On Television

2009 USF Dance Marathon
Dance Marathon
Students at USF are getting ready to ‘shake their miracle maker’ at this year’s Dance Marathon, which once again benefits All Children’s Hospital. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV/DT has a preview of the event, which starts at noon March 27th and won’t end until the last dance 17 hours later.

On the Radio

USF students & All Children's Hospital patients at 2009's Dance Marathon
Dance Marathon

This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM tells you how a group of USF students prepares year-round for a 17-hour Dance Marathon, which is coming up March 27th. That’s a 17-hour dance marathon. Why? Because it benefits All Children’s Hospital.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

Student Angela Russell, USF Dance Marathon’s Executive Director of Promotions, talks about some of the specifics for this year’s Dance Marathon.

Angela Russell answers the question: why should the public and USF students support the Dance Marathon?


Melissa Weibley, Graduate Advisor for the USF Dance Marathon, talks about how meeting someone like her who’s received treatment at All Children’s Hospital helps personalize the experience for USF students working on the Marathon.

Children’s Miracle Network Coordinator Crissy McWilliams takes us on a virtual tour of the new state-of-the-art All Children’s Hospital that funds from previous Dance Marathons helped build.


For more information

USF Dance Marathon
March 27, 2010 noon - March 28 5am
MSC Ballroom

Special thanks to the USF Dance Marathon Committee and All Children's Hospital for the pictures and videos.



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