With nearly 34,000 alumni from all over the globe to choose from, the Alumni Achievement Awards aim to celebrate those alumni who have not only excelled in their fields, but have also made an impact on society at large, inspiring others to follow in their footsteps or to blaze new extraordinary trails.

PIERCE and DEREE alumni will be recognized at the 2014 Alumni Achievement Awards (at a date to be announced) for their outstanding contribution to Arts & Culture, the Sciences, Education, Philanthropy, Business, Community Service, Entrepreneurship, Lifetime Achievement, and Greek Heritage.

Do you know an alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession, their community, or to a good cause? Stay tuned for more information on the awards and how you can vote your nominations online.

The inaugural ACG Alumni Awards (2011) were dedicated to honoring women of Vision, Leadership and Impact. The  winners were

Ms Maya Lymberopoulou, Actor – Director, PIERCE ’57, who received the Women in Arts Award

Ms Theano Lianidou, General Manager, Mars Italy, DEREE ’88, who won the Women in Business Award

Ms Nancy Papalexandris, Former Vice Rector – Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business & Director of the Masters Program in Human Resources Management, DEREE ’66, who was recognized in the Women in Education Award

Ms Vana Lavidas, President of MDA Hellas, DEREE ’79, who won the Women in Philanthropy Award

Ms Anna Benaki, Professor – former President of the Hellenic Parliament -Member of the Academy of Athens, PIERCE ’52, PIERCE Upper -Division ’53, received the Women in Public Service Award

Ms Eleni Cubitt, PIERCE ’42, Founder – Honorary Secretary of the British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles, won The Maria West Life-Time Achievement Award.

Proceeds from the 2014 Alumni Achievement Awards will support the ACG Alumni Scholarship Fund.