ARS of Eastern US

ARS of Eastern USA Awards 46 Students with Scholarships

WATERTOWN, MA. – On July 7, 2021, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA announced that it is providing 46 graduate and undergraduate students with scholarships totalling $48,500 hailing from 41 universities and colleges from 9 US States (California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia), the Nation’s Capital, WashingtonContinue reading “ARS of Eastern USA Awards 46 Students with Scholarships”

Lifting Our Communities: ARS Eastern Region Responds to Pandemic

The Armenian Relief Society Eastern Region (ARS of Eastern USA) has always been at the forefront of relief efforts and humanitarian aid during times of crisis for the Armenian people, both in the homeland and in the diaspora. When the novel coronavirus crisis began, the ARS of Eastern USA sprang into action, both in theContinue reading “Lifting Our Communities: ARS Eastern Region Responds to Pandemic”

ARS Eastern US Chapters, Supporters Donate $25,000 to Lebanon Emergency Relief

WATERTOWN, Mass. – The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of the Eastern US has announced that it is donating $25,000 to the ARS Central Executive Board in response to the Lebanon Emergency Appeal for three ARS relief programs—the Hope Package, the Care Support and the Hot Meal. Earlier in the year, as the ongoing political, economicContinue reading “ARS Eastern US Chapters, Supporters Donate $25,000 to Lebanon Emergency Relief”

University Students Converge for ARS Norian Youth Connect

Photography by Knar Bedian NEW YORK, NY—The ARS Norian Youth Connect Program’s latest installment on February 29 galvanized university students from all over North America. More than 100 students converged on Columbia University for a day of lectures and discussions from leading scientists, artists, journalists and scholars. The program featured journalist Raffi Khatchadourian (The NewContinue reading “University Students Converge for ARS Norian Youth Connect”

ARS Norian Youth Connect Program Speakers Announced

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Journalist Raffi Khatchadourian (The New Yorker), historian Houri Berberian (UC Irvine), filmmaker Stephanie Ayanian (“What Will Become of Us”), and a panel of science and tech experts will be headlining the Spring 2020 installment of ARS Norian Youth Connect Program.  Raffi Khatchadourian has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2008. He coversContinue reading “ARS Norian Youth Connect Program Speakers Announced”

ARS Announces its Spring 2020 Norian Youth Connect Program

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of the Eastern United States is proud to announce its spring 2020 installment of the ARS Norian Youth Connect Program (YCP) will be held on Feb. 29, at Columbia University in New York. Armenian university students ages 18 to 27 are encouraged to register for this weekend of workshops,Continue reading “ARS Announces its Spring 2020 Norian Youth Connect Program”