Name: Philip Blume
Hometown: Marathon, Wis.
High school attended: Marathon High School
Current program or major: Communications
Why did you choose UW-Marathon County? I heard it was a great place to start out.
What surprised you the most about UW-Marathon County when you arrived on campus? I was surprised by how personable the professors are; it is really great!
Why did you choose your program/major? I chose communications because I like to speak, so I figured it was a good choice.
What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding? I am learning how to be a good communicator.
In addition to being a college student, what takes up your free time? Being in theatre and the National Guard takes up my free time.
Who has been your favorite professor or staff member? My favorite professor is Sarah Rudolph; she reintroduced me to theatre.
What do you plan to do after UW-Marathon County? I plan on transferring to UW-Eau Claire.
What is one piece of advice you have for incoming UW-Marathon County students? My advice to incoming students is to work hard and keep a positive attitude!