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NHSA Convention Fall 2011 Boston

National Hellenic Student Association of North America

Friday, November 11, 2011 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Boston, MA

NHSA Convention Fall 2011 Boston

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Student Representative & Attendee (Convention Attendance Nov 11-13/ 3-day pass for all out-of-town students)   more info Ended Free  
Boston Area Students (Saturday Attendance: Panels & Mentorship)   more info Ended Free  
Mentors Only (no students) Email irene.koumi@gmail.com with bio   more info Ended Free  

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National Hellenic Student Association

Convention Fall 2011

-Boston, MA-

November 11th- 13th, 2011

Be the Agent of Change:

Shape Your Future, Shape Greece, Shape the NHSA


Hosted by the Hellenic Student Associations in Boston

Boston University, Harvard, MIT and Northeastern

www.nhsaofamerica.org


We invite students of Hellenic descent to an energizing and a fun weekend in Boston, MA, a hub of higher education in the United States, a bustling center of commerce, and the home of a vibrant Greek American community.

 

The purpose of the convention is to bring together Hellenic student representatives from universities across North America along with esteemed members of the Hellenic community with the goal of empowering students to make a positive impact on their lives and their communities. In addition, students will make lifelong friendships and connections through their shared experience over the course of the weekend.


Featured Events:

  • Interactive Panel Series (detailed descriptions here)
    Economics Workshop- Greece Dialogues: The Way Forward,
    Academic Workshop- Comparing Educational Paradigms
    Int'l Affairs Workshop- Greece on the World Stage
  • Mentorship and Networking Luncheon
  • NHSA Initiatives discussion and internal organization workings
  • Proposals for NHSA Convention Spring 2012
  • Saturday Social Entertainment

 

Who can attend the NHSA Convention?

 

All Greek, Greek American and Cypriot undergraduate and graduate students from universities and colleges across North America. Registration is limited, so be sure to register in advance.

Visit the NHSA Convention Fall 2011 page for more information.

 

The first twenty (20) university HSA's to send a representative will receive the following benefits:

  1. If you live outside 6 hour driving radius of Boston you will receive up to $200 reimbursement* of your airline ticket given that you register before October 15th and email your flight itinerary to nhsa@nhsaofamerica.org.
  2. Hotel Expenses covered in downtown Boston Buckminister hotel.

*restrictions apply: Reimbursement will be mailed after the Convention to those representatives who attend both days of the NHSA Convention and follow full schedule. Each Hellenic Student Association is required to pay a one-time $30 registration fee regardless how many representatives they bring to the Convention.

Students attending who are not the qualified representative of their university will be responsible for a discounted $100 cost that includes hotel, local transportation, and food for the weekend. It is payable at the event in check or cash.

 


 

Schedule of Events

 

Friday, November 11th, 2011

All DayPick up from airport and check-in

Hotel Boston Hotel Buckminster 645 Beacon Street, Boston, MA - (617) 236-7050

 

7:00pm– 10:00pm      Welcome Meeting
Harvard University Hellenic Society: Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
Orientation, Opening Remarks, and Dinner

 

10:30pm Greek Night
DJ playing all night
21 and up- to drink, 18 and up- to enter

 

Saturday, November 12th, 2011
All Events held at Boston University Photonics Center, Colloquium Room 9th floor

 

8:30am Breakfast
Breakfast at Hotel

 

9:00am10:30am Introductions & Welcome
Boston University Photonics Center, Colloquium Room 9th floor

 

10:30am12:00pm Greece Dialogues: the Way forward

Panelits: TBA

 

12:00pm– 1:30pm Luncheon with Mentors 
Sponsored by Mr. George Danis 


1:30pm– 3:00pm Academia/ Education Workshop

Panelits: TBA 

 

3:00pm– 4:30pm Greece in the World Stage

Panelits: TBA


9:00pm Surprise Night Social Event
Venue TBA
DJ playing all night
21 and up- to drink, 18 and up- to enter

 

Sunday, November 13th, 2011
Venue TBA
 

10:00am Breakfast
Breakfast at Hotel

10:30am11:30pm NHSA Convention Proposals


11:30pm– 1:00pm Internal Meetings


1:00pm–2:00pm Luncheon


1:00pm–2:00pm Closing Meetings
Closing remarks, decision for next NHSA Convention, Take home outcomes.


One week before the convention registrants will receive an Convention Logistics Information Packet with various details such as arrivals, pick-ups, itineraries, and the final schedule.

 

Addresses to all locations:

Boston Hotel Buckminster
645 Beacon Street, Boston, MA - (617) 236-7050

Boston University Photonics Center, Colloquium Room 9th floor
8 Saint Mary's Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

 

Have questions about NHSA Convention Fall 2011 Boston? Contact National Hellenic Student Association of North America

When & Where



Boston area Universities

Boston, MA 02109

Friday, November 11, 2011 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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Organizer

National Hellenic Student Association of North America

NHSA is the umbrella organization for over 40 university chapters of hellenic student associations nationwide.


The NHSA holds two conventions per year in which it offers educational and networking opportunities for students, holds discussions, and plans/organizes yearly projects such as the first ever Student Exchange Program between Greek and American universities.

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