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…

THON 2015 PR: Why #CancerCannot

By: Kelly Gibson, Strategic Planning Chair The annual IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon is a goldmine for all good things public relations. You can’t successfully run the world’s largest student-run philanthropy without spreading the word, both locally and nationally. This year, per usual, did not disappoint; with a total close to the record-breaking amount of the previous…

Dancing For Our Little Wonders

By Kaity Cash, Philanthropy Committee Chair The journey started as I walked through the human tunnel from the multi-sport complex to the Bryce Jordan Center. I traveled through a sea of color and hundreds, if not thousands, of smiling faces, high fives and hugs. There were about one million thoughts and feelings running through my…