News & Updates : Year: 2021

  • HCHC CAMPUS TO REOPEN FOR FALL SEMESTER

    George M. Cantonis, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology has announced plans to reopen the HCHC campus for the Fall 2021 semester. With the increasing availability of vaccinations, resulting in an anticipated decline in COVID-19 transmission and infectivity, the reopening will mark a return to a more typical on-campus experience for HCHC's students, with flexible accommodations. Inside and outside the classroom, they will once again be able to enjoy many of the distinctive elements of an HCHC education.  The current plan is to hold classes in-person, with faculty teaching and students learning in the classroom. Fall 2021 classes...

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  • MALIOTIS CENTER PRESENTS CONFERENCE ON THE ORTHODOX CHURCH’S ROLE IN THE GREEK REVOLUTION

    On Saturday, April 17, the Maliotis Cultural Center at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology presented the virtual conference "1821-2021: The Orthodox Church and the Greek Revolution" in observance of the bicentennial of the beginning of Greece's War of Independence. The conference examined the vital role of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Greek Orthodox clergy in supporting the formation and preservation of Greek national and religious identity. The conference was hosted by V. Rev. Fr. Athenagoras Ziliaskopoulos, Chief Secretary of the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Chaplain of Hellenic College Holy Cross....

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  • HCHC TO HOST VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT ON MAY 15, 2021

    In order to ensure the continued safety of its campus community during the ongoing pandemic, Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology will host its baccalaureate and graduate school Commencement ceremonies virtually this year, honoring the classes of both 2020 and 2021. The virtual format will allow the graduates, their families and friends, alumni, and all others who are part of the extended HCHC community to take part without the need to travel.  School administrators have been working closely with local health authorities and following the guidelines of the CDC to make informed decisions. George M. Cantonis, President...

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  • MALIOTIS EXHIBITION OPENS TO GREAT ACCLAIM

    On Tuesday, March 30, a major exhibition, The Greek Revolution through American Eyes, opened with a celebratory event at the Maliotis Cultural Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross. In addition to the invited guests present at the Center, Greeks and Hellenophiles everywhere were able to watch the live-streamed opening on the exhibition website, www.greekrevolution.org. This traveling and online exhibition is the fruit of a partnership between the Maliotis Center and the Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies of Stockton University. Consisting of 22 large panels with images of seminal documents and artifacts, it explores the common...

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  • MAJOR EXHIBITION OPENS MARCH 30 AT MALIOTIS CENTER

    A keenly anticipated exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence, The Greek Revolution through American Eyes, will open on March 30 with a celebratory event at the Maliotis Cultural Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross. His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will inaugurate the exhibition during the opening ceremony, which will take place from 11am to 12:30pm and be live-streamed at www.greekrevolution.org.  This traveling and online exhibition is the fruit of a partnership between the Maliotis Center and the Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies of Stockton University. It...

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  • HCHC FULL ACCREDITATION REAFFIRMED

    On March 4, 2021, the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE) voted to remove the probationary status HCHC had been under since December 10, 2019.  “I want to thank the students who entrusted us with their education,” said HCHC President George M. Cantonis “I am appreciative of our dedicated faculty and staff for working tirelessly in fulfilling our mission. And I thank His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Chairman of our Board, Fr. Jon Magoulias, Vice-Chairman, and the entire Board of Trustees for believing in and supporting our leadership."  On learning of NECHE's decision, His Eminence said, “My heart...

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  • MALIOTIS CULTURAL CENTER TO HOST MAJOR EXHIBITION COMMEMORATING GREEK REVOLUTION

    From March 30-October 15, 2021, The Maliotis Cultural Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross will be the first venue to host an important traveling and online exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence. The Greek Revolution through American Eyes is the fruit of a partnership between the Center and the Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies of Stockton University. The exhibition explores the common themes binding Greece and the United States in Greece's pursuit of liberty and also examines the formation of US identity in the nation's first fifty years....

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  • KALLINIKEION INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 2021 COURSES

    The Kallinikeion Institute at Hellenic College Holy Cross is an online, intensive Modern Greek language program, offering three courses (Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced) taught by current or former members of the HCHC faculty. The 2021 program, which is open to both HCHC and non-HCHC students, will run from Monday, May 17, to Friday, June 11. Each student will earn six academic credits upon successful completion of the ninety-hour syllabus. Classes are limited to 15 students. Students enrolled full-time at HCHC are eligible for scholarships on a first-come-first-served basis. Tuition for students not enrolled at HCHC is $4,000, with some discounts...

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  • FR. THEODORE DORRANCE OFFERS ONLINE COURSE IN PARISH LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION

    Among the visiting faculty sharing their expertise with Holy Cross students this semester is Rev. Fr. Theodore Dorrance, who is teaching Parish Leadership and Administration, a course required of all Master of Divinity students. Fr. Dorrance received his own MDiv from Holy Cross in 1990 and was ordained to the holy priesthood in 1991. In the four decades since, he has acquired the breadth and depth of experience in parish leadership that make him ideally suited to help prepare current students at his beloved alma mater for their future roles as clergy and lay leaders in the Church. Fr. Dorrance...

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  • NEW SPRING COURSE OFFERINGS AT HOLY CROSS

    Students at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology have several new opportunities to broaden their intellectual and spiritual knowledge this spring semester by learning from distinguished visiting scholars. His Grace Bishop Maxim (Vasiljevic), the Bishop of Los Angeles and the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, will offer an elective course in the area of dogmatic theology titled Theology, Economy, and Liturgy: Trinitarian Theology and the Economy of Salvation. His Grace holds a PhD in Dogmatics and Patristics from the University of Athens. He has taught at the University of Belgrade, the University of Sarajevo, and the...

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