Hellenic College (Brookline, Massachusetts)

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Hellenic College is a four year liberal arts college that is affiliated with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The college provides an accredited four year undergraduate education centered on Orthodox Christian values. The college is co-located with the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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History

Hellenic College had its origins in the undergraduate curriculum of the Holy Cross Theological School that was founded in 1937 in Pomfert, Connecticut and moved to Brookline, Massachusetts in 1946. In 1968, the undergraduate program of the theological school was expanded and reorganized as a separate four year collegiate institution, named the Hellenic College. The Hellenic College shares the fifty nine acre campus that overlooks the Boston skyline with the graduate Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.

Administration

Hellenic College is governed by the Board of Trustees of the Hellenic College Corporation. The Corporation and Board are chaired by the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, currently Archbishop Demetrios.

Academics

The college confers the degree of Bachelor of Arts upon students who have successfully completed courses of study that consists of credits in classes in general education, human development, religious studies, Classics, elementary education, and liberal studies totaling 129 credits, The undergraduate program is grounded in Orthodox Christian values. The students at the college also have access to the Archbishop Iakovas Library and Learning Resource Center also located on the campus.

The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.


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