Alumni News

Alumna Vladeva Passes

January 12, 2021

We are saddened to report the sudden passing of CEU alumna Magdalena Vladeva (IRES ’15, North Macedonia). She was 38 years old.

Magdalena worked as a diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Permanent Mission of the Republic of North Macedonia to the United Nations in New York, a post she had reportedly held for the past two years.

She is remembered by her classmates as an exceptional friend and a positive person always ready to help others.

Our deepest condolences to Magdalena’s family, friends and classmates. She will be missed.  

Alumnus Avramov Passes

January 12, 2021

We are saddened to report that CEU alumnus Andrej Avramov (ENVS ’99, North Macedonia) recently passed away. He was 60 years old.

Andrej had a long career as an environmental engineer. Since 2017 he worked as Senior Environmental Engineer with Italian construction and engineering firm Salini Impregilo. From 2012 to 2013 he oversaw the environmental protection plan for a gas booster station in Kuwait.

Andrej was remembered by friends as a friendly, good natured professional with a calm personality and a “beautiful mind.”

Alumna Molnár Joins CEU ECON Faculty

November 19, 2020

Congrats to CEU alumna Tímea Laura Molnár (ECON '11), who joined the faculty of the CEU Department of Economics and Business this fall as an Assistant Professor. 

More details: https://bit.ly/2IIGZCh

The Biggest Lesson: Alumna Earns CEU Distinguished Teaching Award

November 2, 2020

It was late winter, 2020. Erzsebet Strausz was in New York, and things were getting worrisome.

Covid-19 had arrived, putting the city in lockdown and snarling travel. A Department of International Relations alumna (IR ’08) and assistant professor, Strausz had her hands full trying to advise and keep safe a dozen CEU students studying at the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program.

Alumna Tóth Shortlisted for ARS DOCENDI Prize

October 30, 2020

CEU Alumna Erzsébet Fanni Tóth (SOCL ’08, Slovakia) a lecturer at Vienna’s Sigmund Freud University, was recently shortlisted for the esteemed ARS DOCENDI prize this year for her course “Scientific research projects I and II”.

Named among the top three (out of 155) in category, the course utilizes ‘design thinking’, which encompasses self-identification and obstacle awareness, among other aspects, to help students produce outstanding academic theses.