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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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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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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Rafie Drencheva ’14 – “I feel very blessed and lucky that I get to do something I love”

Rafie Drencheva (AUBG Class of ’14) was among the featured filmmakers in the recent AUBG International Student Film Festival. Her film, Particles, was made during her first…
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Dimana Doneva, Publications and Website Coordinator: “There is amazing stuff happening at AUBG”

​Dimana Doneva is one of these AUBG alumni who decided to return to their alma mater to contribute to its betterment.
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Radostina Pavlova ’99: “AUBG cultivates in its students the ability and the confidence to be agents of positive change in the world”

AUBG is alma mater to many talented and accomplished individuals who try to make the world a better place through everything they do. Exemplifying such modern-day heroism…
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Nick Saijrakh ’09: “The atmosphere at AUBG resembles the dynamism and multicultured-ness of the world”

Nick Saijrakh ’09, Managing Director at Azarga Capital LLC and Director at Khan Investment Management as well as founder of the first Alumni Chapter in Mongolia, attributes…
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Evelina Baronova ’10: “The keen ambition you find in AUBG students is really impressive”

She is an intelligent, curious, diligent, and friendly young person that cares not only about the outcome of a certain activity – for example, passing an exam with flying…
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