CEU Alumni and Career News

Alumni ‘Return,’ Rally for CEU during Reunion

June 2, 2017

More than 300 alumni and friends gathered at CEU for the university’s first-ever on-campus reunion last month. Dubbed CEUreturn: Alumni Reception & Party, the May 13 event was both a celebration and show of solidarity with the university.

Celebrating Alumni Leadership at ‘Impact’ Forum

This year’s Alumni Impact Forum brought together more than a dozen alumni leaders and volunteers from around the world to discuss the realities of promoting CEU’s global community.

The annual two day event, held on May 11 and 12 at CEU, provided both recognition and training for attendees, while encouraging them to share what works – and what doesn’t – in the field. See photos. 

Serbian Alumni Rally for National Fund

Approximately 20 alumni and friends gathered in Belgrade last week to support CEU students from Serbia – and to save their national scholarship fund.

The Saturday, May 27 “CEU Afternoon Gathering” took place at the Cultural Centre Belgrade and included social and fundraising elements, as well as a pre-departure orientation for local students set to begin studies in Budapest this fall.

CEU Alumni Event in London Largest Yet

May 3, 2017

CEU alumni in the U.K. just hosted their biggest and perhaps most important event yet.

More than 70 alumni and friends met on Thursday, April 27 at London’s Hungarian Cultural Centre for a meeting with CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff. (See photos below)

The president spoke about CEU’s ongoing fight to retain its academic freedom and exchanged remarks with the evening’s special guest, Hungarian Ambassador Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky.

Polish Ombudsman, CEU Alumnus, Bodnar Calls for Support for CEU

April 13, 2017

Polish Commissioner for Human Rights and CEU alumnus Adam Bodnar (LEGS '01) called upon the Polish academic community to support CEU.