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Homecoming Family Schedule

We have many opportunities planned for you to enjoy time with your Malone University student. 

Online registration is closed. Please call (330) 588-2586 to let us know you're coming! 

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.

Malone students on the meal plan will swipe their ID cards at the events they attend with their families.


Friday, October 2

All day: The whole family is invited to check out the deals in the Campus Store, dine in the Hoover Dining Commons, cheer on Pioneer athletes, and visit our beautiful art galleries. Parents and siblings age 12 and older may visit a class. Please check back for classes not open to visitors because of limited space or testing.

Event Time Location Details
Check-in:  9a.m.- 5  p.m. Alumni and Parent Relations Office Suite,  
Johnson Center
We look forward to greeting you!  Homecoming packet pick-up, get your tickets, schedule, and other information,
Homecoming/Family Weekend Worship Service 0:05 a.m. Johnson Center Worship Center Featuring guest speaker 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 and the 2015 Homecoming Court is introduced.
Malone University Pioneers Homecoming Recital 1 - 2 p.m. Stewart Room, Barn/Randall Campus Center Alumni, students and faculty performing.
Be sure to come early, as seating is limited. Refreshments will be served following the concert in Bennett Lounge.
School/Department Open Houses 3 - 4 p.m. Various locations, see schedule in packet Meet and visit with faculty in your student's major and other classes.
Stafford Lecture with David Griffith 7:30 p.m. Johnson Center Chapel "Pyramid Scheme: Making Art and Being Broke in America"  Griffith, director of creative writing at Interlochen Center for the Arts, will discus the ways that the role of the artist in American culture is changing and how this change is connected to large-scale shifts in ethics, morality, and economy.
Check-in:  8 - 10 p.m. Barn/Randall Campus Center If you haven't yet, pick up your Homecoming packet,  get your tickets, schedule, and other information.
Tunes in Emma's: Beatles & Biscotti 8 - 9 p.m. Barn/Randall Campus Center
(lower level)
Live music, Karaoke contest, stop by! Families will enjoy the casual atmosphere and great coffee and biscotti.
Confections and Contests 9 - 11 p.m. Bennett Lounge, Barn/Randall Campus Center Join our game night with 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.


Saturday, October 3

All day: Check out the Campus Store, cheer on Pioneer athletes, and visit the art galleries.

Event Time Location Details
Malone 5K,
Pump & Run, and Kid's Run
 7 - 8 a.m. registration  Osborne Hall For more details and to register early for shirts, etc. visit Runtoyouracing.com.  This run is in honor of our legendary Olympic and Malone Coach Jack Hazen.
Check-in 9:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. East Campus, corner of 25th Street & Harvard Homecoming packet pick-up, get your tickets, schedule, and other information
The Amazing Illusions of Tim Angeloni 9 - 9:45 a.m. OR 10-10:45 a.m. 

East Campus Multipurpose Room, corner of 25th Street & Harvard  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.
Open House/Tours of Malone's Animal Collection 9 - 11 a.m. Timken Science Hall Get up close and personal with the animals in our campus collection. Presented by the Malone Zoo & Wildlife Biology students who care for the animals.
Brunch with Susan Stewart
(open to parents and families)
10 a.m. Deuble Room, Brehme Centennial Center 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
Open House in Residence Halls 11 a.m. -
12 noon
All Residence Halls Visit in your student's residence hall spaces.
Pioneer Tailgate Picnic & Pioneer Play Place

10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Pioneer Play place opens at 10 a.m., Picnic begins at 11:30 a.m.
East Campus Green
(Osborne Hall is rain location)
$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.
Malone Pioneer Football Game 2 p.m. Tom Benson Stadium Vs. Ashland University
Check in at the blue & white Malone tent to enter the drawing to win a Malone sweatshirt. The 2015 Homecoming Court will be introduced and King & Queen crowned at halftime.
Check in: 4 - 6 p.m. Brehme Centennial Center If you haven't already, pick up your  Homecoming packet with your meal tickets, schedule, and other information at our table just outside the Hoover Dining Commons.
Pioneer Barbecue Dinner 5-7 p.m. Hoover Dining Commons, Brehme Centennial Center 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.
One Voice Gospel Choir and Alumni Reunion Choir in Concert 7 p.m. Agape Ministries in North Canton Come and be inspired as the name of Jesus is lifted up in song! Agape Ministries( First Southern Baptist) at 1300 Pittsburg Ave NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720

Sunday, October 4

Event Time Location Details
Feel free to attend church with your Malone student! various times Stark County At this link is a list of where faculty & staff members attend church. Any of the folks on this list would love to have you join them - feel free to contact them via phone or email!

register for Homecoming
Online registration is closed. Please call (330) 588-2586.