For Hub City Times
Name: Jeremiah Glamann.
High school: Medford Area Senior High School.
Current program or major: BAAS-Business.
Q: Why did you choose UW-Marshfield/Wood County?
Jeremiah Glamann: After separating from active duty Air Force, I decided to go back to school to earn my bachelor’s degree. Living in Marshfield, it only made sense as I would not have to travel, and I heard good things about the campus and faculty.
Q: What surprised you the most about UW-Marshfield/Wood County when you arrived on campus?
JG: Being in small-town Marshfield, I was surprised to see all that the campus had to offer. Whether it was for academics, sports, clubs, or community activities, so much more went on than I thought there would be.
Q: Why did you choose your program/major?
JG: Of the programs offered, I thought the Bachelors of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) would be my best choice. Looking at the future, a business degree can always help with promotions. The nice thing about the BAAS program is you can instantly apply much of what is learned to real-world situations.
Q: What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
JG: Today’s business world is evolving and, in many cases, becoming global. If you work for a larger corporation, most likely they have parent companies that own them, and some have global reach.
Q: In addition to being a college student, what takes up your free time?
JG: In addition to school, I work full time, serve in the Air National Guard, and have a family. My two boys keep us quite busy with sports and other after-school activities.
Q: Who has been your favorite professor or staff member?
JG: My favorite professor has been James Sachs. Like many people, I struggle with math, but he is able to connect with his students and make math fun to learn.
Q: What do you plan to do after UW-Marshfield/Wood County?
JG: I will take a break from school, but eventually I would like to pursue my MBA. I want to focus on my career and become involved in the community.
Q: What is one piece of advice you have for incoming UW-Marshfield/Wood County students?
JG: Learn good time management skills. Being a “nontraditional” student, I am juggling many things, so I need to use my time wisely.