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A Busy Spring at ALMA

This spring, the Armenian Museum of America (ALMA) has hosted a number of free events and exhibition openings through partnerships with a number of artists and organizations in order to further educate the surrounding community about Armenian culture, genocide, and prominent Armenian figures. On [more...]

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

St. James Armenian Apostolic Church - Watertown, Mass.

Kolligian to Speak at St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Mon., June 6, Mark Kolligian, former vice president of Customer Experience at CVS Health will be the speaker at the St. James Men’s Club. He will discuss “Healthcare in the Twenty-First Century.” Mark Kolligian Kolligian is a recently retired customer insights [more...]

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sub-Diaconate ordination of Matthew Bagdat by His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian

Holy Cross Armenian Church of Union City Celebrates 110th Anniversary

By Elizabeth Akian On May 15, nearly 300 guests gathered at the Villa Amalfi Restaurant in Cliffside Park, New Jersey to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Holy Cross Armenian Church of Union City. Sub-Diaconate ordination of Matthew Bagdat by His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian The [more...]

May 27, 2016 // 1 Comment

Edward Avedisian

Philanthropist Edward Avedisian Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

  Edward Avedisian PARAMUS, N.J.— This year, Edward Avedisian was not only one of the distinguished recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, but was one of a very select few invited to give his personal remarks at the ceremony. The ceremony was held on Ellis Island on Sat., May 7. The [more...]

May 27, 2016 // 2 Comments

Shushan Karapetian

Karapetian Awarded SAS Ditinguished Dissertation Award

The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) announced that Dr. Shushan Karapetian has been chosen to receive the SAS Distinguished Dissertation Award for 2011-14 for her dissertation titled, “‘How Do I Teach My Kids My Broken Armenian?’: A Study of Eastern Armenian Heritage Language Speakers in [more...]

May 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

2016 NAASR Board

NAASR Looks to the Future at its Annual Meeting

  BELMONT, Mass.—The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) held its 62nd Assembly of Members on Sat., May 14, in Belmont, and welcomed five highly accomplished new members to its 27-member Board of Directors. The newly elected Board members are: philanthropist Edward [more...]

May 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Volunteers picking up donor calls at Armenia Fund’s emergency telethon on May 14

Armenia Fund Raises $1.1 Million during Emergency Artsakh Telethon

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Armenia Fund U.S. Western Region announced that a total of $1,102,357 was raised during the 6 hours of its Help Artsakh! emergency telethon aired on May 14 in Los Angeles. Volunteers picking up donor calls at Armenia Fund’s emergency telethon on May 14 “Armenia Fund is an [more...]

May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Asdghig 'Starrie' Alemian of Weymouth at age 7 in an orphanage in Aleppo is on the far right. Her sister, Anna, age 9, is on the far left. The two women in the center were her two cousins

Armenian Genocide Survivor to Be Honored in Watertown

  Asdghig ‘Starrie’ Alemian of Weymouth at age 7 in an orphanage in Aleppo is on the far right. Her sister, Anna, age 9, is on the far left. The two women in the center were her two cousins WEYMOUTH, Mass. (Wicked Local, Weymouth)—The Genocide Education Project will host a [more...]

May 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

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