Dr. Michopoulos Keynote Speaker

Dr. Aristotle Michopoulos, Professor and Chairman of the Greek Studies Department was the keynote speaker at the Battle of Crete Symposium sponsored by the Pan-Cretan Association, which took place at the Maliotis Cultural Center on the campus of Hellenic College and Holy Cross. Dr. Michopoulos touched on all the significant points in this major event of the Second World War during his address, especially how the Batle of Crete caused Nazi Germany to delay the start of Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of Russia, to such an extent that the invasion failed. Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England at the time, remarked that after the Battle of Crete it must be said not that the Greeks fought like heroes, but that in the future it would be said that heroes fight like Greeks. Dr. Lily Macrakis read a paper prepared by George Blytas, George Geraniotis gave a first hand account of events and Mr. Simon Leering, the New Zealand Honorary Consul spoke about his countrymen' contribution.

Below is a list of upcoming events at Hellenic College Holy Cross.  For a complete list, please refer to our Campus Calendar.

Last Day to Drop/Add
September 9, 2014
Convocation
September 13, 2014 12 pm
Exaltation of the Holy Cross
September 14, 2014
Open House
October 11, 2014 10 am
Columbus Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
October 13, 2014
Veterans Day Observed - No Classes, Offices Closed
November 11, 2014

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