Let me paint you a picture of a scenario that was all too real for me at one point. You walk into Maucker Union or Rod Library, you don’t know anyone and you try not to be noticed. You’re new to the university, and you’re really shy and nervous to branch out.
Ever since I transferred to University of Northern Iowa, I struggled to find my place. I transferred to UNI in the middle of my sophomore year, and I just remember feeling so lost. I didn’t have a ton of f...
I have been contemplating what I wanted this blog to be about for a while. The typical ideas come to mind about “What Dance Marathon Means to Me” or “How I got involved”, but I wanted to combine these two and talk about how thankful I am to have found such a wonderful organization, and how it has taught me to use my skills for my passions.
My story. Ever since I can remember I have always had some health problems. I remember having weekend trips to Iowa City, f...
Nicole is a first year student at UNI and she, like many first year students, was unsure about diving head first into a student organization within her first few weeks at UNI, but she did exactly that with UNI Dance Marathon. This is her letter to anyone who may be feeling just like she did before deciding to take the leap and sign up for UNI Dance Marathon.
There are over 250 clubs and organizations at the University of Northern Iowa. Out of those...
Every minute, 62 children enter a Children's Miracle Network Hospital for treatment. 62 has become an important number for UNI Dance Marathon this year. It's why our goal for the year is $620,000, and on Thursday, October 4th, our program got a big jump on fundraising with our annual Push Day.
Our Push Day goal was $62,000 and we had about 1,320 minutes on Push Day to hit our goal.
In that time, we had fundraising challenges and Hype Room activities.