Swing Away: A Review

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Sorry for the long delay in blogging! Hope everyone is doing well.  Today’s post is about the feature film Swing Away, directed by Michael A. Nickles (written/produced by Paul R. Lingas, Julia Wall, and George E. Stephanopoulos), which I was able to see a special screening of at the 10th Annual NYC Greek Film Festival at the NYIT Auditorium in October. […]

Mentoring & Dynamic Narratives

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καλό Σάββατο (Happy Saturday)! The #2017HYP Spring Conference, Greek Legacies: Dynamic Narratives in Film & Performance Arts, is officially a week away! Sound, screens, lights… the Alfred Lerner Cinema awaits.  In preparation, we invite you to take a step back and consider what it is that we do here and what our “final product” is: Confidence. From […]

Leap! A Review

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As you can guess, I like movies about kids who are strong enough to build their way from nothing and live their dreams. The animated feature film LEAP! with the hit song “You Know It’s About You” (Magical Thinker ft. Stephen Wrabel) and music by Demi Levato, etc. was pretty great.  The movie, written and directed by Eric […]

Transition & Identity

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College students face many personal and professional challenges, and each one ushers in a new phase in the development of one’s personal, cultural and professional identity. Want to be a Fabulous Freshman? Clich the following link to read this month’s advisory article by our HYTeenBeat author Anthony Michaelides: Transition & Identity

About the Author: Anthony Michaelides

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Philo4Thought welcomes our newest HYTeenBeat and #BeingGreek101 Advisory Author, Anthony Michaelides! We had the pleasure to recruit our new young author after reading one of his inspirational entries on LinkedIn. Upon further inquiry of his interests and experience, we found Anthony to be a wonderful young man with the determination, strength, and wisdom to inspire our […]

Success Under Pressure

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Happy New Year Everyone! My mom always says “practice makes perfect” and that we have the power to make our dreams real. She’s always going on about being strong and confident. Don’t tell her I said so, but today I found out she was right while I was drawing for an evaluative high school audition. During the Fine Arts […]

Blogger’s Review: A Day at the Fair…

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How do we go about choosing schools? It’s a tricky process involving parents, school advisors, perhaps siblings or friends, and… a huge group of complete strangers! Wait… is that right?  c  It’s pretty important to know where you’re going in life and to know who to trust when making big decisions. Here’s an honest review of my own […]

HYTeenBeat: About the Author

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P4T’s PEER MENTORING INITIATIVE Introducing a new blog segment specifically for Hellenic Youth, featuring our very talented #HYTeenBeat author ZOE   Hello Everybody, I’m Zoë, your #HYTeenBeat writer, bringing you great month-to-month updates about Middle/High School from an insider’s perspective. My first post will appear on Philo4Thought’s Founder’s Day, which is this Friday, 10/10/14, right after school. […]

NEW! #HYTeenBeat

As part of our programs to serve the community of #HellenicYoungProfessionals (#HYP), we are starting a page for #HellenicYouth called #HYTeenBeat. We hope you will sign up to receive the monthly posts from Zoe, Philo4Thought’s resident Teen Beat writer. If you would like to write for HY TeenBeat, please email Philo4Thought@yahoo.com. For now, we hope you will make use of our […]

Fostering Entrepreneurial Spirit

On my way to church this morning I spotted a couple of industrious young ladies (ages 7 and 9) setting up shop outside their Park Slope brownstone. They were setting up a table and fussing over where to set out different crates, how to arrange them, and so on. They were bossing their Papou and […]

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