Hilbert College Names Rogers Director of Admissions

Release Date:
April 1, 2013
Matt Heidt,

HAMBURG, N.Y. – After a national search, Justin Rogers has been named Director of Admissions at Hilbert College.  Rogers will begin his role on April 8, 2013.
“Justin brings significant expertise in working with high school students and those interested in transfer options,” stated Peter Burns, Hilbert’s Vice President for Enrollment Management.  “His broad knowledge of the schools and colleges in the area provide a great foundation upon which to build new admissions initiatives at Hilbert.”
Rogers has spent the last eight years at The College at Brockport, where he served as the Coordinator of Undergraduate Transfer Admission and Enrollment and the Freshmen Undergraduate Recruitment Admissions Advisor.   He coordinated all transfer admissions and enrollment and was heavily involved in freshmen recruitment of the Buffalo area.  Rogers has a proven history in achieving and exceeding recruitment goals.
Rogers was instrumental in developing and implementing many new recruitment methods and initiatives, which has garnered recognition from the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS).  Rogers’ team was recognized by NISTS for Successful Transfer Enhancement Programs (STEP) Awards: Promising Practices in Multimedia or Web-based Targeted Print Publications for Online Transfer Student Open House (May 2012) and Promising Practices in Transfer Enrollment Management for Fourth Friday Transfer Visit Day Program (May 2012).
“I am very excited to have the opportunity to represent Hilbert College,” Rogers said.  “I found Hilbert’s academic reputation and strategic plan extremely attractive.  Also as a WNY native, I am excited to return to Buffalo.”
Rogers and his wife, Lindsay, are natives of Kenmore, NY.  The couple has one daughter, Mia (7 months).  They currently reside in Brockport, NY with plans to return to the Buffalo area.

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.