AUA for Syrian Armenians: Verjine Zabounian’s Story

AUA for Syrian Armenians: Verjine Zabounian’s Story

July 28, 2014

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 Extension Completes First-Ever Training for RA Police Academy

AUA Extension Completes First-Ever Training for RA Police Academy

July 17, 2014

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.

AUA for Syrian Armenians: Vartan Ekmekjian’s Story

AUA for Syrian Armenians: Vartan Ekmekjian’s Story

July 11, 2014

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.

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.

AUA Extension Hosts Women Entrepreneurs in an Exhibit of Local Products

AUA Extension Hosts Women Entrepreneurs in an Exhibit of Local Products

January 14, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – The American University of Armenia (AUA) Extension hosted “An Exhibition of Business Products” on Saturday, November 2, 2013. The event was organized jointly by AUA Extension and the Women’s Entrepreneurship Promotion and Empowerment Center (WEPEC).

AUA Extension Offers Beacon of Hope to Syrian-Armenians

AUA Extension Offers Beacon of Hope to Syrian-Armenians

March 22, 2013

AUA Extension continues to provide the Syrian-Armenian population in Armenia with vital assistance, harnessing philanthropic support to provide tuition-free courses for college preparation and career development.