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.

A Tradition of Giving  

A Tradition of Giving  

April 19, 2016

“Our family believes in supporting Armenian organizations that have a meaningful impact and have consistently shown themselves to raise the bar of the quality of their programs and outcomes, year after year. AUA is certainly such an institution.” – Edele Hovnanian