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Monthly Archives: December 2004

Karanian and Kurkjian Present New Travel Book

Alex Bunch Staff Writer For the everyday person, there has never been a comprehensive travel guide to Armenia and Karabagh. Well, now there is. In Matthew Karanian’s and Robert Kurkjian’s book, The Stone Garden Guide: Armenia and Karabagh, anyone traveling to Armenia or Karabagh can find exactly what they need. Armenia and Karabagh is very comprehensive and you can find ...

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International Education Week Features Presentations on Projects in Armenia

Staff Report As part of International Education Week at Fresno State, the Armenian Studies Program organized a presentation on Wednesday, November 17 on “Armenia Today: Fresno State Projects in Armenia and Opportunities for Study Abroad.” Participating were three Fresno State faculty who have traveled to Armenia during the past several years: Dr. Sasan Fayazmanesh, Professor of Economics, Tom Burns of ...

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Lucille Apcar Introduces New Book

Sarah Soghomonian Staff Writer On October 26th the California State University, Fresno Armenian Studies Program and Armenian Studies Organization welcomed Lucille Apcar, granddaughter of Diana Agabeg Apcar. Lucille Apcar spoke about her grandmother and shared stories from the newly published book, From the Book of One Thousand Tales: Stories of Armenia and Its People, 1892-1922 by Diana Agabeg Apcar. Diana ...

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Poochigian Awarded “Top Dog” Distinguished Alumnus Award

Staff Report California State Senator Charles “Chuck” Poochigian was awarded California State University, Fresno’s Distinguished Alumnus Award at the 52nd Annual Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala held on Thursday, Oct. 28. The Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest honor given by the university’s Alumni Association. The Alumni Association has been honoring a distinguished alumnus since 1953, when Robert Greelis, Class ...

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Armenian Studies Program Honors Program Approved

Hakop Tataryan Editor Ambitious Fresno State students who are taking Armenian Studies courses have something to look forward to in the Fall of 2005. An Honors Program has been approved for students taking upper division classes in the Armenian Studies Program. The Honors Program will also offer numerous benefits to its participants. All students who apply to the Armenian Studies ...

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Society for Armenian Studies Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Special Events

Staff Report The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) celebrated its 30th anniversary with a series of celebratory activities in the month of November. Dr. Richard Hovannisian, left, receiving a plaque from SAS President Barlow Der Mugrdechian. The award recognizes Hovannisian’s role as one of five founders of the SAS. The SAS was founded 30 years ago in Boston by Dr. ...

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