AUA President Dr. Bruce Boghosian, Provost Dr. Dennis Leavens, Interim Dean of the College of Business and Economics Dr. David Blake, and Lecturer of Management and Internship Program Coordinator Mane Beglaryan met with UNICEF Representative in Armenia Henriette Ahrens, Operations Manager Marina Ter-Sargsyan, and assistant Hasmik Aleksanyan to discuss further details of the partnership.
Dr. Blake expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating: “I think it’s a great thing to have them [the students] exposed in a hands-on way.” The internship program, which is still in the development process, will begin in early March.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia. Founded in 1991, AUA is affiliated with the University of California. Through teaching, research, and public service, AUA serves Armenia and the region by supplying high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting democratic values.
The AUA is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001.