Homecoming Schedule

 

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Friday, October 13

Homecoming Registration is in the Johnson Center lobby from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Pick up your tickets, schedule and information.

All Day | Class Visits

A schedule of classes to visit will be on the Homecoming website and Homecoming app. This is a great time to have a campus visit for your Future Pioneer. To schedule a guided tour appointment for your son or daughter call 330-471-8145 or through Malone Admissions.

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Visit the McFadden, Fountain and Malone Art Galleries

A Landscape and Nature photography exhibit by Bill Casto ’62 will be on display in the Fountain Gallery. Meet the photographer between 4 and 5:30 p.m. during the exhibit reception.
Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts

10 a.m. | Homecoming Worship Service

Message by Curt Thompson ’85, M.D. The Malone University Chorale will minister in music and a Malone Worship Band will lead congregational singing. All alumni will be recognized at the service.
Worship Center, Johnson Center

11:30 a.m. | 50th Reunion Luncheon for the Class of 1967 & golden pioneers

Celebrate, remember when and make new memories. Bring your photos and be prepared to share your stories. All Golden Pioneers are invited to help welcome the Class of 1967!  We will also recognize Diamond Reunion Pioneers from the Class of 1957. Hosted by President David KIng and Winnie Lowrie King.
Brehme Conference Center, Brehme Centennial Center

12 noon – 4 p.m. | Social Work Luncheon & CEU Training

Join Malone Social Work faculty for a delicious lunch and training session. Make your reservations by calling (330) 471-8180 or email tpearson@malone.edu.
Deuble Room, Brehme Centennial Center

2 – 3 p.m. | Malone University Music Pioneers Homecoming Recital

Refreshments will be served following the concert featuring students and alumni. 
Stewart Room, Barn/Randall Campus Center 

3 – 4 p.m. | Guided Campus Tour featuring the Bolder Vision Capital Campaign Sites

The campaign reflects our desire to anticipate and plan for the emerging academic, spiritual, and co-curricular needs of Malone students as we lean into the future with an exciting vision for Malone's next 125 years.
Meet in Emma’s Place on lower level of the Barn/Randall Campus Center, Van tours available. 

4 – 5:30 p.m. | Exhibition Reception

View the Landscape and Nature Photography Exhibit and meet the photographer - alumnus Bill Casto ’62! Refreshments will be served. 
Fountain Gallery, Johnson Center

4 – 6 P.M. BIBLE, THEOLOGY & MINISTRY OPEN HOUSE

Visit with faculty and students in Room 107 of the Johnson Center. 

6 p.m. | Alumni Awards Banquet

Enjoy a delicious banquet buffet and help us honor and celebrate our 2017 Alumni Award recipients.
Johnson Center Dining Room

7:30 p.m. | Outdoor Movie in the Quad - Moana

Bring a blanket and join us. We'll provide the popcorn.
In case of inclement weather, we will move to the East Campus Multipurpose Room

8 p.m. | Malone Theatre Fall Festival of Shorts

The Fall Festival will include one act plays. Productions will be student run and directed - sure to be an engaging and exciting evening! For tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (330) 471-8202 or purchase them online. $10
Malone Theatre/Founders Hall

Saturday, October 14

Homecoming Registration is in the Brehme Centennial Center from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pick up your tickets, schedule and information.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Visit the McFadden, Fountain and Malone Art Galleries

A nature photography exhibit by alumnus Bill Casto ’62 will be on display in the Fountain Gallery.
Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | VISIT THE Bolder Vision Capital Campaign Site EXHIBITS

The campaign reflects our desire to anticipate and plan for the emerging academic, spiritual, and co-curricular needs off Malone students as e lean into the future with abundant confidence and an exciting vision for Malone University's next 125 years.
Maps will be in your Homecoming materials at registration.

9 – 10 a.m. | Aviso Alumni Reunion, Interviews & Photos

In honor of the late Bruce Swaffield, Ph.D., we are celebrating the impact of the Aviso through the years. We will do brief Aviso alumni interviews, take the classic group photo on the Cattell Library stairs and a picture of alumni with one of their Aviso articles/pics. Please RSVP to 330-588-2586 or drobinson@malone.edu by September 29.
Everett L. Cattell Library

9 – 11 a.m. | Guided Tours of Malone Zoo Rooms

Visit the animals and observe their interaction with Malone’s ZOOM students.
Lower level, Timken Science Hall

9 a.m. | Alumni Band Rehearsal

Band alumni join the Pioneer Spirit Marching Band in the pregame show at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. RSVP to 330-471-8231.
Meet and rehearse in the Band Room, Johnson Center

10 a.m. – 12 noon | Homecoming Brunch and Pioneer STREET FAIR AcTIVITIES

Delicious brunch with carving and made-to –order stations in the Hoover Dining Commons. Family fun with COSI Science Spot kiosks, pony rides, mini-train rides, inflatables, mechanical bull, Vertical Rush Slide, bungee Hippo Chow Down, and Great Pumpkin Hunt - activities for kids of all ages!
Meal in Brehme Centennial Center; Activities in Hoover Courtyard & Barn/Randall Campus Center

10 a.m. – 12 noon | Open House in Residence Halls

For resident alumni, drop in to see your old dorm again. Show your family where you spent your college days! All alumni may take this opportunity to visit with your future Pioneer Legacy Student too.

11 a.m. | Pioneer Women’s soccer vs. Ohio Valley

Alumni and parents should register at the Malone table for the chance to win a Malone hoodie and pick up a small welcome gift. Prize winners will be notified.
Legacy Fields, Pro Football Hall of Fame

11 a.m. | Cheerleaders Alumni Rehearsal for Football Game

For more information and to RSVP contact Rachel Hunka at 330-806-3789 or rachelelyse09@gmail.com
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, 2121 George Halas Dr NW, Canton, OH 44708

12 noon | Pioneer Football vs. Kentucky Wesleyan

Cheer on the Pioneers at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, recently profiled as one of the "13 Game-Changing NFL Stadiums" by Forbes, it is a one-of-a-kind sports and entertainment complex! Be sure to register at the Malone tent for the chance to win a Malone U hoodie. Prizes will be awarded at the beginning of the third quarter of play. Shop at the Malone Campus Store booth.
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, 2121 George Halas Dr NW, Canton, OH 44708

1:30 p.m. | Pioneer Men’s soccer vs. Ohio Valley

Alumni and parents should register at the Malone table for the chance to win a Malone hoodie and pick up a small welcome gift. Prize winners will be notified.
Legacy Fields, Pro Football Hall of Fame

4 P.M. | Pioneer Volleyball vs. Salem International

Volleyball Alumni will be recognized during a break in the match and are invited to a light refreshment gathering immediately following the match. RSVP to Coach Tanya Hockman, 330-471-8287 or thockman@malone.edu.  All alumni and parents should register at the Malone table for the chance to win a Malone hoodie and pick up a small welcome gift. Prize winners will be notified.
Osborne Hall

Join us for the “Boldly Sailing into the Next 125 Years” Hawaiian Luau 

5 – 7 p.m. | Hawaiian Luau Dinner

A delicious Hawaiian themed meal, photo spots, hula lessons, and games for the whole family - Hawaiian shirt contest,  limbo contests, hula lessons, coconut bowling, flamingo ring toss, and a sand treasure hunt for the kids.  A Polynesian dance group will perform at 5:30 p.m. in the Dining Commons.
Hoover Dining Commons, Brehme Centennial Center

5 – 7 p.m. | Class Reunions for Years Ending in ‘7 and the 25 Year Class of 1992 at the Hawaiian Luau Dinner

Families welcomed for the wonderful Hawaiian Luau style meal and activities. Reserved seating by classes so that you have time to visit with your classmates. (See more Luau Dinner details in the item above.)
Brehme Centennial Center, Various Locations

Calling all alumni and families blessed BY THE LIFE, MINISTRY AND SERVICE OF Brenda Stevens’ AS WE CELEBRATE HER 20+ years AT A luau themed Banquet in her Honor!

6 – 8 p.m. | Honoring Mrs. Brenda Stevens - Banquet & Concert

Alumni, friends and family are invited to join us to congratulate and honor Brenda Stevens for 20+ years of service and legacy-building as Director of Multicultural Services. We will celebrate over a delicious Hawaiian style luau dinner followed by a brief program. Sign up online or call Nikki Durham at 330-471-8235.
Johnson Center Chapel

8 p.m. | Malone Theatre Fall Festival of Shorts

The Fall Festival of Shorts will include one act plays produced and directed by students. It's sure to be an engaging and exciting evening! Call 330-471-8202 for tickets or purchase them online here. $10
Malone Theatre/ Founders Hall


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