Category: Mass.

Joy Renjilian-Burgy’s Work in Spanish Language and Culture Earns Her a Medal from the King of Spain

Joy Renjilian-Burgy’s Work in Spanish Language and Culture Earns Her a Medal from the King of Spain

WELLESLEY, Mass. — Joy Renjilian-Burgy, associate professor of Spanish at Wellesley, has earned multiple awards and honors over her teaching career, but perhaps few as indicative of her devotion to Spanish language and literature as the medal she received on April 10 from King Felipe VI of Spain. La Orden de la Cruz de Isabel […]

Boston College Graduate on Fulbright Scholarship to Explore Armenia’s Geological Setting

Boston College Graduate on Fulbright Scholarship to Explore Armenia’s Geological Setting

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Courtesy of a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, newly minted Boston College graduate Natasha Bednarz will spend the next year in Armenia working on the most comprehensive exploration ever undertaken of the Caucasus’ geological setting. As a researcher at the National Institute of Geological Sciences, Bednarz will participate in the groundbreaking Transect project, which, […]

Hye Pointe Church Center Officially Opens

Hye Pointe Church Center Officially Opens

BRADFORD, Mass. — The Armenian Apostolic Church at Hye Pointe Family Life and Cultural Center officially opened in grand style with a Grand Opening event on April 22. Almost 20 years after the communities of Lawrence and Haverhill agreed to merge their parishes due to the socioeconomic changes in the Merrimack Valley, the vision of […]

Sheriff Koutoujian Welcomes Members of Mass. Legislature for Criminal Justice Discussion

Sheriff Koutoujian Welcomes Members of Mass. Legislature for Criminal Justice Discussion

BILLERICA, Mass. – Middlesex County Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian welcomed members of the Legislature and their staffs to the Middlesex Jail and House of Correction on July 10 for a discussion of ongoing initiatives and programs. The visit was organized in conjunction with the Legislature’s Harm Reduction and Drug Law Reform Caucus and was the […]

Knights of Vartan Awards Scholarships at Annual Event for Armenian Students

Knights of Vartan Awards Scholarships at Annual Event for Armenian Students

By Anelga Hajjar Special to the Mirror-Spectator CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On Tuesday, June 13, the Knights of Vartan Ararat Lodge held its fifth annual event honoring Armenian high school graduates and college students from the local community, at Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston. Vartan Soukiassian, event chair, awarded College Scholarships in the amount […]

Zangakner Gives Voice to Boston-Area Children

Zangakner Gives Voice to Boston-Area Children

By Mark Antranig Arkun Special to the Mirror-Spectator LYNNFIELD, Mass. — At the Zangakner Performing Arts Ensemble, not everyone is fluent in Armenian. Some cannot read, some cannot speak, and some do not know the language at all. Fortunately, Hasmik Konjoyan, the director, provides lyrics transliterated into English as well as spoken translations for the […]

ACF Launches Classical Music Series

ACF Launches Classical Music Series

ARLINGTON, Mass. — In pursuant of its mission, “to sponsor programs in the arts and humanities . . . for the advancement of culture in general, and the Armenian culture in particular,” the Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) announces the launch of a new musical program. On Sunday, June 25, at 3 p.m., the ACF, co-sponsored […]

WPI Launches Armenia Project Center

WPI Launches Armenia Project Center

By Allison Racicot WORCESTER — One of the staples of an undergraduate education at Worcester Politech Institute (WPI) is the Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP), a project experience in which students work together to tackle and solve a real-world problem. In addition to local project centers around Massachusetts, students may choose to complete their projects at one of […]