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Penn State Outreach Makes THON Priceless [VIDEO]

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Each year, the Campus Outreach Students Committee, a subcommittee of the THON Communications team, produces a video to motivate students to get involved with THON.

The Campus Students Committee is comprised of 30 student members who, not unsurprisingly, are tasked with extending a sense of awareness and participation in THON to every corner of the Penn State community.

Callie McGill, the head of Campus Outreach among the student body, tried to place THON among the many experiences students have at Penn State

“The point of the Campus Outreach Students video was to promote involvement and awareness to the entire Penn State community. I wanted to touch on things that all students have experienced, like waiting in line for The Lion Shrine, and make THON seem like it is a priceless experience.”

Here’s the pretty cool video showing the relative costs of attending various Penn State events by parodying the well known Mastercard commercials.

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