Proclamation Presented to Hilbert Board Chairperson

Release Date:
August 2, 2012
Matt Heidt,

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III presented a Legislature proclamation to Ann Swan, who is serving her third term as chairperson of the Hilbert College Board of Trustees, at a special on-campus ceremony held July 26.

The official proclamation was awarded in recognition of Swan receiving Hilbert’s 2012 President’s Medal, one of the college’s highest honors, as well as for her exemplary service and support of the college.
Pictured here, left to right, are Legislator Edward Rath, Ann Swan and Hilbert President Cynthia Zane.
Swan resides in Clarence.

Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.