Ericka Thompson is the Coordinator of Academic Advising & Programs in the Office for Academic & Pre-Professional Advising (OAPA) at UMBC. She is a proud alum of UMBC and earned her Master’s in Adult and Continuing Education with a focus in Supervision and Administration from Coppin State University. Ericka advises undeclared students, pre-professional health students and serves as the advisor for the Pre-Physician Assistant Society. Ericka also supervises the Peer Advisors in the OAPA. She truly enjoys helping students identify their strengths and their path to graduation. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys traveling, skiing, exercising and eating crabs with her friends and family.