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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.

Read the Latest Issue of Ursinus Magazine

Featuring stories on President Jill Leauber Marsteller ’78, P’18, and the late Joyce Henry and C. Dallet Hemphill. Plus, an Ursinus alumna with a unique “office space” and the man at the Heefner Organ’s keys.

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One Day of Giving: Giving2UCday

Join in the celebrating Ursinus as “Our Bears ROAR!” Events will take place for students, faculty, and staff across campus and throughout the day. Don’t forget to participate by making your #Giving2UCday contribution in any amount. Visit www.ursinus.edu/giving2ucday for more information.

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