Philanthropist Edward Avedisian Receives Inaugural AUA Presidential Commendation

Philanthropist Edward Avedisian Receives Inaugural AUA Presidential Commendation

June 14, 2017

This year’s Commencement ceremonies celebrated a number of firsts for the American University of Armenia (AUA), including the inaugural AUA Presidential Commendation award, bestowed to Edward Avedisian. The award was given to the AUA Trustee and major benefactor of the University “In recognition of extraordinary achievements and distinguished service in the advancement of education in Armenia,” as stated on the Commendation.

Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian Empowering the Future Leaders of Armenia

Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian Empowering the Future Leaders of Armenia

March 2, 2017

Last year, philanthropists Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian made the future of Armenia a priority. Through the establishment of a named endowed scholarship at the American University of Armenia (AUA), they are ensuring deserving students the opportunity to study at AUA, regardless of their financial standing.

From AUA Sophomores to Foster Children with Love

From AUA Sophomores to Foster Children with Love

January 22, 2017

YEREVAN, Armenia – On January 21, 2017, four sophomore year Business students, Mery Yolyan, Narek Jarayan, Irina Poghosyan, and Hamlet Berakchyan made their way to Gavar orphanage.