GYUMRI SPECIAL BOARDING SCHOOL #3 RENOVATED THROUGH AGBU’S DONATION

For years, AGBU has supported Gyumri’s Special School #3 for mentally challenged children. In 2012, through the funds raised by AGBU Manoogian-Demirjian School of California and AGBU Friends in Wisconsin, it became possible to fully reconstruct and renovate the adjacent building of the boarding school, which will serve as a bathhouse and boiler-house. The school had detached a small space in the bathhouse, where three...

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AGBU Announces Appointment of Arpi Vartanian as New Director of Yerevan Office

AGBU is pleased to announce the appointment of Arpi Vartanian as the new director of its Yerevan Office. She will oversee the organization's extensive operations and its growing programs and initiatives in both Armenia and the surrounding region.ensive operations and its growing programs and initiatives in both Armenia and the surrounding region. A Michigan native and alumna of the AGBU Alex and Manoogian School in Southfield, Ms. Vartanian comes full circle by joining the AGBU Yerevan staff.

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AGBU ARMENIAN VIRTUAL COLLEGE SUMS UP THREE YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGH A VIRTUAL GRADUATION CEREMONY AND AN ONLINE GLOBAL FORUM

The AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC) recently celebrated the third anniversary of its operation through an online global forum and its first virtual graduation ceremony. AVC is the only Armenian online higher education institute. The event summed up the three years of achievements and introduced the upcoming developments and expansions in the program. Current students and valedictorians shared their experience with the audience virtually and in person. During the three years of its operation AVC has served over 2,000 students from 63 countries, spread from Georgia to China, from Sweden to South Africa and from Argentina to Canada.

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AGBU SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHESS IN ARMENIA


7th Republican Interschool Chess Championship Underway

Every year, the Armenian Chess Federation and the Republic of Armenia’s Education and Science Ministry, hold the Republican Interschool Chess Tournament sponsored by AGBU. Schoolchildren from all regions of Armenia, as well as Artsakh and Javakhk compete to win. Every year, around 5,000 children participate in the tournament. They go through four challen-ging rounds...

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AGBU SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHESS IN ARMENIA

Every year, the Armenian Chess Federation and the Republic of Armenia’s Education and Science Ministry, hold the Republican Interschool Chess Tournament sponsored by AGBU. Schoolchildren from all regions of Armenia, as well as Artsakh and Javakhk compete to win. Every year, around 5,000 children participate in the tournament. They go through four challen-ging rounds before receiving their titles. The first phase is held within schools; in the second phase, schools from the same community compete; in the third phase, winners of different communities from the same region participate; and, lastly, the finalists arrive at the national level. 

 
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