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Pi Beta Phi Mourns the Loss of a Michigan State University Member

Published On: 2014-09-29

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Pi Beta Phi Mourns the Loss of a Michigan State University Member  

ST. LOUIS, MO – September 29, 2014 – It is with great sadness Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women announces the death of collegiate member, Morgan McGregor. Morgan was a senior at Michigan State University and the Vice President of Finance for Pi Phi’s Michigan Gamma Chapter.

“Morgan was our sister, a leader and our friend,” Chapter President Rebecca Ruhlman said. “As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for our chapter. Our hearts are broken, and we send our deepest condolences to Morgan’s family.” 

Morgan McGregor RockChapter members remember Morgan as being full of life and having a great sense of humor. On Sunday chapter members painted the Michigan State rock (a tradition on campus) together as a way to pay tribute to Morgan. The women of Michigan Gamma also plan to host a remembrance ceremony for Morgan sometime soon.

“In times of tragedy, we hope the women of Michigan Gamma find some comfort in the strong bonds of their Pi Beta Phi sisterhood,” said Paula Shepherd, Pi Beta Phi Grand President.

Letters of condolences can be sent to: The Michigan Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi 343 N. Harrison Rd. East Lansing, Michigan 48823–4107.

About Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women: Founded in 1867 at Monmouth College in Illinois, Pi Beta Phi has installed 200 collegiate chapters and nearly 300 alumnae organizations worldwide. Pi Beta Phi promotes friendship, develops women of intellect and integrity, cultivates leadership potential and enriches the lives of members and their communities. The Fraternity believes in the power of reading and through its philanthropy, Read > Lead > Achieve®, promotes a lifelong love of reading that can unlock true potential. For more information, visit www.pibetaphi.org or follow Pi Phi on Twitter and Facebook.