AUBG Stories

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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Nadezhda Boboshevska, Development Coordinator: “A constant movement toward the future”

​Though she’s traveled to many countries -- France, Italy, the UK, Germany and Switzerland, to name just a few -- Nadezhda Boboshevska’s journey has led her back to her hometown of Blagoevgrad. She was recently hired as AUBG’s development coordinator.
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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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