Halloween Party for Children Planned at Hilbert

Release Date:
October 21, 2012
Matt Heidt,

HAMBURG, N.Y. – A children’s Halloween party featuring a costume contest and other fun seasonal activities will be held from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Hilbert College Campus Center.

Children are encouraged to attend the party in costume for a chance to win a prize. Hay rides around Hilbert’s campus, arts and crafts, face painting, and a reading of a Halloween story are also planned for the afternoon party, which is free and open to the public.

The event is being sponsored by the Hilbert Student Government Association. Additional information is available by contacting Jean Kornacki, director of student activities, at 926-8932 or e-mail

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.