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The Hellenic Heritage Foundation raises funds for education

‘Keep Our Language Alive’ TORONTO (June 8th, 2017) The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is a charitable organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Hellenic education, culture and heritage in Canada. On Friday, June 2nd, the HHF celebrated its 21st Anniversary Gala at the Universal EventSpace in Vaughan to raise funds in support of its […]

Hellenic Studies Program Launched With $1.75 Million Endowment

A protester holds a Greek flag during the recent economic crisis. The new program will include courses on contemporary Greek politics and current affairs (Pacific Press/Getty Images) The University of Toronto is launching a new Hellenic studies program, thanks to a $1.75 million endowment fund established by the Hellenic Heritage Foundation. The program, announced on […]

HHF Appoints New President Tony Lourakis – Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Honouree

Tony Lourakis to receive an award as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 business leaders for 2017. TORONTO, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ – Tony Lourakis, the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fleet Complete, a leading global provider of IoT technology for businesses with fleets, assets and mobile workforce, is among the honourees of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Awards for 2017. […]

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation presents Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowship at Annual Christmas Dinner

TORONTO, December 2012 – The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF), a Toronto based charitable organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hellenic education, culture and heritage in Canadian society, hosted its Annual Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 14th, 2012. The Annual Christmas Dinner is a typically time for family and friends of the Foundation to […]

York U Conference on the crises in Europe

The EU is undoubtedly at a crossroads. Financial crisis, refugee crisis, demographic crisis, institutional crises are all straining the Union. In this series of panels, we will look at these different crises and what they mean for Europe, democracy and the international community. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to: hmacrae@yorku.ca or agekas@yorku.ca […]

20th Annual Gala Press Release

On Friday, June 3rd, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) celebrated its 20th Anniversary Gala at the new Universal EventSpace to raise much needed funds in support of its newest major project initiative to establish a permanent Hellenic Studies Program at the University of Toronto (UofT).  This program and endowment will ensure that future generations have […]

HHF Recognition Awards Dinner – Thursday, November 17th, 2016

On Thursday, November 17th, 2016, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation was honoured to recognize four outstanding individuals in our community: Dr. Savvas Chamberlain, Lifetime Achievement. Dr. Chamberlain is a philanthropist and current Chairman and CEO of EXEL Research Inc. He was a distinguished Professor of Engineering and a prominent scientist, inventor and entrepreneur who pioneered new theories […]

Hellenic Studies at the University of Toronto Signing Ceremony

On Thursday, April 28th, 2016 the Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) officially signed an agreement with the University of Toronto for the establishment of a permanent Hellenic Studies Program to be held within the Munk School for Global Affairs and the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (CERES). In an joyous atmosphere of hope and […]

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation 21st Annual Golf Classic

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation Annual Golf Classic is one of our main fundraising events, generating over 1.5 million dollars over the past 21 years.  This event could not be the wonderful success it always is without the generous and loyal support of our Directors, Members and golfers who dedicate their time in support of this […]

York University Student Research Conference

York University students had an opportunity to present their recent and ongoing research on Greece as part of a student conference held on on March 24th. The student conference titled ” Research on Greece” was the first of its kind and showcased the research on Greek history and society that York students do as part […]

It’s (Not) All Greek To Us: A Look at the Hellenic Studies Program

TAIYAN LIU:  A TWIST OF FATE Story by Farah Mustafa How a math student from Beijing found community in the Hellenic studies program Greece is the land of Archimedes, Euclid, Thales of Melitus and Pythagoras, some of the greatest minds that mathematics has ever known. So perhaps it’s not such a surprise that Taiyan Liu, […]

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation Raises Funds for Education

With over 600 + in attendance, the evening was extremely successful. Acting as Masters of Ceremonies were HHF Director – Effie Triantafilopoulos, and former Ambassador of Canada to Greece – Mr. Robert William Peck. Mr. John Dagonas, was recognized with a special tribute for his outstanding leadership as President of the Hellenic Heritage Foundation, over […]

Welcome Back, Modern Greek

Hellenic studies courses offered again at U of T after prolonged hiatus The 2014 – 2015 academic year marked the return of modern Greek courses at U of T, after the Greek Students’ Association (GSA) succeeded in its efforts to restore the long forgotten program. The GSA began the initiative to revive a Hellenic studies […]