Hovhannisyan praised Vardanyan's years of work, academic activity and dedication, stating that she has always treated her work responsibly and with love. According to him, thanks to specialists like Vardanyan, the university becomes prestigious and continues its development.
Dean of YSU Faculty of European Languages and Communication Gevorg Barseghyan thanked Hovhannisyan for appreciating the contribution of the talented lecturer.
He considered it remarkable that Vardanyan receives this award when her former student is already the dean of the faculty.
Vardanyan thanked the rector and presented him with his monograph and his English translation of Paruyr Sevak's poem "The Silent Bell Tower", which is the only translation in the world.