Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 6 - 8, 2016
Homecoming and Family Weekend is especially planned for you to get a taste of campus life with your Malone University student. We hope you will join in the activities planned for all ages as we celebrate our 125th year.
Thursday, October 6
|7 p.m.||125 Year Forum: Transforming Communities through Leadership,
Entrepreneurship, the Arts, and Social Justice Panel Discussion followed by Q & A session. See panel participants and bios
|Johnson Center Chapel|
|8:30 p.m.||Dessert reception with Forum Panelists, alumni and parents.||Johnson Center Lobby|
Friday, October 7
All day: Parents and siblings age 12 and older may visit classes. Please check the list of classes open to visitors. The whole family is invited to visit the faculty scholarship display in the Cattell Library, check out the deals in the Campus Store, cheer on Pioneer athletes, and visit the 125 Year photo spots, displays and our beautiful art galleries.
|8 a.m. - 8 p.m.||Homecoming Registration: Pick up your tickets, schedule and information for class visits and Pioneer Passport.||Johnson Center Lobby|
|10:05 a.m.||Homecoming Worship Service: Speaker is Keith Cureton '85, VP at UPS featuring the Malone University Chorale and Worship Band. Families are welcome.||Worship Center, Johnson Center|
|11 a.m.||Transforming Communities Forum: Panel Discussion #2
See panel participants and bios.
|Johnson Center Dining Room|
|1 - 4:30 p.m.||Are you in Social Work? United Way's "Bridges Out of Poverty" workshop will be presented. Earn 3.5 CEUs, $18 for book, Call 330.471.8180 or email tojfergu...@malone.edu.||Silk Auditorium, Mitchell Hall|
|2-3 p.m.||Malone University Music Pioneers Homecoming Recital
Be sure to come early, as seating is limited. Refreshments will be served following the concert in Bennett Lounge.
|Stewart Room, Barn/Randall Campus Center|
|3 - 4 p.m.||125 Years: Guided Campus Tour featuring both Malone’s campus today and special historical exhibits from the past. Bring your phone or camera for the 125 Years photo spots on campus.||Meet at Emma's in the Barn/Randall Campus Center|
|6 p.m.||Pioneer 125: Rich Heritage, Bold Future Banquet - Honoring returning Malone presidents, trustees, our 2016 Alumni Award Recipients and past award winners.||Johnson Center Dining Room|
|7:30 - 9:30 p.m.||Outdoor Movie "Jungle Book" Join us for the movie, free popcorn, drinks, glow sticks and door prizes. BYOB=bring your own blanket. Weather permitting. Rain location: East Campus building, NW corner of 25th St. & Harvard Ave.||Blossom Quad|
Saturday, October 8
All day: Check out the Campus Store, cheer on Pioneer athletes, and visit the Faculty Scholarship Display and historical exhibits in the Cattell Library and photo spots and art galleries around campus.
|7 a.m.||Registration & Bench Press for the Malone 5k Pump & Run||Osborne Hall|
|8:15 a.m.||Kids' Run at the Track||Track|
|8:30 a.m.||Open to the public! Malone 5k Pump & Run: Overall and age group prizes, t-shirts, and MU giveaways. Tickets to the Professor Wylde Animal Show available free to participants who register by 9/23.||Osborne Hall|
|8 a.m.- 1 p.m.||Homecoming Registration: Pick up your schedule, tickets and Pioneer Passport.||Brehme Centennial Center Lobby|
|10 a.m.- 12 noon||Guided Tours of Malone Zoo Rooms: You’ll have fun visiting the animals and help Malone’s ZOOM students by providing an opportunity to show off the animals and share what they are learning. Win, win!||Timken Science Hall, Lower Level|
|10 a.m. - 12 noon||Flag Football Tournament: Drop by the Quad to watch alumni and student teams compete for cash prizes.||Quad between Blossom, Regula and Heritage Halls|
|10 a.m. -2 noon||Open House in Residence Halls: Time to visit with your Malone student at their home away from home.||Residence Halls|
|11 a.m.||Professor Wylde Animal Show presented by Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
This is a free event but you must reserve tickets as seating is limited. You will enjoy this fun and educational show featuring live animals.
|East Campus, NW corner of 25th St and Harvard Ave.|
|11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Tailgate Lunch, Pioneer Street Fair & Pioneers Play Area:
Enjoy a delicious lunch in the Hoover Dining Commons, then visit the Alumni and Parent vendors and the Inflatables, Pony Rides, Great Pumpkin Hunt and more for kids of all ages!
|Brehme Centennial Center and Hoover Courtyard|
|1:30 p.m.||Pioneer Women’s Soccer vs. Trevecca Nazarene||Malone Soccer Field|
|2 p.m.||Pioneer Football vs. Alderson Broaddus: Visit the alumni and families hospitality station under the big tent and sign up to enter the 125 Year Blanket giveaway! The Homecoming Court presented and King and Queen crowned at halftime. The 2006 National Champion Pioneer Baseball Team honored.||GlenOak High School
|4 p.m.||Pioneer Men’s Soccer vs. Trevecca Nazarene||Malone Soccer Field|
|5 p.m.||Ox Roast and Live Music: A delicious ox roast with all the trimmings and live musical entertainment. Outdoors weather permitting; rain location Brehme Centennial Center.||Hoover Courtyard|
Sunday, October 9
|Feel free to attend church with your Malone student!||various times||Stark County||At this link is a list of where faculty & staff members attend church. Any of the folks on this list would love to have you join them - feel free to contact them via phone or email!|
But wait..there's more
Siblings Visit Overnight
Older siblings are invited to spend the night in the residence hall with their Malone student, but must be registered with the Office of Student Development. Malone students may register them in person or families may call 330-471-8273.
*Complete Your 125 Year Passport
Visit exhibits, photo spots and galleries around campus and find the stamps to put in your 125 Years Pioneer Passport. When you complete your passport, have it checked at the registration table. Your name will be entered into a drawing to win Malone gear and prizes.
Malone Campus Store
Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Look for Homecoming and Family Weekend Sale signs throughout the store.
Art Galleries and Displays
Visit the McFadden, Fountain and Malone Art Gallery in the Johnson Center on Friday and Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.