x

Politics

NHS Heritage America Program Application Deadline June 8

May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – This year, the Heritage America Program will take place in Washington, DC from July 18-21. The National Hellenic Society’s Washington, DC chapter, in collaboration with Manatos & Manatos- a leading public policy firm, has developed the Heritage America Program, a gift from the National Hellenic Society (NHS) to qualifying Greek American college students. This incredible program is in its third year and distills the salient features of the study abroad experience and delivers it on the local/regional level.

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. Students learn little-known information about the rise of Greeks in America over the last 100 years. This program better enables these students to glean the elements contributed to our amalgamated Greek American culture that came from their Hellenic background and which came from the “American Way.”

The National Hellenic Society (NHS) is a non-profit foundation dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and disseminating Hellenic heritage in America, as well as a proud association of Greek American leaders, visionaries, and philanthropists. The NHS is committed to reconnecting the next generation of young Greek Americans to their Hellenic heritage and identity in relevant and meaningful ways to make a difference in their lives.

Candidates selected to participate in the Heritage America Program will benefit from this incredible opportunity to meet a who’s who of Greek American decision makers, business and civic leaders, and luminaries who will serve as future mentors and career guides for Heritage America alumni. Participants will see that the impact of their Heritage, culture, and identity is important to achieving success in life, on many levels.

The application deadline is June 8.More information is available online at: https://www.nationalhellenicsociety.org/heritage-america-2018.html.

RELATED

An ethnic Greek jailed in Albania after being elected Mayor of the seaside town of Himare said Prime Minister Edi Rama is behind it and controls the courts who sentenced him over the protests of Greece.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

Wellness, Longevity, Gastronomy at Navarino Challenge 2024

ATHENS – The sports tourism and wellness event Navarino Challenge returns for its 12th year, October 18-20 at Costa Navarino and Pylos.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s top court declined Tuesday to hear Donald Trump’s gag order appeal, leaving the restrictions in place following his felony conviction last month.

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island, authorities said.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.