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Student Deaths: Besecker and Gustafson

I am sorry to inform you of the deaths of two students. Cecilia Besecker, of Dallas, Pennsylvania, and Nicholas Gustafson, of Orefield, were killed in an automobile accident in Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, on Thursday, June 28.

Cecilia was a junior majoring in Fashion Merchandising. Nicholas was  a senior majoring in Health and Physical Education.

Funeral arrangements for Cecilia are specified in her obituary.

Funeral arrangements for Nicholas are private. His parents would like to share this tribute.

Students who would like to speak with a counselor are encouraged to call or visit the Counseling Center in the Center for Health and Well-Being, located in the Suites on Maple East.

The phone number for the Counseling Center is (724) 357-2621. The center is open 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., with some evening hours available by appointment.

Rhonda Luckey
Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Student Affairs Division
  • Sutton Hall, Suite 211-216
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4040
  • Fax: 724-357-4977
  • Office Hours
  • Monday–Friday
  • 7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.