Release Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Condolences to our community following the death of HFC student Ahmed Altaii

It is with deep sadness and regret that we inform you of the death of Ahmed Altaii, 19, a Henry Ford College student and 2017 graduate of Dearborn Fordson High School. He died March 9 while on a trip to Mexico. A community vigil to remember Ahmed took place in Dearborn March 10.

Ahmed was dual enrolled at HFC while at Fordson. He enrolled at HFC last year as a student in the School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development, where he was pursuing a business curriculum.

Ahmed’s passing is a terrible loss for our community. All of us at Henry Ford College send our deepest condolences and sympathy to the family and friends who are suffering from this tragedy.

Counseling services at Henry Ford College are available to the HFC community. Please contact the Counseling office at (313) 845-9611 or visit our Counseling website.

Ahmed’s friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help defray the costs of his funeral. You may find the link here.