THON 2017 Recap

This past weekend marked the 44th Penn State Dance Marathon. During this time, the members of the PRSSA THON committee went to the Bryce Jordan Center in anticipation of their yearlong fundraising efforts. THON is the weekend where, for 46 hours, volunteers get to see their hard work come together. After the members entered the…

THON Weekend 2016 Recap

By: Rachel Tasker, THON/Philanthropy Committee Member Last weekend, February 19–21, was one that all members of our THON/Philanthropy Committee had been patiently awaiting — the chance to finally see all of our hard work come alive for 46 hours in the Bryce Jordan Center. This year marked excitement and anxiousness for some members experiencing their…

THON 2016 Preview

By: Amanda Hunt, THON/Philanthropy Chair Over the last several months, our chapter’s THON/Philanthropy Committee has been working tirelessly to do all they can to contribute to the fight against pediatric cancer by fundraising for the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON). This weekend, we will join more than 15,000 Penn State students from over 600…

The Pros and Cons of Being a Music Festival Intern

  By: Dorianna Williams, THON/Philanthropy Chair Individualized internships come with different expectations and responsibilities, as every college student will learn. After your first week, you may find times that you regret accepting the offer, and you may find times where you could not be any more thankful. While these ups and downs are characteristic of any internship,…

5 Ways Studying Abroad Can Help Your Career

By: Jess Savarese, THON/Philanthropy Chair “So you spent this past semester abroad, that’s great! Can you tell us more about it?” On the surface, an easy question that should give you plenty to talk about in an interview if you are studying/have studied abroad.  But beyond the generic response, “I had an incredible time and…