On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 ACT students attended the Leadership Forum 2016 “Talking with Young People: Business Opportunities and Entrepreneurship” event organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce at the facilities of the Sarakakis Group of Companies in West Thessaloniki. During the event young people from various educational institutions were informed from top managers and key business leaders on challenges and opportunities regarding careers.
On October 2016 the Cultural Society of Entrepreneurs of Northern Greece, in association with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Navarino Network, hosted the 5th International Symposium in Thessaloniki in World Affairs, with further support from ACT - The American College of Thessaloniki and City College. The International Symposium first began in 2012 and has become an important event with a great appeal especially to young audiences in the city.
On Wednesday October 5, the Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service hosted a round table discussion on “Voting in America” at the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki. Special guests included Michael Ertel, the Supervisor of Elections for Seminole County, Florida, Charles Stewart III, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at MIT, Rebecca Fong, U.S. Consul General of Thessaloniki, and David Wisner, Professor of International Relations at ACT and Executive Director of the Dukakis Center.
With a new school year, comes a new group of American Fellows. This year seven recent college graduates will be living and working at Anatolia through the Fellows Program. The Fellows Program was established in 1995 and has grown to seven positions throughout Anatolia’s academic divisions.
Fellows work in different academic departments and student support offices, and also assist greatly with club advising and Service as Action. Perhaps the Fellows’ greatest contribution is serving as cultural ambassadors and mentors to students.
On October 3, ACT welcomed educators from our partner institutions across the US and Europe in an Open House event on campus. It was a wonderful opportunity to get to know our partners better and discuss ways that we can increase collaboration between our schools for academic enrichment. Our visitors included representatives from Rutgers University, University of Northern Iowa, Pace University, Michigan State University, Convinus University of Budapest and the Pennsylvania Center for International Exchange and Partnership (PCIEP). The event was co-sponsored by CCIS, who provided travel g