Reunion Gala Program

This year's Alumni Reunion Gala boasts great events, entertainment and hospitality befitting a night to remember. See below for program, details and - if you haven't yet - book your tickets today! 

your hosts

Student Hosts: 
Jorge Antonio Chavez Mazuelos (IR '19, Peru)
Tetiana Horban (IR '20, Ukraine) 

Jorge and Tetiana are both members of this year's class of Alumni Scholarship Recipients. Gifted public speakers and already very active in our community, they look forward to welcoming you! 

Musical intro
Tutti Cantabile

Choir Tutti Cantabile, founded by alumni of Budapest’s Eötvös József High School, will set the mood with a brief, inspiring choral performance. 

live remarks

Alumni Welcome 
w/Serge Sych (IRES '97,
LEGS '99)

19:45-19:55
Serge Sych, alumnus and CEU's Vice President for Enrollment Management, Career Services and Alumni Relations, will kick off the evening's formal program with his traditional, community-focused welcome remarks. 

Alumni Address 
w/President and Rector Michael Ignatieff
19:55 - 20:20  
It's been an unprecedented year for our university. Don't miss the Rector's annual address to the alumni community on what the future holds for CEU in Vienna, Budapest and beyond. 

gala favorites

Gala Dinner 
20:20-21:00

Bring your appetite! The Marriott kitchen is preparing a mouth-watering buffet of regional and international favorites just for you. Buffet service. Sit-down dinner, wine service at table. 

Reunion Dance Party & 
Alumni Playlist
21:00-22:30

Cut loose and and get down with your friends! Also, don't miss our CEU nostalgia DJ set - chosen by alumni like you. We're playing the hits that were big when we studied at CEU. Nominate your favorite songs here, at the bottom of the form.

Group Portrait Session
22:00-22:30

A reunion tradition! Group shots for you and your friends, old and new. Anniversary graduating classes are encouraged to participate. Capture that reunion energy and friendship for posterity!

bonus program

CEU Spring Ball 
Europa River Boat 
22:30 - 

Keep the party going at CEU Spring Ball and dance the night away with hundreds of alumni and students. Alumni tickets to Spring Ball available only with purchase of Alumni Reunion Gala tickets, so get yours today. NOTE: Europa riverboat boarding at the Akadémia pier by Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Details and map.