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Academic Staff

 

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Audio Techniques

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations

    Short CV: Mr. Stelios Andreou is a Lecturer at KES College since the current academic year (2021). He has a Master's Degree (MA) in "Music Education", from the European University of Cyprus and a Bachelor degree (BA) in "Sound Technology and Musical Instruments", from the Ionian University. Since 2016, Mr. Andreou is a sound engineer at Ant1-Radio. In the past he collaborated with the Municipality of Strovolos, teaching musical instrument courses through the Open School of the Municipality of Strovolos (2015 to 2018). He is an External Technician of stringed musical instruments in various companies and musical instrument stores.
    A study by Mr. Andreou on the construction and restoration of a guitar entitled "Restoration of a Casella Brothers Acoustical Guitar and Construction" has been published in the INTERNATIONAL JOUNAL OF CONSERVATION SCIENCE (http://ijcs.ro/volume_9.html#issue4).

     

  • Employment status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Greek Language and History  

    Programmes of Study: Office Administration and Secretarial Studies, Journalism with Public Relations

    Brief Curriculum Vitae: Ifigenia Chrysanthou is a Lecturer at KES COLLEGE since 2022. She graduated the Department of Classical Studies and Philosophy of the University of Cyprus (2010) and holds a certificate of completion of compulsory courses of the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program (Departments: Byzantine-Modern Greek Studies and History-Archaeology) of Byzantine Studies of the University of Cyprus with a focus on Byzantine Archaeology (2016). 

    She is a member of local organizations: Cyprus Youth Diplomacy and The European Cyprus Society.  

    She participated in the simulation of the Youth Parliament in the year 2017 as a Member of Parliament in the Environment Committee. 

    In 2019 Mrs Chrysanthous participated in the 1st European Cypriot Youth Parliament as a Member in the Education Committee. She holds a Youth Pass. 

    She has participated in local conferences concerning the Greek language and local history. 

    She has organized conferences as Secretary and Vice-President of the Greek Language and Foreign Cultures Group of the University of Cyprus during the years 2014-2017. 

    She has been awarded titled Youth of Akrotiri - Best District Team as the creator of a voluntary action group in the Let's Do it Cyprus campaign for the team of "Youth of Akrotiri" (Limassol District) (2017-2018) under the auspices of the Environment Commissioner. 

    She is guider of historical and archaeological sites. 

    Her interests focus on the study of the residential and sacred topography of the Akrotiri Peninsula and issues of language teaching and local history. 

    She was involved in amateur theater for years, taking part in amateur theater competitions with the Akrotiri Cultural Club. 

    At the same time, she teaches pupils, students and those who like to master the mother language and history. 

    She teaches Pedagogical Principles and Skills and Modern Greek to candidates for Public Examinations.  

  • Employment Status: Full Time

    Position: Assistant of the Coordinator of the Journalism with Public Relations program, Lecturer

    Specialization: Journalism and Media

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations 

    Short CV: Ms Marina Chrysostomou is a Lecturer in Journalism with Public Relations at KES College since 2011. Since 2018 she is the Assistant of the Coordinator of the Journalism with Public Relations program of studies. She has an undergraduate qualification in Journalism and Media from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2018 - 2021, she worked as a television report editor at Phileleftheros magazines. Between 2016 - 2018, she worked at DIAS Publishing Group as: a chief editor of the I LOVE TV magazine, the person in charge of the interviews for the OK! Magazine, an editor for the Madame Figaro Magazine, a chief editor in the special news department of the group while she also broadcasted a morning show at Radio Proto. In 2009-2015 she worked for SPP Media Group as a cultural editor for Kathimerini newspaper.

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Public Relations    

    Programmes of Study: Hotel Management, Office Administration and Secretarial Studies, Journalism with Public Relations

    Short CV: Alexandra Constantinou is a Lecturer at KES College since 2021. She studied Communication and Media at the Pantion University in Athens and completed postgraduate studies in Communication Strategy and Public Relations at the University of Nancy 2, in France.

    She worked as a Financial and Business Journalist for Phileleftheros Newspaper and as a Communications and Public Relations Consultant at Hill & Knowlton Strategies in Paris, as well as at the Harvard Institute in Nicosia, and as a Press Officer at Primetel.

    In addition, she held the position of Communication and Public Relations Officer in the Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation and in the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus.

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Acting

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations

    Short CV: Mr Christos Gregoriades is a Lecturer at KES College from the current academic year (2021). He has a Masters Degree in ‘Near and Middle Eastern Studies’ from the University of Toronto and a Bachelors' Degree in ‘Turkish Studies’, from the University of Cyprus. He is also a graduate of the Vladimiros Kafkarides Drama School.  Mr Gregoriades collaborated with the main theater groups and TV stations of Cyprus. Since 2015 he is working as a radio producer hosting a radio show. He wrote his own theater plays and TV scenarios and he also did his own adaptations in others’ theater plays. He worked as a post-graduate student at the University of Cyprus.

    Moreover, since 2018, Mr Gregoriades is ally of the Cypriot Commissioner for Children’s Rights.

    He was awarded by the ‘New Promising Student Award’ from the University of Toronto, and he also got a scholarship from the Greek Community of Ontario.

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Sports Journalism     

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations

    Short CV: Theodoros Kafkarides is a Lecturer at KES College from the current academic year (2021).  He is the Head of the Sports Department at DIAS-SIGMA Media Group. He worked there as a sports reporter for 9 years. He also worked at Astra Radiostation, Politis Newspapers and Omonoia Athletic Club. He also worked at part time basis at RIK, Cytavision, Man (magazine), Selides (magazine). He holds a Master Degree in Journalism and Media from Sofia University "Kliment Ochridski".

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Journalism 

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations 

    Short CVMs Ellie Kotzamani is a Lecturer at KES College since 2003. She is a holder of a Diploma in Journalism from KES College. Since 2006 she has been working for ANT1 Cyprus television and as of 2011 she holds the position of News Director. She has more than 30 years of experience in television, radio stations, websites and newspapers. She has obtained awards in the preparation and presentation of different programs with subjects related to trends at the time, such as interviews with Yasser Arafat and the 2004 tsunami in SE Asia.

  • Employment status: Full-time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: English Language  

    Programmes of Study: Office Administration and Secretarial Studies, Culinary Business Management, Beauty Therapy, Beauty Therapy and Beauty Therapy Units Management, Medical Representatives Management, Culinary Arts, Journalism with Public Relations, Pharmacy Assistant (Technician)

    Brief Curriculum Vitae: Ms Thalia Malekou is currently a Lecturer at KES COLLEGE. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2006) and a Master of Arts in Education (Special Educational Needs) from Brunel University of London (2008). She has 14 years of experience in teaching young learners and 12 years of experience as a Lecturer at Higher Education Institutions. In addition, she has attended several seminars regarding teaching methods to young learners organized mostly by Cambridge ESOL. She teaches subjects of her specialty.

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Journalism 

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations 

    Short CVMr Loukianos Lyritsas is a Lecturer at KES College since 2015. He is a holder of a postgraduate qualification in Cultural Studies from Goldsmith’s University and a holder of an undergraduate degree in Mass Media, Communication and Culture from Pantion University. Since 2010, he has been working as a Journalist in a local daily newspaper and a broadcaster in a local private radio station. As of 2019 he is the correspondant of DW in Cyprus.

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Programme Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

    Specialization: Journalism, Economics

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations 

    Short CV: Mr Paris Potamitis is a Program Coordinator for Journalism with Public Relations at KES College as of November 2020. He holds an MBA from the University of Cyprus, a master degree in political economy from university of Paris VII – Saint Denis in Paris and a Degree in Economics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has studied Journalism at the Center de Formation et de Perfectionnement des Journalistes et des Cadres de la Presse in Paris. He is a Lecturer at KES College since 2003. He works as a presenter and political editor from 1990. Mr Potamitis was also a columnist for Cyprus local newspapers. For a number of years, he was a correspondent for the Greek service of BBC in Cyprus as well as for Deutsche Welle. Since 2007 he has been working as a presenter and political editor at RIK TV and Radio station. Between May 2019 and July 2020 he worked at the House of Representatives as a spokesman. As of September 2020 he works at RIK where he presents the show Apo mera se mera and other shows.

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: TV Production, Montaz 

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations 

    Short CV: Mr Christoforos Rodites is a Lecturer at KES College since 2015. He has studied Scenography at the Lykourgos Stavrakos School of Cinema (1991-1994), graduating with an Honorary Diploma. He has then continued his studies at the London International Film School (1994-1996) and has participated in the training seminars BBC Location Lighting Course in 1998 and BBC Avid Non Linear Editing in 1999. Since 1997, he has been working as a director, producer, script writer, photography manager at TRANSVIDEO LTD.

  • Employment Status: Full Time

    Position: Programme Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

    Specialization: Biology, Environmental Management

    Programmes of Study: Beauty Therapy and Beauty Therapy Units Management

    Short CV: Dr. Demetrios Sarris is an Academic Scholar with +15 years research experience, participating in over 20 international and national research projects and has developed international collaborations with scientists from Switzerland, USA, France, Israel, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Cyprus and Greece. Publications of his research teams have a significant impact and are featured in leading scientific journals, with research findings having been presented in +30 primarily international conferences. He is also a reviewer for more than 10 international journals and has designed and supervised over 30 Thesis. Trained in Switzerland (Inst. of Botany, Univ. Basel) and Greece (Dept of Biology, Univ. of Patras) in Biology (BSc), in Ecology and Environmental Management (MSc) and in Dendro- Ecology/Climatology and Plant Science (PhD), he has been employed: (i) at the Dept of Biological Sciences of the Univ. of Cyprus (having held the positions of Assistant Professor-Academic Visitor and Special Scientist for Research & Lecturing), (ii) at the Open Univ. of Cyprus (as Academic Coordinator, Adjunct Faculty Tutor & Master’s Thesis Supervisor of the Environmental Conservation and Management Postgraduate Program), (iii) at the Dept of Life Sciences, European Univ. of Cyprus and (iv) at KES College in Cyprus (as Coordinator of the Environmental Management and of the Organic Products Technicians’ Programs). He has also worked at Academic Institutions in Greece and has Post Doc experience at the Inst. of Botany, Univ. Basel and at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI, ETH-Zurich). He is an expert of the International Science Network MedECC, which supports, inter alia, the UN Environmental Program, and has served as Scientific Consultant for Scientific Documentaries (e.g. Άνυδρη Γη), for the University of Cyprus (Black Gold Strategic Program) on Sustainable Agroforestry and Organic Farming aiming to revitalize the carob industry of Cyprus («Μαύρος Χρυσός») and for the Association of Organic Farmers in Cyprus. He is also an Invited Member of the Editorial Board of Annals of Silvicultural Research.

  • Employment Status: Part Time

    Position: Lecturer

    Specialization: Journalism 

    Programmes of Study: Journalism with Public Relations 

    Short CVMs Froso Violari is a Lecturer at KES College since 2019. She holds a degree in Political Science and History from Pantion University of Political and Social Sciences and Postgraduate Diploma from the Department of Communication and Internet Studies of the Cyprus University of Technology. Since 2016 she works at DIAS Publishing Group, at SIGMALIVE online portal specializing in police and social reporting. Between 2014-2016 she worked for the SPP MEDIA group and the 24news online magazine where she was the editor-in-chief and was also editor for Kathimerini newspaper. She worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, benefiting from programs for unemployed graduates of the HRDA, while she completed her practical training in the Greek Parliament. She represented Cyprus at the annual Asia-Europe Meeting held in Milan in 2015 in 2015 and in 2012 again represented Cyprus at the Athletic and Interstate political rivalries at the Olympics and beyond: A Cross-Cultural Perspective in Ancient Olympia organized by the IOC with the collaboration of Harvard University's Hellenic Studies Center. She received the prize for participating in the basketball team at Women's Basketball Championship (1st place in 2003). In 2004 she received a prize at the Pancyprian School Athletics School. Moreover in 2005 she received a prize for her participation in the Women's Football Championship in the Championship and for her participation in the Women's UEFA Champions League qualifiers held in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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