Alumni Campaign News

Standing Strong (All Year Long): Alumni Reach $1.5 Milestone in 2020

February 16, 2021

2020 was challenging for virtually everybody, including CEU, which faced a year like no other. Yet throughout it all, CEU alumni and friends around the world joined together – and reached a formidable new milestone – in support of their alma mater.

Last year 520 alumni raised a total of $118,024 in support of CEU. By year’s end, capped by a successful matching gift challenge, all-time contributions to the CEU Alumni Campaign topped the $1.5 million mark! (See full stats below.)

#StrongerTogetherCEU Challenge Calls for Solidarity

December 1, 2020

This year has been one for the record books. And now, CEU alumni around the world are being asked to close and eventful 2020 by standing together in support of their university.   

Last month several CEU Board of Trustees members, led by author and Board Development Committee Chair Kati Marton, pledged $100,000 in matching funds to the university. With their pledge, they challenged alumni to join them in giving at the close of one of CEU’s most challenging years. See video. 

RC Resilience: Alumni Scholarship Recipients Help Classmates Sheltering at Dorm

April 7, 2020

The notes appeared last month, slipped under students’ doors at the CEU Residence Center. On them were printed an email address, a website url, and a brief message: 

We care that you are okay 
We stand with you 
We are proud of your resilience 

CEU Offers Emergency Assistance for Students Impacted by Covid-19 Crisis

CEU has been providing emergency support to students whose studies have been interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. And now, alumni are being asked to help.  

The university recently announced a special emergency fund to help provide housing, food, medical and psychological care and tech support for students sheltered at the dorm – many in isolation – trying to complete their studies remotely.  

RESULTS: CEU Impact Alumni Campaign 2019

February 5, 2020

It was a big year – and a very strong close – for CEU Alumni Campaign 2019.

More than 630 alumni from around the world contributed to the campaign, raising more than $150,000 in support of CEU’s future (see full stats below). The campaign closed on a high note with the #ThankYouCEU Alumni Challenge during which alumni raised more than $107,000.