|Jordan Shirey, September 13, 2007, Bowling Green State University||
By: Tim Sampson
Reported that Bowling Green University student
Jordan C. Shirey was found dead on his 21st birthday in a house by
paramedics after friends called 911.
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By: Tim Sampson Top of page Article
Reported on the remembrances of family and friends of Jordan Shirey.
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Jordan Shirey Top of page
September 16, 2007
"Jordan Shirey, 21, Defiance, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, in Bowling Green.
He was born Sept. 13, 1986, in Bryan, the son of Martin and Susan (Bunce) Shirey. He was a member of Defiance Christian Church and a 2005 graduate of Defiance High School, where was an honor roll student, DECA student and a member of the soccer team. He was a junior at Bowling Green State University, where he studied supply chain management and was a member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society/Institute for Supply Management. He had worked for the past two summers at Koester Metals in Defiance.
Surviving are his parents, Defiance; two brothers, Aaron DeRan and his friend Elisha Clemons of Cincinnati, and Dustin (Kylee) Shirey, Fort Wayne; and grandparents, Wayne and Joanne Bunce of Montpelier and George and Carol Shirey, Continental.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Defiance Christian Church, with Pastor Ken Mulpas officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-9 p.m. Sunday in Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.
Preferred memorials are to Defiance Christian Church or Good Samaritan School."
The recent death prompted discussion Top of page Article
By: Kristen Vasas
Reported that alcohol prevention was as significant concern
Undergraduate Student Government's forum in reaction to the death of Jordan Shirey.
The students discussed different plans and ideas for the
prevention of alcohol-related deaths both on and off campus.
Binge drinking remains issue on campus
By: Ryan Sullivan Top of page Article
Posted: 9/15/08At the one year anniversary of Jordan Shirey 's death from alcohol poisoning, the article noted that the tragedy did not result in any change to University policy., However, binge drinking still remains a hot button issue within the University community. In statements, University officials said that they basically do what they can enforcing the University's policies.
The article contained the following useful information for students:
"Symptoms of alcohol poisoning:
-Person is unconscious or semi-conscious and cannot be awakened.
-Cold, clammy, pale or bluish skin.
-Slow breathing (less than eight times per minute) or irregular breathing (ten seconds or more between breaths).
-Vomiting while "sleeping" or passed out, and not waking up after vomiting.
-If a person has any of these symptoms, they may be suffering from acute alcohol intoxication:
-Get help! Call someone, a staff member, an ambulance, public safety, someone who can help.
-Do not leave the person alone. Turn them on their side to prevent choking in case of vomiting.
-Remember, "better safe than sorry," get them help! How can your friend be angry about you caring for them?
Information provided by Wellness Connection "
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