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Former sociology professor dies at 81

By Keith Hernandez | October 23, 2015

Toula Kourvetaris remembers her husband as a passionate sociology professor who was proud of his Greek roots.George Kourvetaris, who clocked 38 years at NIU, died Tuesday at 81. He immigrated from Greece in 1959 to further his career in education, starting...

Greek Festival celebrates culture with food, entertainment

Greek Festival celebrates culture with food, entertainment

By Erin Kolb | July 1, 2013

Local Greek residents gathered at the annual Greek Fest this weekend at its new location of St. Mary Catholic Church, 329 Pine St.The festival, previously held at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road, was hosted by St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Bill Vassilogambros,...

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