News from the Institute
The Novak Family Polish Chair is being established in support of the Central European Institute (CEI) at Quinnipiac University and will lead to the establishment of the Polish American Business Leader Scholars Program.
Professor Christopher Ball, director of the Central European Institute, Istvan Szechenyi Chair in International Economics, travelled to Hungary in September to sign a cooperation agreement on behalf of Quinnipiac with the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission that will provide a grant for a Hungarian student to complete an MBA program at Quinnipiac.
A group of business and university leaders from Bialystok, Poland spent Oct. 7-8 in New Haven and Hamden to learn more about U.S. business practices and opportunities to establish relationships with local universities.
Christopher Ball, director of the Central European Institute and István Széchenyi Chair in International Economics, was inaugurated as Honorary Consul of Hungary for the state of Connecticut on Sept. 19. Ball's selection is in recognition of his two-decade association with Hungary.
The institute sponsored the exhibit, "Art as Ambassador: Hungarian Masterpieces from the Nancy G. Brinker and Christian L. Sauska Collections," at the Southport Galleries in Fall 2013.
Thirteen Quinnipiac students in the master of business administration program spent two weeks in June meeting with business and government leaders in Hungary.
Quinnipiac's Central European Institute recently hosted a group of executive MBA students from the Hungarian Corvinus School of Management as part of an ongoing partnership.