FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jonathan Frost, Executive Director/CEO
STATEMENT REGARDING STUDENT DEATH AT OHIO UNIVERSITY
LEBANON, TN – Sigma Pi Fraternity was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a new member of Epsilon Chapter at Ohio University after EMTs responded Monday to a 911 medical emergency call at an off-campus residence. We send our prayers and condolences to his family and the entire OU community.
The Fraternity is in full support of the cease-and-desist order the University placed on the Chapter while the investigation is ongoing. Sigma Pi will work closely with the OU administration and local authorities during their review of this matter, and the Fraternity has advised all members to cooperate fully.
About Sigma Pi Fraternity
Sigma Pi Fraternity was founded in 1897 at Vincennes University, in Vincennes, Indiana. Our Executive Office is located in Lebanon, Tennessee. The Fraternity is one of the top men’s collegiate organizations in North America, with more than 120 active chapters and colonies in the United States and Canada. With over 100,000 alumni and 5,000 undergraduates; our men strive for excellence by living our core values to promote fellowship, develop character and leadership, advance heightened moral awareness, enable academic achievement, and inspire service. Sigma Pi is the only Greek-letter organization with an international service program, The ACE Project, specifically designed to give back to our host institutions.