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American College of Thessaloniki


Mission

 

The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT ) provides to a diverse student body, a high quality, tertiary level multidisciplinary, student-centered educational experience in an innovative learning environment. Drawing on the principles of the American liberal Arts educational philosophy we foster depth and breadth of knowledge, grounded on theory, scholarly research, and intellectual freedom. Our faculty members are passionate about teaching, value close relationships with our students and strive to instill in them the desire to pursuit academic and professional excellence and personal enrichment.

 

Paramount to our mission is our institution’s contribution to society by cultivating students’ democratic and civic awareness, enhancing a sense of individual and social responsibility, and creating a spirit of esteem for others, social institutions, and the environment.

 

 

Vision

We aspire:

to be the institution of choice for students seeking the highest levels of personal, intellectual, and professional attainment. We want to be known as the institution that contributes to society and produces well-rounded, principled, and open-minded citizens of the world.


 

Core Values


We are committed to: 

•  Academic & Professional Excellence

 … offering a transformational learning environment via a rigorous and relevant curriculum where service and experiential learning are essential to acquiring breadth and depth of domain knowledge.


•  Critical Thinking

… in addition to domain mastery, inculcating critical inquiry and reflection for generating and evaluating knowledge.


•  Personal Enrichment

… a dedication to personal development of the whole person by caring for the mind, body, and spirit of the person


•  Respect & Responsibility

… cultivating democratic and civic awareness while enhancing a sense of individual and social responsibility, and creating a spirit of esteem for others, social institutions, and the environment


•  Appreciation of Diversity

…  increasing  student’s  understanding  of the world and embracing the variety of backgrounds   and   life   experiences   within our community. Encouraging diversity, open-mindedness, academic freedom, and equal opportunity.

 

 
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