Welcome to the July-August issue of Touch Base, your official alumni newsletter that helps you stay in touch with old classmates, faculty, and staff and stay abreast of developments at your alma mater, The American College of Greece.

This summer, we look forward to PIERCE’s commencement on July 2, so that we can welcome yet new ACG alumni and wish them well in the next chapter of their lives.

BREAKING NEWS. Find out who will be honored at the Alumni Achievement Awards coming up on September 12, and see which alumni make up the AAA alumni committee helping with the organization and promotion of the awards. In this issue, we also take a closer look at the moving reunion of the PIERCE Classes of 1944,1954, and 1964.

Read about the new development in the Greek law that allows for the recognition of ACG Master’s graduates’ professional rights, and find out about the Student Academic Support Services open to alumni, as well as the partial scholarships for a Master’s degree in Shipping from ALBA, sponsored by the International Propeller Club of the United States – Port of Piraeus, for those who attended ALBA’s seminar at POSIDONIA, where DEREE & ALBA welcomed guests at their booths.

Don’t miss our exclusive interview with Christos Kyliakoudis (DEREE ‘04), entrepreneur, digital analyst and marketing specialist, who discusses the instrumental role DEREE and its professors played in his successful career.

We also inaugurate a new column, where you can see the most popular posts on the ACG Alumni Facebook page.

Read on to discover which alumni are on the move in our popular Rising Star section.

Finally, don’t forget to share your news with us, both by updating your profile here and by sending us an email at [email protected], so that we can feature your news in Touch Base and share it with fellow alumni.

Good luck too to all those ACG students who are sitting exams this month, and happy summer holidays to all. Until September…

We Stay Connected

The ACG Office of Development & Alumni Relations

Mary-Irene Triantafillou (DEREE ’89), Executive Director of Development at ACG, and Manos Varouhas (DEREE ‘91), ACG Executive Director of Alumni & Parent Relations.