On Oct. 19, College of Charleston student Patrick Brain Kohlmann, 20 passed away. He is reported to have jumped from the fifth floor of Campus Center Apartments while being intoxicated according to Charleston Police. It is believed he committed suicide.
Kohlmann was from Surfside Beach, South Carolina and had just entered his junior year at the College. He was a psychology major and was known for giving out free high fives to students. According to an email sent out to all College of Charleston students from Evelyn Nadel, the Senior Director of Community Relations, Kohlmann, “was a proud and dedicated South Carolina Ambassador for Stomp Out Bullying. He was a gifted singer and musician who never met a stranger, and was a friend to all.”
Students may contact the Cougar Counseling team in RM 319, RSS Building or text Text “4support” to 839863
Professional counselors in Counseling and Substance Abuse Services are available Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm in Robert Scott Small Building Suite 300. Counselors are available on an on-call basis when the center is not open. Call 843.953.5611 (Public Safety) to reach a counselor after hours.