Student Brandon RuisBrandon Ruis is a junior math major.

“I’m from Waupun, Wisconsin. I have two older brothers and a younger sister. I’ve been playing tennis since high school. I like to play a lot of sports…pretty much anything and everywhere. I enjoy watching sports on TV. The team I like to watch the most is the Minnesota Vikings.

I like the smaller class sizes at Marian, as well as the family atmosphere. The professors here actually know the students personally.

I am a tutor on campus for math. I’ve managed the men’s basketball team for two years now. I also have played on the Marian men’s tennis team for three years. I enjoy hanging out with the team. Our team is really laid back and creates a loose environment to play in (which is a good thing!). Our season starts in March and ends in May.

My advice to other students is to get to know your professors, like face-to-face. Have a chat with them. If you need help, don’t be afraid to email or ask for help.”