HSA Welcome BBQ
The Welcome BBQ is held every September by the HSA, with the goal to welcome newly admitted Greek students and other international students to MIT, introduce them to the multi-cultural environment of the Boston area, and help them socialize. Of course, the BBQ is open to all MIT community, not just the newcomers and not just Greeks.
This year the event will be held at the Tang Hall (W84) lawn and you are welcome to come and help us grill starting 4pm!
Link for the location: http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=W84
Sponsor(s): Hellenic Students' Association
For more information, contact:
Nikos Angelopoulos/Tim Ioannidis
HSA Graduation BBQ
[color=#000000]The Graduation BBQ is an event held every year right after Commencement to congratulate and praise students of Greek origin graduating. That day is one to be remembered from the students and their families. So, each year the Hellenic Students’ Association tries its best to make this day unique for the Greek origin graduates and make their parents feel like home by organizing an event with traditional Greek delicacies and give a Taste of Greece to all of our labmates and friends across the Institute. We create an environment where parents get to meet all the students, interact with other parents and generally have a day full of relaxation, enjoyment and good food. The event is open to all MIT students and it is publicized across the campus with posters and emails. So, every fan of Greek cuisine can come and celebrate with us the graduation of our members.[/color]
Clean Monday is the first day of Great Lent in the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church. It is a movable feast that occurs at the beginning of the 7th week before Orthodox Easter Sunday. Clean Monday is a public holiday in Greece and Cyprus, where it is celebrated with outdoor excursions, the consumption of shellfish and other fasting food, a special kind of azyme bread, baked only on that day, named "lagana" and the widespread custom of flying kites. This year and for the first we plan on having traditional Greek treats made specifically for Clean Monday and also, weather permitting, setting up and flying kites at Briggs Field as traditionally done in Greece. All MIT students are welcome to come and learn more about our culture, what Clean Monday exactly is and how it prepares us for the Easter, arguably the biggest holiday in the Orthodox Church.
HSA board Elections
Join us on Wednesday (Feb 17) at 6pm for our annual elections of the new board of the Hellenic Students' Association. We will also have our traditional Vasilopita to celebrate the new year, along with refreshments.
We hope you will consider running for the board - life at MIT can get busy, but spending time with your fellow Greeks is fun and rewarding. Each person can make a difference! Our Greek community at MIT is strong and vibrant, so we hope you will consider supporting it.
Wednesday, Feb 17th
6pm (Room 4-231)
Elections + Vasilopita
Looking forward to seeing you on Friday!
The MIT Hellenic Students Association presents Tsiknopempti!
Join us for our annual celebration of Tsiknopempti! There will be unlimited quality meat (beef, lamb, chicken and other meat delicacies), music, and dancing!
The event will take place on Thursday, March 3rd from 9:30pm-1am at
Midwest Grill (1124 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139).
Tickets (drinks and items from the menu not included): $20