student Austin HillAustin Hill is a sophomore from Algonquin, Illinois and is majoring in history and minoring in music. He has a passion for music which he explores through singing and playing the guitar. His favorite artists include older artists such as The Beatles and Paul Simon.

Austin chose Marian because he was drawn to the small campus community and the music program. He felt as though Marian would foster his talents and support his career goals. He is involved in the Honors Program, intramural soccer, and the Marian Chamber Singers. His advice to students is “Don’t be afraid to try new clubs or classes that you didn’t explore in high school. Life is too short for regrets, and college is a great place to discover new interests.”