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HAMBURG, N.Y. – After a national search, Jill Cole has been named Director of Residence Life and Judicial Affairs at Hilbert College. Cole began her new role this week.
Cole has served in various roles in the Office of Housing and Residence Life at Daemen College, including a stint as Associate Director of Residential Education. She also held the roles of Resident Coordinator, Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life, and Interim Director of Housing and Residence Life.
Most recently, Cole was a consultant for Campus Labs, where she maintained a portfolio of 45 campuses throughout the northeast providing education, training, and support on student engagement, success, and other trends in higher education.
Cole is well-versed in sexual assault education, student engagement, compliance, and various student affairs topics. She is a member of several committees and professional associations, including the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. Cole is certified in CPR and Safe Zone Training, and she has completed numerous trainings related to diversity and campus safety.
Cole earned her Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and Adult Learning from Post University and her bachelor’s degree in business economics from SUNY Cortland. Her parents (Mike Cole ’81 and Beth Ward ’82) are Hilbert alumni.
Cole, originally from Rochester, N.Y., currently resides in Buffalo.
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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 evening degree programs geared to adult learners.
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