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Malone University graduates a record 681 students – Baccalaureate service and Commencement ceremony are now viewable online

May 22, 2013 | Release # 6632

Malone University graduated what is believed to be a record 681 undergraduate and graduate students at its 121st commencement ceremony held earlier this month at Faith Family Church in North Canton.

Baccalaureate speaker was Gregory Miller, Ph.D., professor of history at Malone. Also speaking were Christa Salem, a graduating history major from Norton; and Peter Simionides, a graduating communication arts major from Canton. A podcast of the Baccalaureate service can be found online at http://new.livestream.com/maloneuniversity/2013baccalaureate.

Addressing the Class of 2013 at the commencement ceremony was the Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. Rev. Rodriguez's address, "The Lamb's Agenda" -- and entire commencement ceremony -- is available for viewing on podcast at http://new.livestream.com/faithfamilylive/malone.

Photos of the event are available for viewing and downloading at the Malone University Flickr website. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/maloneuniversity/sets/72157633567727476/).

Highlighted Photos:

David King, President

President David King

Donald Tucker, Provost

Provost Donald Tucker

Graduating Senior Christa Salem

Graduating Senior Christa Salem

Peter Simionides

Graduating Senior Peter Simionides

Gregory Miller

Baccalaureate Speaker Gregory Miller

The Reverend Samuel Rodriguez

Commencement Speaker The Reverend Samuel Rodriguez



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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