2002

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Western Association of Schools and Colleges recognizes AUA as a Candidate for accreditation


  • The MS Program in Computer and Information Science is launched as an applied program to help students gain the necessary skills required to be productive leaders in computing and related industries.
  • Groundbreaking ceremonies take place for the new Paramaz Avedisian Building (the first addition to the main campus) planned as a state-of-the-art educational facility that will allow AUA to expand and meet its mission.
  • The first addition to the main campus is planned as a state-of-the-art educational facility that will allow AUA to expand and meet its mission.
  • AUA reaches a historic milestone in its institutional development as the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the U.S. accrediting agency, recognizes AUA as a Candidate for Accreditation in November.
  • AUA is the first university outside the territorial U.S. to be considered for such a status by WASC.  

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TCPA researchers conducting interviews in villages


AUA’s newest construction: Paramaz Avedisian building

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Groundbreaking with AUA Donor and Trustee Edward Avedisian, and his wife Pamela

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AUA’s newest construction: The Paramaz Avedisian Building

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The Avedisian building in progress