News & Notes – Sept. 15


— Hilbert alum Amy Pickard, who received her BA in English, was featured in a news story on WGRZ-TV about a little-known Mark Twain story that appeared in the Buffalo Express when Twain was editor.  Amy is currently the Rare Books Curator at the main branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library:

— Hilbert’s new Director of Multicultural Affairs, Ahyana King, featured in Buffalo Business First – People on the Move –


— Please be advised that the Political Activity policy has been revised in the Human Resources Manual.


— Hilbert College will be hosting the Southern Erie County Counselors Association Annual College Night on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 7:00-8:30pm in the Hafner Recreation Center. Nearly 60 colleges from around the country will be represented at this event. All are welcome to attend! Please contact Anne Continetti at or ext. 212 with questions.


Upcoming CEL Sessions

Monday, Sept. 19, 3:15-4:30 p.m., Career Lab, Franciscan HallWhat Faculty Need to Know to Advise their Majors About Careers Through the Best Electronic Tool Ever—The Purple Briefcase, by Katie Martoche.

This is a wonderfully diverse and versatile tool that faculty from each division and degree program should know about at first hand.  It can be a career-development life-changer for students, but you need to know about it yourself to support the wonders of this software on behalf of your career-seeking students.  Katie makes it easy to know what you need to know.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 3:15-4:30 p.m., Career Lab, Franciscan Hall:  See Monday’s item above.

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 3:15-4:30 p.m., BH 105BThe Enrollment Distribution Project, Exploratory #2, hosted by C. Ernst

Round two features some actual messaging(!) that can provide a template to boost your own efforts, plus inspiring news that should help you shift gears in finding your appropriate level of continuing support for this faculty-grown project!

Thursday, Sept. 22, 3:15-4:30 p.m., BH 105BReading Roundtable:  Coming Clean, hosted by Marne Griffin & Denise Harris.

Great for GS 101 teachers and all other faculty using this year’s Hilbert Reads treasure, Coming Clean!  What is your experience in using this book in your class?