Fulbright students arrive in New York on the Independence, 1955.
Courtesy of Pipinopoulou-Panourgia Archives. 

Fulbright Foundation Greece: Decades of Educational Pioneering

Posted Portes Magazine FOUNDATION
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“Education is a slow-moving but powerful force. It may not be fast enough or strong enough to save us from catastrophe, but it is the strongest force available.” J. William Fulbright. {The U.S.-based Institute of International Education (IIE) recently launched the campaign “Generation Study Abroad,” aiming to double the number of U.S. students studying in […]

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Greek Shipping 

Greece: First in Shipping World Wide

Posted Portes Magazine BUSINESS & INNOVATION
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Celebrated since ancient times as natural born seafarers, the Greeks today stand at the helm of the modern shipping industry. As over 90% of worldwide commercial trade is being transported by sea, Greeks lead the global shipping scene with ownership of some 52% of industry companies listed in the NYSE and NASDAQ. Enjoying their reputation […]

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