Concordia sets up fund, award after Jun Lin murder
Concordia University is setting up an award to benefit Chinese students studying at the university.
The Jun Lin award is named for the Concordia student who was brutally murdered and dismembered.
Concordia is also establishing the Jun Lin Family Fund to provide financial assistance for the immediate needs of the Lin family.
In a communique, the university's president and chairman of the board of governors say "The Concordia community is deeply saddened by the recent death of student Jun Lin. We are heartened by the collective response of caring and concern for his family and friends during this difficult time."
They say after a meeting with the Lin family, Concordia is establishing the Jun Lin Family Fund to provide financial assistance for the immediate needs of the Lin family.
The university is also creating the Jun Lin Award to benefit Chinese students studying at Concordia.
You can donate to the funds at Concordia's Advancement and Alumni Relations website.