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6196 - Malone University Outstanding Alumni Recognized at Annual Awards Ceremony

#6196 October 12, 2011

The following Malone University alumni were recently recognized with the 2011 Outstanding Alumni Awards as part of the University's Homecoming festivities. Congratulations to:

  • Alumnus of the Year: The Rev. Dr. Cedric S. Rodney, the James A. Gray Professor of Religion & Ethics in the Department of Social Sciences at Winston-Salem State University (NC) and a 1958 graduate, currently residing in Clemmons, NC

  • Graduate School Alumnus of the Year: Greg Nettle, senior pastor of RiverTree Christian Church and a 1997 graduate, currently residing in Canton

  • Young Alumnus of the Year: Deron Boring, J.D., attorney at law and a 2001 graduate, currently residing in Rootstown

  • Malone Management Program Leadership Excellence Award: Yvonne Brake, director of development for Haven of Rest Ministries and a 1998 graduate, currently residing in Akron

In addition, Earl H. Bailey, founder of Word for the World International radio ministry and a 1966 graduate, currently residing in Canton, OH, was presented with the inaugural Earl H. Bailey Lifetime Achievement Award.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2011.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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