SCSU to Mark Centennial through Series of Art Events

NEW HAVEN, Conn.—On April 23-24, Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) will hold a series of public events to observe the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide through music and art. “Southern’s commitment to social justice is very much animated by the recognition of man’s [more...]

April 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Levon Chilingirian

Musical Stars to Perform at Centennial Concert in DC

The Genocide Centennial concert in Washington, D.C. on May 8 promises to be an inspiring musical event, headlined by leading Armenian artists who have performed on some of the most legendary international stages. Levon Chilingirian The renowned participants include the Armenian National [more...]

April 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Philadelphia Genocide Centennial Events Leave No Stone Unturned

By Kim A. Yacoubian Under the auspices of the Armenian Inter-Communal Committee of Philadelphia, the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Philadelphia was formed to oversee Centennial activity in the greater Philadelphia area with broad representation from local Armenian churches, schools, and [more...]

April 16, 2015 // 3 Comments


Student Essay Contest Launched to Honor Centennial

BOSTON, Mass.—In honor of the April 2015 Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, a new essay contest, titled “The Ultimate Triumph of Humanity: Survival and Reemergence in the Face of Genocide,” is being launched for students across New England. The contest calls for students to write a [more...]

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Arevik and Ara Caprielian in Yerevan

Dr. Ara Caprielian (1943-2015)

Arevik and Ara Caprielian in Yerevan Dr. Ara Caprielian, 72, passed away on Tues., April 14, in New York. He was an active and dedicated member of the Armenian community. Unger Caprielian was a former member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region Central Committee, and a [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

The ARS has raised $100,000 for Armenian schools in Syria.

Marachelians Donate $50,000 to ARS

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) recently announced the generous donation of $50,000 by Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marachelian of California to the ARS. In keeping with the wishes of the benefactors, the sum will be equally allotted to cover two projects: the [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Zareh Gregorian

Zareh Gregorian

Born in Tabriz, Iran, to Levon and Nektar Gregorian, Zareh Gregorian was the youngest of five brothers, Hrach, Rouben, Asik, and his surviving brother Henry. Zareh Gregorian Zareh received his early education in Tabriz and then attended Tehran University where he met the love of his life and future [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

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CYSCA, Lesley University to Host Robotics Education Panel

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—On Tues., April 21, the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) and Lesley University host a panel discussion on robotics education as part of the annual Cambridge Science Festival. The moderator will be Sue Cusack, an assistant professor at Lesley University’s [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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App Released to Inform Public about Centennial Events in Boston

BOSTON, Mass.—The Massachusetts Committee to Commemorate the Armenian Genocide has launched an app for iOS and Android devices to inform the public on the history and legacy of the Armenian Genocide and to serve as a platform to keep the community abreast of upcoming Boston-area events and [more...]

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

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