The following e-mail message was sent by Karen Pennington, Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life on March 19, 2009:
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of one of our students, Kate Russell. Kate was an involved and beloved member of the Montclair State University community. She was a student ambassador, sharing her wonderful experiences at Montclair State with prospective students and other visitors, a Community Assistant, providing guidance and friendship at the Clove Road Apartments, a volunteer in the community, and a warm bright light on our campus. Montclair State mourns her loss and sends most heartfelt sympathy to her family.
The University will be providing counseling services for students, faculty and staff on:
Sunday, March 22, 4 – 6 p.m. in the Village at Little Falls,
Monday, March 23, 4 - 5 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 415
A Memorial Service is scheduled for Wednesday, April
1, in Memorial Auditorium from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. All members of the University community are invited to attend.