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Summer at ACT

No less than 69 U.S. students are participating in ACT's 5 week summer study abroad program this year. Students come from various states and are recruited mostly through the 30 plus U.S. partner schools that ACT has agreements with.
 

Book presentation by Harris Mylonas at IANOS Bookstore

Date of the event: 
June 20, 2013
mylonas invitation

Thursday, June 20 • 19:00 p.m.
IANOS Bookstore (7, Aristotelous Str.)
The Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service
Cordially welcomes you to a book panel

Harris Mylonas
Elliott School of International Affairs
George Washington University

“The Politics of Nation-Building:
Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities”
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)

Scholarship available for students of Armenian descent.

Date of the event: 
by May 20, 2013

American College of Thessaloniki (ACT), a non-profit, private  post-secondary division of Anatolia College, announces a scholarship opportunity for qualifying students of Armenian descent.  Those interested in studying at ACT should kindly contact the Admissions office at 2310.398.398 or send an email to admissions@act.edu by May 20, 2013.

Institutional Governance and the Trustees of Anatolia College

This cogent case study, analyzes the corporate governance of Anatolia College, a leading educational institution in Greece located in Thessaloniki. More generally, it is an introduction to the structure, composition, culture,
and challenges of the Boards of Trustees governing American nonprofit organizations (NPO’s). The focus is on how such boards are set up to best fulfill their oversight and fundraising responsibilities.

Anatolia College Announces New President

Dear Members of the Anatolia Community,

Dukakis Center welcomes renowned classicist Angelos Chaniotis

Angelos Chaniotis, Professor of Ancient History and Classics at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, was the featured speaker at the American College of Thessaloniki on April 17, with a humorous yet informative lecture on "Graffiti in ancient cities – Images and voices of daily life" in the Bissell Library, attended by a large and enthusiastic audience of students, faculty and staff, and friends of the college.

Activism isn’t just clicking ‘Like’

ACT hosts a workshop on Activism, Creative Participation and Democracy,

with a focus on anti-corruption and anti-racism.

Governments serve the public….right?  Rule of law and police forces protect the public….right?  But what if they don’t?

A government is more powerful that the individual, right?   The notion of a ‘social contract’ is just a theoretical ideal, isn’t it?

Dukakis Center to host annual SEESOX Seminar

Date of the event: 
June 19-July 22, 2013

The Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service of the American College of Thesaloniki will host the fifth ACT/SEESOX Salonica Seminar during the summer of 2013.
 
The Seminar is convened by Dr. Othon Anastasakis, Director of the European Studies Centre and South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, and consists of a series of advanced undergraduate lectures on European integration and Aegean and Balkan affairs by scholars affiliated with SEESOX.
 

ACT students shine at Startup Weekend!

Date of the event: 
April 5-7, 2013

ACT students got a crash-course in Startup business development, participating as team-members and volunteers in a 54-hour startup marathon. Serving as host and Platinum Sponsor for Startup Weekend Thessaloniki, ACT welcomed more than 150 people from throughout Northern Greece to the campus on first weekend in April. Keynote speaker, Mr.

Anatolia School of Business MBA students presenting the rebranding proposition for Molyvos

Date of the event: 
March 27, 2013

In a crowded Town Hall meeting, organized by the Tourism Association of Molyvos, on March 27, 2013, the MBA program, Anatolia School of Business presented the Strategic Marketing Plan and Rebranding recommendations for Molyvos/Mithimna and, by extension, the island of Lesvos. The project was completed by a select team of 5 MBA students, Elke Veenendaal, Irini Tserepi, Aleks Buda, Margaux Pauwels and Giorgos Kartaltzis, as part of an advanced marketing  course in the MBA program, led by the MBA Marketing professor,Mr.

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