YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 24 and 26, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) conducted a two-day in-service English teacher training at the Siamanto School #162.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On July 23, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Digital Library of Armenian Literature hosted a screening of the film ANDIN: Armenian Journey Chronicles in AUA’s Alex and Marie Manoogian Hall. Members of the AUA community and the greater public attended the screening, as well as the director of the film Mr. Ruben Giney.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 19, 2014, alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) Dr. Ruzanna Grigoryan (MPH ’07) won the Civic Activism Award, along with Karen Harutyunyan, Vahe Gevorgyan and Lilit Petrosyan, in recognition of their outstanding efforts in pursuing transparency and accountability in public decision making as organizers of the “We Pay 100 Dram” movement.
TAVUSH, Armenia – On July 19, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE) piloted a reintroduction of the brown trout in Armenia’s rivers. The AUA Acopian Center team of experts, staff, and volunteers released more than 2,000 fingerlings (young fish), 4-5 months old, into a river passing by a rural community in the Tavush Marz.
YEREVAN, Armenia – In this series of interviews, we sit down with Syrian Armenians who have benefited from the American University of Armenia (AUA) Extension program’s assistance program, which allows Syrian Armenians to take up to two AUA Extension courses free of charge. Verjine Zabounian is one of many who have benefited from this program. Read on to learn more about how her experience in AUA Extension has helped her.
AUA Lecturer Presents at Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, SpainJuly 24, 2014
MADRID, Spain – The American University of Armenia (AUA)’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to share that on June 11-13, 2014, Rafik Santrosyan, lecturer of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation in AUA’s Certificate in Translation program, presented a paper at the Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, Spain.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On July 9, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted the European Union (EU) visiting team for a day-long audit within the framework of the “PEOPLE” (Promoting Educational Organization through peoPLE) project. AUA is an implementing partner of this three-year project, which has become possible thanks to a 2013 Grant Agreement with the EU’s Education, Audiovisual and Cultural Agency (EACEA), within the framework of the Tempus Program. The other partner organizations in this project include higher education institutions from Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Armenia.
American University of Armenia Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management InstituteJuly 21, 2014
Yerevan, Armenia – July 21, 2014 – The American University of Armenia (AUA) today announces that the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest project management member association, has named it as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective July 1, 2014. R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)® and other PMI professional credentials. These organizations have met PMI’s rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification, and instructional design.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On July 7, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH), in collaboration with the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, organized a Public Health Seminar with Shant Shekherdimian, MD, MPH. Dr. Shekherdimian gave a presentation titled “Healthcare in Armenia: Identifying Needs and Defining the Role of the Diaspora.”
YEREVAN, Armenia – On July 15, 2014, Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian assumed the position of Interim President of the American University of Armenia (AUA), succeeding former president Dr. Bruce M. Boghosian. Dr. Der Kiureghian is one of the founders of AUA and has previously served as the Founding Dean of Engineering, Director of the Engineering Research Center, Interim Provost, and as a founding member of the Board of Trustees.
YEREVAN, Armenia – Continuing the reunion tradition established by the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s first graduating class, the Class of 1993, on July 7-11, 2014, AUA hosted Reunion Week 2014. The week of festivities brought together members of the Classes of 1994, 2009, and 2004 to celebrate their 20th, 10th, and 5th reunions, with alumni traveling from all over the world to attend.