Gus Dalis

Gus T. Dalis, a true Bruin, received from UCLA his BS in 1954, his MA in 1961, and his Ed.D. in 1968. A widely respected educator, he was Associate Professor at Cal State Northridge and served a member of many important commissions and associations concerned with Health Education. He has also been deeply involved in…

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Aristotle (Aris) Katopodis

Aris Katopodis graduated from UCLA with studies in Chemistry and Film, subsequently earning an MBA. He has been involved in the Los Angeles theater scene as a director and producer for more than twenty years. He also worked as a technology Program Manager with various Information Technology industries in Southern California. Katopodis was born in…

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Aris Anagnos

Aris Anagnos was born in Greece where he served in the Greek army in World War II. He came to UCLA for his studies and went on to build a successful business in Southern California. He has distinguished himself as champion of social justice. Aris Anagnos is an activist for peace in Kosovo and Serbia,…

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Helen Diacos

A major in Spanish and minors in Ancient Greek and Math. She went on to earn an MA in Spanish from USC. Some might recognize this young Bruin as the mother of Annette Bravos, a pillar of the community. Even in 1935, Greek women were making their mark at UCLA! Spanish, Ancient Greek, and Math.

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Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks is the President and CEO of Earth Friendly Products, maker of ECOS laundry detergent and over 200 other environmentally friendly cleaners made with plant-based ingredients. As a primary manufacturer with five facilities across the U.S., Earth Friendly Products has received many awards for its innovations in safer green chemistry, including the U.S. EPA’s…

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Tassos Boulmetis

Tassos Boulmetis studied Physics in the University of Athens and Film Production and Direction at UCLA thanks to a scholarship from the Onassis Foundation. At UCLA he taught as an assistant professor classes on directing actors for film and television. In Greece, he started his career as a director/producer of TV shows for the state…

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Georgia Caras Vasila

Georgia Caras Vasila is one of the few women in her class to major in Math. She was a Sorority member of Delta Zeta, where she had several close Greek friends. Georgia taught Math at Jefferson High School and elsewhere in LA. For her outstanding contributions as a teacher, she was awarded a Certificate of…

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