Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch

WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE INTERNSHIP, FIRST AND SECOND-YEAR STUDENTS OF “TOURISM” SPECIALTY MADE STUDY VISITS

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Within the framework of the internship of 2018-2019 academic year, the first and second-year students of “Tourism” specialty of YSUIB accompanied by Alina Ulikhanyan and Levon Lachikyan, assistants of the Department of Tourism Management and Culturology, visited several places of interest of Armenia, different sites of Yerevan (historical and cultural sites: churches, monasteries, museums, natural monuments, tourism industry service companies, hotels, tourism  food companies, etc.).

 During the internship, the students visited different destinations in Ijevan, Dilijan, Gyumri, Echmiadzin and Yerevan.  They first visited museums, hotels and guesthouses in Ijevan and Dilijan, Haghartsin complex and then visited other regions.

The visit to Shirak Region, Gyumri was of special interest for students. They had heard a lot about this unusual and strict Armenian town and now it was time to see it.  Students walked along the streets and squares of the city, got acquainted with historical monuments and then visited A. Isahakyan and H.  Shiraz home-museums.

 Within the framework of the internship, the next tour Ijevan-Yerevan-Etchmiadzin-Zvartnots-Yerevan-Ijevan was carried out. Students got acquainted with Ejmiatsin and Yerevan tourism resources as well as participated in the Dolma Festival, held in the Zvartnots temple, which is recently one of the fastest-growing tourism events in Armenia.

 The internship  gives students a special opportunity to perform their own research and tasks to collect, classify, analyze, combine and evaluate professional information, contributing to the deeper recognition of their country’s tourism resources, service sector, culture, history and geography.

OUR STUDENTS VISITED YEREVAN MUSEUMS ON THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY

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On May 18, 2019, on the occasion of the International Museum Day, YSUIB SSS and Student Council organized study visits to a number of museums of Yerevan.

 24 students from all faculties visited Mother Armenia Military Museum, Middle East Museum of Art, Art and Literature Museum, State Historical Museum of Armenia, National Gallery of Armenia.

 The students got acquainted with interesting illustrations of various spheres of art, permanent and temporary exhibitions, practically strengthening their theoretical knowledge.

Each year since 1977, ICOM has organised International Museum Day, which represents a unique moment for the international museum community.

The objective of International Museum Day (IMD) is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Organised on 18 May each year or around this date, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or an entire week. IMD was celebrated for the first time 40 years ago. All around the world, more and more museums participate in International Museum Day. Last year, more than 37,000 museums participated in the event in about 158 countries and territories.

SYUZANNA SHAHNAZARYAN: THE WINNER OF “THE BEST STUDENT OF YSU” ANNUAL CONTEST

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On 17th of May, 2019, YSU hosted “the Best Student of YSU” annual contest dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of YSU Foundation and 25th Anniversary of Student Council, followed by a festive concert with participation of Sona Rubenyan and Garik Papoyan.

 Syuzanna Shahnazaryan, 4th- year student of English Language and Literature Department,Faculty of Humanities of YSU Ijevan Branch became the winner of “YSU Best Student -2019” contest.

The aim of the contest is to encourage progress of the students of bachelor and Master programs of YSU and to boost their scientific and public activity.

Students of all faculties and centers implementing Master programs of YSU who had been YSU(including Ijevan Branch) students for at least 4 terms, had high performance during the last two terms (coefficient 15 and above), as well as have the achievements described in “Best Student of YSU” regulations can participate in the contest.

 20 students of different faculties of YSU and Ijevan Branch have won the contest, for which they will receive nominal scholarships.

From YSU Ijevan Branch, Syuzanna Shahnazaryan, a 4th-year student of “English language and Literature” specialty, won the “Best YSU Student -2019” contest.

 Welcoming the participants,  YSU Rector particularly put forward:  “I am jealous of those students who will be the best student of YSU on its 100th anniversary.  I think they will remember it forever.  I want to congratulate and say that it is a great honor to be the best student of the university and at the same time a great responsibility because we, all universitarians, have this responsibility to keep the honor of our Mother University. “

 YSU Vice-rector on Students, Alumni and Public Affairs Ruben Markosyan, Director of YSU Student Affairs Center Vahagn Varagyan and YSU Student Council Chairman Davit Apoyan (see details here) expressed their heartfelt congratulations and handed prizes.

 We express our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners of the contest, in particular, Syuzanna Shahnazaryan, wishing new achievements and victories both in personal and professional life.

 

SEMINAR ON “THE PRESENT AND FUTURE IN THE CONTEXT OF ARCHAEOLOGY OF TAVUSH REGION” HELD AT YSUIB

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  On May 17, 2019, YSU Ijevan Branch hosted a lecture entitled “The Present and Future in the Context of Archeology of Tavush Region”, conducted by the researcher of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, archeologist Irena Kalantaryan.

 For about ten years, I. Kalantaryan has been engaged in the exploration of the Getahovit-2 cave in Ijevan, managing an archaeological expedition.  She has been a co-founder of the Armenian-French joint expedition for two years in the field, which has carried out work on identifying monuments.

The lecture aimed at introducing the results of the archeological works in the region, the new achievements in the scientific sphere.

Kalantaryan first touched upon the great contributors of the archeological heritage study in the region, and then briefly spoke about the “Getahovit-2” cave and Hovk tomb field in Dilijan. She introduced the degree of their study, the importance of the monuments, the current problems, the importance of the archeological material, the problems in science, the need for study, and the prospects of use.

 The  seminar discussed issues related to the archeological works to be done in the region, possibilities of involving the Branch students within the framework of the internship, the possibilities of incorporating monuments in the development of tourism in the region and its importance. The archeological monument-tourism venue, developed by her and its importance, was perhaps the most vital part of the lecture.

 At the end, Irena Kalantaryan and the participants of the discussion touched upon the interest of the new generation in the field of archeological heritage, their behavior, the most frequently encountered phenomena and other similar issues.

SEMINAR ON “EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE” ANNOUNCED THE LAUNCH OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CENTER AT YSUIB

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On 16th of May, 2019, on the occasion of the launch of Psychological Center, YSU Ijevan Branch hosted a seminar-training on “Emotional Intelligence (EQ)”, conducted by Lecturer of YSUIB Pedagogy and Psychology Department Ashkhen Mkoyan, who is the founder and head of  “Harmony” Psychological Center, has seven years of work experience in practical psychology, and conducted trainings in Armenia, Georgia and Russia.

 The seminar was attended by members of the administrative and professorial staff of Ijevan Branch of Yerevan State University and students.

On the agenda were the essence of emotional intelligence, how it influences our lives, learning and work efficiency of the people, how to develop EQ, why emotions often hinder the achievement of the goal.

 The speaker put forward four important skills to effectively use emotions:

  1. Clearly perceive emotions of your own and others’.
  1. Use emotions to solve problems.
  1. Understand the causes of emotions.
  1. Control your own and other people’s emotions.

 The training was conducted in an interactive atmosphere, accompanied by psychological exercises.

The participants also learned a number of tricks to recognize and control their own emotions.

The seminar-training on “Emotional Intelligence (EQ)” announced the launch of the newly opened Psychological Center at YSUIB.