Kevin Pike ’06

Kevin Pike is a chaplain associate at Mercy Medical Hospice in Canton. In this role, Pike assesses spiritual needs of new patients to create a plan of care, works with fellow members of an interdisciplinary team to ensure patient needs are addressed and assists patients in finding closure to unresolved issues. Pike holds a bachelor of arts in Bible/Theology at Malone and a master’s degree in arts in theological and ministerial studies from Walsh University.

Paula Calhoun ’01

Paula Calhoun is director of annual giving at Malone University.  Calhoun holds a bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Malone and a master’s degree in arts administration from the University of Akron. Previous experience includes admissions counselor, special event/concert coordinator, athletic recruiter and adjunct faculty member positions at Malone University; and events manager at the Pregnancy Support Center of Stark County. She is married to Scott Calhoun, also a 2001 graduate of Malone University. They are the parents of two sons.

Abigael Jaymes ’13

Abigael Jaymes is a Multimedia Journalist at KHQA News, a Sinclair Broadcast Group station, reporting the latest news from around Illinois, Iowa and Missouri. Abigael writes, “One of the most valuable lessons I learned during my college career and especially my semester studying in Washington, DC, is the importance of narrative. By knowing one’s own story and the stories of the people in one’s community, it is possible to affect real change. Broadcast journalists have the ability to exert great influence in a community through access to information, whether this information relates to safety issues, weather and natural disasters, employment statistics, or even product recalls.”

Lyndon Thomas ’82

Lyndon Thomas is Manager of Real Estate and Facility Planning at the TimkenSteel Corporation in Canton. He is responsible for leading and managing real estate and facility services for the Corporation. Thomas also manages a team of service providers to set furniture standards, office design protocols, adjacency requirements, and real estate procedures. He completed CoreNet MCR certification in 2014. Lydon is married to Barb (Emery) ’83.

Randy Leali ’84

Randy Leali ’84 began working in Canton, Ohio for Ernst & Young (EY) immediately after college, and would have never imagined it would lead to a global career in the Philippines, Australia, Beijing, Singapore, Taiwan, and all over the world. He is currently leading a global project for EY’s assurance practice, now based in Chicago, but travels throughout the world approximately 40 weeks of the year. You can read his full story here.

Herb and Virginia “Ginny” ’71 Hallman

Herb and Ginny Hallman celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on January 5, 2015. Their children, Diana (Hallman) Miller ’71 and Duane ’68 and Carole Hallman, joined the happy couple in Venice, Florida for the celebration. Herb was director of development at Malone for many years and Ginny is a retired teacher. Congratulations!

Allison (Biery) Toren ‘02

Allison (Biery) Toren ‘02 recently accepted a job at Ivy Tech Community College as a Communications Instructor and Program Chair. “Part of my choice for this path were my own positive experiences with my communication professors at Malone (Marcia and Andrew). I still have many fond memories of those classes and experiences!” said Allison.

Emily Maillet ’08



Emily Maillet ’08 is engaged to Jason Aborn.  They live in Temple, N.H.  The couple got engaged December 23, 2014 and are getting married in October of 2015.

The couple owns a business,  Tucked in Organics, an organic mattress and all-natural bedding store.

John Bartlett ’13


John Bartlett ’13 was hired as an RN at Akron Children’s Hospital. He also works part-time in the home care nursing industry as a home-health nurse and visiting nurse and at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center.