CEU Alumni News

CEU Alumni Come Together for Ukraine

July 6, 2022

On February 24, the world woke up to troubling news from Ukraine: neighboring Russia had launched a full-scale invasion of the country from which over 700 CEU alumni hail from. As Ukrainians and people of other nationalities living in Ukraine fled for their safety, hundreds crossed the border with Hungary in those first days. CEU was ready to help: we immediately offered vacant dorm rooms at the Kerepesi Residence Center (RC) in Budapest to our Ukrainian alumni and their families.

Another Successful Year for the Alumni Scholarship Program

June 16, 2022

On June 14 the Alumni Relations Office hosted a closing ceremony for this year’s cohort of Alumni Scholarship Recipients (ASRs). We gathered on campus in Vienna to toast and celebrate the success and contribution of these students to the CEU community. Several alumni and former ASRs were in attendance as well.

Cherishing the Moment: Alumni Reconnect in Budapest

May 4, 2022

Dozens of CEU alumni stood on the university’s rooftop last Friday, bathed in sunshine. Gathered on the Kharkiv Terrace, they were there to reconnect with one another and to show solidarity with classmates who had fled Ukraine.

Nearly 50 alumni and friends attended the April 29 mini reunion. Welcoming attendees, CEU Vice President for Enrollment, Careers and Alumni Relations Serge Sych (IRES ’97, LEGS ’99, Ukraine) noted that, in times like these, community matters more than ever.

Alumna Corina Ajder Named Moldovan Labor Secretary

April 25, 2022

CEU alumna Corina Ajder (SPP ’16) was appointed Secretary of State at the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Moldova. Her portfolio will include topics including labor relations, social security, and social dialogue, among others.