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Tourism Awards 2015 – ALBA MSc in Tourism Management Wins Silver Award
On March 12, the Tourism Awards 2015 Ceremony took place at the Athens Concert Hall. More than 600 members of the Tourism Industry attended this glamorous event. The ALBA MSc in Tourism Management won the Silver Award for the subcategory “Connection of Education with the labor market”.
PIERCE students win award for their innovative business Youthelp.gr
Congratulations to PIERCE-The American College of Greece’s student initiative youthelp, which won silver at the ninth annual Student Commercial Enterprise Trade Fair competition, held at The Mall Athens, where it also won the Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
Google on Campus
When the Google Team came to the DEREE-ACG campus on February 26, it came as no surprise that a host of students, faculty and staff flocked to see them, and learn from their expertise.
Donate to a Good Cause this Easter
Help provide Easter lunch to families in need. Donate old books, CDs and DVDs on campus, which we will then sell and use the proceeds to buy food with. ACG CARES helps enhance the quality of life of others in the community.
Students & Guests Celebrate PIERCE’s 140 Years with PIERCE Open House 2015
This year, PIERCE – the High School of The American College of Greece is celebrating 140 years since its founding with an amazing two days full of student events, including concerts, performances, exhibitions, games and competitions … The school communities of PIERCE have outdone themselves once more, and welcome you to an exciting celebration, to show you their work!
PIERCE wins 8 awards at Harvard Model Congress Europe
Congratulations to PIERCE students for winning 8 awards at the prestigious Harvard Model Congress Europe, which this year took place in Madrid from 14-16 March.
Cities: Both a Problem & the Sustainable Solution Globally
2015 is pivotal for global action on sustainable development, with cities key to success, UN’s Afsané Bassir-Pour tells 2015 Sustainability Week at DEREE-ACG
Dr Elizabeth Gebhard Lectures on “Puzzle Solving” at the Poseidon Sanctuary at Isthmia
Speaking to archaeology students, faculty and guests at DEREE’s Center for the Arts Auditorium, Professor Elizabeth Gebhard of the University of Illinois at Chicago, gave an overview of the exciting findings at the sanctuary of Poseidon at Isthmia, where she excavated – both under American professor Oscar Broneer, who discovered the temple in 1952 – and later, when she became the director of the University of Chicago’s excavations at Isthmia – a post she has held since 1976.
“Beauty is the Method” Opens DEREE Art Festival
Faculty, staff, students, journalists, and other guests braved the rain and came to the opening of the 2015 Arts Festival on campus Friday, March 13 – admiring the exciting art on exhibit at the Beauty is the Method group show at the ACG Art Gallery – which kicked off the festival.
ALBA @ TEDx Heraklion
On February 28, the ALBA Hub for Enterprise and Development had the opportunity to participate in this year’s TEDx Heraklion.
“All That Jazz” @ MARS HELLAS
The second session of the Artful Leader series, “Strategy, Improvisation and All That Jazz”, with ALBA Associate Dean Kyriakos Kyriakopoulos and jazz saxophonist Markos Karavas, took place on February 2 and was a great success.
ALBA-Eurobank Leadership Development Program – Class 6
ALBA’s new, updated Leadership Development Program for Eurobank began on March 8.
On-Campus Recruitment Day @ ALBA Featuring Media Saturn
Senior level executives from Media Saturn spent the day – March 12 – with 27 ALBA students and alumni, presenting their company’s best practices, sharing knowledge and advice.
Let’s Play at PIERCE a roaring success
Well done to all those attending Let’s Play @ PIERCE, which took place on March 7-8 on campus and saw 450 students from schools around the country come together for friendly sports games.
All winners at the 2015 ACG International Sports Festival
Congratulations to the close to 500 student-athletes, coaches and administrators from nine universities and colleges who took part in the ACG International Sports Festival, held March 19-22 at DEREE-ACG on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the founding of The American College of Greece.