TCPA Presents Study at 11th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) in Muenster, Germany

TCPA Presents Study at 11th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) in Muenster, Germany

August 16, 2014

MUENSTER, Germany – On July 22-25, 2014, Dr. Yevgenya Paturyan, assistant director of the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Turpanjian Center for Policy Analysis (TCPA) and senior lecturer in the Political Science and International Affairs program, presented a study entitled, “The Armenian Third Sector Twenty Years after the Post-Soviet Transition: Continuity or Change?” at the 11th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR), entitled “Civil Society and the Citizen” in Muenster, Germany.

AUA Hosts the “PEOPLE” Promoting Educational Organization through peoPLE Project Team

AUA Hosts the “PEOPLE” Promoting Educational Organization through peoPLE Project Team

July 24, 2014

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.

AUA Alumni Gather for Reunion Week 2014

AUA Alumni Gather for Reunion Week 2014

July 17, 2014

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.

Q&A with Dr. Arpie Balian: Why Should We Support the AUA for Syrian Armenians Campaign? Part I

Q&A with Dr. Arpie Balian: Why Should We Support the AUA for Syrian Armenians Campaign? Part I

July 2, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – Earlier this week, the American University of Armenia (AUA) launched the AUA for Syrian Armenians campaign in order to raise money for AUA Extension’s Syrian-Armenian assistance program. In this interview, Director of AUA Extension Dr. Arpie Balian, one of the driving forces behind the assistance program, shares more about how the program began, why it has been so popular, and who can benefit from it.

Memorial Workshop Dedicated to 60th Anniversary of Levon Khachatrian

Memorial Workshop Dedicated to 60th Anniversary of Levon Khachatrian

June 10, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 2-3, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA), in cooperation with the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, organized a memorial workshop on extremal combinatorics, cryptography, and coding theory, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the esteemed mathematician Levon Khachatrian.

AUA Participates in External Quality Assurance Workshop in Lyon, France

AUA Participates in External Quality Assurance Workshop in Lyon, France

May 26, 2014

LYON, France – Last month, as part of the Tempus project “Promoting Quality and Recognition of Transnational Education in Armenia and Georgia” (TNE_QA), the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Institutional Research Manager Anush Bezhanyan, Associate Dean for General Education Catherine Buon, and Director of Accreditation Sharistan Melkonian participated in a workshop entitled “External Quality Assurance: Options for Higher Education Managers” in Lyon, France.