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AHEPA & Guglielmo Marconi University Collaborate

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) has collaborated with Rome's Guglielmo Marconi University to offer educational courses to its members.

AHEPA released the following statement below.

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 T. Frangos.

Through the agreement, AHEPA members will receive a 20% discount on single courses and degree programs at the university. In addition, one AHEPA member will receive a full scholarship to the university for a bachelor's or master's program.

"We're very pleased with the development of this relationship with Guglielmo Marconi University," AHEPA Supreme President Frangos said. "It will provide an exciting and unique opportunity for AHEPA members to take individual courses or pursue a degree at a highly regarded European university. In addition, because of the online format, anyone can take classes without having to relocate; and for one student, it will mean a full scholarship to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree, which is a phenomenal opportunity."

AHEPA will accept applications beginning January 2015, when the AHEPA National Educational Foundation releases its call for applications for all scholarships. The deadline to apply will be March 31, 2015.

About Guglielmo Marconi University

Based in Rome, Italy, Guglielmo Marconi University is the first online university to be accredited in Italy by the Italian Ministry of Education. Courses can be taken online or in a blended (online/classroom) format. Courses are offered in English and credentialed in Italy and Europe. The university is also accredited by the Greek Ministry of Education to offer Bachelor's degrees in Modern Languages and Literature, Psychology, and Education Science and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership, Management and Emerging Technologies. Additional information about Marconi University and its programs can be found here: www.GMUonline.org.

Founded in 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia, to protect individuals from the evils of bigotry and discrimination, AHEPA is the largest and oldest grassroots association of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes with more than 400 chapters across the United States, Canada, and Europe. The mission of AHEPA is to promote the ancient Greek ideals of Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence through community service and volunteerism.

For more information about AHEPA or how to join, please visit ahepa.org or contact AHEPA Headquarters, 202-232-6300.