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Student Artist Finds Inspiration and Opportunity in Athens

January 11, 2019

Maxim Heller, a senior Peace Studies student at Goucher College, a WINS affiliate in Baltimore, Maryland, decided to spend his last semester studying abroad at Webster Athens. There he was able to combine two passions in his life, volunteering and painting. He had no idea this experience would change his life in such a dramatic way.

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Webster Athens hosted a holiday party for local refugee children.

Webster Athens Students Hold Holiday Party for Refugee Children; Reflections on Odyssey in Athens Experience

December 19, 2018

On Dec. 14, the Odyssey in Athens study abroad, along with the local and international students, through the guidance of the office of student affairs at Webster Athens held the fourth annual party for refugee children at Caritas Hellas. Over 100 children and their families came to the Caritas center, where they come daily for their meal, to see the kitchen area transformed to a festive holiday wonderland. In addition to 200 gift bags for the children, non-perishable food and supplies were purchased and delivered to the families who reside in one of the refugee squats in Athens.

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Record Breaking Cyclist Visits Webster Vienna

December 14, 2018

On Nov. 29, Webster Vienna welcomed special guest speaker Christoph Strasser to Palais Wenkheim. Strasser is the world record holder for the fastest time in one of the most grueling ultra-cycling races in modern history: the Race Across America. While there, he shared his journey and inspirations with the students, staff and faculty, and was available for a book signing and photos afterwards.

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Marketing Expert Visits Webster Vienna through EU Program

December 05, 2018

CEO and Associate Professor Svend Hollensen of Hollensen ApS, the University of Southern Denmark, and EURO FH, is an internationally recognized textbook author, business consultant, and researcher. He visited Webster Vienna for five days this November to teach and inspire students through lectures on international marketing and workshops for marketing strategies and influencer marketing.

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