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Η Ελλάδα και η Τουρκία στην εποχή της στρατηγικής αβεβαιότητας

Το Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service 
του Αμερικανικού Κολλεγίου Θεσσαλονίκης (ACT)
σε συνεργασία με το Navarino Network
και το Ίδρυμα Καλλιόπης Κούφα για την Προαγωγή του Διεθνούς Δικαίου και την Προστασία των Ανθρώπινων Δικαιωμάτων
σας προσκαλούν στην διάλεξη του

Κωνσταντίνου Υφαντή
Αναπληρωτή Καθηγητή στο Πάντειο Πανεπιστήμιο
& Επισκέπτη Καθηγητή στο Πανεπιστήμιο Kadir Has

με θέμα

WWRF e/m health Working Group Workshop on “5G enabled Health Technologies and Applications” hosted by ACT at the Bissell Library

The government expenditure in healthcare is currently a global concern and is expected to increase in the near future. It is then crucial to identify ways to increase the industry’s efficiency and at the same time improve its services. The information and communication technologies have already provided solutions that form a wide base of knowledge to the application of such technologies in healthcare.

MITEF Greece Start up competition and VentureGarden: A Thessaloniki Success

A unique success for Venture Garden of the Entrepreneurship Hub, Anatolia School of Business, followed the opening of the MITEF Greece startup Competition 2016 held at the Municipality of Thessaloniki on December 7, 2015.  MIT Enterprise Forum Greece announced the 25 semifinalist teams selected to advance to the next round of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition and three of them (out of the four from Thessaloniki) are Venture Garden Thessaloniki graduates. 

New Chair of the Anatolia College Board of Trustees

After seven years of service, John H. “Jack” Clymer will be stepping down as distinguished Chair of the Anatolia College Board of Trustees, but will remain an active member of the Board, taking on new responsibilities as Chair of the Investment Committee. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we are all very grateful for his devoted years of service. Under his leadership, the school has reached new levels of success and prestige.

The ACT Basketball team plays with the Alumni

The annual Christmas basketball game between the ACT varsity basketball team and the ACT Alumni, took place on Saturday January 23. A good number of ACT alumni participated in the event, as they had all been members of the ACT basketball team varsity in the past.  They were both recent graduates and graduates from as far back as 1993, which goes to show that extra-curricular can create ties with the school long after graduation.  Three teams were formed: ACT team Varsity, Alumni 1 (classes 1993-1999) and Alumni 2 (classes 2000-2015).

ACT Career Week

In December the ACT Business Liaison, Career Services and Alumni Relations office, along with the support of the Student Government Association, organized the first ACT Career Week.

COMMUNITY SERVICE and SOCIAL RESEARCH: students and NGOs in dialogue

Experiencing professional work environments, dealing with urgent social issues
and applying theory to practice. 
The students of the Social Science-Service Learning class shared their experiences, research and thoughts from a semester of theory, community service and interaction with people at the forefront of today’s urgent social issues, through presentations and discussion on Monday December 14th.

ACT Painting Club Student exhibition

ACT Painting club, run by Ms. Nayia Kaplanidou (Anatolia alumna, class of 1980), concluded the Fall 2015 sessions with a student exhibit in the Bissell Library during the first two weeks of December 2015.

Nayia Kaplanidou: "The Image of the Invisible"

Date of the event: 
December 2015

A retrospective iconography exhibition at ACT's Bissell Library


Under the title "The Image of the Invisible," Nayia Kaplanidou exhibited 35 of her icons. These icons are indicative of how she has evolved as an iconographer over a period of twenty-nine years. Nayia employs the authentic Byzantine technique using only natural materials which she prepares herself. Her traditional icons are painted on wood with a gold background. She has also painted icons on driftwood allowing her a somewhat more liberal rendition of her iconography.


Venture garden at Career Week

Moreover, during the Career Week, 14-17 of December 2015, held in the American College of Thessaloniki, a special session was organized for the participants of VentureGarden.  Specifically, on December 15, 2015, participants attended 3 sequel sessions entitled “Starting and Running your Business”.  In the first, Mr. Mamaras and Associates informed the audience about startup accounting, in the second Mr.


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