Melissa Canup

Academic Advisor and Program Coordinator

Staff Positions:

Adult & Graduate Studies - Faculty Services

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Phone: 616-254-1650


With a passion for serving students, Melissa Canup serves students as academic advisor and TESOL program coordinator for Cornerstone University's Professional & Graduate Studies division. As an advisor, she teams up with students to create a personalized plan for academic success.

"I believe that every person has been created with a God-given purpose, and a degree at Cornerstone University gives each person the skills needed to live out their purpose in life. It is a privilege to walk alongside students on their academic journey."

Before joining the academic advising team, she served at PGS as assistant director of faculty services and as educational resources coordinator. As she currently pursues her Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at PGS, she's able to relate to her students in working and studying full-time.


  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Linguistics, Moody Bible Institute


—Camping with family


—Student success
—Adult learning
—Cultural intelligence
—Emotional intelligence