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AUBG Wins Education Category at Mr. and Mrs. Economy Awards

December 04, 2017

AUBG is the proud winner  in the Education category at the 2017 Mr. and Mrs. Economy Awards. Provost Emilia Zankina attended the ceremony at the Marinela Hotel on Nov. 30 to accept the recognition on behalf of the university. 

"[We received this award] thanks to  all of those who have been educating our students for the past 26 years,  and most importantly thanks to our alumni who are the best example of what we do, " she said. 

Zankina pointed out this award as an example of  the Bulgarian business sector's growing interest and investment in education. "Education cannot be successful without good cooperation with  and support from businesses, and I hope that we will continue our efforts to further strengthen this connection."

The Mr. and Mrs. Economy Awards are co-organized by the Confederation of the Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria and Economy Magazine. The Blagoevgrad Municipality also won a special award for their tourism development efforts and the Francofolies festival in particular. 

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