AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN IN ARMENIA

Between May 27-June 4, AGBU President Berge Setrakian visited Armenia to attend a series of meetings and events. On May 30, President Setrakian participated in the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s annual Board of Trustees’ meeting. The meeting was presided over by the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, who is also Chairman of the Fund’s Board of Trustees. AGBU Central Board Member Vasken Yacoubian attended the meeting during which accomplishments and challenges were discussed. In addition, participants agreed on the target for the Fund’s 2013 Telethon. Funds raised during the annual November telethon will be used to build the 114-km Vardenis-Martakert...

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AUA EXTENSION OFFERS BEACON OF HOPE TO SYRIAN-ARMENIANS

The American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Extension continues to provide the Syrian-Armenian population in Armenia with vital assistance, harnessing philanthropic support to provide tuition-free courses for college preparation and career development. “Education is Armenia’s strength and future,” said Ms. Judy Saryan, who recently joined philanthropists Sonia and Zaven Akian and Rita and Adam Kablanian in supporting the much-needed scholarship program. “I am very pleased to...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARAM KHACHATURIAN (VIDEO MATERIAL)

June 6, 2013, marks world-renowned Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian’s 110th birthday. Throughout the year, the beloved composer will be celebrated with various events throughout the world. Armenia is no exception. Among the many traditional concerts and performances that will take place, a unique performance --Saber Dance on the Street -- was unveiled today in the streets of Yerevan....

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AGBU PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE DURING THE AUA'S COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

AUA's Commencement Ceremony took place on June 2, 2013. Below we are presenting you AGBU President's message during the Ceremony.

Dear,

Respected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Armenia,

Dr. Larry Pitts,...

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ARMENIA’S REGIONS BECOME MORE COMPETITIVE WITH YEREVAN (VIDEO MATERIAL)

AGBU-Funded 7thRepublican Interschool Chess Tournament Finals in Tsaghkadzor

Between May 7-10, the 7th Republican Interschool Chess Tournament finals were held at the Writers’ House Resort in Tsaghkadzor. Eight months ago, 5,000 participants, from schools in Armenia, Nagorno Karabakh and Georgia began competing. After eight months, 72 participants (18 teams of 4 participants each) had reached the finals. These teams gathered in Tsaghkadzor to compete for the title of...

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