Organization/Event Title

  • Formal Reference: Purdue University Dance Marathon
  • Secondary Reference: Purdue Dance Marathon
  • Continuous Mentions: PUDM

Hospital/Affiliation Title

  • Formal Reference: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
  • Secondary Reference: Riley Hospital for Children
  • Continuous Mentions: Riley, Riley Hospital
  • Not Acceptable: Riley Children’s Hospital
  • Formal Reference: Riley Children’s Foundation
  • Secondary Reference: RCF
  • Formal Reference: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
  • Secondary Reference: CMN Hospitals

Common Phrases

  • FTK – For The Kids
  • PUDMFTK – Purdue University Dance Marathon, For The Kids
  • FTC – For The Cure

Fundraising Techniques

  • Canning – Fundraising by holding Riley Buckets outside shops/streets and verbally asking for donations

Leadership Titles

  • Formal Reference: Presidential Board
  • Secondary Reference: Quad
  • Positions: President, Vice President External, Vice President Finance, Vice President Internal
  • Formal Reference: Executive Board
  • Secondary Reference: Exec
  • Positions: President, Vice President External, Vice President Finance, Vice President Internal, Executive Secretary, Accounting, Corporate Partnerships, Fundraising, Hospitality, Logistics, Mini Marathons, Morale, Outreach, Productions, Public Relations, Riley Relations, and Special Events
  • Formal Reference: Committee Chairs
  • Secondary Reference: Chairs
  • Positions: Accounting- Distance Donations, Local Donations, Accounting Management; Corporate Partnerships- Entry Level Corporate Donations, Student Org Partnerships, Corporate Strategy, and In-Kind Chair; Fundraising- Fundraising Campaigns, Fundraising Challenges, Fundraising Development; Hospitality- Marathon, Skip-A-Meal; Logistics- Facilities, Entertainment, Marathon Operations, and Dancer Management; Mini Marathons- High School Relations(2), Mini Marathons Accounting, and Mini Marathons Secretary; Morale- Stewardship, Color Track, and Member Relations; Outreach- Fraternity, Sorority, Cooperative, New Student Outreach, Student Organization, and Athletic Outreach; Productions- Graphics, Videography and Photography, Merchandise, Technology; Public Relations- PR Communications, Promotional Weeks, University Relations; Riley Relations- Events, Pairings, and Riley Relations Strategy; Special Events- Special Events Chairs (3) and Special Events Communication
  • Formal Reference: Committee Members
  • Positions: Accounting, Corporate Partnerships, Fundraising, Hospitality, Logistics, Mini Marathons, Morale, Outreach, Productions, Public Relations, Riley Relations, and Special Events
  • Formal Reference: Dancer