Here are images from Appalachian State University’s 2016 Dance Marathon, which raised $38,107.81 for local nonprofits Western Youth Network and Parent to Parent Family Support Network. The annual event is a signature fundraiser sponsored by the university’s ACT office (Appalachian and the Community Together). About 200 students participate each year.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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