Meet the Greek-American Educator Helping Kids to Thrive

Helen Siani-Athanasiou is a woman on a mission. As thousands of young people in Greece and the U.S. feel the onerous pressure of exams...

Watch This Teen Win $40K by Spelling Greek Word (video)

A 14-year-old Texan student has scooped a national spelling prize with his perfect recital of the Greek word "koinonia". Karthik Nemmani of McKinney, Texas, won...

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks Establishes New Scholarship at UCLA for Greek Studies

The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture has said it welcomed "with enormous pleasure" a new scholarship backed by...

Greek-American Investor Tells Students: ‘Know Where You Came From’

Greek-American investor and self-made billionaire John Calamos Sr. has told hundreds of graduating students from an Orthodox theological college in Massachusetts: "You don’t know where you’re...

Illinois Tech Invests J.D. Trout as John and Mae Calamos Endowed Chair in Philosophy

Illinois Institute of Technology recently invested J.D. Trout as the John & Mae Calamos Endowed Chair in Philosophy—the university’s first endowed chair in philosophy. Trout...

Greek-American Physicist Joins Elite Korean Academy

Distinguished Greek American physicist Menas Kafatos has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) -- the equivalent of...

The Poor Greek Boy Who Became the Youngest Harvard Professor

Born in Ikaria in 1887, Aristides Foutridis was a poor boy whose love for literature brought him to Harvard University where he became the...

Boston Lykeion Ellinidon Offers Traditional Greek Music Courses

The Boston Lykeion Ellinidon’s Traditional Music Department offers Participatory Courses in Greek Traditional Music, with the support of Dr. Pantel Vokonas. Participants will have the...

Queens Student Awarded an Eleftheria Scholarship

Jacqueline Christopher Waldman, a Queens H.S. student at the Baccalaureate School for Global Education in Astoria, New York, was selected by the Mid Atlantic...

UCLA to Create Center for Greek Culture

UCLA will create a new center to support the study of Hellenic culture and engage the Greek community in Los Angeles. The UCLA Stavros Niarchos...

UCLA Receives $5 Million to Establish Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture

A $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will enable UCLA to create the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of...

2017 Concordia Annual Summit: The Debates in Video

The 2017 Concordia Annual Summit explored today's most pressing global challenges with the aim of building effective cross-sector partnerships and driving collective action. Held alongside...

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