Hellenic College Holy Cross Commencement Honors George Logothetis, Fr. George Poulos

Archbishop Demetrios and President of Hellenic College/Holy Cross, Fr. Christopher Metropulos, present Honorary Doctorate of Humanities to George Logothetis.

Hellenic College Holy Cross School of Theology graduated 52 students at its 75th Commencement May 20, which also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities to entrepreneur and philanthropist George Logothetis and an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity to Fr. George Poulos, a 1948 graduate of Holy Cross Seminary in Pomfret, Conn.

Following the singing of the Greek and American national anthems by the Holy Cross St. Romanos the Melodist Byzantine Choir, school President, Fr. Christopher Metropulos, welcomed the hundreds of attendees. Greetings also were offered on behalf of the National Philoptochos President by National Philoptochos First Vice President Jeannie Ranglas, a member of Leadership 100, and Archdiocesan Council Vice President and Leadership 100 Chairman George S. Tsandikos.

Logothetis is chairman and CEO of Libra Group, an international diverse company comprised of 30 subsidiaries in 35 countries on six continents.

Fr. Poulos, described as “legendary” by Archbishop Demetrios, is a retired priest of Church of the Archangels in Stamford, Conn., where he actively served for 53 years and, at age 95, still continues to have office hours at the church.

George S. Tsandikos, Chairman of Leadership 100, addresses Commencement.

Archbishop Demetrios concluded the commencement program, with exhortatory remarks highlighting three components of the school’s significance to the students: the Educational, Faith and Hellenism facets.


Jeannie Ranglas, First Vice President of National Philoptochos and a member of Leadership 100, addresses Commencement.

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