30.04.2009 | 
Policy, Society
THE GREAT PEDAGOGUE AND SCIENTIST
THE GREAT PEDAGOGUE AND SCIENTIST
"It is difficult to generalize the collective image of Valesyan-Armenian, citizen, patriot, devoted man of science and a pedagogue", - noted in his welcoming speech Marat Grigoryan.

An event, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of birth and 55th anniversary of scientific and pedagogical activities of Doctor of Geographical sciences, Professor, Academician of the Academy of Education of the Russian Federation, a member of the International Environmental Academy and the International Informatization Academy, President of the Armenian Geographical Company, as well as Chairman of the Armenian Committee of the International Geographical Union Lemvel Valesyan was held today at YSU Faculty of Geography and Geology.

In addition to the Dean of YSU Faculty of Geography and Geology, Chairman of the Jubilee committee Marat Grigoryan, congratulatory messages were also sent by the RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, Minister of Nature Protection Aram Harutyunyan, representatives of management of Yerevan State Pedagogical and Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) universities.

Then reports were made on the life and work of the scientist, as well as greeting speeches and speeches of gratitude. Representatives of NGOs, which develop their activities in the field of ecology, deans of YSU faculties, lecturers, students, relatives and friends had come to congratulate Lemvel Valesyan.

Such outstanding scientists not only leave trace in the world of science and in general in the countrys development process, but also create a school which educates generations. L. Valesyans contribution in the process of development of Armenian science, as well as in training of highly qualified specialists is immeasurable , - said YSU Rector Aram Simonyan, adding that according to his order, Mr. Valesyan was awarded monetary award in the amount of one salary: And because the scientist is awarded the Gold medal of Alma mater, and this medal can be awarded only once, I hand over to him a diploma, which is a great honor for me.

Guests also had not come empty-handed: the great pedagogue and scientist received not only words of thanks and greetings from his colleagues and friends, but also books, souvenirs and diplomas. The professor, embraced by flowers, with glitter of happiness in his eyes, was smiling and expressing his gratitude.

We should note that a scientific conference Scientific and constructive potential of geography and its practical application starts on the 6th of May. Reports by more than 60 scientists will be made during this conference. Chairmen of the first session will be the Doctor of geographical sciences A. Avagyan and A. Khoyetsyan, second session - K. Daniyelyan and S. Suvaryan.

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