The National Hellenic Student Association (NHSA) of North America prepares to convene several of the Hellenic diaspora’s prominent leaders and educators at its 2021 Spring Virtual Convention this April 16-17.
Featuring the theme “Reflecting on our Past, Building our Future,” the two-day virtual convention will provide Hellenic community leaders a platform to discuss various topics, including Greece’s bicentennial of independence and student wellbeing during the pandemic.
“In the midst of Greece’s bicentennial, we are thrilled to hold our second virtual conference,” said Georgios Araujo, NHSA Vice President and Convention Chair.
“This is a great opportunity for students to learn tips for academic and personal success—all while rejoicing in Greece’s vibrant history,” he added.
The weekend will begin on Friday, April 16th at 10:00 pm EST with NHSA’s “Virtual Greek Night” event, featuring entertainment by DJ Serafim.
The convention will continue on Saturday, April 17th with its conference from 12:00 pm–2:15 pm EST.
Saturday’s conference will include student resource and wellness panel discussions, featuring speakers from the Ariston Foundation, licensed mental health counselor Artemis Kohas and Yia Mas founder, Kristina Maria Headrick.
“This convention takes place in a time where today’s students are tasked with professional development in the face of very new realities. Simultaneously, we rejoice in the bicentennial of Greece’s liberation,” said NHSA President, Fotis Karantonis.
“Our conference will inspire us to reflect on our past, with the goal of building our future.”
The National Hellenic Student Association (“NHSA”) of North America, Inc. serves as an umbrella for Hellenic student organizations of universities across the United States and Canada. Since its founding in 2004, NHSA has crafted an extraordinary environment that combines the Hellenic community’s interests with professional and academic disciplines. With over fifty university member chapters, NHSA is the largest nonprofit Hellenic student and young professional organization in North America.