A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Natasha Pavlovich

Natasha Pavlovich is a Serbian-American entrepreneur; an accomplished Hollywood actress, International Beauty Queen, Aviatrix, Future Astronaut, and soon to be published author. She is a descendent of Grand Duke Pavle Radenović of Bosnia (late 14th Century). She was born to Serbian parents and spent her early years in former Yugoslavia before immigrating to America to join relatives in Chicago, Illinois.

Her childhood interests in acting led to a move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television. She was accepted into the prestigious Hollywood Professional School, and  graduated with honors at age sixteen. Ms. Pavlovich earned a Bachelors Degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles. Simultaneously, she attended twelve years of acting school under the direction of legendary Hollywood acting coach, Sal Dano.

While Natasha's beauty earned her international titles, she wasn't always cast in glamorous roles. Hollywood heavyweights took notice of this powerhouse of an actresses  talents, her chameleon like ability to transform into various looks, languages, comedies, and dramas, and speak roles  in Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Czechoslovakian, Serbian, Arabic, and French, in  more than 50 prime time, network television productions. She has worked alongside Academy Аward winning actors, directors, and producers and appeared on hit shows such as: Nip/Tuck, J.A.G, Vegas, Judging Amy, Monk, The Son of the Pink Panther movie, and many others. Natasha also had a recurring role on the popular Serbian television series, Gorki Plodovi, (Bitter Fruit), filmed in Belgrade, Serbia.

Source: Official Web Site


People Directory

Slobodan Ćuk

BSEE, Belgrade University, Yugoslavia, 1970
MSEE, University of Santa Clara, CA, USA 1974
Ph.D., Caltech, CA, USA, 1976

Dr. Slobodan Ćuk was a full-time Professor of Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology until January 1, 2000. During that time, more than 30 students obtained their Ph.D. degree in Power Electronics under Dr. Ćuk's guidance. Many of them are now leading researchers and/or Professors of Power Electronics in the U.S. and abroad.

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Publishing

Prayer Book

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is pleased to announce the publication of a beautiful pocket-size, full-color, English-language Prayer Book, which has been compiled and designed by our newly enthroned His Grace, Bishop Maxim, and printed in Serbia. The book contains prayers commonly used by Orthodox Christians, lists of Scriptural Commandments, and brief articles on the precepts of Faith, proper conduct in church, and the meaning and practice of prayer. It is adorned with striking icons and illustrations by Fr. Stamatis Skliris, a parish priest in Athens who is renowned as an iconographer and as a writer and lecturer on Byzantine iconography. Full-color on coated stock throughout, 36 pages, 3¾" × 5½" format, paperback, saddle-stitched.