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How to raise you child’s IQ

Date of the event: 
May 9, 2012

The American College of Thessaloniki cordially invites you to attend the 2nd Inspiration Exchange Event under the auspices of the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Humanitarian and Public Service: “How to raise you child’s IQ” with guest speaker William Maxwell, Professor of Thinking.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 18:30, Bissell Library – ACT

Conference on Globalization and Digital Culture

Date of the event: 
May 9, 2012

On Wednesday May 9th, from 11:30 - 5:00, in the NB AV Room, the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences will host ACT's 1st Student-Organized Conference on Globalization and Digital Culture.  Students will be presenting their research in three areas which are:  Digital Culture, Digital Identities, and Digital Geographies of Political and Social Activism.
Click here to download the program of the Conference.

Preparing for the Unpredictable

Date of the event: 
April 2, 2012

Prospects and forecasts regarding the future development of European and Greek economy and possible scenarios on the future of the euro, as well as a practical response to uncertainty in the business environment were presented at the event "Preparing for the Unpredictable - How companies can embrace the economic uncertainty in Greece to their advantage ", which was held on April 2, 2012 at the Bissell Library of the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT). The event was co-organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Anatolia College and Deloitte.

Dukakis Center Launches New Blog

Date of the event: 
April 5, 2012

Politis: A Citizen’s Guide to Greece 2012  is the new blog of the Dukakis Center. The aim of the blog is both to encourage an open and dynamic exchange of ideas on what citizenship means in the Hellenic Republic in these unprecedented times, and to serve as a resource for innovative citizenship projects all over Greece.

Meet the CEOs Welcomes Lia Barbatoura

Date of the event: 
March 28, 2012

On March 28, Meet the CEOs welcomed  Ms. Lia Barbatura, Project Manager, co-founder and Vice President of ASSETCOM S.A. Ms. Barbatura  explained the applications of smart devices in energy consumption management and the way ASSETCOM S.A designs its own platform of devices to enhance consumer value-added in the Greek market. The company’s niche strategy was discussed with reference to competition and networking arrangements with large and small companies in the industry.

Dukakis Center Hosts Citizenship Workshop

Date of the event: 
April 3, 2012

On April 3, the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service hosted a unique citizenship workshop for current ACT freshmen and Study abroad students.

ACT MBA Students Developing a Marketing Plan for Molyvos

Date of the event: 
March 2012

A carefully selected team of 5 students in ACT’s MBA program has undertaken the development of a marketing plan for the town of Molyvos (Mithimna) and the surrounding area in the Northern Aegean island of Lesvos as part of an advanced topics course in the MBA program, led by ACT’s adjunct professor Mr. Mousiades.  The project was initiated by Dan and Helen Lindsay who are also the major sponsors of the ‘Molyvos project.’

Preparing for the Unpredictable: Monday, April 2, 2012 at ACT

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Anatolia College/ACT and Deloitte cordially invite you to a presentation on:
"Preparing for the Unpredictable" How companies in Greece can embrace economic uncertainty to their advantage
Monday, April 2, 2012, at 18:00, Bissell Library, 1st Floor, American College of Thessaloniki (ACT)

InpsirationXchange with Giorgos Toulas - The Creative Force of the City

Who said that no-one does anything for free?  Why shouldn’t senior citizens dance the tango?  Why can’t small groups of people change things?  By literally stopping traffic and bringing the city center to a standstill, ‘Thessaloniki Allios’ is proving that small groups of creative, positive people can and do change things for the better.

Dukakis Center co-sponsors panel discussion on Eurozone crisis

Date of the event: 
March 15, 2012

“Young journalists chained to their chairs and people on tourist trips are writing about the current state of Greece. But for those of you studying abroad here, you’ll actually be able to understand. So take good notes,” declared Alec Mally to the over-full Tiano Room at the US Consulate General of Thessaloniki.


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