Sacred Heart School of Theology mourns the death of board member Colleen Smith. She died April 24.
She was the principal of Emerald Isle Communications.
A statement from her firm indicated she was diagnosed with cancer in 2006.
Through aggressive research and treatments she was able live each day to its fullest potential. She was the consummate professional and did not let the disease define her," the statement said.
Smith recently led a communication workshop for SHST faculty, administration and staff.
Msgr. Ross A. Shecterle, SHST president-rector, said, "We pray to the Risen Lord for Colleen and her family as they face this difficult time."
Colleen Smith (top left) leads communication training at SHST.