By the end of this coming weekend, you’ll have laughed thousands of times with your friends, danced hundreds of times to the best mix of music, and cried a few too many times from deliria and listening to heart-breaking cancer stories. Before you get to all of that, though, you should take a look at what to do and not do.
THON is only 14 days away, but you probably already know that. Other than the natural inclination to check your calendar three times a day, there are plenty of signs all around campus that the big weekend is almost here.
At last night’s third-annual Mr. and Mrs. Special Interest fundraiser, student volunteers from over 10 different orgs filled up Forum to witness Lindsey Golden and Eric Brennan of A-7 being crowned Mr. and Mrs. Special Interest.
We sat down with Suzanne Graney, Director of the Four Diamonds Fund, for 10 Q&A’s on what she works on with the Executive Committee, the behind-the-scenes of THON, and what inspires her to do everything FTK.
The newly renovated online THON store was revealed to the public on Monday to “provide the best customer experience for people who want to support THON by purchasing merchandise.”
Have you ever wondered what THON volunteers will possibly do with their lives after they cross the stage and accept their diplomas? One group of Penn Staters has taken their knowledge and passion for THON to create a new event that is still FTK.
Heartbreaking news has rocked the THON community over the recent week: Seven-year-old Laney Brown, a Penn State Berks' THON child, only has a few weeks to a few days to live. But through a robust Facebook page maintained by her family, the overwhelming support of the community -- both THON and beyond -- and a fighting spirit, Brown is making the most out of these trying days.
As beautiful as we all know the Arboretum already is (say that five times fast), director Kim Steiner and his team have decided to expand the venue in hopes of making it more interactive and kid-friendly.