Center after Mikael Kotanian
and "Project Harmony"
Internet Center named in honor of
by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Center in Panos Terlemezian Art College was opened on October 25th, 2000 through
the sponsorship of Cultural Affairs U.S. Department of State.
The Center was named after Mikael
a well-known economist and deputy to the Parliament, who became one of the
victims of October 27-th
violence. It was the wish of M. Kotanianís widow to open
the Internet Center at the Art College, as an exception to the customary rule of
establishing such centers at secondary schools.
Following the dedication of the Center a party was held with invitees ranging
from scientists to artists, sculptors and last but not least, the Ambassador of
U.S.A. to the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Michael Lemon.
Internet Center was renovated and furnished through funding from the Embassy of
the U.S.A. Along with purchases of three computers, a printer, and a scanner,
the Embassy assumed expenses of the Center for one year.
The Center started functioning In December of 2000. Computing classes with five
students in each group, are scheduled from at 10 am to 9 p.m. Courses to study
Windows operating system, MS Word, Internet, LAN, E-mail are offered, and most
students are making progress, while attending the classes with a great pleasure.
In addition, a through curriculum for designing/applied arts and fine painting
is also being implemented.
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