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Malone University well-represented in Canton Chamber of Commerce's ystark’s 2013 “Twenty Under 40” recognition

April 3, 2013 | Release # 6593

Of the 20 young professionals recognized by Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce's ystark for leadership and community service, three are Malone University alumni. According to the ystark website, the award recognizes Stark County's younger leaders who have demonstrated dynamic leadership and social responsibility. These are the people who are committed to making a difference in our community. Winners were selected based on career acumen, community service and trusteeship and personal and professional achievements. The Twenty under 40! selection committee is comprised of diverse business and community leaders representing a range of industry sectors from around Stark County.

Congratulations to the following Pioneers who will be inducted into this year's class of outstanding young professionals at a gala event on June 4.

  • LaToya Dickens, a 2006 graduate from the School of Nursing and Health Sciences with an MSN degree in the family nurse practitioner track
  • Marvin Ferguson, a 2010 graduate from the School of Business and Leadership with an MBA degree
  • David Hersher, a 2010 graduate form the School of Business and Leadership with a bachelor's degree in management.

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 has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 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 2015 


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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