PSU Dance Marathon was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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Latest nominations for PSU Dance Marathon

Kate Foster
Kate Foster I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because it supports children that inspire everyone
Vu Evans
Vu Evans Watch the #shortyawards and look for @THON! #THON & #FTK
Tyler Raup
Tyler Raup I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because...everything is FTK!
Rob Graboski
Rob Graboski I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because we do it all for the kids!
Ashley Rickenbach
Ashley Rickenbach I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because it's #ForTheKids For The Cure!
Mick
Mick Good Luck to @THON at the #ShortyAwards tonight!! #FTK #TFC
Amanda Barrett
Amanda Barrett @THON is nominated for a #shortyaward in the #charity category! Tune in at http://bit.ly/MJX1... at 7p to watch the show!
Catrina Vargo
Catrina Vargo I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because everything we do is #ForTheKids
Michele Kosteva
Michele Kosteva I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because childhood cancer is real, Bieber fever is not. #FTK
Michael Ringenbach
Michael Ringenbach I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because... THON fights for a cure
Frank Jones
Frank Jones I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because what other student-run organization could raise $9.5 million.
Liberty Ball
Liberty Ball Good luck! #FTK RT @THON: The Shorty Awards are tonight! THON is nominated in the "Charity" category. www.shortyawards.c...
Chip Ray
Chip Ray I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because...#Thon is more than a charity, #Thon is a family.
Mairead Hanna
Mairead Hanna Do Jekyll and Hyde's #2birds1stone RT @THON: We're in NYC for the Shorty Awards Monday. Anyone have tips on the city? Good food or good fun?
Caitlin Rush
Caitlin Rush #NYCshawty #funFunFUN RT @THON: We're in NYC for the Shorty Awards Monday. Anyone have tips on the city? Good food or good fun?
Na Eun Yoon
Na Eun Yoon I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because we are together without limits and made over $9M for the kids
Linda Polovchik
Linda Polovchik I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because...
Jonathan Florio
Jonathan Florio I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because we work together without limits to raise over $9.5 million #FTK
Lauren Julius
Lauren Julius I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because...well I can give you $9.56 million reasons if you had the time
Sarah Trentacoste
Sarah Trentacoste I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because...there are 9.5 million reasons why WE ARE fighting cancer FTK.
Beth Kocher Gormley
Beth Kocher Gormley I endorse @THON in the Shorty ctgry #charity b/c it's an amazing charity event orgnzd by students and always growing!
Alfonso W
Alfonso W I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because...raising over $9 millon as students is unbelievable.
Corey Serrant
Corey Serrant I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because... we raised 9.4 + million
Courtney Bradley
Courtney Bradley I endorse @THON in the Shorty category #charity because we just raised $9.5 million dollars for pediatric cancer.
The Shorty Interview
with PSU Dance Marathon
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To spread awareness about THON events and pediatric cancer.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetdeck
Twitter or Facebook?
Both.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Thanks. Everyone deserves a full "Thank you!" and not something shorter.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Anyone tweeting about the fight to end pediatric cancer!
Why should we vote for you?
Because we're the largest student-run philanthropy in the world! We're working year round to aid The Four Diamonds fund and eradicate cancer.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#ForTheKids, #FTK, #abolishcancer, #kickcancer, #GoldMatters, #THON
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Too many to name.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#ForTheKids, or #FTK.
How do you make your tweets unique?
We try and stay positive, use creative hashtags, and share the stories that inspire us.
What inspires you to tweet?
The children, families, researchers, and staff of The Four Diamonds Fund. They serve as our inspiration every single day for all that we do.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Nope!
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Tweet what matters to you, and tweet for yourself. Pretty soon, you'll find a whole world of new twitter friends.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What does your charity do? Our raises money to combat pediatric cancer and help The Four Diamonds Fund at the Hershey Medical Center.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@abolishcancer. Darah's idea of using twitter-thon's to raise money to fight cancer is truly unique and admirable.
Why should people follow you?
Because we are fighting the battle against pediatric cancer, and we want you to join the fight!
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@abolishcancer, @friendslikeus, @BePostiveFdn
How do you decide what to tweet?
Whatever we feel best perpetuates the mission of THON, and whatever will brighten our followers day.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To help get the word out about THON, spread awareness about the fight against pediatric cancer, and help out The Four Diamonds Fund.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
No, but we're hoping our use can have a positive affect on the lives of others.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Hopefully free of pediatric cancer, and all other types for that matter!