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Queen’s remembers Sarah Colby-Dobell

Sarah Colby-DobellThe Queen’s community is remembering Sarah Colby-Dobell, a fourth-year biology student, who died on Aug. 3.

Sarah was also pursuing a Smith Certificate in Business.

During her time at Queen’s Sarah was involved in several extra-curricular activities, including serving as secretary for Conservation Queen’s, an AMS club that serves to educate and raise awareness for endangered species and conservation efforts in both the Kingston Community as well as on Queen’s campus. Sarah also employed her talents as a fashion designer for the Vogue Fashion Charity Show at the university. She had also volunteered at the Queen’s University Food Bank throughout her four years.

Sarah is survived by her twin sister Erin, a member of the Queen’s Engineering Class of 2020.

A group counselling session for students is being coordinated for Friday, Aug. 7. Students can be referred by emailing supportservices@queensu.ca or by speaking with Counselling Services in Student Wellness Services or through Faith and Spiritual Life via chaplain@queensu.ca

Students in need of support are encouraged to contact Faith and Spiritual Life or the other support services available on campus, including Empower Me, and Good2Talk. Faculty and staff in need of support can also access the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), provided by Homewood Health, by visiting the Queen’s Human Resources website. For 24-hour EFAP services call 1-800-663-1142 (English) or 1-866-398-9505 (French).