HYPLife: May 2020

Updated: May 22

KALO MINA! Magnificent May!

Featured Items of the Month:

  1. Welcome & Hellenic Young Professional Shout-Outs

  2. Advisory Video

  3. Upcoming Event Reminders

  4. Community Outreach & Resources

  5. Special Recognition

  6. Recommended Reading/Viewing

Additional categories may be added in future based on community needs and interests.


  • A warm welcome to all new and returning readers! Our team joins in wishing each of you a great month ahead and hope that you are keeping the faith despite the current pandemic. We hope you'll enjoy this month's newsletter. Send us some feedback. If there's a topic you'd like to learn more about, please IM/email/call.

  • In lieu of our Young Professional of the Month, we are featuring the members of the Class of 2020 who will be honored at our 2020 Spring Symposium on May 16th: Konstantina Kalliontzi (Undergraduate, Economics, Politics & International Relations, University College Dublin; Social Media Manager and Translator, TEDxUTHLarissa), Matina Theodoropoulos (College Path: Nursing), Georgia Liotopoulos (College Path: Speech Pathology), Rei Brown (College Path: Animation & Graphic Design).

  • A shout-out to all the essential personnel who have been fighting the good fight against the covid-19 crisis and bringing comfort to those in need.

  • A shout out to the many Board Members, Mentors, Event Moderators and Community Leaders who have rallied over the past few weeks to provide support to students, local businesses, etc.

  • Last, but certainly not least, a special shout-out to all the beloved and hardworking mothers among our readership! Our friends at Holy Trinity Cathedral prepared a special tribute just for you! Check it out:


3. UPCOMING EVENT REMINDERS: For your convenience, we are offering the following online programming.

  • Virtual Coffee Hour (Sundays, 1pm-2pm): Event Link.

  • P4T Mentoring Monday Online Advisory Group (May 11th): Topic "Conducting Professional Virtual Interviews." Event Link.

  • 2020 HYP Spring Symposium (May 16th): Registration for our Spring Symposium, Business, Innovation & Society, ends on May 10th. The event is FREE to all college students who register with their campus email. A small donation is requested for non-student registration. Proceeds go towards our annual College-Bound Young Scholars initiative. Please visit our Event Page for updates as well as the special video announcement we've prepared with best wishes to all stay safe, think forward find new ways to grow #STRONGER as we push past the current crisis:


  • Philo4Thought's COVID-19 Resource Page: At this time, we are offering pro bono services to help local businesses and programs make important transitions and request aid. To those who were laid off due to the crisis there are steps to request financial relief. We will continue to update our COVID-19 Resource Page, till the crisis has passed. If you need assistance with online strategies for your classes or businesses, please contact us and we can help direct you to the best resource if we don't have one in-house:

Email: p4tinfo@gmail.com

Phone: 212-851-9190

We are here for you.

  • Want to host an online #Career Advisory event? Email us to schedule an online training session with one or more of the professionals in our network. We are currently adjusting our online resources to accommodate larger groups.

  • #JobHunting? Check out our Job Board! Look directly at the career page for the company you like rather than sifting through third-party eRecruiters posting outdated listings.

  • Check out our Lifestyle Page and embrace a #HealthyHabit either on your own or with the support of our Lifestyle Coaches and Medical Specialists!


  • A shout-out to all those who rallied to help countless individuals and organizations mobilize in the face of the global health crisis, including our friends at Lexington Medical Associates, who took proactive steps to advise and care for the bustling NYC community with their medical expertise. We urge you to check out their COVID-19 informational videos.

  • Many thanks to the fabulous Rei Brown (Animation Student, Class of 2020) for collaborating with our editor on the creation of Philo4Thought's 2020 Symposium Video, to Mr. Seung Lee (Animation Instructor, High School of Art & Design) for recommending this year's featured young artist, to Athena Andreadis (Songwriter & Singer), Ethan Allen (Co-Author) for lending us this year's theme song, "Stronger" and to their PR specialist, Jordan O'Neill for preparing the featured ad at the conclusion of this month's newsletter.

  • We would like to take another moment to recognize the efforts of all those working to help us transition our Spring 2020 Symposium, to a remote event. The event date and time will remain the same. Online Registration is available. Ticket costs will help cover the cost of the online event set up as well as the College-Bound Young Scholars stipends. We thank our many Event Sponsors for their support and are determined to host a great event to the benefit of our local, regional and global viewers. (#2020Innovation, #HYPLife, #Philo4Thought)

4. RECOMMENDED READING/VIEWING: Check out the latest additions to our eLibrary!

We hope you enjoyed our free monthly newsletter! Please post a comment and share with your network!


  • Special thanks to Greek In the City for working on this months featured video. We hope this will be one of many future collaborations. We invite you to tune in to their weekly broadcasts:

Special thanks to Mr. Papacostas for his support of our 2020 Symposium. We hope you'll enjoy the event. We invite you to read up on his highly-reviewed publication!

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