The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Kenneth Janovicek, a research assistant in the department of Plant Agriculture, who passed away on June 23, 2023.

A visitation is planned for June 27 and the funeral is on June 28. Condolences can be shared with Kenneth’s family on the funeral home’s website.

Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast on June 28 in Kenneth’s honour.

Support services and initiatives are available for all faculty, staff and students, including:

  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, 519-824-4120, Ext. 58909
  • Student Counselling Services, 519-824-4120, Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868

This message is shared with the community following University protocol.