PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Relay For Life To Move Inside The HUB

In light of Saturday’s cold and snowy forecast, Relay for Life has decided to move the event inside the HUB this year to ensure the safety and warmth of all volunteers.

“We made the decision to change the event with the help of the HUB staff due to the impending weather for this weekend,” said Relay for Life Executive Director Jenna Loffredo. “It is forecasted to snow in the morning and be very cold, so for the safety of our volunteers, survivors, and guests, we decided to switch to an alternate location. The HUB staff has been extremely accommodating, so no one is losing their favorite activities.”

The biggest question for many participants is where they will be walking. “Tentatively, the track for walking will be on the ground floor of the HUB and will be clearly marked,” Loffredo said.

Teams are still welcome to stay over in the HUB according to previous plans, and performers throughout the weekend will remain the same, including the various a cappella and dance performances that are scheduled.

“All of our performers will stay the same,” Loffredo said, “as well as numerous ceremonies throughout the weekend to honor our loved ones who have been affected by cancer.”

Penn State Relay for Life raised over $1 Million for the American Cancer Society last year to support cancer research and patients undergoing treatment.

“Though State College weather can be tricky, we’re doing the best we can and we look forward to seeing more Penn State students since it’s not going to be so cold,” Loffredo said. “We look forward to seeing everyone in the HUB for the opportunity to raise tons of money for the American Cancer Society.”

About the Author

Elissa Hill

Elissa is a junior public relations major and the managing editor of Onward State. She is from Punxsutawney, PA [insert corny Bill Murray joke here] and considers herself an expert on all things ice cream. Send questions and comments via e-mail ([email protected]) and follow her on Twitter (@ElissaKHill) for more corny jokes.

Comments

More by Elissa

Penn State Approved For Medical Marijuana Clinical Research

“The research component of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program sets it apart from the rest of the nation.”

Tim McGraw’s Brother Among Class Of 2018

Literal Dumpster Fire Lit Outside Sig Ep

Athletics

Penn State Women’s Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

Russ Rose’s Nittany Lions won’t play a single home match in September, electing to test themselves against teams like Stanford and Oregon early in the season.

Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey To Becoming Chewbacca Featured On ESPN’s ‘E:60’

Evaluating Tony Carr’s Performance At The 2018 NBA Draft Combine

Penn State Hockey Commit Evan Bell Wins Clark Cup With USHL’s Fargo Force

Center Ludvig Larsson Transfers To Penn State Hockey From Merrimack

Student Life

Penn State Esports Wins Tespa Collegiate Hearthstone Championship

With two Penn State Esport teams in the top eight, the odds of winning the National Championship were ever in our favor.

Road And Utility Work Impacting Penn State This Summer

Where Do Penn Staters Move After Graduation?

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Evaluating Tony Carr’s Performance At The 2018 NBA Draft Combine

Carr underwhelmed in the agility tests and the scrimmage, but impressed scouts with his sharp-shooting skills.

We Are Royalty: Meghan Markle Is A Penn State Fan

Penn State fans are everywhere, even in the British royal family.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Penn State Esports Wins Tespa Collegiate Hearthstone Championship

With two Penn State Esport teams in the top eight, the odds of winning the National Championship were ever in our favor.

Send this to a friend