25th Anniversary of AUA Gala Dinner Convenes International AUA Community

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YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 4th, the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted a gala dinner to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the University, attended by AUA faculty, staff, alumni, benefactors, and board of trustees from all over the world. The gala dinner was an opportunity for the AUA family to come together and share memorable moments and achievements from AUA that has enriched their lives, and made a significant impact in Armenia.

One of the highlights of the evening was the recognition of AUA team members with 25 years of dedicated employment at AUA including Chief Energy Specialist Robert Barseghyan, Superintendent Ashot Vardanyan, and many others.

Led by the Master of Ceremonies and AUA Lecturer Maria Titizian, the night was filled with food, live music, and honorable toasts by Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian, President of AUA, Mr. Berge Setrakian, President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union, Mr. Adam Kablanian, AUA Trustee, Chair of Development Committee, Mr. Ashot Ghazaryan, VP/COO, Chair of the 25th Anniversary Organizing Committee, AUA, and Lorraine Alexander, Vice President for Development and External Relations, AUA.

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 US-style education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.