News & Updates

  • Admissions Fall Open House a Great Success

    A record number of prospective students from as far away as Arizona and Florida traveled to our campus on Saturday, October 13, for the annual Fall Open House hosted by the Office of Admissions. The visitors, many of whom came with parents or friends, mingled informally with faculty and staff over a continental breakfast before being welcomed officially by Rev. Fr. Gregory Floor, Director of Admissions and a Holy Cross alumnus, who then introduced HCHC's President, Rev. Fr. Christopher Metropulos. Fr. Christopher assured the prospective students that "we look at the whole person here. God wants you to do great...

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  • HCHC Hosts National OISM Retreat

    The HCHC chapter of the Orthodox Inter-Seminary Movement hosted the organization's national retreat September 28-30. The retreat drew participants from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary, and Christ the Saviour Seminary, as well as Holy Cross. More than fifty people from many Orthodox jurisdictions attended a broad range of programs connected to the theme of the retreat: "Witnesses of the Gospel Today: Vocation and Martyrdom of Orthodox Christian Leaders in the World." The keynote address was delivered by V. Rev. Dr. Maximos Constas, Senior Research Scholar at Holy Cross and a graduate...

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  • HCHC Celebrates Academic Convocation

    Convocation is an annual event at many schools, including Hellenic College Holy Cross, at which the faculty, administration, and staff formally welcome new and returning students to campus early in the academic year. As HCHC's President, Rev. Fr. Christopher Metropulos, says, "Convocation commends and honors our students' success and affirms the mission of Hellenic College Holy Cross to develop their vocation for service to the Church and society." 2018 Convocation took place on Wednesday, September 26, beginning with a procession of faculty and students to the Maliotis Cultural Center. The varied and colorful academic regalia of our professors was not...

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  • John Dos Santos Walks 220 Miles for HCHC

    Parents of Hellenic College Holy Cross students are a proud group of people–proud of their children and of the choice they made in deciding to enroll here. John Dos Santos, father of Hellenic College sophomore Niko and freshman Ariana, is no exception, but he is unique in the school's long history for the incredible way he has demonstrated his pride and support. On August 31, Mr. Dos Santos set off on foot from his church, Holy Trinity in New Rochelle, New York, on an epic walk of 220 miles to raise funds for and awareness of our school, where he...

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  • Fr. Christopher Metropulos to Lead Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

    Hellenic College students and supporters are invited to join HCHC President Fr. Christopher Metropulos on a journey of faith to the Holy Land (with a possible extension to Constantinople to visit the Ecumenical Patriarchate), January 4-11, 2019. Sites on the tour will include: The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem Church of the Holy Sepulcher Golgotha Bethlehem Mount of Temptation Church of St. Elisseos and Zacchaeus’ Tree Mount of Olives Gethsemane Tomb of the Virgin Mary ...and more! Space is limited, and participation is subject to the approval of the HCHC Administration. Please download the flyers below or contact pres_office@hchc.edu for more information....

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  • HCHC Students Again Participate in Concordia Annual Summit

    For the second year in a row, a group of Hellenic College and Holy Cross students joined Rev. Fr. Christopher Metropulos, HCHC President, at the Concordia Annual Summit, which was held in New York City September 24-26. The Hellenic students were Magdelini Drivas, Diana Khalil, Nicholas Metropulos, and Evangelia Zampeti. Representing Holy Cross were Irene Haji-Georgi, Harold Jacobsen, and Adam Murphy. Concordia is a highly influential nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that seeks to build effective partnerships between governments, NGOs, and the private sector. Its co-founder and chairman, Nicholas Logothetis, spoke at HCHC last year and his brother George received an honorary...

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