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Homecoming 2016 Schedule

Register for Homecoming 2016 events.

Thursday, October 6

7 p.m. 125 Year Forum: Transforming Communities through Leadership,
Entrepreneurship, the Arts, and Social Justice Panel Discussion I
See panel participants and bios
Johnson Center
 8:30 p.m. Dessert reception with Forum Panelists Johnson Center Lobby    

Friday, October 7

Event Location
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. All alumni welcome. Worship Center, Johnson Center
11 a.m.  Transforming Communities Forum: Panel Discussion #2
See panel participants and bios.
Johnson Center Dining Room
11:30 a.m.     Class of 1966 50th Reunion Luncheon with President David King. Slide show of our yearbooks, time to reminisce and fellowship, group picture and more! Deuble Room, Brehme Centennial Center
11:30 a.m. All Golden Pioneers Reunion Luncheon with President David King.
Come help us welcome the newest class of Golden Pioneers.
Deuble Room, Brehme Centennial Center
1:30 p.m. Pioneer Women’s Soccer vs. Trevecca Nazarene Pioneer Soccer Field
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
4 p.m. Pioneer Men's Soccer vs. Trevecca Nazarene Pioneer Soccer Field
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 

Saturday, October 8

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 Professor Wylde's 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
9-10 a.m.   Alumni breakfast with David & Winnie King and Alumni Guest Speakers: Join us as we explore leadership qualities that transform communities and network over a delicious breakfast buffet. Johnson Center Dining Room
9 - 10 a.m. Sing, Sing, Sing! Chorale and Vocal Group Alumni Reunion: Sing with Dr. Jon Peterson and members of the Malone Chorale. Let’s explore other ways to keep singing together! Coffee and continental breakfast provided Murray Choral Rehearsal Room
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 of our animals and share what they are learning. Win, win! Timken Science Hall, Lower Level
10 a.m. - 12 noon Flag Football Tournament: Relive your intramural days and compete for cash prizes!  Prize list, rules, and entry form are on the Homecoming website or Homecoming App.
Quad between Blossom, Regula and Heritage Halls
10 a.m.  Alumni Band Rehearsal: Band alumni may join the Pioneer Spirit Marching Band in the pregame show at GlenOak Stadium. RSVP to Steven Grimo by September 15th  at sgrimo@malone.edu. Band Room, Johnson Center
10 a.m. - 12 noon Open House in Residence Halls: Drop in to your old room once again! Where’s the moose head? In Myer’s Lounge between Woolman and Whittier Halls. Froggy’s? In the Brehme Centennial Center Residence Halls*
10:30 a.m. Student Senate Alumni Invited to Meet with Student Senate: Did you serve in Student Senate? Were you a class officer? We are planning an historic meeting with the 2016-2017 Student Senate. Brehme Conference Center
11 a.m. Professor Wylde Animal Show from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Free event but you must reserve tickets as seating is limited. Get your 125 Years passport stamped around campus to enter the drawing!
East Campus, 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, Inflatables, Pony Rides,  Great Pumpkin Hunt and more for kids of all ages!  
Brehme Centennial Center and Hoover Courtyard
1 p.m.  Alumni Cheerleaders Reunion: Alumni are invited to join the squad at the stadium for pregame activities. Contact Rachel Hunka 330-806-3769 or by email atrachelelys...@gamil.com. GlenOak High School
2 p.m. Pioneer Football vs. Alderson Broaddus: Visit the alumni and families hospitality station under the big tent and cheer on the Pioneers. The Homecoming Court will be presented and King and Queen crowned at halftime. The 2006 National Champion Pioneer Baseball Team honored. GlenOak High School
5 p.m. Ox Roast and Live Music: A delicious ox roast with all the trimmings and live musical entertainment. Class Reunions for years ending in 6 and the 25th Reunion Class of 1991. Outdoors weather permitting; rain location Brehme Centennial Center.  Hoover Courtyard


Register for Homecoming 2016 events.

Homecoming Weekend:

Siblings Visit Overnight

Is your son or daughter at Malone? 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 spots around campus for stamps to put in your 125 Years passport. When you complete your passport and have it checked at the registration tables, we will enter your name to win Malone gear and prizes.

Malone Bookstore Hours

Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Look for Homecoming sales!

Art Galleries and Displays

Visit the McFadden, Fountain and Malone Art Galleries in the Johnson Center
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Exhibit and Faculty Scholarship Display in the Cattell Library
Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Browse through the 125 Year historical exhibit and take your picture at the photo spot. Then visit the Faculty Scholarship Display of recent faculty publications, presentations and papers.

Class Reunion Display: Yearbooks and other alumni memorabilia will be on display in the Brehme Centennial Center Lobby on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Visit the Malone website for a list of hotels that offer discounts to Malone alumni and families at malone.edu/accommodations. 

For more information call 330-588-ALUM (2586), visit www.malone.edu/homecoming. You may also download the Malone Homecoming app.