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Dance Marathon raises $92,449.55, $30,000 more than last year

University Students dance along to the instructor on the stage during the 2017 Riley Dance Marathon. The Marathon raised $30,000 more than last year, with a total of $92, 449.55.
November 14, 2017

Athena said she was at the Dance Marathon because she and her mommy support Riley. Athena spoke with a wide smile and hopes to one day be a student at the university. At the age of three-years-old,...

‘Standing for those who can’t’

Dance Marathon board members hold up the fundraising total of $62,089.24.  That amount includes all of the donations made to Riley Hospital through the Southern Indiana Dance Marathon.
Dance Marathon raises $62k, exceeds $50k goal
November 13, 2016

12:26 p.m. As the white curtain rose, hundreds of students ducked under the divider and flooded toward the Southern Indiana Dance Marathon stage. “Sit down,” SIDM President Amanda Davidson...

Passion, selflessness fuel annual dance marathon

November 9, 2016

The Shield sat down with Amanda Davidson, president of the Riley Dance Marathon, and asked for her thoughts as the fundraising event draws near. The senior health administration major shared what the Saturday...

More than a T-Shirt member

Students walking to class often pass by bulletin boards like these filled with information about upcoming events and important information for on campus events.
Upperclassmen encourage 'quality' involvement
August 24, 2016

Freshman Clifton Jett wanted to join “everything” college had to offer. The day before classes started, he spoke at the first Christian service offered by university Religious Life. He feels...

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