On December 1, 2015, Ambassador Masuo Nishibayashi of Japan in Greece, was the guest speaker at a lecture before the International Relations students of New York College. The lecture discussed Japan’s domestic politics and foreign affairs as well as current Japan-Greek Relations. During the questions and answers session that followed, students under the supervision Mr. Leonidas Gontzes, Associate Dean and Head of the International Relations Department of New York College, had the opportunity to ask the Ambassador international relations-themed questions.
The well-known for his influential research Dr. Alessandro Benati will deliver a lecture on New York College
The well-known for his influential research Dr. Alessandro Benati, Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of Applied Research and Outreach in Language Education (CAROLE), University of Greenwich will deliver a lecture on “The role of Grammar Instruction in Second Language Learning and Teaching”
On November 3, 2015, Minister Fernando Sandoval Flores, Deputy Head of Mission, of the Embassy of Mexico in Greece, was the guest speaker at a lecture before the International Relations students of New York College. The lecture discussed trade relations between Mexico and Greece as well as Mexico’s participation in the newly formed (2012) Pacific Alliance trade bloc consisting of four Latin American states.
The NYC Office of Student Affairs held a Halloween event at the Amalias Back yard on the 29th and 30th of October. New Yorkers gathered for traditional pumpkin- carving and the team treated everyone to an excessive amount of sugar as is customary. The NYC Psychology Club had a welcome event for new members with American Style Cupcakes! Happy Halloween!!
On the evening of Wednesday 21st October 2015 Mr Dimitris Katakis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist at Klimaka Suicide Prevention Centre, led an educational lecture at New York College which was attended by over 40 NYC students, staff and members of the general public. The talk was entitled ‘Adult Attachment and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy’.
New York College welcomed 40 high school pupils from Instituto Atenea at Panama during their visit to Athens accompanied by the Director of the School Mrs. Luzmila de Palma and Ms. Niki Economou, Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of Panama in Greece.
Academic representatives of the partner universities, including Professor Dr. Susan Lea, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) of the University of Greenwich, UK, Dr. Alfred Ntoko, Provost of the State University of New York-Empire State College, USA, and Professor François Vellas from the Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, France awarded students with Bachelor, Master, and PhD degrees, after having completed their studies entirely in Greece.
New York College Forum of Applied Linguistics had the honor to present Prof. Stephen Krashen, one of the most influential linguists, educators and critical thinkers whose research and writings have inspired an enormous amount of attention over the last three decades, to an audience of students, graduates and teachers of foreign languages at New York College campus, on Monday 23rd March.
Students of Miss Penny Vlagos’ class of “Principles of Management” at New York College were given the opportunity to discuss with Mr. Theocharakis on Monday 23 March. Mr. Theocharakis was truly inspiring and the topics he presented and discussed were directly related to the class material as well as to other courses. The students realized that everything they are learning from EBITA to Profit and Loss statements to vision, objectives and HRM are directly related to real business. His advice to the class in terms of their education as well as their career was truly priceless.
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, President and CEO of Nereus, Mr. Aristides Belles, gave a lecture to the students of New York College, in the class of Mrs. Loula Panayiotou in Kallithea. Mr. Belles, discussed with students in a particular friendly and creative environment the current state of the economy and its growth prospects. Also Mr. Belles told the students stories from his personal journey and urged them to have a vision and follow it.
The New York College (NYC) Educational Group celebrated the end of the academic year by holding splendid graduation ceremonies in Athens, Thessaloniki, Prague, and Tirana. Graduates received their degrees from academics representing such collaborating institutions as the State University of New York, Empire State College, University of Greenwich, University of Bolton, Université Toulouse, Institut Universitaire Kurt Bosch, and Pôle ESG-Paris School of Business.
UNYT students meet Mr. Edi Rama, the Albanian Prime Minister at question and answer session, hosted at the University of New York Tirana.
Hundreds of UNYT students and graduates welcomed the Prime Minister of Albania in an open meeting on June 9, 2014. After a warm speech by the President of UNYT, Mr. Elias Foutsis, students structured and presented their own questions to Mr. Edi Rama.