News & Notes – Oct. 10

— Hilbert’s DMaC Blog was reecntly update, check it out – After Effect World Keynote Speech

— Judy Campbell, VP-International Human Resources at Rich Products, will be presenting the topic of “Talent Management” in Swan Auditorium on Wednesday, October 15, from 8:10-9:25am.  Refreshments will be available prior to the program.  Phi Beta Lambda is sponsoring the program.

— New posts to Hilbert Today blog (
——From the Hilbert College Wellness Center – Importance of Calcium
——Photo Gallery: CJ Expo and Celebration

Hilbert Professor Herb Kauderer Poetry Reading
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
4:00pm – 4:30 or so
in McGrath Library

Herb Kauderer will be reading from his new poetry chapbook The Book of Answers. There will be wine, beer, soda, and appetizers.

Herb Kauderer is the author of eight chapbooks of poetry, most recently The Book of Answers, and has written almost 800 published poems.  He holds an MFA in creative writing, and he is an associate professor of English at Hilbert College.  He has also written screenplays, including the local indie film Beyond the Mainstream (2013).  In an earlier life, he worked for twenty years as a Teamster, usually operating heavy equipment inside a milk factory.

Reminder – Donations for Service Learning Project
Dr. Shannon Lupien’s Cross-cultural psychology class is continuing to collaborate with Journey’s End Refugee Services ( to collect items to furnish and decorate a refugee family’s first American home. The class will be collecting various items over the course of 5 weeks and will be accepting everything from a mop to a bedroom set, provided that it is in good or gently used condition. I’m hoping we can come together as a community to help provide a family in need with a comfortable home.

Week 2: 10/13-10/16: Non-perishable Food & Kitchen Items
Collection times (Bogel front foyer):
Wed (10/15) 12:25-1:40 p.m. and 3:15-4:15 p.m.
(Please contact Dr. Shannon Lupien,, for larger donation items outside of posted hours. Additionally, there will be a donation box for smaller donation items outside of Dr. Lupien’s office in Bogel 120A).
-Coffee, Teas, Soup, Crackers, Cereal, Rice, Pasta, Sugar, Flour, Spices, Cooking oils
-Set of dishes, Pots & pans (non-teflon), Utensils, Glasses, Can opener, Drying rack, Sponges

Week 3: 10/20-10/23: Housekeeping Items
-Brooms, Dustpans, Mops, Buckets, Laundry soap & basket, Light bulbs, Garbage bags, Dish soap, Cleaners
Week 4: 10/27-10/30: Household Items
-Lamp, Clock, Hand towels, Bath towels, Bathroom rug, Paper towels, Toliet paper, Tissues, Pillows, Shower curtain, Blankets, Bedding, Book shelves, Dressers
Week 5: 11/3-11/6: Monetary donations and bake sale

We will be happy to accept any items from Week 1 as well:
-Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Hand soap, Body wash, Comb and Brush, Shampoo and Conditioner, Feminine Products, Men’s and Women’s Deodorant, Razors, Shaving Cream, First Aid Kit
-Notebooks, backpacks, lined paper, folders, markers and crayons, erasers, binders


— Hilbert is featured in The Buffalo News Honor Roll for receiving Military Friendly designation –
   —– This also appeared in The Buffalo News “On the Record” on Friday, October 10 –

— State Attorney General Debate
—– Published by TWC News (statewide) ––twc-news-to-host-state-attorney-general-debate-on-oct–30/
—– Featured in the Albany Times-Union