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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

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

On March 24, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced that Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope’s one-hour special Digging into the Future—Armenia received an Emmy nomination for outstanding special class directing.

AGBU-Sponsored Television Special on Armenia Nominated for Emmy Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—On March 24, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced that Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope’s one-hour special “Digging into the Future-Armenia” received an Emmy nomination for outstanding special class directing. The television special was [more...]

May 18, 2016 // 1 Comment

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ADAA Unveils Kondazian Award for Armenian Stories

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) recently unveiled the Kondazian Playwriting Award for Armenian Stories that specifically honors stage plays on Armenian themes. ADAA is accepting scripts for this award until April 24, 2016. In keeping with ADAA’s mission to project [more...]

April 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

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Rostom Sarkissian Appointed Director of Development of EyeCare Project

Project Looks Forward to an Exciting Year of Development and Growth in Anticipation of 25th Anniversary NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—The Armenian EyeCare Project (AECP) recently announced the appointment of Rostom Sarkissian as the organization’s director of development. Sarkissian is a Los [more...]

April 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

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AEF Announces 65K Donation to SARF, Scholarships to Refugee Students

GLENDALE, Calif.—At its 65th Anniversary Gala, the Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) announced plans to donate $25,000 to the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund’s (SARF) telethon on Feb. 21, specifically to support struggling Armenian schools in Aleppo, and $40,000 in scholarships to Syrian [more...]

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

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Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State to Hold 28th Annual Banquet

FRESNO, Calif.—On Sun., March 6, the Armenian Studies Program of California State University, Fresno, will hold its 28th Annual Banquet at the Fort Washington Golf and Country Club in Fresno. This year’s banquet will feature Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, the newly appointed dean of the College [more...]

February 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Two favorite authors: Chris Bohjalian visiting statue of William Saroyan in Yerevan (Photo: Aaron Spagnolo)

NAASR LA Leadership Circle Event to Feature Bohjalian and Nazarian

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will hold a special event featuring best-selling author Chris Bohjalian acclaimed filmmaker Eric Nazarian, and award-winning filmmaker and director Dr. Carla Garapedian as Master of Ceremonies, on Sat., Feb. 27, in Los Angeles, [more...]

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

'SERVICE Armenia’ participants and local children in Vanadzor following the construction of the Vanadzor Park play structure

Paros Now Accepting Applications for ‘SERVICE Armenia’ 2016

BERKELEY, CA—Applications are now available for the Paros Foundation’s SERVICE Armenia 2016 program, which will run from June 23 to July 24. The program enables young people to travel and tour Armenia and Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh), while engaging in meaningful service projects benefiting [more...]

February 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

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