An email sent to Columbia College and School of Engineering and Applied Science students at 2:11 a.m. Tuesday from Associate Dean for Residential Life Cristen Kromm said that a male student was seriously injured after a fall from an upper level of Wien Hall on Monday night. The student has been taken to St. Luke's Hospital for medical attention. See the full email below.
Dear Students,I am writing to let you know that earlier this evening, a male student was seriously injured due to a fall from an upper level of Wien Hall. The student has been taken to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital for medical attention, and his family has been notified.We know that this has been a very difficult evening for many students. Staff have been assisting students throughout the evening at the hospital, in Wien Hall, and in Lerner Hall. We encourage you to reach out to the RA on-call in your building who can access additional support, if you are in need tonight, or to your advising deans or Counseling & Psychological Services (CPS) in the morning.As your parents and family members may learn of this incident, please reach out to them to let them know you are okay.Take care, Cristen Kromm Associate Dean of Residential Life