Vartan Gregorian

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Name: Vartan Gregorian
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Providence wins $3M grant to create new high schools

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence has won a $3-million private grant to create two small high schools as part of an effort to make “dramatic changes” in a district plagued by poor performance.Up to 450 students will be eligible to attend each school ... [Published WPRI - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sethna Honored as Carnegie Great Immigrant

UWG President Emeritus One of 41 HonoreesCARROLLTON, GA – The Carnegie Corporation of New York has recognized Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, president emeritus at the University of West Georgia, for his contributions to the United States in the annual tribute ... [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

US welcomes new citizens 'home' on its birthday

Shanghai native Ye Min'an, 60, became a new US citizen last week in New York. [Zhang Yuwei / China Daily]Harlem resident Ye Min'an called this past Fourth of July holiday a very special day in his life."It's a most unforgettable day for me, now as a US ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

July 4th: A Celebration of Citizenship

By Vartan GregorianPresident, Each year, on July 4, we celebrate not only the birth of our country but also a powerful and revolutionary idea: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Nadella, Subra Suresh to Be Honoured for Contributions to US

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh are among several immigrants who will be honoured this week on the occasion of America's independence day for their achievements and contributions towards making the US ... [Published Outlook India - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Great Immigrants--The Pride of America: Celebrate July 4th with Stories of Immigrants Who Make America Strong

NEW YORK As it has every year since 2006, the Corporation is honoring a group of distinguished immigrants and their achievements in its "Pride of America" full-page public service ad in The New York Times. The Corporation also salutes new and aspiring ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 02 2014]

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"today, we witness with great pride the numerous students who are leaning chinese in our schools and universities, and how we have come to prize the rich chinese culture and civilization" said Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, an education foundation created by American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie...
"we owe the vitality, the progress and the hope we all have for the future of this nation to the contributions that each and every citizen has brought to the banquet table, including those who have come as immigrants, either recently or in the distant past" President of Carnegie Corporation of New York and a naturalised citizen Vartan Gregorian said
...immigrants, either recently or in the distant past," said Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York and a naturalized citizen. "andrew carnegie was perhaps the best export of scotland to the united states who subsequently became one of the champions of american democracy and philanthropy."
"at a time when we all recognize that education is crucial to the future of our society, economy, and democracy, the quality of the leadership of higher education institutions is of paramount importance" said Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York

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July 4th: A Celebration of Citizenship [Published Huffington Post - Jul 03 2014]
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