ProTeach student killed in accident

Posted Jan. 06, 2009


January 6, 2009



Posted Jan. 06, 2009

Michelle Moses, a first-term Unified Elementary ProTeach student, was killed Dec. 20, 2008, in a tragic automobile accident while driving home to Mason, Ohio, for the winter holidays. A member of Alpha Epsilon Phi, Michelle was active in Hillel on campus and also in Habitat for Humanity. She was 21. Her friends at the university have set up a Facebook account in Michelle’s memory at, where friends, family and fellow students can record thoughts about Michelle and express their condolences. A Gainesville Sun report on Michelle’s fatal accident is available online.

A memorial service for family and friends was held Dec. 23 in Symmes Township, Ohio, followed by her burial in New Jersey. Michelle’s sorority sisters, friends from Hillel and fellow Unified Elementary ProTeach students are planning a memorial service at the University of Florida in late January. Counseling services are available for interested students at UF’s Counseling Center on the 3rd floor of Peabody Hall (352-392-1575) or at Student Mental Health Services located in room 245 of the infirmary building (352-392-1173).

In lieu of flowers, her family requests donations in Michelle’s name to Habitat for Humanity. Click here to view Michelle’s formal obituary. Details on a planned memorial service will be disseminated as they become available.

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WRITER: Renée Zenaida, UF COE News & Communications,