Sophomore dies after medical emergency in Knox Lecture Hall
Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 16:09
On Thursday, Sept. 19, UB police and emergency medical personnel responded to a student in distress in a lecture in Knox Lecture Hall, according to UB’s official statement. Paul Englert Jr. was immediately rushed to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, where he died of natural causes. He was 19 years old.
Englert, a sophomore engineering major, experienced a medical emergency – the details of which have not been released – during his 2 p.m. Engineering Computations lecture in Knox 104.
Englert was a 2012 graduate of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute in Buffalo. UB is in contact with the student’s family and classmates to provide whatever assistance the university can offer, according to its statement.
Donations in Englert’s memorial can be made to St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. UB Spokesman John Della Contrada said Englert’s family has asked for privacy during this difficult time.