CEU Alumni News

Coming Soon: CEU Philanthropy Week

Philanthropy built CEU. Therefore next month we’re launching CEU Philanthropy Week, to celebrate what we’ve been given and to raise awareness of the importance of giving back.

Think of it as a weeklong “love” fest (philos for you language classicists).

There will be plenty of ways to get involved, in Budapest, worldwide and online, including:

The Charm and the Challenge: Monument Sparks New Tradition at CEU

It’s difficult to say how or why, but many insist: they work.

Budapest has its share of sculptures (think Anonymous in Varosliget or the ‘Fat Policeman’ on Zrinyi utca) which allegedly bestow good luck to those who stop and lay hands.

Last spring CEU adopted one of its own: an enigmatic bronze orb on the Nador 13 rooftop. Although commissioned to honor the power of philanthropy, the monument’s creator cited another function:

Think of it as CEU’s own lucky charm.

CEU Alumni and Careers teams launch separate websites

October 11, 2017

After years of combined online presence, this September CEU's Alumni Relations and Career Services teams launched seperate websites. 

The will allow both units, particularly the newly integrated Career Services office, to offer focused, streamlined services, news and events for CEU alumni and students. 

CEU Alumna Tregub Appointed Secretary General of Independent Defense Anti-Corruption Committee

October 11, 2017

Alumna and CEU Alumni Impact Award winner Olena Tregub (POLS '05) has been appointed Secretary General of the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO), a joint initiative of Transparency International Defence and Security (the UK) and the Ukrainian chapter of Transparency International.

CEU Alumni Meet President and Rector Ignatieff in Warsaw

October 11, 2017

More than 30 CEU alumni and friends – graduates of classes 1992 to 2017 - met for the first time with President and Rector Michael Ignatieff at Warsaw’s Batory Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 5. See photos.