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EDUCATION

AHEPA, PHSF Partner to Advance Hellenism, Provide
Educational Opportunities
commitment that our respective organizations have for eduAHEPA will partner with the PanHellenic Scholarship
cation. We know that education is the key to opportunity
Foundation (PHSF) to support PHSF's annual scholarship
and success. Equally important, we know that by supporting
program and the culturally enriching education program,
our mutual goals and objectives to create a well-educated,
Hellenic Birthright, announced Supreme President Phillip T.
civic-minded society we strengthen our efforts to advance
Frangos.
Hellenism in America," says Tomaras.
In a meeting held in December 2014 in Chicago, PHSF
Together, these orgaFounder and Chairman
nizations play a vital role
Chris P. Tomaras, Supreme
in shaping, guiding and
President Frangos, and
advancing Hellenism and
Supreme Vice President
education in the United
John Galanis, along with
States. Their partnership
Executive Director Basil
will have profound impact
Mossaidis
and
PHSF
to ensure that Greek
Executive Director Yanni
American college students
Valsamas, discussed the
have the resources they
common bond of promoting
need to complete their
Hellenism and education.
education and contribute
The initial phase of this
meaningfully to society.
partnership will focus on
This partnership also illusAHEPA supporting PHSF
trates mutual respect for
with a scholarship award (L-R): Supreme Vice President Galanis, PHSF Founder/Chairman Tomaras,
Supreme President Frangos, and Executive Director Mossaidis share a moment
each organization's mission
to be presented at the June
following their meeting.
and the vital role they play
2015 event, as well as proin the Greek Community. It is this spirit of collaboration that
viding a grant for two college students who have never been to
fosters success.
Greece to participant in this year's Hellenic Birthright.
In his letter to Tomaras, Mossaidis commented that he
admired Tomaras' commitment to their common ancestry and
About the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation
his passion for the preservation of Hellenism.
The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation has been recog"You are a tremendous example to a generation of young
nized as the largest U.S. organization of its kind in terms of the
Greek Americans. I am proud to know you and pleased to
total amount of scholarships awarded to Greek American stuhave been able to have AHEPA honor you a few years ago...
dents. Annually, the PHSF awards $250,000 in scholarships.
AHEPA is willing to partner with you in the next few years
Hellenic Birthright has enriched the lives of many students
with securing a scholarship for your event which is held in
who have never been to Greece. The unforgettable experience
Chicago in the early summer," wrote Mossaidis.
has enabled these students to forge ties with their ancestral
"Our partnership with AHEPA demonstrates the
home.

Learn more about programming from the
AHEPA Educational Foundation.
Visit www.ahepa.org today.
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President’s Message
AHEPA Family News
Saint Nicholas Campaign Off to Promising Start, Grassroots Momentum Builds
AHEPA Supreme Convention Preview
A Tale of One Hellene’s Appreciation for President Truman
Education
Periclean
Literary Corner
Commentary & Opinion
Civic Responsibility
Housing
Athletics
AHEPA Family Chapter News
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The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - President’s Message
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - AHEPA Family News
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The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - Saint Nicholas Campaign Off to Promising Start, Grassroots Momentum Builds
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The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - AHEPA Supreme Convention Preview
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The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - A Tale of One Hellene’s Appreciation for President Truman
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