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17Mar10:00ACG Community Service Day – Spring 201910:00

Event Details

Mount Hymettus – Let’s get together for a great cause!

When: Sunday, March 17

10:00 Meet at the Church of Profitis Ilias at Ilioupolis (entrance from Marathonomachon Street)

12:00 Gather at meeting point for departure

Where: Mount Hymettus

Organized by: Center of Excellence for Sustainability (CES) – Office of Public Affairsin collaboration with the ACG Marketing & Communication Department and Σ.Π.Α.Υ (Σύνδεσμος Προστασίας & Ανάπτυξης Υμηττού).

This spring we have the opportunity to have a direct impact on our natural environment and ‘get our hands dirty’ in a good way!

In collaboration with Σ.Π.Α.Υ (Σύνδεσμος Προστασίας & Ανάπτυξης Υμηττού) we will be planting 200 plants on Mount Hymettus as part their reforestation efforts in this, much affected, area. The activity will last about two hours.

The event is open to all ACG students, faculty and staff.

It is mandatory that you sign up at the Office of Public Affairs (office 209, at Deree) or at [email protected].

Kindly note that you need to bring your own water/refreshments and snack.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes and do not forget to bring a hat and/or anything that is “ACG branded”.

*Please note that as a follow-up to the planting activity, we will be returning to the mountain on Sunday, April 14, to water the plants. 


31Oct15:0016:00Tobacco Control in EU and Greece15:00 - 16:00

Event Details

When: Wednesday, October 31, 15:00 – 16:00

Where: John S. Bailey Library, Upper Level

Organized by: Institute of Public Health, Office of Public Affairs

In collaboration with:
Center of Excellence for Sustainability
Office of Student Affairs
ACG Health & Wellness Center
SmokeFreeGreece Initiative

“Smoke-free Greece – Smoke-free Campus”
Prof. Panagiotis K. Behrakis, Director, Institute of Public Health

“Recent developments in EU tobacco control work”
Thea Emmerling, Head of Unit, Unit B2 ­- Cross-border health care and tobacco control, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety European Commission

12Jun12:0016:00World Environment Day at Deree!12:00 - 16:00

Event Details

When: June 12, 12:00 – 16:00

Where: Deree Main Corridor

Organized by: Environmental Studies Society, Center of Excellence for Sustainability – Office of Public Affairs

16May19:0020:00Cannabinoids: Pharmacological Properties and Therapeutic Applications19:00 - 20:00

Event Details

A lecture by
Katerina Antoniou
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Ioannina, President of the National Organization for Medicines

When: Wednesday, May 16, 19:00-20:00

Where: 17b Ipitou Street, Plaka, Athens

Organized by: Institute of Public Health

14May(May 14)00:0018(May 18)00:00The Yalova Ecosystem Experience00:00 - 00:00 (18)

Event Details

When: MondayMay 14 – Friday, May 18, 2018

Where: ACG Aghia Paraskevi Campus and Yalova Lagoon, Messinia

Organized by: Center of Excellence for Sustainability (CES) – Office of Public Affairs, Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO)

In Collaboration with: Environmental Studies Program, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Interested in Biodiversity and Biology, Soil and Water Quality, Ecosystem Management?

Join us for a 5-day, lab and field activities, workshop on Environmental Sustainability, both on the ACG Campus (May 14-15) and the Yalova Lagoon, Messinia (May 15-18).

Send us your CV and a few words about why you want to join the workshop at [email protected] , by May 7!

Participations are limited!

For the trip in Yalova transportation and accommodation are free of charge.

20Apr09:0014:00Clean-up action at Varkiza beach09:00 - 14:00

Event Details

When: Friday, April 20, 9:00–14:00

Where: Varkiza beach

Organized by: Environmental Studies Society

Supported by Environmental Studies Program – Department of Science and Mathematics,

Center of Excellence for Sustainability (CES) – Office of Public Affairs

The Environmental Studies Society, in collaboration with Let’s Do it Greece, organizes a clean-up action at Varkiza beach within the framework of the Let’s Do it Greece Panhellenic Campaign 2018. Join us and be part of the 150,000 volunteers that help our environment!

The bus will leave at 9:00 from Deree Main Gate and will return at 14:00