AUBG Stories

Volin Karagiozov: “I’m Optimistic, Especially When I See Enthusiasm in My Students”

Behind the success of every department are dedicated, passionate students, and there is no shortage of enthusiastic students at AUBG, says computer science professor Volin…
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Harvard, MIT Graduate Kaloyan Slavov: "I Am the Kind of Person Who Wants to Live in Their Home Country"

For Kaloyan Slavov, a member of AUBGs mathematics faculty, math is not about teaching students how to get to the top of a tower but how to build a staircase that will bring…
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Azerbaijani Shamil Mustafayev Is Getting Practical Experience, U.S. Education Closer to Home

Shamil Mustafayev 14, from Azerbaijan, chose to study at AUBG because of the universitys location and its generous scholarship program. He knew he would receive an education…
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Veneta Andonova, Business Strategy: Engage First, Provide the Challenging Theory Later

Fourth-year business students have had to reckon with a new force on campus in the past year: Veneta Andonova is the new international strategic management professor and an…
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Nino Gugushvili, Class of 2006, Georgia: AUBG Prepared Me for a Successful Career

Nino Gugushvili entered the global marketplace before she even graduated from AUBG. In the summer of 2005 she got a summer job at Deloitte. She had already taken several accounting…
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Martin Ilievski '12, Macedonia: An AUBG Education & Strong Resolve Will Take You Far

Martin Ilievski, AUBG Class of 2012, believes in personal responsibility and taking action. He is convinced that human beings can turn their lives around through sheer force…
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Full Scholar Kristiyan Dimitrov ’15: A Renaissance Man on the AUBG Campus

If you meet a first-year student who has the highest SAT score in his class for which he attends AUBG on a full scholarship, you will probably think he spent the last five…
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Marina Ceprazova ’10: Google’s International Atmosphere Reminds Me of AUBG

If you think that only Harvard and Yale graduates can get a job at Google, think again. Marina Ceprazova, Class of 2010, got an offer from Google Poland even before she graduated…
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Melody Gilbert & Mark Wollemann, Journalism: Students Are Not Like That Everywhere

Melody Gilbert and Mark Wollemann had been planning to live abroad for a long time when the idea of coming to AUBG came about. Last summer when they attended a retrospective…
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Economics Professor Andrey Gurov: "I Love Sharing What I Know with Students"

While many people prefer to focus on their destination rather than on the journey itself, Andrey Gurov has always tried to learn a lesson from every stopover he faced. Bulgaria…
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