Love: A Soul Journey with Poet Katie Aliferis
Greece / Leaders & People / Poetry

Love: A Soul Journey with Poet Katie Aliferis

Katie Aliferis is a soulful poet. Her words are brief and carefully placed. She removes any shade of protection to reveal the raw human spirit. This collection is her journey on love – a journey of discovery, pain, darkness, and ultimately, like an alchemist, transforming all pain into a golden light in her soul. Aliferis … Continue reading

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Mini-Epic Poetry: Agency and Free-Will by Nicole Coonradt
Greece / Poetry

Mini-Epic Poetry: Agency and Free-Will by Nicole Coonradt

Special mini-epic poetry feature by Nicole Coonradt. I teach Great Books at a small liberal arts college. In the first of a two-course sequence, students read texts from the Ancient to Medieval periods, beginning with Homer and concluding with Dante. Those questions regarding human agency and divinity continue to inform our understanding of literature, but … Continue reading

HAWC: Violence is Local, Be Ready
Greece / Leaders & People

HAWC: Violence is Local, Be Ready

Leading security experts joined the Hellenic American Womens Council (HAWC) 23rd annual conference “Recognize the Threat: Be Ready to Act” to raise awareness and provide practical solutions to mitigate any direct threat. Many may say, “terrorism or violent acts won’t happen where I live”. However, Dr. Terry Gudaitis, founder of Mindstar Security and Profiling; Debra Anderson, … Continue reading

MOAS Saves Lives at World’s Most Dangerous Border Crossing – the Sea
Humanitarian / Innovation / Leaders & People / Science

MOAS Saves Lives at World’s Most Dangerous Border Crossing – the Sea

“There but for the grace of God, go I.” The world is witnessing the largest displacement of people escaping unconscionable atrocities, wars, conflicts, genocides, religious persecution, and hunger. In the Mediterranean area alone millions are displaced due to the Syrian conflict. Who would dare risk their own lives let alone the lives of their children … Continue reading

Greek Dinner Around the World January 15, 2015
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Greek Dinner Around the World January 15, 2015

Imagine a dinner party to celebrate Greek culture, cuisine, philosophy and heritage around the world with family, friends, and new friends. This is Greek Dinner Around the World on January 15th. An idea that was sparked last year by the film Kiveri by Panayloti Yannitsos (@pyannitsos) and a conversation over Twitter with authors Marjory McGinn … Continue reading

Poetry by Apollo Papafrangou
Poetry

Poetry by Apollo Papafrangou

Apollo Papafrangou’s poetry rips aways any protection of sensibilities to reveal the rawness of love, disappointments, rejection, and, the intense pain of heartbreaks. “Poems are just distilled thoughts.” Papafrangou explains, “I’m drawn to the form because there are certain ideas I may have that don’t lend themselves to the narrative form — concepts I want to … Continue reading