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Dukakis Center schedule of events for November 2015

The Dukakis Center is pleased to announce its schedule of events for November 2015, as follows. All events are on campus and in English unless otherwise noted.


Monday, November 16, 5-7 PM, New Building A-V Room

Republicans Abroad Greece and Democrats Abroad Greece
Screening of fourth Republican debate and of second Democratic debate

Friday, November 20, 7-9 PM, Municipality of Thessaloniki

Jean Quatremer, EU Correspondent, Libération

"Grèce, le jour d'après"

New cooperative agreements signed between ACT and STU

Two cooperative agreements have been signed, between the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) and St. Thomas University (STU), in Miami, Florida. The agreements provide the framework for student curricular opportunities at both institutions, student and faculty exchanges, and tuition discounts.

GreenHouse: Τριήμερο επιχειρηματικότητας στην Καβάλα από το VentureGarden

Date of the event: 
November 13-15, 2015

Δωρεάν εντατικό τριήμερο επιχειρηματικότητας διοργανώνει στην Καβάλα το VentureGarden, το πρόγραμμα  εκπαίδευσης και υποστήριξης νέων επιχειρηματιών που υλοποιείται από το Anatolia School of Business του ACT (American College of Thessaloniki) στη Θεσσαλονίκη και το ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece στην Αθήνα, με την υποστήριξη της Ελληνικής Πρωτοβουλίας (The Hellenic Initiative-THI). Η εκδήλωση του  GreenHouse φιλοξενείται από το Επιμελητήριο Καβάλας.

NUin students plant flowers at Elaiorema Park

Date of the event: 
October 20th, 2015

On October 20th, forty students from Northeastern University went to Elaiorema Park to weed and plant flowers and other florae under the supervision and instruction of agriculturists and gardeners.  Student Kyle Curtis described the experience as “an opportunity to volunteer your time in order to give back and show appreciation to our host city Thessaloniki".  When asked to describe the service-learning experience in one word or sentence, students said “rewarding”, “working for others”, and in a more humorous sense “mosquitos”! 

The 2nd International Mediation Conference

Date of the event: 
October 2015

Mediation is a powerful and innovative tool that can be applied across a huge range of dispute and conflict situations.  ACT, in collaboration with ADRg Greece and the Thessaloniki Mediation Institute, co-organized the 2nd International Mediation Conference. The event, hosted at the ACT campus, posed an invaluable networking and learning opportunity for newly trained mediators and featured speeches from renowned professionals such as the President of the Thessaloniki Bar Association Nikos Valergakis, the Director of the School of International Arbitration Prof.

ACT NUin students Walk for Freedom

Date of the event: 
October 17th, 2015

On October 17th, over thirty-five students from Northeastern University participated in the A21 Walk for Freedom, a global event bringing awareness to human trafficking with a site right here in Thessaloniki.  Students and locals walked slowly in a straight line for a mile, wearing black shirts with the A21 logo with tape over their mouths to symbolize the many voices of slaves that are not heard.  Some students held signs stating phrases like “#WalkForFreedom”.  Other students walked alongside or across the street from the line of and handed out flyers that stated alarming statistics about

4th Thessaloniki International Symposium in World Affairs

Date of the event: 
October 18th, 2015


Sunday, 18 October 2015, 10:00  - 19:00

The world in 2016 and beyond


Greece between Europe, Russia & the Middle East


Olympion, 10 Aristotelous Square


General admission: presale 5€ / at entrance 10€

Certificates of participation will be awarded.

The working language of the Symposium will be English.

Simultaneous translation in Greek will be available.


2ο Ετήσιο Συνέδριο Διαμεσολάβησης

Date of the event: 
October 10th, 2015

Σάββατο 10 Οκτωβρίου 2015, Θεσσαλονίκη.

Σε συνεργασία με το Ινστιτούτο Κατάρτισης Διαμεσολαβητών Θεσσαλονίκης.

Συνδιοργάνωση με το ACT - American College of Thessaloniki.

Διαβάστε περισσότερα για το συνέδριο και τις συμμετοχές κάνοντας κλικ εδώ.

ACT Open Day

Date of the event: 
September 4th

On September the 4th, the American College of Thessaloniki hosted its Open Day for all those students interested in pursuing a high quality university education. Participants had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the facilities of the College and to witness the presentation of ACT’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs delivered by members of its faculty. On the occasion of ACT’s Open Day to the public, all attendees were treated to an American barbecue and live music for their own pleasure.

ACT welcomes its new Study Abroad students

ACT has opened its doors again once again and kicked off the Fall 2015 Study Abroad Program by welcoming approximately 300 students from twenty different US institutions. 



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