CYA on the Top 10 Programs of 2018 in GoAbroad.com
College Year in Athens is on the list of the 10 Best Study Abroad Programs in 2018 compiled by GoAbroad.com: "With a diversity of courses in your reach, you'll leave the program as intelligent and forward-thinking as the historical philosophers and intellectuals you've only read about!"
The National Herald Article: "CYA is a Life Transforming Experience"
College Year in Athens is featured in The National Herald’s special edition about “Study Abroad in Greece.” The edition presents parents and students of all ages the finest programs and
institutions that make study in Greece a life enriching and potentially transforming experience.
CYA President Alexis Phylactopoulos explains how the school helps its students achieve their study abroad goals, from enhancing their academic experience to exploring the Greek culture and growing
Public Lecture: "Climate Change and a Solution with Dividends"
Henry Jakubowski, Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry College of St. Benedict/St. John's University, Director of the Fall 2018 CSBSJU program at CYA, will give a presentation on "Climate Change and a
Solution with Dividends". The lecture will take place on Monday 8 October, at 2:00 p.m. at Daphne and Hatsopoulos Hall.
Scientists believe that climate change and its consequences are the most critical issues facing humankind.
Yet the scientific consensus that present climate change is caused by humans has not been accepted by many people in the present populist and politicized era.
This presentation will focus on the science and consequences of climate change, the barriers to addressing it, and an emerging bipartisan approach that gives hope that humanity can indeed face this
“Cultivating Respect for Homework”: an article by CYA Academic Director, Theoni Scourta, featured on Business Partners magazine
In the latest issue of
Business Partners, the bimonthly magazine of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, thought leaders in education weigh into the homework debate.
Theoni Scourta, Vice President for Academic Affairs at College Year in Athens (CYA), discusses the undebatable and indisputable importance of homework in higher education, in her article
“Cultivating Respect for Homework”.
She explains that the debate should be on how to better teach students instead, focusing on the type of assignments given to them. “A combination of assignments that promote autonomy and group work
is best, and this exact combination is actually at the core of our institution’s learning philosophy”.
CYA/DIKEMES FALL 2018 Workshop: Ancient Economies: Networks and Trade in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean
The workshop taught by Dr. Angelos Papadopoulos explores the various political and social units of the central and eastern Mediterranean (Greece, Rome, Egypt, Cyprus and the Syro-Palestinian coast) through periods of fundamental social transformation from the Bronze Age to the foundation of Constantinople.
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CYA/DIKEMES FALL 2018 Workshop: Art and Public Space, Urban Naratives
A workshop by Dr. Evgenia Tousi, Architect-Urban and Regional Planner
This workshop explores different aspects of Athens' physiognomy through walks within the city, describing the character of public art.
From street art and graffiti, to sculpture and historical monuments, participants are going to discover the multifaceted urban fabric of the city.
The aim of the seminar is to reveal teh connection between art and public space, underlining the interrelations among social, cultural, historical, economic and political factors.
CYA Media Lab Student Internship - Call for Applications
CYA is looking for three motivated, resourceful and social media active students to serve as Media Lab Interns. The interns will work directly with the Social Media Coordinator and staff under the
guidance of Communications Professor Dr. Demetris Kamaras, to strategize, craft and execute content for CYA's social media.
The role offers an immersion into visual media and communications within a prestigious academic environment.
Successful applicants will strengthen their portfolio and resume, while having fun reporting on their studyabroad experience with CYA!