Alumni Stories

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. 

Alumna Pillar Named 2016 "CEO of the Year"

March 27, 2017

CEU Business School alumna Eva Pillar (MBA, '14) was awarded the prestigious "Women Energy CEO of the Year" award at last winter's Budapest Energy Summit in December, 2016. Eva serves as the Energy Sourcing Director at Hungarian energy company E2.

Congratulations, Eva!

Alumnus Kounalakis Earns Second Presidential Appointment

January 13, 2017

CEU alumnus Markos Kounalakis (IRES PhD, ’16) was recently appointed by President Barack Obama to the William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. This is his second presidential appointment in recent months.

Alumna Sarkisova Publishes Soviet 'Kulturfilm' Book

January 5, 2017

CEU alumna Oksana Sarkisova (NATI ’98 MA, HIST ’05 PhD) recently published her book “Screening Soviet Nationalities: Kulturfilms from the Far North to Central Asia.”

Prună 2nd CEU Alumna to Head Romanian Justice Ministry

November 25, 2016

Raluca Alexandra Prună (POLS '98) has served as Romania's Minister of Justice since November 2015. She is the second CEU alumna to hold the post, after alumna and CEU Board of Trustees Member Monica Macovei (LEGS '93), who served from 2004 to 2007.

Prior to her appointment, Raluca served in numerous unit leadership roles within the European Commission, dealing with topics including organized crime, surveillance, migration flows and free movement of goods and others.