On Friday, January 26th, Hilbert College students, faculty and staff participated in Unity with Our Community, a service day devoted to carrying on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr in our community. It served as an opportunity for us at Hilbert to connect with the work Dr. King advocated for and to understand the impact and importance of taking action to promote equality, justice, respect and compassion.
A group of students, along with professors Dr. Amy Smith and Dan Roland, traveled to Italy for GS 300: Service Learning Abroad. The group left for Italy on May 15 and will return May 24. Below are some photos from the group’s first few days overseas.
On Earth Day, April 22, a group from the Hilbert community took to the beach! In collaboration with Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER, Hilbert helped the shoreline sweep at Times Beach on the Buffalo outer harbor.
The GS 101 Service Project was designed and orchestrated by the Peer Leaders of each of the Fall 2016 GS 101 Foundation Seminar classes. Under their outstanding leadership, first year women and men experienced first hand what it means to “give back” to those who protect us by showing their support for members of our military serving overseas. Freshmen students assembled donation packs that included candy, personal hygiene items, and notes of thanks to be sent to American troops serving in the military.
Hilbert College took to the community on Friday, September 23 for its inaugural campus-wide Day of Service. Members of Hilbert’s administration, faculty, staff, students, and alumni kicked off True Blue Weekend, by serving and strengthening their communities. The Hilbert community went to five different service site: Buffalo Peace House, Compass House, St. Vincent dePaul Society, Veteran’s One-Stop Center of WNY, and the Village of Hamburg Parks and Recreation Department.