CEU Alumni News

CEU Alumnae Appointed Kyrgyz PM’s Advisers

September 19, 2017

CEU alumnae Bermet Tursunkulova (IRES’99), left, and Yulia Kalinichenko (IRES’13), right, were recently appointed as advisors to Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov. 

CEU Alumni Offer “Words of Wisdom” to Newly Arrived Students

September 18, 2017

Alumni in Budapest and beyond had welcoming words for this year’s cadre of new students.

Alumni “words of wisdom” were printed on small scrolls and shared with hundreds of new arrivals at CEU’s annual Welcome Afternoon, on Friday Sept. 8.

 The scrolls contained individual messages of encouragement and advice from dozens of alums from around the world to students now beginning classes here.

 “Don’t worry,” one read. “Once you have arrived you will become members of the big CEU family.”

In His Own Words: Bojan Aleksov

July 23, 2017

A two-time graduate of the CEU Department of History, Dr. Bojan Aleksov (MA '99, PhD '05) is a Senior Lecturer in Modern Southeast European History at University College London (UCL). He is the author of Religious Dissent in the Age of Modernization and Nationalism: Nazarenes in Hungary and Serbia 1850-1914, a volume based upon his CEU PhD dissertation, among numerous other works.

2017 Class Gift Rallies, Closes Strong

At the close of this academic year, members of the Class of 2017 came together to make their mark by aiding those who will follow in their footsteps.

More than 40 graduates raised almost $400 in support of future CEU students via the Graduating Class Gift 2017 campaign.

The two-week campaign enabled grads to make their first, symbolic donation in support of CEU’s future, both as a means of giving back and ‘paying it forward’ to next year’s class.

Welcome to the family: CEU alumni team welcomes new grads

June 29, 2017

Last week CEU added more than 700 new alumni to its global family. Your alumni team – with help from alumni like you – was there to welcome them.

As part of a busy graduation week, on Wednesday June 21 and Thursday June 22, the alumni team hosted its first-ever Alumni Info table, in Nador 15.

There, graduating students, many clad in commencement gowns, were given information on benefits and services awaiting them, and how to connect with the wider community after they leave campus this summer.