The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Luke MacDonald, a student entering his third year in environmental sciences, who passed away Aug. 10.

A celebration of life will take place in Toronto on Thursday, Aug. 18. Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast on that day in Luke’s honour.

Support services and initiatives are available for all students, faculty and staff, including:

  • Student Counselling Services, Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, Ext. 58909
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310

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