Elaine Tanella Named THON 2012 Overall Chair

THON 2012 officially starts today. Elaine Tanella, THON 2011 Communications Overall, was named the THON 2012 Overall Chairperson last night. Her term starts immediately with her first responsibility being selecting the rest of the Overall Committee. Overall Committee applications are due on March 25th and the committee will be announced on March 31st.

Tanella, a senior majoring in Bioengineering, has been involved in THON since her freshman year. She joined Atlas in THON 2008, was a Communications Committee Member and danced for Atlas in THON 2009, a Communications Captain for THON 2010, and served the Communications Overall for THON 2011.

Elaine was one of two THON 2011 overalls to apply for the position. The Overall Chairperson is selected following interviews with the the outgoing Overall Committee, THON’s advisor, Barry Bram, and representatives from the Four Diamonds Fund.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Chase Tralka

Chase Tralka is a Senior majoring in Information Sciences and Technology with a minor in Security and Risk Analysis. He is from Northern New Jersey and is involved in far too many organizations to list here. He enjoys photography, cycling, and listening to obscure free jazz music.

News & Notes From James Franklin’s Lift For Life Media Availability

From discussing the White Out to the wide receiver corps, here’s what we learned from Franklin’s latest press conference.

Penn State Names Corey Phelps Dean Of Smeal College Of Business

Phelps came from leading Oklahoma’s Michael F. Price College of Business.

Report: Penn State Hoops To Host Penn On December 29

The matchup is one of several reported or announced games for the Nittany Lions in the 2024-25 season.

Other posts by Chase

Three Words: For the Glory

When I sat back one night in January thinking about my time at Penn State, I tried to come up with a single word that would adequately describe my experiences here. As I attempted to determine what that magic word might be, my mind began to grasp the absurdity of that challenge. How could I possibly distill four years of my life, countless friendships, and untold numbers of memories, down to a single word? An impossible task to be sure. So instead, I took the easier road and went with three words: For the Glory.

Distinguished Speakers Chosen to Speak at Commencement Ceremonies

PSU Contacts Minnesota-Duluth’s Hockey Coach