CEU Alumni News

UPDATE: CEU Campus Access

November 4, 2020

The CEU Senate has moved all CEU classes, in Vienna and Budapest, online until the end of the semester, December 18. Both campuses remain open for essential personnel.

Alumni can continue to research, collect and return library books, use photocopiers and scanners at the Budapest campus. All must adhere to C-19 protocols at all times: wear masks, wash hands and keep apart. No congregating in front of the university is allowed. 

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.

Alumna Vineetha Yellmelli Passes

October 28, 2020

We are saddened to report the passing of CEU alumna Vineetha Yellimelli (BUSI’17, India) due to Covid-19. She was 40 years old.  

A former software engineer, Vineetha worked as a Senior Business Manager for tech company Greatfour Systems in her native Hyderabad, India. Earlier this year she moved to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

Alumna Pakalkaite Named Wattsight Analysis Head

October 20, 2020

CEU alumna Vija M. Pakalkaite (ECON '12, SPP '17 PhD, Lithuania), was recently named head of continental analysis and Berlin office manager for European energy analytics company Wattsight! 

Conratulations to Vija!

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