AGBU SPONSORS CONFERENCE OF ARMENIAN WRITERS COMPOSING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

On July 12, the 5th Conference of Armenian Writers Composing in Foreign Languages was launched at the Writers’ Creative House in Tsakhkadzor. This year’s theme was Globalization and National Identity. The conference, organized by the RA Ministry of Diaspora and Writers’ Union of Armenia, was sponsored by the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) and the World Armenian Congress (WAC). AGBU has traditionally supported Armenian literature and writers around the world. Opening remarks were made by....

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WORLD-RENOWNED PHOTOJOURNALIST SCOUT TUFANKJIAN AT AGBU YEREVAN OFFICE

World-renowned photojournalist, and author of the most’re-tweeted' photo in Twitter history, Ms. Scout Tufankjian generously volunteered her time to AGBU Armenia staff on June 6. Staff benefited from her years of experience and learned some tricks of the trade and professional secrets to taking better, more interesting photographs. During the two-hour seminar...

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20 YEARS LATER: AUA CLASS OF 1993 ESTABLISHES ALUMNI ENDOWMENT FUND (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Graduates of the American University of Armenia (AUA) have always been distinguished by their high levels of professionalism. Today, many of them hold top-level positions in both the public and private sectors, both in Armenia and abroad. It is gratifying that AUA graduates always try to keep ties with the university and, on different occasions, support the university’s ongoing and future projects and development. In 1993, AUA held its first commencement ceremony. Twenty years later, on July 12, 2013, those first graduates gathered...

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AGBU SCHOLARSHIPS FOR EXCELLENCE TO 22 UFAR STUDENTS

Since its establishment, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) has been a staunch supporter of education around the world. In Armenia, this has been no exception, with AGBU supporting many institutIons of higher education. Over the past ten years, the French University of Armenia (UFAR), and its students, have benefited from AGBU’s commitment to education. On June 21, at the Royal Tulip Grand Hotel Yerevan, two events were held: presentation of UFAR Alumni Yearbook and UFAR’s Certificate of Excellence presentation ceremony...

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COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA (VIDEO MATERIAL)

June 2 marked an important day for 124 students of the American University of Armenia (AUA). They received their Master's degrees and joined the family of AUA alumni, raising the number to 2,448 graduates. The commencement ceremony was attended by state officials, representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations, AUA faculty members, students and alumni, parents and guests. The Commencement began with the ceremonial procession of the Class of 2013, the President of AUA, Deans of the Colleges...

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