Paine College cancels classes after student’s death


A Paine College student has died from a reported suicide.

School officials say the student was found in a residence hall just before 9:00pm Wednesday, April 17.

All classes scheduled for Thursday, April 18th are cancelled.

Classes will resume on Monday, April 22.

The Chapel will open Thursday, April 18th at 8:00 a.m.

All Paine College staff, students, alumni and any family or friends are welcome to gather there.

Grief Counselors also will be on hand, to help students cope with the loss of their classmate. 

Paine College is asking the community to keep the family of the student in prayer.

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