Orthodox Scholars Initiative


LinkedIn Group Provides Gathering Space for Orthodox Scholars

Monday, September 30, 2013

The Orthodox Scholars Initiative (OSI) has opened a group on LinkedIn to provide another way for Orthodox scholars of all disciplines to gather together. The LinkedIn group not only allows scholars to connect with one another more easily, but it also provides a space for scholars to list their own upcoming events in the group's discussion page. Members of the group can receive automatic email notifications of new events listed on the group's page, keeping members abreast of new conferences and lectures in the ...

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OVM hosts the Eighth Annual Saint Photios the Great Faith & Learning Symposium

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

On Saturday, February 23rd, the Office of Vocation & Ministry (OVM) hosted the Eighth Annual Saint Photios the Great Faith & Learning Symposium. This annual event provides Orthodox Christian college students from Boston-area colleges and universities the space to reflect on the relationship between their faith and lives as college students. This year we explored the topic of "Faith and the Arts" and addressed how we, as Orthodox Christians, understand the relationship between our faith and the arts - literature, poetry, theatre and the fine arts. 


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OSI Publishes New Issue of Synergia

Friday, December 14, 2012

The Orthodox Scholars Initiative (OSI) has published the newest issue of Synergia, the OSI newsletter. Each issue of Synergia gives a snapshot of some of the recent developments in the world of Orthodox higher education. It highlights new publications by Orthodox scholars, upcoming conferences and lectures, and the outstanding activities of prominent Orthodox scholars. Synergia also announces new resources that the Orthodox Scholars Initiative is offering to Orthodox scholars.

To receive upcoming issues of Synergia, register for the OSI Database and sumbit your mailing address. The newest issue of Synergia can also be viewed online.

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About the OVM

The Office of Vocation & Ministry (OVM) at Hellenic College trains and educates faithful, energetic, high achieving, and service oriented Orthodox Christian young people to be leaders in the
church as priests and lay people.

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With Thanks

OVM programs are made possible through the generous assistance
of the following organizations:

The Lilly Endowment Inc

John C. Kulis Charitable Foundation

The Nicholas J. and Anna K. Bouras Foundation, Inc.

The Behrakis Foundation

The Virginia H. Farah Foundation

Orthodox Vision Foundation

CrossRoad Parents Association

CrossRoad Alumni Association


Sites Related to the OVM

CrossRoad Summer Institute

The Telos Project

Hellenic College Holy Cross