YEREVAN, Armenia – On October 19, three students from the American University of Armenia (AUA) received awards based on their academic achievements in the Information Technologies (IT) sphere from the Office of the President of the Republic of Armenia. The annual Presidential awards for IT are given to the top students showing excellent achievements in their studies and research work and serve as a strong incentive for the Armenian youth to further enhance their expertise and keep the long lasting traditions of engineering excellence.
After submitting applications, providing copies of awards and certificates from extracurricular activities, and gathering recommendations from AUA faculty and deans, the students were invited to interview for the award. Arman Simonyan, a freshman student majoring in Business, received the Best High School Student Educational Award of the President of the Republic of Armenia in IT Sphere. Erik Arakelyan and Karen Galstyan, junior and senior students in AUA Computer Sciences (CS) program respectively, both received the Best Bachelor Student Educational Award of the President of the Republic of Armenia in IT Sphere.
The AUA Community is very proud of its students and looks forward to their further developments and accomplishments.
Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.
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