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.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On July 9, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Extension program celebrated the completion of its first-ever training for the Republic of Armenia Police Academy with an awards ceremony for participants who had completed a nine-week English training program through AUA Extension. The training program, sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, aided 78 participants from the Police Academy in improving their English language skills.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On July 14, 2014, American University of Armenia (AUA) President Dr. Bruce M. Boghosian received the Order of the Republic of Armenia award for his efforts to improve the standard of education in Armenia in his capacity as AUA President. Dr. Boghosian, who will step down as president on July 14, 2014, and incoming Interim President Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian welcomed Chief of Staff Minister Mr. Davit Harutyunyan, who presented the award on behalf of Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Hovik Abrahamyan.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 30, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) launched the AUA for Syrian Armenians campaign to raise money to provide valuable educational resources to the displaced Syrian-Armenian population.
AUA School of Public Health at the ICT and Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare Session, DigiTec Business Forum 2014July 11, 2014
YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 21, 2014, Dr. Byron Crape from the American University of Armenia School of Public Health (AUA SPH) delivered a keynote speech at the ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare Session at the Seventh Annual DigiTec Business Forum in the Marriot Hotel in Yerevan. The Minister of Health Professor Armen Muradyan chaired the Session.
To continue the tradition established by the Class of 1993, this year AUA will once again be hosting an Alumni Reunion Celebration. This time we will be celebrating the reunion of three classes.
You are cordially invited to join the Classes of 1994, 2004, and 2009 for their 20th, 10th, and 5th reunion celebrations.
YEREVAN, Armenia – Earlier this month, we sat down with Director of AUA Extension Dr. Arpie Balian to learn more about the importance of the AUA for Syrian Armenians Campaign.