With UBMS, Marian wants to ultimately help resupplying the Fond du Lac area with qualified professionals in the STEM (Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics) fields. Therefore, local students have opportunities to gain new knowledge, participate in experiential learning, and prepare for future enriching careers. According to a study done by the Fond du Lac Area Chamber of Commerce in 2011, “Within 15 years, 19,500 positions are projected to be unfilled in Fond du Lac County. These positions will require education beyond a high school diploma.”