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Homecoming 2015 Schedule

Register for Homecoming 2015 events.

Please check each day's events as the location may be changed because of moving events indoors due to the weather forecast.

Friday, October 2

Event Location
9 a.m. -
5  p.m.
Check-in: Homecoming packet pick-up
Get your tickets, schedule, and other information
Alumni & Parent Relations Suite, Johnson Center
All Day Visit a class  Check the Homecoming packet for schedule of open classes to visit. 
10:05     a.m. Homecoming Worship Service with Victoria Bankhead '13, B.A., M.Ed., the Residential Education Graduate Assistant for Housing & Residence Life at Youngstown State University. The Malone University Chorale will sing. 
All alumni will be recognized at the service.
Worship Center, Johnson Center
11:30 a.m.     Class of 1965 50th Reunion and Golden Pioneers Luncheon
with President and Mrs. King.
Slide show of our yearbooks, time to reminisce and fellowship, group picture and more! Returning Golden Pioneers, please wear your medallions.
Johnson Center Dining Room 
12:30 p.m. MSNBC Correspondent Joy Reid speaks at October Brown Bag Series on Diversity luncheon presented by the Office of Multicultural Services Silk Auditorium,
Mitchell Hall
1-3 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. School/Department Open Houses 

Various locations
6 p.m. Alumni Awards Banquet
Join us as we honor our Class of 2015  alumni award recipients at a delicious buffet meal. $15/person
Johnson Center Dining Room 
6 p.m. English Programs, Literary Magazines, and Philos Alumni Reunion Dinner with John Estes, Ph.D., and current students.  Johnson Center Chapel, lower level at the front of the building (change)
8 p.m.  Tunes in Emma's: Beatles & Biscotti: Live music, stop by! Alumni will be amazed at the transformation of the former game room. Families will enjoy the casual atmosphere and great coffee! Emma's, lower level of the Barn/Randall Campus Center
9 - 11 p.m.  Confections & Contests
Join our game night, featuring board games, card games, celebrity charades, pudding Pictionary, or bring your own favorite game to play! We'll provide beverages and treats from our wonderful AVI Bakery. 
Stewart Room, Barn/Randall Campus Center

Saturday, October 3

Event Location
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 honoring Jack Hazen! Overall and age group prizes, t-shirts, and other MU giveaways; tickets to Malone's Zoo tour and 10 a.m. Magic show available to all participants registered by September 25. 
Register at runtoyouracing.com. 
Osborne Hall
9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Check-in: Homecoming packet pick-up
Get your tickets, schedule, and other information
At the Magic Show, Johnson Center or Brehme Centennial Center depending on your first event of the day.
9-10 a.m.  All 5-Year Class Alumni (ending in '0 or '5) Reunion Breakfast with President & Mrs. King
$8.50 adults, $5 children 3-12
Johnson Center Dining Room
9-11 a.m.  We're going to the Zoo, Zoo, Zoo!
Learn about Malone's animals and how they are cared for with our Zoological Organization of Malone (ZOOM) tour guides. Animal face painting available (donations accepted). 
Timken Science Hall
9 - 9:45 a.m. OR 10-10:45 a.m. 
(Choose one)
Magic Show: The Amazing Illusions of Tim Angeloni 
Tim, a Malone graduate, is a Fellowship of Christian Magicians member who leaves audiences awestruck by his magic while sharing biblical principles. Free event but tickets are required, so register early for your desired time. 
East Campus Multipurpose Room (corner of Harvard Ave & 25th St.) 
9:30 - 11 a.m. Education Alumni Reunion and Roundtables
Title: "Teacher Burnout: Replenishing Hope"
Facilitators: Jennifer Hollinger & Mark Jakowski
Learn about successful ways to rejuvenate today's stressful educational environment. Come prepared to share ideas from your own experience as a teacher. Door prizes!
Continental breakfast buffet provided, please register.
Chapel, south side of the lower level, Johnson Center
9:30 a.m. (change) Brunch with Susan Stewart
Susan Stewart, M.A. ’05, Olympian, author, motivational speaker and our 2015 Graduate School Alumna of the Year, will share her story and sign her autobiography, Unbreakable, available for purchase.
$8.50 adults, $5 children 3-12
Sponsored by Malone Multicultural Alumni Association
Johnson Center Dining Room
10 a.m.  Alumni Band Rehearsal
Band alumni are invited to participate in the pregame show! Please RSVP to Steven Grimo by September 16 at ftevzb+znybar+rqh
Band Room, Johnson Center
10 a.m. - 12 noon Mock Recording Session & Presentation about 25th Street Productions by Jack Ballard, Ph.D., and Music Production students. See how music is recorded and mixed. Learn about our Music and Music Production majors. Or just drop by come to enjoy some great music.  Recording Studio, Johnson Center Suite 125
10 a.m. - 12 noon Flag Football Tournament
Compete for prizes and relive your intramural days!  Prize list, rules and other information and entry form is here.
Front lawn, East Campus (corner of 25th St & Harvard)
11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.  Pioneer Tailgate Picnic & Pioneer Play Place
(Play place opens at 10 a.m., Picnic begins at 11:30 a.m.)  

$10 adults, $5 children ages 3 to 12
Fun for the entire family around the big tent! Great Pumpkin Hunt, Class Reunion Tables & pictures, Inflatables, Mechanical Bull riding, balloons, face painting, and visit the Pioneer Market featuring alumni vendors and student clubs. The Malone Cheerleaders and Pioneer Spirit Marching Band will stop by too. Be sure to visit our annual Classic Car Show. 

Picnic and Street Fair are in Brehme Centennial Center, Pioneer Play Place and inflatables are in Osborne. Hall, Great Pumpkin Hunt activities and bouncy house are in the Barn.
11 a.m. - 1 pm. 
Pioneer Street Fair & Market 
Displays and booths featuring student groups, campus organizations and alumni and parent vendors. Tables are $25 for non-student vendors. Proceeds will benefit Malone’s Student Emergency Relief Fund.  

Brehme Centennial Center (change)
1:15 p.m.  Alumni Cheerleaders Reunion 
Alumni are invited to join the squad at the stadium for pre-game activities. Please RSVP to qebovafba+znybar+rqh
Tom Benson Stadium
(formerly Fawcett Stadium)
2 p.m. Pioneer Football vs. Ashland University

Featuring the Pioneer Spirit Marching band and crowning of the Homecoming king and queen at halftime. Visit the blue Malone tent for your chance to win a Malone U sweatshirt! Family-friendly activities available through halftime.
Tom Benson Stadium (formerly Fawcett Stadium)
5-7 p.m. Barbecue Buffet Dinner featuring Kodachrome Babies in concert
$12 adults; $5 children 3-12
Live musical entertainment, delicious entrees, photo booth and other fun activities for the whole family.
Brehme Centennial Center, Hoover Dining Commons
7 p.m. One Voice Gospel Choir and Alumni Reunion Choir in Concert
Come and be inspired as the name of Jesus is lifted up in song!
Agape Ministries( First Southern Baptist)1300 Pittsburg Ave NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720


Register for Homecoming 2015 events.

Other Alumni Events/Reunions in October 

Event Location
October 10, 9 a.m.  Baseball Alumni Golf Outing
RSVP to Coach Tom Crank, (330) 471-8286 or gpenax+znybar+rqh

Skyland Pines,
3550 Columbus Rd., NE, Canton, Ohio 44705
October 30 Social Work Seminar - “Updates on the Prevention of Relationship Violence in Ohio: What Practitioners Need to Know”
Presenter is Rebecca Cline, ACSW, 2014 NASW-OH Lifetime Achievement Winner. 3 social work CEUs will be awarded. Continental breakfast will be provided.
$10 for MU alumni, $15 for non-alumni members of NASW, $25 for all others. To register contact Jane Hoyt-Oliver, 330-471-8185
Deuble Room, Brehme Centennial Center

Homecoming Weekend on Campus:

Galleries and Displays

Faculty Scholarship Display: Recent faculty publications, presentations and papers will be on display in the Brehme Centennial Center lobby all day Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Visit Malone art galleries (Fountain, McFadden, MAG) Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Miscellaneous Information

*The Malone Bookstore is open Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Select items will also be on sale at the stadium during the football game. Be sure to visit and check out the Homecoming Sale of 20% off on one clothing item and an additional 10% off on  sales racks.

*Tickets available for purchase at football game. Free game tickets will be received with purchase of Pioneer Tailgate Picnic tickets.  

*All events and locations are subject to change. Stop by the Alumni Office on Friday and the Big Tent Welcome Center on Saturday for updated weekend information, event tickets, and name tags. After 2 p.m. on Saturday, packets will be available at the Hoover Dining Commons cashier’s station in the Brehme Centennial Center.

Inclement Weather Locations:

Rain location for the Pioneer Tailgate Picnic BBQ meal will be the Brehme Centennial Center. Pioneer Play Place and Street Fair will be in the Osborne Hall Gymnasium.

For help or with questions call 330.588.ALUM (2586)

Register for Homecoming 2015 events.