Friday, April 29, 2016

Eric Hull ’05

Eric Hull '05 is the OREO Manager and Vice President at FirstMerit Bank in Akron. Hull manages the bank-owned real estate (REO) portfolio for the bank in all of Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.




Julian Law ’13

Julian LawJulian Law '13 is the Director of Student Ministries at Christ United Methodist Church in Lansdale, PA. He is married to Heather Law, who is also an alum, and lives with his family in Pennsylvania.

Troy Gunnoe ’16

GunnoeTroy Gunnoe ’16, MBA has been promoted to Customer Supply Chain Manager for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company at Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. Gunnoe is responsible for meeting service expectations and for enhancing overall Supply Chain partnerships through deeper collaboration and implementation of mutually beneficial programs. He began his career at Goodyear in 2012.

Leah Klug '13

Leah Klug '13 is the Youth/Young Adult Pastor at Struthers Parkside Church in Struthers, Ohio. She did her ministry internship at RiverTree Christian Church in the Greater Canton area.

Andrew Haney '14

Andrew HaneyAndrew Haney '14 is the Marketing Specialist with Campbell Oil Company’s BellStores in Massillon. He was previously the Merchandising Coordinator, which started from an internship he did as a student.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Daniel McDowell '04

Dan McDowellDaniel McDowell '04, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of political science at Syracuse University in New York.  McDowell's research focuses on the politics of international finance, financial crises, and the international monetary system.  He received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Sandra Carnes '75

CarnesSandra Carnes ’75 was honored as a 50-Year Member of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). Carnes retired from Malone in 2011 after a 41-year teaching career. She was founder and director of the Malone Piano Preparatory Program and directed the spectacular Piano Extravaganza concerts for many years. An active member of MTNA, she served as president of the Ohio Music Teachers Association; East Central Division and a term on the MTNA Board of Directors. In 2005, Carnes was awarded the Malone University Distinguished Service Award.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Greg Nettle '97

NettleGregGreg Nettle '97 is coauthor of the book, Small Matters: How Churches and Parents Can Raise Up World-Changing Children. He serves as the president of Stadia Global Church Planting, an organization committed to making sure that every child has a church. Nettle’s sense of adventure has taken him around the world as he has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Cotopaxi and Whitney to raise funds to bless children on the margins of society. In 2011, Nettle was Malone's Graduate School Alumnus of the Year. Learn more about the book.

Rebecca Everhart '14 and John David Eades '12

marriageRebecca Everhart '14 and John David Eades '12 on July 18, 2015. John David works as a CPA at Himes, Slater, & Hershberger Accounting Firm and Rebecca work as an RN at Akron Children's Hospital. The couple lives in Dalton.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Dr. Theo Shannon '67

Dr. Theo Shannon '67, and his wife, Pat, were recently accepted as new members in the Voices of Ohio, a professional adult vocal show group.  The ensemble performs at venues around the state and beyond.  Theo is a proud alum of the Malone chorale.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Elijah Paul Bird

Elijah Paul BirdA son, Elijah Paul, to Katie (Laubert) '13 and Doug Bird on February 15, 2016. Katie is a social worker at Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities. The family lives in Canal Fulton.



Friday, April 8, 2016

Christopher Martin '07

Christopher MartinChristopher Martin ’07 will receive the 2016 Excellence in Nursing Practice Award from University of Pittsburg Medical Center Horizon hospitals. Martin works at both UPMC Horizon campuses and enjoys learning the variety of things medical-surgical-telemetry nursing has to offer. He writes, “…the Malone University School of Nursing did an excellent and professional job of digging the foundation for my nursing career. I so appreciate the Malone faculty and the special care they give to their students in training them up to be strong, professional nurses." Martin and his wife, Jasmine, live in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.


Tammy Nicholl '87

Nicholl-TammyTammy Nicholl ' 87 of Bellefontaine received the 2016 Meritorious Service Award at the meeting of Mary Rutan Health Association for her substantial contributions to the health and well-being of the community, while placing service to humanity ahead of personal gain or recognition. Nicholl is director of service systems for the Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services Board of Logan and Champaign Counties. She is also the chairperson of the Healthy Living Coalition and co-chairperson of the Coalition for Opiate Relief Efforts.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Kole Edward Jones

KoleA son, Kole Edward Jones, to Chelsea (Sampsel) ’13  and Kenton Jones on October 13, 2015. The family lives in Westerville. Chelsea currently works at the Polaris Christian Academy Early Learning Center.

Adalynn Noelle

AdalynnA daughter, Adalynn Noelle, on December 22, 2015 to Heather (Ineman) ’13 and Julian Law '13. Julian is a youth pastor at Christ United Methodist Church in Lansdale, PA. He is also currently pursuing the paralegal field. Heather is a certified long term care nurse at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital in Allentown, PA. The family lives in Souderton, PA.

Megan Campbell ’13 and Zachary Walts ’13


Megan Campbell ’13 and Zachary Walts ’13 on December 12, 2015. Zach works as an IT specialist for Apple Inc. Megan works as a Health Educator for the Tuscarawas County Health Department. The couple lives in Perry Township.


Shauna Welling ’09


Shauna Welling ’09 is the Calc Engine Systems Analyst at Aon Hewitt in Atlanta, Georgia. Welling is responsible for project management, logic-based coding, and Excel-based testing for Pension plan administration. She completed her MBA at Georgia State University in 2012.  During her time at Malone, Shauna was an intern at The Timken Company doing data analysis in the human resources, production, procurement and accounting departments.

Matthew Strayer ’08


Matthew Strayer ’08 is an associate attorney at Goldman & Braunstein, LLP in Columbus. Matt joined the firm to fight for the rights of landowners. Matt graduated magna cum laude from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in communication arts from Malone. Prior to Goldman & Braunstein, Matt practiced in all aspects of commercial litigation at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP where his experience included banking and finance, intellectual property, and ERISA defense.

In law school, Matt served on the managerial board of the Ohio State Law Journal and earned individual runner-up honors at the Robert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition in New York City.

Matt began his career as a Sports Writer at the Times-Gazette in Ashland, Ohio, where he earned the distinction of the state’s top sports writer in 2009 among newspapers of similar size.