News from the Institute

MBA students from Hungary to visit Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac's Central European Institute will host a group of executive MBA students from Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary, from March 30-April 4.


Quinnipiac receives $1 million gift to create the Novak Family Polish Chair

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.


Quinnipiac partners with Fulbright Commission

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.


Business and higher education leaders from Poland visit 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.


Ball inaugurated as Honorary Consul of Hungary

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.


Institute sponsors special exhibit of Hungarian artwork

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.


MBA students meet with business, government leaders in Hungary

Thirteen Quinnipiac students in the master of business administration program spent two weeks in June meeting with business and government leaders in Hungary.