Youth

OCCHY: An Orthodox Christian Effort to Prevent Youth Substance Use & Abuse 

Youth substance abuse is on the rise. The Orthodox Christian Coalition for Healthy Youth (OCCHY) has answered the call to educate and keep our youth safe.

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Koraes Elementary School: Where Students Live their Culture & Faith Everyday

Koraes Elementary School students excel academically in a nurturing environment with emphasis on faith and culture. Go #AllinforKoraes at the 2nd annual gala this April 29.

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2017 FAITH Endowment Scholarship Applications Now Available

Discover another great scholarship opportunity! Applications now being accepted for 2017 FAITH Endowment Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

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Hellenic American Academy: Gala Celebrates New Home, 110 Years of Excellence

The Hellenic American Academy will celebrate its new home, and its continued pursuit of excellence, at its 7th annual gala, this February 25.

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National Hellenic Society: Making America Greek Again

The Greek-American story is also the great American story. Click to learn more about National Hellenic Society’s initiatives to make American Greek again.

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4th Annual Gala to Benefit Pythagoras Children’s Academy

This February 18, a gala will take place to benefit Pythagoras Children’s Academy, one of Chicago’s Greek Orthodox Parochial Day Schools.

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13th Pan-Hellenic Youth Ball to Benefit “Princess Warrior” Olivia Anagnostopoulos

The Pan-Hellenic Youth Ball brings together HSAs of Chicago-area universities. This year’s event will benefit a 7 year-old battling Ewing Sarcoma.

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Kulis Foundation Offers Scholarships for 2017-2018

The Kulis Foundation, founded in 2013 by the late Dr. John C. Kulis, offers more than $300,000 in scholarships for Christian college and graduate students.

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PanHellenic Scholarship 2017 Applications Available

PanHellenic Scholarship applications for 2016-2017 are now available, as foundation continues to look to the future.

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Greece Tour for College Students Brings Lessons to Life

Another great opportunity for our youth! Educator Alexander Kapotas has teamed up with EF Educational Tours to create a Greece tour that brings their studies to life.

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PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation: Preserving the Legacy

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation is committed to preserving the legacy of late Founder Chris P. Tomaras. They’ll present $250,000 in scholarships and honor his memory, at the Awards Ceremony and Gala, this June 18.

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Easter Special Section 2016

Thanks for supporting our Easter Special Section 2016.

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FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy & Hellenism Offers Scholarships

More scholarship opportunities for our Greek Orthodox students, from Faith: An Endowment for Orthodoxy & Hellenism.

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International Academy of Dispute Resolution Organizes Program for Students in Athens

Chicago-based International Academy of Dispute Resolution will host an international tournament in Athens to further the awareness of mediation as a means of establishing peaceful resolution.

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EIMAI: Inspired by Greek and American Ideals

Greek-American organization EIMAI – Center for Emerging Young Leaders inspires and empowers youth in Greece.

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Pan-Hellenic Youth Ball Brings Youth Together for Great Cause

The Pan-Hellenic Youth Ball, brings together area HSAs to support philanthropic endeavors. This year’s event benefits a 6 year-old battling Neuroblastoma. For the past 12 years, Hellenic Student Associations (HSAs) at local Chicago universities have come together to celebrate their heritage and support important community philanthropic endeavors.       Midwest Pan-Hellenic Youth Ball The very first Midwest Pan-Hellenic Youth Ball took place in 2005. In a newsletter written by that…

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Child’s Play Touring Theatre: A 38-Year Treasure Trove of Ideas

Chicago’s Child’s Play Touring Theatre, co-founded by June Padagakos Podagrosi, mines the unfiltered imagination of youth.

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Greek Women’s University Club Offers Scholarships

The Greek Women’s University Club is offering scholarships for female college students of Greek descent.

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Joffrey Ballet Goes Greek

Historic partnership brings together Joffrey Ballet and Neolea Hellenic Dancers for a unique performance.

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U of I Modern Greek Studies Program Set to Expand

Performing a Herculean Feat: With support from around the world, a small but vibrant Program in Modern Greek Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is set to expand.  

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Family Holiday Fun at the National Hellenic Museum

Food, music, crafts and fun at the National Hellenic Museum’s family Christmas party

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Greek Gerber Baby in 2015?

The next Gerber Baby could be Greek.

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Chicago Parish Rejuvenated

Two years ago, St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago was in danger of closing. Today, the parish is thriving, energized, and growing.

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PCA Language Program Approved by Board of Ed

Pythagoras Children’s Academy students may now be eligible to receive foreign language credit when they reach high school.

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Greek American Goalie, 11, Honored by the Blackhawks

Suburban Chicago hockey player Basil Stamatopoulos lived every hockey fan’s dream when he was recognized by his beloved Blackhawks.

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Assumption Youth: 90 Acts of Kindness

In honor of the 90th anniversary of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Chicago, Sunday Church School students completed 90 Acts of Kindness.

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Katelyn Katsafanas is UA Homecoming Queen

Napeville, IL resident Katelyn Katsafanas, a senior majoring in finance, was elected as The University of Alabama’s 2015 Homecoming Queen.

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2015 Awards Ceremony and Gala an “Ultra” Success

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation celebrates its schoklarship recipients at fabulous gala with 500 guests.

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