Friday, October 31, 2014

Halle St. John '13 and Chris Kyger '15


Halle St. John '13 is engaged to Chris Kyger '15.  Halle is a communication arts, public relations graduate and Chris is a senior exercise science major at Malone. The couple is planning a September 5, 2015 wedding.


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Lin McDowell '96

Lin McDowell '96 is the weekend morning news anchor and weeknight traffic reporter at Charlotte, North Carolina's powerhouse AM radio station, News/Talk 1110 WBT. Pioneer fans will remember Lin as a guest announcer for Malone athletic teams. He produced and hosted three different radio talk shows including a one hour classic Christian music program called "The Flashback Show" that aired on a Canton station and can be heard via the station's web site around the world. Lin also served as a member-at-large of the Malone University Alumni Executive Board.

Doug Parsons '67

Linda Parsons has written "A Symphony for Douglas" in honor of her husband, Doug '67, and as a fundraiser for AFTD and the Alzheimer's Associaton. Premier concert on November 2, 2014 at Westbrook Park United Methodist Church with Dr. Robert Morrison on the carillon, Mark Thewes on the organ and the Concert of Hope Choir.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Logan Cole '12 and Evan Ferwerda '12

Logan Cole and Evan Ferwerda on June 21, 2014 in Akron. Logan is a third grade teacher at Foster Elementary School in the Ludington Area School District and a youth competitive cheerleading coach and dance instructor at Letha Fulton School of Dance. Evan is a manager and part owner of a Best Western Hotel and a CrossFit Instructor.  The couple lives in Ludington, Michigan.



Friday, October 17, 2014

Kathryn Duffey '09

In summer 2014, Kathryn Duffey ’09 studied key species re-introduction efforts of the great steppe in Mongolia, the "Land of the Blue Sky". Kathryn lives in Canton and took the graduate course in pursuit of her master’s degree from Miami University’s Advanced Inquiry Program.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Shauna (Kemp) Barham '09

Shauna (Kemp) Barham ’09 is working in the intensive care unit at Unity Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. She has completed and passed the Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurses (CCRN) exam, a national certification for critical care recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). Shauna and her husband, Benjamin, live in Brockport, with their daughter, Sophia.

Jennifer Martin '11 and Zach Jolley

Jennifer Martin '11 to Zach Jolley on June 15, 2013.  Jennifer teaches third grade at Apple Creek Elementary School. The couple lives in Wooster, Ohio.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Eric Wilson '13

Eric Wilson ’13 is the Owner and Head Coach at Cuyahoga Falls CrossFit. Eric is a CrossFit L-1 Trainer, CrossFit Football Trainer, and CrossFit Strongman Trainer. He is Co-Owner and Offensive Coordinator for the Summit County Storm Minor League Football Team in Akron. Eric majored in exercise science and played football all 4 years at Malone. Learn more at

Michael Medure '95

Michael Medure ’95 has been the principal at Franklin Elementary school in the Massillon City School District for the past six years and was a finalist for the 2014 Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators Distinguished Principal Award. Medure was honored to be nominated by his staff members who consider him to be an excellent role model and appreciate his commitment and dedication to students and families. Read more here:

Alex McMahan '07

In summer 2014, Alex McMahan ’07 studied traditional ecological knowledge of the Makushi and the potential of local wisdom to guide conservation initiatives in the South American country of Guyana. Alex, a teacher at Stow-Munroe Falls High School in Stow took the graduate course in pursuit of his master’s degree from Miami University’s Global Field Program.

Annabelle Grace and Raymer Michael Greenlief

A daughter, Annabella Grace, on May 30 to Mike '08 and Jody Greenlief. The couple also adopted a son, Raymer Michael, on May 23. Mike is an associate pastor at Atlanta Road Alliance Church of the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination. The family lives in Seaford, Del.

Jarod Nottingham '03

Jarod Nottingham ’03 is Fuel Procurement Manager at Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. of Canton and volunteers as the PTO President for Avondale Elementary School. He is married to Jaime (Anderson) ’03 and they have three children, Bree (7), Reese (5), and Dax (3). Jarod encourages everyone to collect Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education for your local school or for Avondale Elementary.

Elizabeth Unger '13

In summer 2014, Elizabeth Unger ’13 studied what it takes to save species in the wild and engage with local partners developing and testing site-specific methods of community engagement to sustain ecological and social health in Hawaii. Elizabeth, who lives in Akron, took the graduate course in pursuit of her master’s degree from Miami University’s Global Field Program.

Barbara Potts '08, M218

Barbara Potts ’08, M218 graduated from Kent State University with her Master of Library and Information Science and was hired at Liberty University as a Research Assistance Librarian, Faculty status.

Christina Marsh '14

Christina Marsh ’14 has accepted a full time position at Akron Children's Hospital as an RN. She was inducted into the Pi Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society at Malone in the spring of 2013.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Ethan Jeffrey Karbowiak

A son, Ethan Jeffrey,  on June 3, 2014 to Julia (Evanovich) '99 and Mike Karbowiak. Julia teaches 7th grade social studies at Stanton Middle School. Mike works as a logistics analyst for Nestle USA in Solon. The family lives in Kent.

Alisha Hershberger '08 and Andrew Rinefierd

Alisha (Hershberger) to Andrew Rinefierd on April 5, 2014. Alisha is the Traffic Assistant for 91.3 WYEP and 90.5 WESA. They live in Pittsburgh.