Little did Karen Powell know joining an intramural flag football team would introduce her to her future husband.
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The Adventure Recreation Center aims to engage students of all abilities in outdoor adventure through a variety of fun and challenging activities.
“As THON continues to grow, it is important to increase engagement of current THON supporters, while also spreading awareness to audiences beyond State College.”
The Greers have been making music their entire lives, and have been performing together for the past six years. They play live music all over State College and have been making a name for themselves on the local scene.
It was a foregone conclusion Lainy Pierce would attend Penn State, but the senior defensive specialist has forged her own path in a family full of Nittany Lions.
Freshman winger Sam Sternschein played extremely well during Denis Smirnov’s absence due to illness. Now that the Russian is back, Sternschein seems to have earned a regular spot in the lineup after a strong three-week stretch.
“Taking an extra moment to properly dispose of waste at THON events will help us tremendously as we strive to make THON a more sustainable organization.”
The Alma Mater has become a staple of Penn State athletics, but that has not always been the case.
For alumni Jake Sieber, Haroon Choudery, and John Higgins, Penn State was the launching pad for their new business venture.
For Claire and Brian Blankenfield, taking the CATA bus was simply a part of their daily routine — until the day it introduced them to each other.
Garfield is one of the first Penn State alumni to be killed in action during World War II. His legacy as a student and sailor lives on through the research conducted in the building that bears his name.
“Through the sale of our products and support for all levels of merchandise throughout the THON community, I hope the student volunteers feel united and connected in our mission to conquer childhood cancer together.”
Ellie Rosen aims to target Snipteez toward college students looking for shirts that are both unique and affordable.
“It’s all about having the opportunity to meet people from different walks of life,” Weaver said. “In a town like this, you really do get to know everybody.”
“People say that they get overwhelmed here, but I always say, would you rather be overwhelmed or underwhelmed?”
“History serves as a lesson for us all as to how we can improve and move forward in the future. Homecoming itself learns from its history as an honored event through time by remembering why we put all this work into planning Homecoming.”
“On our wedding day, Matt had his Chick-Fil-A name tag inside of his tuxedo jacket.”
“I THON so that each volunteer can be impacted by something much greater than themselves, and learn to be thankful for all of the many problems that they will never have to worry about.”
“On Finance you have the unique opportunity to physically touch and see the impact that this organization is making on a daily basis and know that those dollars will go towards fighting childhood cancer.”
Since beginning circulation in 1954, Sports Illustrated has featured the Nittany Lions on the cover in some capacity 17 times, capturing the highs and lows of football in Happy Valley.
“From the very start, my goal was to keep State College a great place to grow up, to get an education, and to raise a family.”
This week’s love story features a couple who met during the hustle and bustle of Homecoming Weekend 2013.
“I THON so that I can bring a smile to children’s faces and comfort and hope to parents. One day we will conquer this disease and I THON for that day.”
Jim Harbaugh and Quinn Nordin were popular targets at ESPN’s College GameDay yesterday.
Cailtin Edinger had no idea the guy in her freshman year English project group would turn out to be her future fiancée years later.
“When every person walks out of the Bryce Jordan Center after the conclusion of THON Weekend, I want them to feel like they just experienced the most unique and powerful event of their entire life.”
“There’s no set way to fundraise or spread awareness, so there’s always something that can be changed for the better or new method to implement.”