September 27 marked the two-year anniversary of one of the darkest days in recent Armenian history, the start of the 2020 Artsakh War. The war claimed the lives of thousands, including seven of the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) students: Aziz Aghajanyan, Areg Gevorgyan, Hakob Hakobyan, Erik Hajikyan, Shavarsh Muradyan, Davit Virabyan, and Davit Uzunyan.
On January 24, AUA held a collaborative workshop, organized jointly by the AUA Master of Science in Economics (MSE) program and the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA), at the Akian Art Gallery to honor our fallen soldier, Hakob Hakobyan. Hakob was a second-year graduate student majoring in economics. He was a bright student with a […]
In the aftermath of the 2020 Artsakh War, AUA veteran students went through transformative experiences that posed innumerable new and unexplored challenges for them, personally and academically. To address these specific needs, the AUA Office of Student Affairs and its Counseling Services arm came up with a number of initiatives to foster a support system […]
YEREVAN, Armenia — On May 27, 2021, the American University of Armenia (AUA) community came together to honor the University’s fallen heroes. In a memorial event recognizing the sacrifice of seven brave student soldiers who gave their lives defending the homeland in the 2020 Artsakh War, AUA paid tribute to Shavarsh Muradyan, Davit Uzunyan, Davit […]
“Honoring Those Who Served: Investing in Our Veterans’ Education” SAN FRANCISCO, U.S. – On April 23, 2019, members of the Bay Area Armenian community gathered at the home of Dr. Shahe and Ani Yeni-Komshian, long-standing supporters of the American University of Armenia (AUA), to learn about the “Honoring Those Who Served: Investing in Our Veterans’ Education” campaign. Launched in […]
At only 23 years old, Arman Vardanyan is a courageous Artsakh War Veteran, extraordinary student of the American University of Armenia (AUA), and the unofficial spokesperson for AUA’s new campaign Honoring Those Who Served: Investing in our Veterans Education, which aims to establish a $1.5 million scholarship endowment fund to provide Veteran students tuition support. […]