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Homecoming 2015 Schedule

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 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 are recognized at the service.
Johnson Center,
Worship Center
11:30 a.m. Class of 1965 50th Reunion and Golden Pioneers Luncheon
with President and Mrs. King.
Johnson Center,
Banquet Room
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 of the 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 award recipients in the Class of 2014 at a delicious buffet meal. $15/person
Johnson Center,
Banquet Room
6 p.m. English Programs, Literary Magazines, and Philos Alumni Reunion Dinner with John Estes, Ph.D., and current students.  Brehme Conference 
7:30 p.m.  Tunes in Emma's: Live music, stop by! Alumni will be amazed at the transformation of the former game room.  Emma's, lower level of the Barn/Randall Campus Center
8:30-10:30 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. 
Bennett Lounge, Barn/Randall Campus Center

Saturday, October 3

Event Location
7 a.m.  Registration & Bench Press for the Jack Hazen Pump & Run  Osborne Hall
8:15 a.m.  Kids' Run at the Track  Track
8:30 a.m.  Open to the public! 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
East Campus by the big tent (corner of 25th Street and Harvard Avenue)
9-10 a.m.  SIFE/Enactus Alumni Reunion Breakfast with President & Mrs. King and Enactus students. 
Get your team together to share your stories and encourage today's students with your best advice. 
Brehme Conference Center
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)
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.) 
10 a.m.  Brunch with Susan Stewart
(open to all alumni & guests)
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.
$10 per person
Deuble Room, Brehme Centennial Center
10 a.m.  Softball Alumni Brunch and Reunion
$8.50 adults, $5 children ages 3 to 12
Meet new Coach Kathryn Bzdafka and congratulate founding Coach Barb Easlick on her retirement. All softball alumni and families are invited! 
Brehme Conference Center
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 come to enjoy some great music.  Recording Studio, Johnson Center Suite 125
10 a.m. - 12 noon Flag Football Tournament sponsored by MYAC, the Malone Young Alumni Committee. 
Prize list, details, and registration coming soon! 
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.)  

$8.50 adults, $5 children ages 3 to 12
Fun for the entire family around the big tent! Great Pumpkin Hunt, Class Reunions & pictures, Inflatables, balloons and 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. 

East Campus Green, Corner of 25th Street and Harvard Avenue
(former Jewish Temple)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  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.  

Yale Avenue behind Founders Hall and Timken Science
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
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 alumni 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 3-10
Live musical entertainment, deliciously enchanting entrees, themed 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

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

Galleries and Displays

Faculty Scholarship Display: Recent 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 offers.

*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)