Jan. 26, 2015
VP sends message of condolence on death of staff member
Vice President for Human Resources and Safety Services Mary Opperman issued the following message Jan. 26:
This morning we tragically lost a member of our Cornell family, Angela Stedwell, who died after being struck by a TCAT bus. Angela was a staff member in the College of Human Ecology. There is an ongoing investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
I offer my deepest sympathy to Angela’s family, friends and co-workers, who could not have prepared for their sudden loss. I ask all of you to keep Angela in your thoughts.
This is a difficult time for our community. Please take advantage of the resources available through Faculty and Staff Assistance Program and Gannett Health Services.
Support services are available to all members of the Cornell community. Students may consult with counselors from Gannett Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) by calling 607-255-5155. Students may speak with a peer counselor by calling EARS at 607-255-3277.
Employees may call the Faculty Staff Assistance Program at 607-255-2673. The Ithaca-based Crisisline is available at 607-272-1616. For additional resources, visit caringcommunity.cornell.edu.