BOSTON - The Inaugural 2018 Heritage America Boston Program, sponsored by the National Hellenic Society, hosted 6 accomplished Greek-American students from across the country on August 11th in Boston, MA for an Athens of America Tour.
This unique and proprietary program reconnects high school-aged Greek-American students with their roots, heritage, culture, and Hellenic identity through the prism of the American experience. Throughout the day, students met with prominent Greek-Americans; toured the Greek and Roman Art Wing of the Museum of Fine Arts; learned about the Greek revival influence and the impact of the first Greek's in Boston. Students were led in discussion by Professor Emeritus, Emmanuel "Manny" Paraschos, of Emerson College and accompanied by Heritage Greece Alums Elena Jacobson and Dimitria Yeannakopoulos.
WASHINGTON D.C. - The 2018 Heritage America Program, sponsored by the National Hellenic Society and Manatos & Manatos, hosted 20 accomplished Greek-American students from across the country July 18-21 in Washington D.C.
Now in its third year, this unique and proprietary program reconnects college-aged Greek-American students with their roots, heritage, culture, and Hellenic identity through the prism of the American experience. Throughout the four-day program, students met with over 40 prominent Greek-Americans who will also serve as future mentors and career guides for Heritage America alumni.
The National Herald published an article by Executive Director Art Dimopoulos discussing what makes the National Hellenic Society unique and highlighting some of the NHS' most successful programs. Read the article HERE!
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