Oakland University Students Travel to Greece to Meet Refugees

Student Journalists Chronicle Refugee Crisis in Greece This summer, 13 Oakland University (OU) student journalists traveled to Greece to chronicle the plight of more than 60,000 refugees who’ve fled their homelands in search of a life free from violence and oppression. The month-long study abroad experience was facilitated through a special topics course led by journalism instructor Cathy Shafran. Preparation for the trip began months in advance as students studied Greek history, language … [Read more...]


November 2010 Events History & Legends...Greece, Turkey & the Islands Monday, November 1, 6:30 PM Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester Al Eicher traveled to over 50 locations in these countries visiting sites of the early civilizations. He also traveled to the islands of Mykonos, Crete, Patmos, Petra and Santorini. This lecture and visual presentation captures spectacular views of the ancient ruins, snow capped mountains and stories of Greek mythology. The … [Read more...]