Gifts of Note

  • Elina Yiannopoulou Harper P ’61

    WHAT PIERCE MEANS TO ME The six years I spent at Pierce College were the most magical, enriching, and important years of my youth. My school was made for me and I was made for it. Pierce empowered me to respect education, to continuously seek intellectual development and to understand…
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  • Anonymous Donor Establishes Endowed Scholarship

    Last June the trustees of The American College of Greece voted unanimously to vastly increase the resources available for financial aid to students in the areas of need based grants, scholarships, study abroad, internships and work study over the next four years. This decision will result in annual expenditures of…
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  • N.DEMOS Foundation Scholarship

    For more than 40 years, The N. Demos Foundation, founded by a Chicago based Greek American philanthropist, has funded scholarships that provide extraordinary academic opportunities to outstanding, talented and deserving DEREE students. Since 1968, the Chicago based N. Demos Foundation has inspired the entire community by making generous gifts to…
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  • LIBRA group parthners with ACG

    ACG Celebrates Launch of Innovative Internship Program that Places Students Around the World On June 1st ACG celebrated the innovative LIBRA Internship program through which DEREE students spend up to a year abroad on a specially designed internship at one of the Libra subsidiaries and a semester at a partner…
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  • Two Permanently Endowed Scholarship Funds, Established at Deree by Prominent Greek Business Woman Mrs. Ioanna Arvanitis

    Students from the Northern Peloponnese regions of Aigialeia and Kalavryta are the primary beneficiaries of a new scholarship program at Deree – The American College of Greece that will provide full tuition scholarships for qualified students, financed through a generous gift by prominent Greek business woman Mrs. Ioanna Arvanitis. Arvanitis’…
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  • A debt repaid

    Ourania Veneti graduated from Pierce – The American College of Greece in 1945, and for decades she had no contact with the school. After 15 years of study and work in the U.S. she returned to Greece in 1964 where the requirements of everyday life, kept a visit to her…
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  • Propeller Club scholarships support Business students

    “The Propeller Club, a prominent merchant marine association, funds scholarships to enable talented and deserving business students achieve an education at DEREE College.” Since 1990, The American College of Greece has been the recipient of generous gifts from the Greek chapter of the International Propeller Club of the United States,…
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