Topic: AGBU

NEW YORK — On February 27, 2021, and for first time in its more than a century-old history, the biennial AGBU General Assembly broke tradition by taking its proceedings entirely online. Given the lingering presence of Covid-19, now in[...]

WATERTOWN — Souren Maserejian of Belmont, Mass. died on February 5, 2021 at the age of 70 after a brief illness. He was born on July 16, 1950 in Aleppo, Syria to the late Yacoub and Siranoush (Nersessian) Mahserejian. He attended[...]

NEW YORK — In response to the Artsakh war, the subsequent media conflict, and the imperative need for incontestable scholarly research and analysis, AGBU is announcing the Artsakh Research Grants. This newly established initiative will[...]

LOS ANGELES – Marie “Maro” Ajemian, a Californian actress and school finance director, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020, succumbing to an aggressive cancer. Born in Jerusalem on September 21, 1955, she moved with her family[...]

DETROIT — Great art often emerges from conflict, hardship, or pain. Oksana Mirzoyan has known these perhaps more than most. As a child refugee fleeing Baku in the late 1980s and again in the early 1990s due to the Nagorno-Karabakh[...]

NEW YORK — In support of the rapidly growing need for humanitarian relief in Artsakh, the AGBU Board of Directors, in coordination with the Hayastan All Armenian Fund, jointly announced the #AID4ARTSAKH Matching Gift program, open for[...]

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – Philanthropist Artemis Nazarian passed away on April 9 at the age of 88 as a result of complications from coronavirus infection. She was well known to Armenians throughout the world as a modest yet unwavering[...]

By Kevork Keushkerian LOS ANGELES — The 40th anniversary celebration of the founding of AGBU Satamian Theatre Group (formerly Ardavazt), was a smashing success. It took place on Saturday, November 9, at the Nazarian Hall of the AGBU[...]

PASADENA — In a letter posted online last week, the AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School board announced that the school will close as of next year. “After extensive consideration of a number of factors and, most importantly,[...]

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Armenian Studies Program (ASP) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor began the academic year by organizing and hosting a rare conference. A diverse group of scholars all of whom had been trained at some point in[...]