Homecoming Schedule

Friday, September 28

Friday only: Homecoming registration is in the Johnson Center Lobby from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. to pick up your tickets, a schedule and other information.

Admissions Discover Day

Discover Day events include visits with faculty and tours of the campus. It’s a great time to make a college visit to Malone with your son or daughter. Sign up here or call 330-471-8145 to reserve your spot right away.

All Day | Friday Classes Open for Alumni Visits

All alumni are invited to sit in on a class of their choice. Class schedules will be available on the Homecoming website. New this year! We’ve planned two classes just for you – check it out:

New this year! College without Tests

11–11:45 a.m.| College without Tests Session 1

David Beer, Ph.D., assistant professor of Political Science will share on the topic of "Christianity and Politics: How St. Augustine Helps Christians Make Sense of the World."
Mitchell Hall 303

1 – 1:45 p.m. | College without Tests Session 2
David Burnip, Malone University Chief of Police and Director of Campus Safety will share tips to help prepare you – and your family – in the event of a serious or violent situation at home, school or in your community.
Mitchell Hall 103

10 a.m. | Homecoming Worship Service

Features speaker Pastor Mark Condo '04, Malone Worship Band will lead congregational singing.
Worship Center, Johnson Center

11:30 a.m. | Class of 1958 and Class of 1968 Golden Pioneers Reunion Luncheon

Hosted by President David and Winnie King. All Golden Pioneers are invited to help us celebrate and welcome the newest Golden Pioneers from the Class of 1968.
Johnson Center Dining Room

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 send an email to tpearson@malone.edu.
Brehme Conference Center, Brehme Centennial Center

3 p.m. | Chancel Players Performance & Reunion

If you enjoy good drama and comedy, you will want to experience this! Chancel Players is a group of six talented students who perform faith-based comedy and drama in schools, churches and community organizations. Were you in a drama group or theatre production? Come support today’s students, network with others, and share your memories.
Stewart Room, Barn/Randall Campus Center

6 p.m. | Alumni Awards Banquet

Join us as we celebrate and honor our 2018 Alumni Award recipients. Special music by The Boanerges, musical outreach group alumni
Johnson Center Dining Room

7:30 p.m. | Fine Arts Pioneers Homecoming Concert

Enjoy Malone students and alumni in a stirring concert of praise featuring choirs and instrumental groups. Refreshments immediately following in the lobby.
Worship Center, Johnson Center

Two Options for FRIDAY NIGHT ALUMNI & Family Fun

9 p.m. | Outdoor Movie in the Quad – The Greatest Showman

Bring a blanket and join us. We’ll provide popcorn and beverages. Spoiler alert: there may be lots of singing along and dancing!
Quad, in case of inclement weather, we will move to the East Campus Multipurpose Room

9 - 11 p.m. | Bowling for Everyone

We have lane reservations for two hours of bowling for just $3 per person and free shoe rentals. Enjoy Glow Bowling from 10 p.m. on.
Park Centre Lanes, 7313 Whipple Ave NW, North Canton, 44720

SATURDAY, September 29

Saturday Only: Homecoming Registration is in the Brehme Centennial Center 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pick up your tickets, a schedule of events and other information.

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Chancel Players and Theatre Alumni Reunion, Interviews & Photos

We are celebrating the impact of drama groups and theatre productions through the years. Come share and compare your stories and we’ll take the classic group photo on the stage. Please RSVP to 330.471.8454 or mmauck@malone.edu by September 14.
Malone Theatre, Founders Hall

9:30 a.m. | Multicultural Alumni Reunion Brunch

Come meet Tasha Catron '08, the Multicultural Association President and liaison to the Alumni Executive Board. Guest alumni speaker Dishon Kamwesa '10, our 2018 Young Alumnus of the year.
Dining Room, Johnson Center

9 – 11 a.m. | Take a Safari to the Malone Zoo Rooms

Malone’s Zoo & Wildlife Biology students will treat guests to a guided tour of the zoo rooms to meet the animals and observe interactions with their caretakers.
Lower level, Timken Science Hall

10 a.m. | Alumni Band Rehearsal

New band leaders Otis French and Jason Wyse invite all band alumni to return and show your Pioneer pride by joining the Pioneer Spirit Marching Band in the pregame show at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Please RSVP to Dr. French by calling 330-471-8271 or by email to ofrench@malone.edu.
Meet and rehearse in Band Room, Johnson Center

10 – 11 a.m. | Visit the Land of Illusions for the dazzling magic of Tim Angeloni ’71

Magician Tim Angeloni will amaze and amuse all ages with tricks ranging from large illusions to close-up magic, often involving members of the audience.
Stewart Room, Barn/Randall Campus Center

10:30 a.m. | Charles C. King Tree Walk

A tree walk starting at East Campus to the Johnson Center will be dedicated in honor of Dr. Charles C. King who was a biology professor from 1961-1972. He was an extraordinary teacher who inspired hundreds of students.The tree walk will include 30 trees, which will be identified on signs by common name and genus species. It is hoped that this tree walk will be used by Malone students, visitors, and schools in the area. Please RSVP by emailing mmauck@malone.edu or by calling 330-471-8454
East Campus, Corner of 25th Street and Harvard Ave.

11 A.m. - 1 P.M. | Homecoming Pioneer Tailgate Lunch and Activities

Enjoy a delicious game day lunch, in the Hoover Dining Commons, Inflatables, games, pony rides, classic car show, mini-train rides, Great Pumpkin Hunt Fiesta, and more for kids of all ages.
Hoover Courtyard and Barn/Randall Campus Center (weather permitting)

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

Drop in to see your room or suite again! Alumni may take this opportunity to check out the dorms with your future Pioneer Legacy Student.

12 noon | Pioneer Volleyball vs. Wheeling Jesuit

Volleyball Alumni will be recognized at the game and for gathering over light refreshments following the match. RSVP to Coach Tanya Hockman '94, 330-471-8287; thockman@malone.edu.
Osborne Hall

1 p.m. | Cheerleading Alumni Rehearsal for Football Game

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

2 p.m. | Pioneer Football vs. Hillsdale

Cheer on the Pioneers at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Homecoming King & Queen crowned at halftime. Check in at the alumni tent and register to win a Malone blanket.
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, 2121 George Halas Dr NW, Canton, OH 44708

Travel on back to campus for a “Pioneer Country Dinner”

5 – 7 p.m. | Visit the Wild West at the Pioneer Country Dinner

A delicious barbecue western-themed meal, photo spots, “calf” roping, and more games for the whole family! There will be line dancing with instructors on hand to guide everyone.
Hoover Dining Commons, Brehme Centennial Center

5 – 7 p.m. | Class Reunions Dinners for Years Ending in ‘8 and the 25 Year Class of 1993 at the Wild West Pioneer Country Dinner

Reserved seating available for you at the Pioneer Country Dinner. Families welcomed for the wonderful barbecue buffet meal. There will be line dancing with instructors on hand to guide everyone.
Brehme Centennial Center Banquet Rooms

More to Know about Homecoming

Siblings May Stay Overnight

Siblings (ages 8-18 recommended) are invited to spend the night in the residence hall with their Malone student this weekend, but must be registered with the Office of Student Development. To arrange for lodging of the same gender, students may ask a friend to host their sibling. Students may register them in person at Student Development or families may call 330-471-8273.

Malone Campus Store Hours

Visit the store on the lower level of the Brehme Centennial Center and look for their amazing Homecoming sales! Open Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or visit their booth at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium during the football game.

Davenport Derby

Thursday, September 27, at 5 p.m. alumni are invited to join the fun of the annual Davenport Derby. Alumni may enter a couch for the race if they choose to. Contact Melody Scott '95 at 330-471-8502 to sign up a team.
Parking Lot, Brehme Centennial Center


Thursday, September 27, Alumni are welcome to this student-led worship and teaching spiritual formation opportunity. Join the group at 8 p.m. in the East Campus building at the corner of Harvard Ave & 25th St.

Galleries and Displays

Faculty Scholarship Display: Come and check out the quality of our wonderful Malone Faculty as you view their publications, presentations and papers on display in the Everett L. Cattell Library on Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Homecoming Class Reunion Display: Yearbooks and posters will be on display in the Brehme Centennial Center Lobby all day Friday and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Art Exhibits: Visit the McFadden, Fountain and Malone Art Galleries in the Johnson Center. The hours on
Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Visit the Malone website for a list of hotels in the area at malone.edu/accommodations.

Additional Information and Updates

The Homecoming 2018 website and Malone will have up-to-date info, schedule, location changes, weather alerts, etc. Visit malone.edu/homecoming. Call 330-471-8454 if you have any questions.

Please note: No Guest or Parent passes may be used for meals the weekend of Homecoming.