Alumni Stories

CEU Student, Alumna Hayrapetyan Wins Best Paper Award from the Society of Armenian Studies

Piruza Hayrapetyan, currently a PhD candidate at CEU's Department of Medieval Studies after receiving her MA at the department in 2015, received the best conference paper award from the Society of Armenian Studies. Hayrapetyan’s paper addressed the literary context of Ganjs, Armenian hymns dedicated to church feasts and saints that were recited and sung in the Armenian Divine Office. Hayrapetyan is also an exchange fellow at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Vienna.

Donors, Students Meet at Philanthropy Week Mixer

Some CEU donors got to meet the students their generosity supports at a very special on-campus reception, November 28. See photos.

Philanthropy Bake Sale Serves Generous Returns

The CEU community is hungry to give back. 

That's the takeaway from this year's 5th annual Bake It > Make It Forward fundraiser, held at CEU on Nov. 27. In kicking off the university's first-ever Philanthropy Week, community members raised a record 170,000 HUF ($638) by day's end in support of two great causes.

Philanthropy Week Celebrates, Encourages Giving

Give thanks. Pay it forward. Repeat. That’s what the CEU community in Budapest and beyond did recently during the university’s first-ever Philanthropy Week.