Understanding THON: For Which Kids? Starting a Conversation

Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
Understanding THON: For Which Kids? Starting a Conversation

Please join us for the second annual Paterno Fellows Contemporary Issues Forum: A Discussion Place of Ideas. Participants include students and faculty. THON, the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, raises money to fight pediatric cancer, and thousands of Penn State students participate each year. During the forum, a panel of students and faculty will take turns expressing their views on THON, and a discussion will follow.

– Daryl Cameron, Assistant Professor of Psychology
– Panini Pandya, ’20 PF International Politics, Spanish, and History
– Emily Purnell, ’20 PF Spanish, Accounting, and Master of Accounting
– Darcy Rameker, Director of Student Activities
– Jack Shean, ’19 PF History, Political Science, and Philosophy
– Jadrian Wooten, Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics
– Moderated by Catherine Wanner, Professor of History, Anthropology, and Religious Studies, and Barry Director of the Paterno Fellows Program

All are invited to stay for a reception in the Mann Assembly Room immediately following the presentation. Read the story…

Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library