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Erica Schindewolf ’12

Erica enters Ursinus as a dual Psychology and Biology major.

Deeply interested in a career in Genetics Counseling, Erica meets transformative professors who introduce her to child development and how to apply evolutionary psychology in an accessible way.
Erica Schindewolf ’12

After contacting alumni, Erica lands an internship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

At CHOP, Erica is exposed to cardiac genetics research, specifically working with a disease called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
Erica Schindewolf ’12

Erica’s campus job in Residence Life focused on crisis counseling.

Erica eventually draws upon that senior-year experience, while caring for families with life limiting diagnoses.
Erica Schindewolf ’12

Upon graduation, Erica is accepted into a top Genetic Counseling program.

In graduate school, she lands a prestigious fellowship at CHOP, receives the excellence in counseling award, and was named to the University’s 40 under 40 list.
Erica Schindewolf ’12

As a fellow, Erica continues the research she began as an undergrad at Ursinus.

Her extensive knowledge on 22q11.2 deletion syndrome propels her to speak internationally and pen textbook chapters about this condition.
Erica Schindewolf ’12

Erica is now a Genetic Counseling Specialist at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

Based at CHOP, she cares for families whose pregnancies are affected with birth defects and helps them to navigate very uncertain territory.
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94%

of students in the class of 2019 are either employed, in graduate or professional school, or have chosen service such as the military or a fellowship within six months of graduation.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. with a Weeklong Celebration

Our traditional Day of Service, lightning lectures, and workshops held in conjunction with Perkiomen Valley School District marked the start of the college’s annual MLK Week, a celebration honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.
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MLK Week Lightning Talks Thursday

Join us for short talks from faculty, staff, and students on relevant topics drawn from personal experiences and research. Links will be provided to those who register. Scheduled presenters:

Jennifer King, Assistant Professor of Biology
“Culture, Lessons, and Legacy: Reflections of the Historically Black College & University Experience”

Rev. Terri Ofori, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, College Chaplain
“The Interfaith Influence in the Civil Rights Movement ”

Matt Kozusko, Professor of English and Chair, the Common Intellectual Experience
“Coates, Douglass, Alexander: talking about race in CIE.”

Miles Noecker ’23
“Frederick Douglass’s Rhetoric of Political Conversion at Finsbury Chapel.”
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