University Receives Grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art

Hellenic American University has received a $25,000 grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art to organize an international conference in November 2022 on the Athens campus. The conference, entitled “Terra (in) cognita: Dialogues between Greek Culture and Modern American Art,” will explore associations between modern American art, with a focus on Abstract Expressionism, and iconic aspects of Greek culture…
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University Announces Creation of Center for Teaching Excellence

University President Leonidas Koskos has announced plans to establish a Center for Teaching Excellence to foster faculty development at the Athens and Nashua campuses. In an email sent to faculty last Wednesday (November 17), President Koskos stressed the pivotal role that effective teaching and technology together plan in the University’s ability to serve its mission. The creation of the Center,…
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Revisions to the Advanced Level Certificate in English (ALCE™) Examination

Hellenic American University is pleased to announce that the Advanced Level Certificate in English (ALCE™) has been revised, with the first administration of the revised examination taking place in January 2022. The revisions of the ALCE™ are designed to reflect current methodology and practice in English language testing and the range of items included in the examination has been broadened…
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Dr. Themis Kaniklidou Appointed Provost

Hellenic American University President Leonidas Phoebus Koskos announced last Thursday the appointment of Dr. Themis P. Kaniklidou as Provost, effective July 1, 2021. Kaniklidou will replace Interim Provost Dr. Christine Niakaris, who will be retiring at the end of June after many years of service to the University. Kaniklidou, who has served as Associate Provost and Director of General Education…
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University Bids Farewell to Dr. Christine Niakaris

Hellenic American University bids farewell to Dr. Christine Niakaris, Interim Provost and Professor in Applied Linguistics, who enters retirement at the end of June 2021 after many years of service to the institution. President Leonidas Phoebus Koskos announced Niakaris’s retirement in a letter to the University community on June 24th, in which he praised her commitment to student learning and…
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Hellenic American University and SAS Institute Co-develop Advanced Analytics Curriculum

Hellenic American University is excited to partner with SAS Institute, a worldwide leader in business intelligence and advanced analytics in an innovative training project that aims to enhance students’ skills in areas such as big data, machine learning and predictive analytics. Through this joint venture, SAS will share with University faculty and students modern teaching resources and learning materials and…
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Student research and excellence honored at the Annual Student Achievement Day

Students, faculty, and staff members from the Athens and Nashua campuses came together on June 2nd to celebrate student research and excellence at the Annual Student Achievement Day. The umbrella event, now in its 10th year, includes the Annual Student Conference and the President’s Award Ceremony. The first part, which is organized by the Research Institute, serves as a forum…
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Eleni Plemmenou (BSPsy ‘22) among honorees of 2021 Campus Compact NH Presidents’ Awards

New Hampshire colleges and universities celebrated the recipients of the 2021 Campus Compact NH Presidents’ Awards at an online ceremony on April 14, 2021. Among this year’s recipients were Hellenic American University’s honorees for Leadership, Eleni Plemmenou (BSPsy ’22) and Good Steward Award, Miriam Siwale (BSBA ’12, MBA ‘15), and the humanitarian organization FAROS, which received the Presidents’ Community Partner…
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Jan Blommaert’s passing

It is with deep sadness that we learned of Jan Blommaert’s passing on January 7th, 2021 at the age of 59. Jan was an tireless educator, researcher and advisor and throughout his life gave numerous plenary talks, organized conferences and taught as visiting faculty in Universities all over the world. He published hundreds of academic papers in academic journals and…
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