News & Updates : Month: November 2020
HCHC CLASSES TO CONTINUE ONLINE FOR SPRING SEMESTER
In a letter to the Hellenic College Holy Cross community, President George M. Cantonis announced that, in light of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the campus will not reopen for the spring semester and all courses will continue to be taught remotely. The Administration "had held out hope that we could welcome everyone back to campus for in-person classes, worship, and fellowship...and we have explored every avenue for turning that hope into reality." "Unfortunately," President Cantonis continued, "we have come to the inescapable conclusion that to reopen in January would be premature and unwise, given the alarming rise in COVID cases...
HCHC RECEIVES TWO MILLION EUROS FROM GREEK GOVERNMENT
President George M. Cantonis announced today that Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology has received a restricted gift of two million euros ($2,388,000) from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America that was given to them by the government of Greece for HCHC. President Cantonis responded to this extraordinary gift by saying, We are profoundly grateful to the government of Greece and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. We are also most thankful to His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America for his tireless efforts on behalf of the College in this and so many other matters." President Cantonis further stated...