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Russian alumni, students connect via Skype

CEU alumni in Moscow used Skype to overcome their country’s vastness and connect with new students for two pre-departure orientations on Friday, August 3.

The online sessions lasted several hours, during which time alumni answered students’ questions and shared details about life and study in Budapest.

Alumni leaders used Skype as a means to reach students living in Russia’s many time zones. The sessions were recorded, with participants’ consent, for those who could not participate.

Memorial fund established at CEU in honor of alumna Erica Lane-Tamuza (LEGS 2003), who tragically passed away in June 2012

We are deeply saddened to announce the tragic and untimely passing of CEU alumna Erica Lane-Tamuza (USA, LEGS 2003), wife of fellow alumnus Kristaps Tamuzs (Latvia, LEGS 2003), on June 1, 2012 in the Hague, Netherlands. 

Erica was a beloved spouse, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She was a graduate of CEU's Legal Studies program, as well as The Ellis School of Georgetown University and The University of Pittsburgh Law School. Until her untimely passing, she worked as a legal officer with the United Nations Special Tribunal for Lebanon, based in The Hague.

BABSEA CLE Award for CEU LLM Graduates Awarded to Ephrem Birhanu (Ethiopia, LEGS '12)

In 2011, CEU's Alumni Relations & Career Services and Development offices worked together with CEU alumnus, recipient of CEU's 20th Anniversary Alumni Hero Award, Bruce Lasky (USA, LEGS '03), and Bridges Across Borders South East Asia: Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEA CLE) to establish a new award program for Legal Masters Human Rights Program graduates of CEU.