Gifts of Note

  • Thank you for the priceless PIERCE Open House In–kind gifts & contributions

    PIERCE-The American College of Greece (ACG) is immensely grateful for all the in-kind gifts it received from approximately 90 companies for the 2015 Open House PIERCE, held on April 3-4 on campus, celebrating 140 years from the founding of the school in Asia Minor. Over 270 thoughtful and beautiful gifts…
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  • Thank you Science Labs’ Benefactors!

    Dedication of PIERCE’s Renovated Chemistry and Biology Labs The American College of Greece is deeply grateful to S&B Minerals (recently acquired by IMERYS) and PHARMATHEN SA for their generosity in renovating the Chemistry and Biology labs (respectively) at PIERCE, which were revealed in a college-wide dedication ceremony April 21 amid…
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  • Thank You DIAGEO!

    The American College of Greece is grateful that DIAGEO – the world’s leading premium drinks business - has partnered with DEREE-ACG in its International Internship and Study Abroad Program, offering DEREE students a unique and rewarding opportunity to intern at one of their offices worldwide. Two DEREE Accounting & Finance…
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  • Thank you S&B!

    The American College of Greece is honored that S&B is such a critical and inspiring partner in DEREE-ACG’s International Internship and Study Abroad Program (IISAP) Through S&B’s participation in DEREE-ACG’s IISAP, two DEREE students interned with S&B in Philadelphia, USA in 2014. This year, two more DEREE students are interning with…
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  • Many Thanks Bessie Wright Phillips!

    The American College of Greece would like to express its gratitude to the late Bessie Wright Phillips - one of the three major patrons of the construction of the American College of Greece’s Olympic-size swimming pool. Bessie Wright Phillips was a graduate of Florida State College for Women and held…
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  • Thank You Willis F. Pierce

    Dr. Willis F. Pierce was one of the best-known doctors in the United States, born in Dover, Bureau County, Illinois on December 11, 1853 to Caleb and Martha F. (Paddleford) Pierce. He was also one of the largest donors to what is known today as PIERCE – The American College…
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  • William S. Deree – the Legacy Inspires

    DEREE-The American College of Greece owes a big debt of gratitude to William S. Deree (1891-1982), who was born Socrates Vasilios Derehanis in Ambelona, Messinia, in the Peloponnese, and was such an inspirational and tireless benefactor of the College, that the undergraduate division was re-named DEREE College after him in…
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