Everyone "does" college a little differrently. There’s the stereotypical twenty-something-year-old who couldn’t tell you where half of his classes are, having slept through them after spending countless nights on the Hill. Sure, he may not be able to differentiate the business building from the science hall, but ask him for a list of places that serve food past midnight and he could rattle off restaurants for days-- now that’s valuable information, right? Or the opposite end
Hey Dancers!! This week is all about YOU! The week of January 22nd-28th is jam-packed with events to celebrate all your hard work this far. Here is a summary of this week’s events: Black Tie Affair Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for the event of the year (besides the Big Event of course). On Thursday, January 26th from 8-11pm at the Wesley Foundation, Dance Marathon will be holding our annual Black Tie Affair. Come dressed in your finest attire and be ready to dance
UNI Dance Marathon is a relatively new program. The oldest Dance Marathon was held at Indiana University Dance Marathon (IUDM) in 1991. That university just had their 26th Big Event raising over 4 million dollars. So if we were to compare ourselves to IUDM we are a very young program, but our fundraising and involvement numbers do not show that. Why? How is UNI Dance Marathon competing with schools twice its size? Although I haven’t been involved with UNI DM from the start, I
The countdown is on! With the start of the new year comes the beginning of the final two months until the big event! Here is everything you need to know to be Dance Marathon ready for the months to come! KIDDO UPDATE On January 2nd, Reed Havlik had the honor of being the Kid Captain for the Iowa Hawkeyes at the Outback Bowl in Florida! Let’s keep cheering on Reed, just as he cheers on the Hawks! Also this month, Addie Brenden had scan results come back clear once again! Addie
Today’s Committee Member Spotlight is on Amber Ramthun, a senior from Nevada, Iowa studying Communication Sciences and Disorders. When and how did you first hear about Dance Marathon? I first heard about Dance Marathon when I was like in 8th grade. Iowa State DM had a telethon and my best friend’s brother has Cystic Fibrosis and would attend ISU DM. I knew I wanted to be a part of this movement.
What is your role in the organization now? I am on family relations committee