THON, the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, raised $10,045,478.44 for pediatric cancer this weekend. Penn State's annual 46-hour dance marathon at Bryce Jordan Center is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer.
[btn-post-package]?We are ? Penn State!? This simple chant is one of the most recognizable in all of college athletics. But it resonates far beyond sports. It?s a phrase that expresses the pride, resilience and achievement found in Happy Valley. Those qualities are regularly on display at Penn State, whether it?s during the frenzied, #FTK fun […]
Penn State sports teams flashed their dance moves on the stage Saturday at THON 2016, the world's largest student-run philanthropy. [ MORE: Follow @THON on Twitter! ] Needless to say, the student-athletes were a hit, entertaining the dancers and volunteers roughly halfway through their annual 46-hour fundraiser at the Bryce Jordan Center. THON, which started in 1977 […]
The world's largest student-run philanthropy is back at it, as Penn State's annual "THON" kicked off late Friday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center. [ MORE: Watch the 2016 THON live stream | Follow @THON on Twitter! ] The event, which started in 1977 and raises benefits for pediatric cancer patients, features more than 700 […]
How are you spending this weekend? If your answer to that question is dancing without stopping for two straight days, there?s a good chance you?re a Penn State student participating in the giant annual dance marathon - a.k.a, THON - to raise awareness of and funding for treatment of children?s cancer. And if you?re planning […]
13,343,517.33 reasons to smile. Thank you to EVERYONE who helped make this possible! pic.twitter.com/3OIynfWWye - PSU Dance Marathon (@THON) February 23, 2014 Congratulations to everyone at Penn State for making THON 2014 another remarkable event! Grapes developed at the University of Minnesota have created more than $400 million of economic impact and led to the creation more […]