In Memoriam - Jamie Cooper

To: Cowell College Community

From: Faye Crosby Provost, Cowell College; Adrianne Waite Interim College Administrative Officer Cowell and Stevenson Colleges

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Jamie Cooper, a Cowell student, died on Tuesday, September 3, as a result of a car accident. Jamie transferred to UCSC in 2008. A Literature major, Jamie had nearly completed her studies and was about to graduate. She would have been the first in her family to graduate from college, a point of great pride for Jamie and her family.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of her life on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Laurel Ridge Community Church in Oakley. Burial following at Oakview Memorial Park, Antioch.  More information is available at:

News such as this is sad and difficult. The staff at Cowell and at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is available to help. If helpful to you, we encourage you to come by the college office or to contact us at 831-459-2253, or to call CAPS at 831-459-2628. The Employee Assistance Program (831-459-4996) is available to members of the faculty and staff.