Get to know Ashlyn Crandell

By UW-Marathon County

UWMC Student Ashlyn Crandell

Age: 18

Hometown: Clinton, Wis.

High school: Clinton High School

Current program or major: Criminal Justice/Forensic Psychology

Why did you choose UW-Marathon County? I heard about it through a friend, and when I looked into it, I thought it looked like a good place to start my college career.

What surprised you most about UW-Marathon County when you arrived on campus? I thought it was going to be extremely difficult, but UWMC is a great place to start and the workload is manageable.

Why did you choose your program/major? The criminal justice and forensics really interest me, along with the fieldwork.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding? I am currently in a crime and criminal justice class and we have to go watch a murder trial, which I find interesting.

In addition to being a college student, what takes up your free time? Working in the Solution Center, homework and catching up on sleep.

Who has been your favorite professor or staff member? Definitely Doug Hosler. I have him for Concept of Mental Illness. He is a great teacher has a great sense of humor. He also shares many personal stories that help us, students, understand his way of teaching.

What do you plan to do after UW-Marathon County? I will most likely transfer to UW-Whitewater to continue my studies.

What is one piece of advice you have for incoming UW-Marathon County students? Do not stress! The advisors here will help you, and the Solution Center will help too. Take it day-by-day and don't forget to stop and take a deep breath once in a while.



Brian Becker