News & Updates

  • MALIOTIS CULTURAL CENTER TO HOST MAJOR EXHIBITION COMMEMORATING GREEK REVOLUTION

    From March 22-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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  • MARY HARRIS PAPPAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED FOR FEMALE HELLENIC COLLEGE STUDENTS

    The Foundation for Hellenic College Holy Cross has announced the establishment of a scholarship in memory of Mary Harris Pappas, whose devotion to her family, academic achievements, love for the Orthodox Church, and desire to improve the lives of others is remembered and carried forward through the generosity of her parents, Harris and Vicky Pappas of Houston, Texas. Beginning in Fall 2021, the scholarship will be awarded annually to an incoming female Hellenic College student for the duration of her degree program. Mary's academic achievements were as varied as they were impressive. She obtained a bachelor's degree from Duke University,...

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  • SAVAS SEMINARIAN ASSISTANCE FUND ESTABLISHED

    On October 29, 2020, Mr. Irakli Savas delivered to HCHC, through President George M. Cantonis, the sum of $300,000 for the establishment of an irrevocable fund to be known as the Savas Seminarian Assistance Fund. The purpose of the fund is to help seminarians in need with housing expenses and other costs that are not covered by scholarships. Mr. Savas feels strongly that "for those who will become the future leaders of the Orthodox Church, I--and all of us--should want to help make it easier for them financially with non-tuition needs while they are attending Holy Cross."  The idea for...

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