As of this Semester, CYA has eliminated the use of single-use plastic across student services and staff facilities. We believe in the significance of every small step towards relieving the planet from the overload of plastic waste and we plan on continuing to take steps towards reducing CYAs environmental footprint.
I’ve absolutely loved my first few weeks with College Year in Athens! But I’ve also found that it’s normal to feel overwhelmed when settling into a global urban center described during orientation week as “chaotic, but in a good way”.
There are challenges to moving to any new city, especially when you’re coming from a small college town like mine. Add an international flight, a new alphabet and some intense neighborhood traffic into the mix, and it can be easy to feel like you’re caught up in…well…chaos. The beautiful things here—or the ones I’m curious to learn more about—definitely overpower any of that initial trepidation, though. Here’s what’s helped me feel at home in my new home for the fall semester.
CYA | College Year in Athens is looking to hire two individuals for the following positions:
- An English copywriter (native speaker) to develop creative ideas for effective communication, based in Athens. The position requires clear and concise copy for ads, publications, product features, and websites. The ideal candidate must have exceptional writing skills, adjust easily his/her tone and voice to changing circumstances, handle multiple projects, and adapt to a rapidly growing, dynamic environment.
- A digital designer, to create and maintain multimedia and graphics projects, based in Athens. The ideal candidate would have both technical and creative skills while being team-spirited and able to meet deadlines.
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The MediaLab is excited to welcome two new media interns for the Fall ’19 semester: Claire Jeantheau and Abby Wolfe! Beginning this week, they will be sharing their own study abroad experiences and highlighting the experiences of other students through the CYA blog and social media. Here is an introduction to the duo:
We are pleased to invite you to the lecture ‘Ancient Greece and the Perils of the Twenty-first Century: the Importance of Limit’ by Richard Seaford, Professor Emeritus of Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter. Response by Spyridon Rangos, Professor of Ancient Literature, Department of Philology, University of Patras. This public lecture will take place on Tuesday 24 September at 7.30 p.m. (Daphne & Hatsopoulos Hall, 5 Plateia Stadiou, Kallimarmaro). A reception will follow.
Back at school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, I work at a local second-hand clothing store called Rumors Thrift Boutique. I’m surrounded by thrift, vintage and consignment constantly. In 2018, I gave up shopping fast fashion and strictly bought only pre-owned clothing and shoes. When I came to Athens in January, I was so excited to thrift unique pieces here. I could buy a simple sundress here, return to the U.S and say: “This dress? It’s from Greece.”
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