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All-ASA Culminates 2015-16 Academic Year, Elects New Executive Board

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—On Sun. June 12, the All-Armenian Student Association (All-ASA) convened its final general body meeting of the 2015-16 academic year. More than 20 members of ASAs from different colleges and universities across California were present for the gathering, which culminated [more...]

June 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

ARF Western US Regional Convention Elects New Central Committee

MONTEBELLO (Asbarez)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Western United States convened its 51th Regional Convention on the weekend of June June 17-19 with the participation of 95 delegates and invited guests. After extensively discussing and assessing the activities of the last two years [more...]

June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

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

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

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

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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