AUBG Stories

Google Anita Borg Scholar Sindi Shkodrani’15: “AUBG may be small, but it is full of great minds”

​AUBG graduate Sindi Shkodrani (2015) is one of those students who perfectly exemplify the values of the university. Socially committed, hard-working and passionate for knowledge, Shkodrani achieved remarkable results during her four years at AUBG.
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Yanko Atanasov, Digital Marketing Coordinator: “I love AUBG, that’s why I decided to stay here”

​Yanko Atanasov is not really a new face for AUBG and some of you probably know him as one of the most active students from the class of 2015. Grown and raised in Blagoevgrad,…
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Tchaprachikoff Scholar Daniella Gruwell (’07): “AUBG has a great reputation not only in the Balkans but also in the United States”

​Passionate, hard-working and determined, AUBG graduate Daniella Gruwell (’07) has already established herself as a paralegal in the United States and now has been accepted for a Juris Doctor Degree at the prestigious school of law at the University of Texas at Austin.
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Iliana Kostova ’08: “AUBG is more than a university, it is a life coach”

Having solid academic ground and the mindset necessary to face the challenges of today’s world, AUBG graduates land jobs at top businesses and institutions around the world.…
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Nikoleta Popkostadinova ’06: “At AUBG I loved the super intensive student participation”

​The founding fathers of the American University in Bulgaria envisioned an institution capable of preparing the leaders Southeast European countries badly needed back in 1991.…
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Trustee Iliya Lingorski: AUBG is “living up to its mission”

​AUBG’s 22nd Honors Convocation, an annual event that commemorates academic excellence at the university, welcomed a special guest for the April 8 ceremony. AUBG Board of Trustees member Iliya Lingorski visited the campus and attended the official ceremony.
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Stoyan Mitov, Admissions Counselor: “AUBG is the best and most impressive organization around”

Meet Stoyan Mitov, Admissions Counselor and Recruitment Coordinator since March 2015.
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Alexandra Zasheva, Annual Giving Coordinator: Feeling “appreciated” at home

​After many years abroad, Alexandra Zasheva is home. A native of Blagoevgrad, Zasheva returned recently and joined AUBG on March 16 as the university’s Annual Giving Coordinator.
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Sofia Volkhonskaya, Web Content Editor and Producer: Video makes her “jump for joy”

​AUBG students come and go, but there are a handful who leave a lasting mark in the community. One of those people is Sofia Volkhonskaya, who graduated in May 2014 with a…
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New Faces in the Development Office

​Bringing AUBG’s message to a global audience just got a little easier, thanks to two new internationally savvy additions to the development office on campus.
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