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Award from Journalism Contest

Date of material placement: 23-09-2016, 09:52.

Asya Asryan (2ndyear Master’s degree student, major – Journalism) won the top award from the Russian National Contest for Young Journalists CHALLENGE OF 21 CENTURY, nomination – Challenge – Inter-ethnic and Inter-Confessional Relations.

- This summer I just sent my papers to the contest, and it was by chance that I learnt about the contest itself. And today I got this letter, so now I think I will travel to Moscow to attend the award ceremony on October 14, - the winner was quoted as saying.

While studying at NCFU, Asya has accumulated huge experience in the area, an she is currently employed as editor for the local website of Stavropol (

- Asya is an open and a talented person, so this was decisive, I guess, - Prof. Olga Lepilkina said about her student. She also noted that this award does not come as a surprise as NCFU is aiming at developing ethnologic, ethno-conflictology, and ethno-methodological competences in students.