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Haigazian University benefactor Joyce Philibosian Stein with Dr. John Markarian, president, at his 90th birthday celebration

Two Pillars Keep Haigazian Standing Strong

Haigazian University would not be here today without the outstanding leadership it has had over the last 60 years. Two such passionate visionaries were Dr. John Markarian and Wilma Cholakian. It was a memorable day in 1955 when John Markarian, a young tenured religion professor at La Fayette [more...]

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian flanked by Tina Odjaghian, uncle Tommy Kardashian, Armen Hovannisian, and members of the Kardashian family.

ABA Celebrates Silver Anniversary

From a star-studded gala banquet to an All-Star Judge’s legal education panel and much more, members and guests of the Armenian Bar Association’s 26th Annual Meeting at the luxurious Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills were treated to a weekend that they won’t soon forget. Prof Hovannisian [more...]

June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments


AAMS Accepting Scholarship Applications

GLENDALE, Calif.—The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) recently announced that it is accepting applications for the 2015-16 academic year. The AAMS will once again award worthy healthcare students with a $1,000 scholarship to assist them in their educational endeavors. To [more...]

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments


130,000 March for Justice in LA to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

130,000 people marched through Los Angeles on the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide By Rouben Krikourian LOS ANGELES (ASBAREZ) —An estimated 130,000 people took to the streets of Los Angeles on April 24, calling for justice for the Armenian Genocide, as the community turned out in [more...]

May 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

A scene from the public rally held at Shemanski Park

Portland Community Commemorates Genocide

PORTLAND, Ore.—The Armenian community of Portland sponsored six events in April to observe the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. A scene from the public rally held at Shemanski Park On April 9, a screening of the movie “Screamers” was held at Portland State University. The movie documents [more...]

May 4, 2015 // 0 Comments


AEF Now Accepting Applications for Scholarships

GLENDALE, Calif.—The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) recently announced that it is accepting applications for the Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Five $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to Armenian undergraduate students at an accredited United States [more...]

April 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Project 2015 Awards Study Grants for Commemoration Events in Istanbul

Students to Travel from Europe, United States for Guided Studies on Armenian Genocide in Turkey LOS ANGELES—Project 2015 has awarded 19 students from 10 universities grants totaling $30,000 to travel to Turkey to participate in Armenian Genocide commemoration events. The Calouste Gulbenkian [more...]

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

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