University offers support to those affected by Korean ferry tragedyby Melanie Moran Apr. 16, 2014, 6:32 PM
Vanderbilt University offers its condolences and support for faculty, students, staff and alumni that may have been affected by the tragic ferry accident in South Korea.
“Amid the tragic news and confusing reports following the ferry accident in South Korea, I want to assure the members of the Vanderbilt community who may be affected by this event that the university stands ready to lend support,” Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos said. “With many young high school students reportedly on board the ferry, many likely planning for college, our hearts are particularly heavy with concern.”
Several university resources are available to help those who may be closely affected cope with stress or loss. They include:
- For students: Psychological and Counseling Center, (615) 322-2571
- For faculty and staff: Work/Life Connections – Employee Assistance Program, (615) 936-1327
- For students and faculty: International Student and Scholar Services, (615) 322-2753.
ISSS can provide assistance with any issues related to foreign travel.
- For all: Office of Religious Life, (615) 322-2457