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Penn State Students Dance for 46 Hours to Conquer Pediatric Cancer

Khadyon Reid | Posted 04.26.2015 | Impact
Khadyon Reid

The IFC/PanHellenic Dance Marathon (THON) is a yearlong effort to raise money and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer, which concludes with an exuberant 46-hour no sleeping, no sitting dance marathon.

THON: Our Power as College Students

MAJR | Posted 02.01.2015 | College

THON weekend is a time when the glimmer of hope that families hold is amplified into a crystal clear vision that cancer will be beat. It is a time when a burst of light shines on the darkest experiences of these children's lives.

How Charities Can Raise Millions With Mega-Events

Auren Kaplan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

Mega-events are those events that, when properly leveraged with the right social sharing platforms, can bring in millions of dollars in donation revenue to your charity.

I'm Running for Penn State

Bob McKinnon | Posted 06.11.2013 | College
Bob McKinnon

Those who went to Penn State know Penn State. It's time make sure that the world knows the real story about our school. One that respects our past, responds to our failings and restores our cherished reputation.

Sweden's Important New Word

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.11.2013 | Women

"Hen" has made it into the Swedish National Encyclopedia, but it doesn't mean what you might think. The word is a gender-neutral pronoun that can b...

Penn State's Dance Marathon Raises Funds To Fight Pediatric Cancer

Posted 02.17.2013 | Impact

Update 2/17/13, 5:40 p.m. EST: Penn State's THON dance marathon event raised a record $12.37 million to help families fighting pediatric cancer, besti...

Penn State Students Come Together For Charity

Posted 04.19.2012 | College

Dancing to beat cancer? Penn State kicked off THON yesterday, a 46 hour marathon of non-stop dancing with no sleeping or sitting allowed. Why? To ...

The Real Penn State

Emily McConnell | Posted 04.18.2012 | College
Emily McConnell

Tomorrow, the energies of Penn State University will be devoted to one thing. This is the real Penn State; this is who, "We Are."

Penn State Danceathon Raises $9.5M For Charity

The Daily Collegian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With the reveal of this year's fundraising total in the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday afternoon -- $9,563,016.09 -- it seems there are no limits in si...