Alumni Stories

Former Student Gerő Passes

April 9, 2021

We are saddened to report the sudden passing last week of Szandra Gerő, a former student of CEU’s Source Language Teaching Group. She was 44 years old.  

Szandra worked at the Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives in Budapest. A polyglot who read English, Hebrew, Yiddish and German, she studied at Hebrew University and the Budapest University of Jewish Studies (OR-ZSE) as well as CEU. 

Alumna Domínguez Chairs Monterrey Law School

April 7, 2021

CEU alumna Gloria Domínguez (IBL LLM ’12, Mexico) was appointed Department Chair of the Law School at the School of Social Science and Government of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Puebla Campus, in October 2020. 

As Department Chair she oversees academic plans for a unit of more than 100 students. Additional duties include event organization, coaching students international Moot Court competitions, teaching courses on Law and Private International Law, among other tasks. 

Alumnus Dimitrovski Appointed Deputy Minister

February 11, 2021

CEU alumnus Zoran Dimitrovski (POLS ‘95, North Macedonia) was recently appointed Deputy Minister for Local Self-Government in North Macedonia.

Zoran has had a long and distinguished career, starting as a TV and print journalist in the late 1980s and afterward as journalist, editor and editor-in -chief of various publications and a lecturer. In early 2020 he was elected Secretary General of the Democratic Union.

Congratulations, Zoran!

More info (in Macedonian).

Alumna Ioniță Named Director of Human Resources, Lidl Romania

February 10, 2021

CEU alumna Mihaela Ioniță (BUSI ’09, Romania) is the new National Director of Human Resources for Lidl Romania and a member of the supermarket chain’s Board of Directors. 

Congratulations, Mihaela! 

Learn more.

Alumnus Taleski Named NATO Ambassador

February 3, 2021

CEU alumnus Dane Taleski (POLS '15) has been named Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of North Macedonia to NATO.

Ambassador Taleski presented his credentials to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg last month, January 18, 2021. He is the first Permanent Representative of the Republic of North Macedonia, after it became the 30th member of the alliance in March 2020.

Congratulations, Dane!!