AUBG Stories

Kelsey Gallimore: "AUBG is an Adventure to Remember"

“Take life day by day. Because things will happen the way they’re supposed to happen. So make sure you don’t miss out on anything.” That is the motto of Kelsey Renee Gallimore…
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Codru Vrabie: “AUBG Shaped me Into Who I am Today”

Some see entrepreneurship as the process of “turning ideas into money” but that is not Codru Vrabie’s vision. An inspiring personality mixed with flawless professionalism…
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Ivan Bardarov, '13: A Slope from AUBG to Duke

When first asked about his memories from the American University in Bulgaria, the fresh undergraduate Ivan Bardarov summarizes: “AUBG is a very strange place.” In a positive…
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Yoana Savova: "It is Not Really Work If You Enjoy It"

AUBGers are well known for their ability to multitask. Here is a story about one of our students who is particularly good at that. Just like most of her schoolmates, Yoana…
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Professor Rossen Petkov: Marketing, Business Adventures and Coming back to AUBG

This fall AUBG warmly welcomed Rossen Petkov one of the new additions to the AUBG Business Department. When you meet Rossen, you will inevitably be impressed by his kind…
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Boriana Treadwell ’95: “Students at AUBG are an Active Part of the Learning Process”

The American University in Bulgaria as we know it today didnt emerge overnight. Boriana Milanova Treadwell, an AUBG graduate of the very first class in the history of the…
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Sieun Lim '16: From the Far East to Eastern Europe

The first time I met Sieun Lim, I envisioned an enthusiastic, curiously different and culturally exotic personage who has come a long way from the Far East to AUBG bringing…
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Artan Ajazaj '04: AUBG Gives You Well-Rounded Experience and Good Set of Skills

For 2004 graduate Artan Ajazaj, from Kosovo, AUBGs economics program became a molding experience that led him to a successful international career. Artan currently serves…
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Professor Nicholas Spina: “Higher education is a critical component of any healthy democratic society”

He has come a long way from studying in his native country to teaching at AUBG in Blagoevgrad. He was born in Delaware but his family later moved to Michigan, where he earned…
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Laura Sitea ’00: “AUBG Excels in Nurturing Confidence, and Adaptability in Ambitious Youths”

Since 1991 the American University in Bulgaria has earned itself a reputation as a truly international institution of higher education that equips young and talented people…
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