Mario Adkins

Assistant Director of Academic Success

Staff Positions:

Traditional Undergrad Academics - Center for Academic Success

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Mario Adkins currently serves as the assistant director of academic success in Cornerstone University's Center for Student Success. Adkins values teaching under various learning mythologies and enjoys customizing knowledge for each of his students.

"While knowledge acquisition and experiential learning are keys to unlock post-graduation success, vocational drive and determination are needed to succeed."

Adkins also enjoys facilitating domestic and international experiential learning opportunities, allowing students to learn and grow by experiencing the Lord's glorious world.


  • Adkins, M. (2014). How video games and digital literacy impacts student achievement and development: An analysis of synergistic integration. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 1-5). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
  • Adkins, M. (2014). Resume relay: 5 transferable skill groups that can be developed through campus activities involvement. Campus Activities Programming® 47(3), 52-54.


  • M.Ed., College Student Affairs Leadership, Grand Valley State University (2015)
  • B.A., Communication Studies, Grand Valley State University (2013)


—Logic puzzles
—Video games
—Friend and family fellowship


—Digital literacy
—Educational technology
—Experiential learning
—Leadership development