YORK, Pa. — A student at York College of Pennsylvania was found unresponsive in his residence hall room and later pronounced deceased on Saturday, according to a statement from Dr. Richard T. Satterlee, dean of student development and campus life at the college.
Andrew Ruehlicke, a junior sport management major from Mullica Hill, N.J., was declared dead on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Ruehlicke was also a member of the men's soccer team.
York College says that there is no indication that the circumstances of this event pose a threat to the health and safety of the campus community.
They encourage those needing support to reach out to campus counseling services.
Read the full statement from Dr. Satterlee here:
We are deeply saddened to share that one of our students, Andrew Ruehlicke, was found unresponsive in his residence hall room earlier today and was later deemed deceased. Drew was a junior sport management major from Mullica Hill, New Jersey, and a member of our men's soccer team. There are no words to describe the profound sorrow we feel as a community because of his passing. Please keep Drew and his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Please note that there is no indication that the circumstances of this tragic event pose a threat to the health and safety of our campus community. Nonetheless, this news is understandably difficult for many of us. Those who need assistance are reminded that they may access Counseling Services to address any concerns.
Richard T. Satterlee, Ph.D,
Dean of Student Development and Campus Life