AUBG Stories

Professor Maurizio Dallocchio: The Bulgarian Students Are the Most Ambitious Ones I Have Ever Had

Prof. Maurizio Dallocchio is the Director of the Executive Master in “Finance, Banking and Real Estate” that was launched last year in Bulgaria as a joint program of leading…
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2010 Exchange Student Kayla Whittaker Establishes “Rays of Hope for Bulgaria ELI Scholarship”

Having spent just a semester at AUBG in 2010, U.S. exchange student Kayla Whittaker left a lasting mark on the community. Six years ago, Whittaker arrived at AUBG to explore…
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Professor Ronald Wiginton: “I was attracted to the contemporary focus of the JMC curriculum”

​Longtime journalist, experienced professor and active writer Ronald Wiginton has flown all the way from Chicago to teach the ins and outs of journalism to AUBG students.
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Professor Joseph Pilov’96: “Ever since I graduated I have felt the strong need to return the favor”

​AUBG students this semester will have the opportunity to learn Management Information Systems (MIS) from a professor who has spent 15 years working as an engineer at Microsoft…
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Mark Wollemann, Consulting Editor, Communications Advisor: “Turn OCM into a functioning newsroom”

The last of the four new OCM members is Mark Wollemann, a journalism professor at AUBG since the Fall 2011 semester. Wollemann built a solid reputation as a sports journalist…
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Rossen Petkov, Director of Communications and Marketing: “We need to be a very attractive study and work destination”

​Business majors have probably heard his name hundreds of times and some have taken marketing classes with him. Rossen Petkov, a marketing professor within the business department…
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Andrey Gurov – “AUBG is the place where I feel that I do something valuable and inspiring”

Students immediately notice a few things about Professor Andrey Gurov: his impeccable professionalism, his inspiring teaching style, and his warm friendly personality. The…
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Philosophy Professor Diego Lucci: “Teaching at AUBG makes me feel that I am doing something significant”

Traveling around the world, solving the mysteries of the early modern era, publishing highly respected books—all while being one of AUBG’s most beloved professors, a devoted…
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Harvard, MIT Graduate Kaloyan Slavov: "I am the kind of person who wants to live in their home country"

For Dr. Kaloyan Slavov, a member of AUBG’s mathematics faculty, math is not about teaching students how to get to the top of a tower, but about how to build a staircase that…
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Professor Alexander Dourchev: The EMBA - “a great business opportunity for my company”

New Professor of Public Relations Alexander Dourchev boasts an impressive work history: the New Bulgarian University, Sofia University (St. Kliment Ohridski), Universitat…
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