AUBG Stories

President Emerita Julia Watkins on AUBG, 25 Commencements Later

Dr. Julia Watkins is AUBG’s longest-serving president, who guided the institution through its infancy in the 1990s and early 2000s. She returned to campus in May to address…
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Ketevan Chincharadze (‘19): “My personal and professional development happened at AUBG”

Meet Ketevan Chincharadze from Georgia — the first AUBG student to graduate in Psychology, a major that was only introduced last fall. At the time, Ketevan was pursuing a…
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​ Maria Atanasova (‘11), Human Capital Director, EMEA, Progress: "Never Trust Your Fears - the Only Reason You Cannot Do It is Because You Haven't Tried It"

In a series of interviews, we will feature some of the region’s prominent business experts coming from various industries. We now introduce you to AUBG alumna Maria Atanasova…
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Kristiyan Dimitrov (‘15) on Earning the Tchaprachikoff Scholarship: „Plan Ahead, Gain Experience, Build Relationships”

​Alumnus Kristiyan Dimitrov (‘15) has been awarded the AUBG Tchaprachikoff scholarship that supports Bulgarian alumni accepted to a top graduate program in the U.S. A mathematics…
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Georgi Dinchev, Studio Manager at Creative Assembly Sofia: “Deliver More than What you’ve Been Requested”

In a series of interviews, we will feature some of the region’s prominent business experts coming from various industries. We now introduce you to Georgi Dinchev, Studio Manager…
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Liliya Dimitrova, CEO at Frontex International: “I Admire Leaders Who Are Able to Inspire Others to Follow Their Dreams”

In a series of interviews, we will feature some of the region’s prominent business experts coming from various industries. We now introduce you to Liliya Dimitrova, CEO at…
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Kristian Nikolov (‘16): “The Tchaprachikoff Scholarship Was the Reason I Decided to Enroll in AUBG”

AUBG alumnus Kristian Nikolov (‘16) recently got accepted at the prestigious MSc in Analytics at Northwestern University. He will study there on a Tchaprachikoff scholarship—…
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​ Didar Erdinc, Professor of Economics at AUBG: “AUBG Students Have the Right Mindset to Achieve Their Best”

AUBG Professor in Economics Didar Erdinc has been with AUBG since 1996. Following ten years spent studying, working and teaching in the U.S., she ran across a small ad that…
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Nikoleta Morales (‘08): At AUBG, “I Fell in Love with Journalism”

AUBG alumna Nikoleta Morales (‘08) is an award-winning journalist and PR specialist whose portfolio includes interviews with some of the world’s biggest celebrities. Upon…
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Elitsa Dermendzhiyska (‘12) On “The Things that Happen to Those Who Live”

Back at AUBG, Elitsa Dermendzhiyska (‘12) majored in mathematics and economics and spent an exchange year in a university in the U.S. When she graduated, Dermendzhiyska, originally…
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