Posts Categorized: Blog

Sep
19

Legend of Pheidippides grew from the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C.

Written by Ahepa Admin posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Blog

Three athletes train for the marathon at the Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. September 12 is recognized as the commemoration date of the Battle of Marathon, which led a couple thousand years later to the creation of the modern marathon.Legend states that on this day in 490 B.C., Pheidippides, a Greek solider, ran for…


Sep
15

Apostolic Pilgrimage to Constantinople

Written by Ahepa Admin posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Blog

AHEPA Supreme President Phillip T. Frangos, in conjunction with the Archons and the Philoptochos, will embark on a historic Apostolic Pilgrimage to Constantinople from November 28 – December 04. AHEPA has been asked to participate in the pilgrimage in honor of Pope Francis’s visit to meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Members…


Sep
12

AHEPA & Guglielmo Marconi University Team Up

Written by admin posted on Sep 12, 2014 in Blog

AHEPA &Guglielmo Marconi University Team Up to Offer Educational Opportunities WASHINGTON, DC – The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), a leading membership-based association for the nation’s millions of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes, has formalized an agreement with Guglielmo Marconi University to provide educational opportunities to AHEPA members, announced Supreme President Phillip…


Sep
8

AHEPA Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Written by admin posted on Sep 8, 2014 in Blog

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), a leading membership-based association for the nation’s millions of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes, awarded scholarships to 60 students through the AHEPA National Educational Foundation and AHEPA Athletic Department for the 2014 academic year. http://ahepa.org/uploads/enews/14_09_08_ahepa_ed_foundation.html