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Vanderbilt students recognized for support of Children’s Hospital

Jul. 29, 2020—Vanderbilt University was recently awarded the 2020 Community Service Award by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the Fiesta Bowl for its Dancing Dores program and Dance Marathon. Both programs raise funds for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Dance Marathon 2018

Feb. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon, the largest student-run philanthropy on Vanderbilt’s campus, hosted its 16th annual, 13-hour “Big Event” on Feb. 17, the culmination of a year of raising funds and awareness for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Dance Marathon Carnival

Jan. 25, 2018—Seven universities and one high school joined together Monday, Jan. 15, to host the Middle Tennessee Dance Marathon Carnival at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to get to know their patient and family ambassadors as well as past and present patients of Children’s Hospital and their families.

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Dance Marathon

Apr. 13, 2017—Dance Marathon, Vanderbilt’s largest student-led philanthropic organization, raised a record $282,332 to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during its recent annual event.

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Dance Marathon kickoff event rescheduled for Sept. 28

Sep. 22, 2016—Dance Marathon's kickoff event—originally scheduled for Sept. 17 but postponed due to inclement weather—has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Dance Marathon rings up new record for Children’s Hospital

Mar. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s Dance Marathon set a new record in its annual fundraising effort that benefits Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Dance Marathon Saturday; record fundraising goal is $200,000

Feb. 17, 2016—Vanderbilt’s largest student-run philanthropic organization, which supports the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, is hosting its annual keystone event this Saturday in the Student Life Center Ballroom.

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Dance Marathon seeking ‘10K in a Day’ on Thursday

Nov. 11, 2015—Dance Marathon, Vanderbilt’s largest student-run philanthropic organization, is marking 100 days until its Big Event by attempting to raise $10,000 in a single day for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Dance Marathon raises big money for Children’s Hospital

Feb. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos jumped in the dance line to join students, volunteers, sponsors and special guests for Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon’s Big Event 2015 on Saturday at the Student Life Center.

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Photo: Dance Marathon

Feb. 14, 2013—After students, families and the community danced the night away for 13.1 hours, the Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon student executive committee unveiled how much money had been raised for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Tenth annual Dance Marathon set for Feb. 17-18

Jan. 26, 2012—The 10th annual Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon will be held from 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, to 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Vanderbilt’s Student Recreation Center. The annual event, a collaboration between Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Vanderbilt students, raises money for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Participants play games, enjoy...

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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