Dear Parents and Families: I am writing this afternoon to share the below message with you, which was sent to your students a short time ago. As noted below, we’ve been working hard to create safe alternatives to the typical…
Memorial to Celebrate Life of Xiaopeng ‘Pippen’ Yuan
On Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 2:30 p.m., a memorial service to celebrate and remember the life of Xiaopeng “Pippen” Yuan will be held in Hendricks Chapel. Campus community members are invited to come together during this difficult time to commemorate his life.
The student, a native of Beijing, China, was a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying mathematics. His life was cut short on Sept. 30.
During this time of grieving, students, staff and faculty can reach a number of available support services. Students seeking support can contact the Counseling Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 315.44.4715. Additional services are available through the Office of Student Assistance, Monday through Friday, by calling 315.443.4357. Faculty and staff assistance is available through Carebridge, the University’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 800.437.0911. For additional support and services, please contact Hendricks Chapel at 315.443.2901.
Questions regarding the memorial service can also be directed to Hendricks Chapel at 315.443.2901.