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May 27, 2020

Northwest community mourning student’s passing


Northwest Missouri State University is mourning one of its students who died last night in his home community.

The student, Kylan Harrell, was a junior organizational communication major from St. Louis.

He served as the president of the University’s Alpha Phi Alpha chapter, was active in the Men’s Minority Organization and was a student representative for the Black Alumni Chapter of the Northwest Alumni Association. He also was a former student employee in campus recreation.

Students needing counseling assistance should contact Wellness Services at 660.562.1348, or contact University Police at 660.562.1254 outside of regular business hours. Faculty and staff should call the University employee assistance program at 800.964.3577. A county counseling support line also is available to all members of the Northwest community at 888.279.8188.


Media contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704