On Saturday October 15, 2011, AUA expanded its offerings to the community at-large by launching the AUA Extension’s Cisco Networking Academy Learning Center in Gyumri. The Center is located at the Gyumri offices of the Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP). The Los Angeles-based Focus on Children Now (FCN) provided the necessary Cisco hardware for the trainings. And, AUA Extension provides free Cisco CCNA (Certified Network Associate Routing & Switching) training to young professionals in the Shirak region. This new collaboration adds to the diversity of offerings through AUA Extension which plans, designs, develops and delivers courses to diverse sectors of government, academia, and private organizations and individuals to fulfill professional, personal and/or career goals through flexible and innovative adult and continuing education training programs.