Monday, April 30, 2018

Matthew Everhard '99

Matthew Everhard '99- Released his new book A Theology of Joy: Jonathan Edwards and Eternal Happiness in the Holy Trinity (Fort Worth, TX JESociety Press, 2018). He also is the contributing author to the Westminster Journal, Volume 3 "The Means of Grace." His article "The Preaching Ministry of Jonathan Edwards" can be found in it, when released on June 19-23.

Alex Adams '17

Alex Adams '17 is a Sales and Service Representative at PNC in Canton.

Kathleen (Boyd) Brady '16

Kathleen (Boyd) Brady '16 is a Logistics Coordinator for Superior Dairy, Inc. in Canton.

J. Michaela Harris '14

J. Michaela Harris '14 is a Small Property Adjuster at Homesite Insurance in the Cleveland/Akron area

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Hannah Alderfer '13

Hannah Alderfer ’13 joined the sub-3 hour marathon club at this year’s Boston Marathon with a 2:59:34 finish. She was the 72nd woman to finish out of 13,391 women. Alderfer is a certified personal trainer at Intelligent Fitness in North Canton.


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Justin Gingerich '11

Justin Gingerich '11 is a corporate counsel attorney at Shiseido Americas Corporation in Rutherford, New Jersey. He serves as inhouse counsel with focus on employment and compliance. Gingerich graduated from Harvard Law School in 2014.

Danielle Welling '16

Danielle Welling '16 was promoted to web merchandising analyst at Performance Health in Cuyahoga Falls. She previously worked there as the web marketing coordinator.

Kristen (Cooper) Walbridge '08

Kristen (Cooper) Walbridge '08 is the director of customer experience at Fusion Web Clinic in Greenville, South Carolina. Walbridge was a manager of territory teams for Upwards Sports, Inc. from 2008-2018.

Bethany Taylor '09

Bethany Taylor '09 was awarded Best Supporting Actress at the Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival for her role in The Question. Bethany is an actor in New York City and a marketing coordinator at Airtime, also in NYC. She can be seen in Wicked Frozen through July 22 Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre.

Mandy Wagner '01

Mandy Wagner '01 is a seventh grade English/Language Arts Teacher for Canton City School District. Previously, Wagner taught language arts for Mansfield City Schools. Earlier in her career, she taught English for North Canton City Schools and was an adjunct professor at Stark State College in Canton.

Adam Sabados '06

Adam Sabados '06 was promoted to senior content marketing manager at Tyndale House Publishers in Carol Stream, Illinois. Sabados has been at Tyndale since 2007 and was previously Tyndale's digital media manager.

Patrice Djerejian

Patrice Djerejian, music education alumna, has released a new album You are My Song, a selection of her original pop and jazz songs. Djerejian is an internationally renowned recording and performing artist, songwriter, and philanthropist. Patrice has  performed at some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls including her debut at NYC’s Carnegie Hall and her critically acclaimed Handel CD/DVD, Love Lost and Found, with London’s English Chamber Orchestra. Learn more at

Brock Reiman '86, Ph.D.

Brock Reiman '86, Ph.D. is the vice president of academic affairs at Aultman College in Canton. He was previously vice president of academic affairs at Indiana Wesleyan University. Reiman earned a master degree in Counseling and Human Development, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in Human Counseling from Kent State University.

Aaron Meadows '98

Aaron Meadows '98 is senior pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Kent, which recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the commencement of a planned student housing community on the church grounds. Read the article here.

Andrew Hill '16

Andrew Hill '16 is a student at Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Andrew plans to be a missionary doctor. View the full story here.

Andrea Fry '17

This May, Andrea Fry '17 will present some of her research with her research team at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology's (ARVO) annual meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. When she returns, she'll be attending the University of Mount Union's graduate school to become a physician's assistant.

Drew Shreve '18

Drew Shreve '18 has accepted a position as English Language Arts teacher for Plain Local School District. Shreve majored in Middle Childhood Education with concentrations in History and English.  He is a three-year football letter-winner and was named GMAC All Conference player two years and and received All Academic honors every year.

Susan Shepherd '01, '03 MBA

Susan Shepherd '01, '03 MBA, is the dean of student success at Aultman College in Canton. Shepherd began her career as a staff nurse at Aultman Hospital before being promoted to unit director, a position she held from 1982 - 2003, and implemented Aultman's Skin Care team. She joined Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences as a quality coordinator in 2003.

Anna Olsen '14

Anna Olsen '14 works in CPST/case management at Pastoral Counseling Service in the Cleveland/Akron area. Anna is also pursuing a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling at Malone University.

Jessica Crowell '17 and Desirée Hargrave '18

Jessica Crowell '17 and Desirée Hargrave '18 were named national semi-finalists for the American Prize Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music in the College/University Division for their performance in Malone Professor of Music Jesse Ayers' work, Beneath Suspicion. See the news release here.

Timothy Serafino '13

Timothy Serafino '13 is the CEO and founder of RoninLeads in Canton. RoninLeads helps companies and non-profit organizations grow by providing executive-level sales and marketing support with affordable monthly packages.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Brady Yoder '17

Brady Yoder '17 is  a mobile mortgage originator at First Federal Community Bank in Stark County. Brady earned a bachelor's degree with double majors in marketing and business administration from Malone.

Philip Fisher '16

Philip Fisher '16 has been promoted to group account executive at Milwaukee Bucks, Inc. He served previously as a senior sales associate. At Malone, Fisher earned a bachelor's degree with double majors in business administration and sport management. He served as president of the Sports Management Association 2015-2016.

Jaccalyn Stuckey '77, Ph.D.

Each year, four faculty members are honored for their commitments to teaching, service, scholarship/creative expression, and adjunct teaching, per nomination by students, faculty, and administration.

This year, Jaccalyn Stuckey '77, Ph.D., Professor of History won the award for teaching. A studnet wrote in her nomination, "Dr. Stuckey's talent for drawing in students and making learned material easy for students to relate to and learn is unparalleled. She utilizes visual aids, focused discussion, field trips, and provides excellent student advising."

Jerry Wenger '77

Jerry Wenger ’77  was recently appointed by the Ohio State Patrol to serve as a chaplain. He is the senior pastor of East Richland  Evangelical Friends Church. More about the church in this video.

Jo Spargo '85

Jo Spargo '85 was appointed by Governor John Kasich to chair the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. Jo graduated from Malone with a social work degree and built her career with REM Ohio. She is the executive director of the statewide provider agency.

A mother of two children, one who has disabilities, opened her eyes to a new world, empowering her advocacy for parents of children with disabilities. She hopes to continue to enhance the collaboration and outreach to areas that are in need of services.

Bobby Murphy '72

Retired EFC-ER minister Bobby Murphy '72 authored 20/20 Vision.

A description: The Bible spells out the sufficiency of our response to God. We are to know, love, fear, trust, obey, and serve Him. Those elemental postures toward Him are possible, however, only if they have an adequate vision of Him upon which to rest. 20/20 Vision assists us in building such a vision, one that sees Him clearly as He is. The organizational paradigm in 20/20 Vision conveys His attributes revealed, explained, and applied makes it ideal for use in Sunday school classes and small groups.


Friday, April 13, 2018

Jessica Jones '16

Jessica Jones ’16 is in the biochemistry and molecular biology doctoral program at Clemson University. Upon completion of her Ph.D., Jones hopes to pursue a career with the Department of Defense studying parasitology, infectious diseases, and epidemiology.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Bennett Jay Stine

A son, Bennett Jay, was born to Greg and Joelle (Cochran) '02 on December 18, 2017.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Angel Butler '16

Angel Butler '16 is a Sales Representative for General RV Center in Canton.

Ashley Schweigert '06

Ashley Schweigert '06 authored, Social Media and Public Relations-Using Social Media to Enhance Public Relations Campaigns. Ashley also is a freelancer and consultant for Marcom Content by Ashley, LLC in North Canton and a marketing manager for the National Inventors Hall of Fame in North Canton.

Robert Book '13

Robert Book '13 is the Director of Family Ministries at Hudson United Methodist Church. Robert is also a Program Assistant for the PhD in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

Phil Johnson '16 (M.Ed.)

Phil Johnson '16 M.Ed. is a sales consultant for Paychex in Canton. Paychex is a provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services.

Sylvia DeMarco '11

Sylvia DeMarco '11 is an Independent Consultant at Arbonne International LLC in Canton. Sylvia is also a Marketing and Advertising Assistant at the Hartville Kitchen Restaurant.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Hollie Brubaker '02

Hollie Brubaker '02 is an Emmy Award winning Producer at Kernal, created by Spectrum Reach in the Cleveland/Akron area.
She owns her own production company called Thespis Media primarily making commercials and promotional materials for local businesses and non-profits.

Sarah (Fahler) Stevens '15

Sarah (Fahler) Stevens '15 is the Assistant Director of Nursing with Sprenger Health Care Systems in Canal Fulton.

Kyle Zacour '14

Kyle Zacour '14 is a Student Pastor at Foothills Community Church in Seneca, SC.

Amy Isla '11

Amy Isla ’11 is a Sales Representative at Graybar in North Canton.

Andrew Smith '12

Andrew Smith ’12 is the Assistant Soccer Coach at John Glenn High School in New Concord, OH. Andrew is also the Senior Employment Specialist for Goodwill Industries International in Zanesville.

Melissa Warren

Melissa Warren is the Director of Adult Discipleship at Damascus Friends Church.

Berta (Kryah) Troyer '06

Berta (Kryah) Troyer ’06 is Owner-operator of 3 Strands Photography Props in Berlin. She is married to Matt and they have two children.

Andrew Brian Clark

A son, Andrew Brian to Adam '06 & Ashley (Nobles) Clark '08. On September 28, 2016. He joins big sister Lilly. Adam & Ashley are both teachers for Wake County Public Schools. The family resides in Holly Springs, North Carolina.

Tad Johnson '07 and '12

Tad Johnson '07 and '12 (MAOL) is the Manager for IS Supply Chain at the J.M. Smucker Company.

Judith Ruff '05

Judith Ruff '05 is a Regional Manager VP for Citizens Bank in the Cleveland/Akron area.

Megan (Hutchinson) Krings '00

Megan (Hutchinson) Krings '00 is a Social Worker at Sunspire Health in Gilman, IL.

Joah Miller '17

Joah Miller '17 is a Graphic Designer at NASCO-OP (National Association Supply Co-operative, Inc.) in New Philadelphia.