The Delta Delta Delta Sorority from the University of Central Florida, located in Orlando, was recently put on probation for the alleged alcohol related death of a freshman student. Anne Hefferin, a member of the campus Tri Delt, sorority attended a fraternity party with Sigma Chi on August 24. The next morning Hefferin was found by her roommates unconscious in an apartment on the UCF campus. She died later that day. According to Hefferin’s roommates, it was evident that she had been drinking.
The University is investigating the cause of death to determine what part (if any) the fraternity and the sorority played in the death of Hefferin’s death. It has been determined that alcohol was available at the fraternity the night the party. This is a direct violation of the University of Central Florida’s alcohol policy.
This is not the first incident involving alcohol and the Delta Delta Delta sorority In April, the sorority was sited by the University for alcohol related violations.
Under age drinking and alcohol related accidents are a problem on many college and university campuses around Florida and the rest of the United . University, State, and Greek Council officials are trying to prevent or reduce the number of alcohol related injuries and deaths by forbidding alcohol at registered events and putting other measures in please to stop the serving of alcohol during fraternity and sorority sponsored events. for more information regarding this story see UCF Sorority Placed on Probation Following Death of Freshman Student.