulo, Brazil
  • B.A., Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas, São Paulo, Brazil

Campus Involvement

  • Assessment Committee Member

Sérgio da Silva, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Psychology

  • Traditional Undergraduate Social Science Division

Education

  • Ph.D., Central Michigan University
  • M.A., Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • B.A., Biblical Seminary of São Paulo, Brazil
  • B.A., Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas, São Paulo, Brazil

Campus Involvement

  • Assessment Committee Member

Dr. Sérgio da Silva earned his bachelor of arts degree from Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas in São Paulo, Brazil, his master’s degree from Universidade de São Paulo, and his Ph.D. from Central Michigan University. At Cornerstone, Dr. da Silva teaches a variety of psychology courses, including General Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods, Health Psychology, Physiological Psychology and Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Dr. da Silva emphasizes the challenges and advantages of cross-cultural teaching. He strives to incorporate service in his students’ learning experience and places an emphasis on involving students in practical research. Recently, Dr. da Silva received the 2012 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.

Dr. da Silva grew up in São Paulo, Brazil, and served as a pastor-missionary for 22 years with Trans World Radio. During his service in ministry, he produced and announced several radio programs, including the Portuguese version of Chuck Swindoll’s Insight for Living.

Dr. da Silva loves strong coffee, has eaten roasted monkey with Indians in the Amazon, drives old yet dependable cars and has an obsession with Lord of the Rings.

“It matters that students learn to use what they learn at Cornerstone to serve others and contribute to offer enduring solutions for the problems of the world.”

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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 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.