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Scott Townsend visits Thessaloniki for the "Social Capital" exhibition

The Dukakis Center will host an exhibition of design work by Scott Townsend, Professor of Graphic Design at North Carolina State University, at the French Institute of Thessaloniki, Salle Allatini-Dasault, from June 21 till July 13, 2017, with the inauguration to take place on Tuesday, June 27, at 5 pm. The exhibition will coincide with an innovative summer service learning project pairing students from ACT, under the direction of Dr. Maria Patsarika, and from NC State, who are traveling in Greece with Professor Townsend.
 

AMICAL Conference at ACT

The Bissell Library proudly hosted the annual AMICAL (American International Consortium of Academic Libraries) conference 2017 at the Bissell Library, this year from 17-20 May with the theme: Centering on learning: Partnerships and professional development among librarians, faculty and technologists. 141 delegates from American University Libraries outside the US came from 20 counties.
 
The two outstanding invited speakers were:
 

John Koenig discusses the Cyprus question

"Masterclass", "Testimonial". These are the words the came to mind to those listening to John Koenig speak about the most current round of diplomatic talks on the so-called Cyprus question. The setting: Daios Hotel in downtown Thessaloniki (located on the site of the old US Consulate General of Thessaloniki). Some sixty denizens of the city had assembled to hear a former adopted son, John Koenig, recount his experience as US Ambassador to Cyprus. The experience was illuminating.

Professor Effie Cochran awarded Greek Diaspora Fellowship to work with ACT

Effie Papatzikou Cochran, Professor in the English Department of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, was awarded a Niarchos 

ACT Career Week 2017

In the first week of March, 2017, the Career Office of the American College of Thessaloniki organized the 2nd Career Week, hosting 36 events in 4 days and attracting 570 attendees.
 
During the career week students and alumni had the opportunity to attend workshops, discuss with field experts and join company presentations and interviews. The first results for the students were imminent, as within the next week we had the first job offers!
 

Israeli-Greek Cooperation in the New East Mediterranean

a lecture by Professor Aristotle Tziampiris
 
On Wednesday March 15th, 2017, from 10:30 to 12 noon, Dr. Aristotle Tziampiris, Professor and Chair at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus and an Anatolia College alumnus (Class of 1988) presented at the ACT Audio-Visual Room a lecture titled: “Israeli-Greek Cooperation in the New East Mediterranean”.  
 

MITEF 2017 - An Entrepreneurship Hub success

Another success for the Entrepreneurship Hub of the Anatolia School of Business followed the presentation of MITEF Greece startup Competition 2017, held at the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) on December 5, 2016, at the Bissell ACT Library.

ACT open as usual on Monday, January 9

We would like to inform all students and faculty that ACT will be open as usual tomorrow, Monday, January 9.

How do senses and emotions influence investment decisions

Theo Lizardos, Chief Sales support 3K, Investment Partners, George Anastasiadis, Instructor, Anatolia School of Business, ACT, Eleni Tsiana, Unit manager, NN Hellas, Dr. Nikos Hourvouliades, Chair, Anatolia School of Business.

The Anatolia School of Business at ACT joined forces with NN and 3K Investment Partners in order to organize a unique event on Behavioral Finance, which combined the experience of all partners.
 

MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017 in Thessaloniki

The participation and the great interest (more than 130 participants) featured the opening of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017 in Thessaloniki held at the Bissell Library of the American College of Thessaloniki, on December 5, 2016.  The event was co-organized by MITEF Greece, Anatolia School of Business and Venture GardenDr.Panos Vlahos, President of Anatolia College, made the opening speech emphasizing on the

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