A San Diego State University freshman dies after attending a fraternity event last week, prompting the school to suspend all Interfraternity Council-associate organizations.
Emergency responders took Dylan Hernandez to the hospital Thursday morning, and his family "said their goodbyes late Sunday night," the university President Adela de la Torre said in a statement Monday.
Of the 14 organizations on campus, six were suspended and four were investigated prior to last week's incident, the university said. The indefinite suspension of the suspension – which overlooks the cause of Hernandez's death – prevents all organizations from hosting the activities. danger, "de la Torre said.
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She added, "As a mother, nothing can replace the profound loss of a child, and the devastating suffering that the family and their loved ones experience. All of us in the Aztec family send our prayers, and are here to support the family. "after allegedly attending a fraternity event Wednesday night. Police involvement began following a 911 call asking for help for Hernandez, who was at a residence.
Hernandez, 19, arrived at 34,000-mag studied at the university from Jacksonville, Florida, according to a GoFundMe page.
"Dylan is a showy, lighthearted and deeply devoted man to give to everyone he meets," says the page. "She never fails to do everything in the smile room and her laughter is contagious.
Campus therapies will support those affected by his death, de la Torre said.
The State of San Diego estimated 3,600 students were members of 46 recognized sororities and fraternity chapters on campus.
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Suspended fraternities are: Alpha Epsilon Pi, Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Upsilon, Kappa Alpha Order, Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Theta Chi and Zeta Beta Number.
Other Greek campus organizations were not affected by the suspension, university officials said.