News from the Institute

U.S. Senator Murphy invites Ball and Hejmowski to Eastern Europe conference

Christopher Ball, director of the Central European Institute, and Hanna Hejmowski, executive assistant to the director, were invited to the "Opportunity Eastern Europe" conference, hosted by U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) in Stamford, on Nov. 17, 2014.


Delegates forge connections in Poland

In June 2014, University officials from the Central European Institute traveled to Poland with Pete and Kasia Novak, founders of the Novak Family Polish Chair, to meet with met several universities, businesses, associations and individuals eager to develop relationships with Quinnipiac.


Central European Institute featured on Forbes.com

Forbes.com highlighted the many strengths of Quinnipiac's business relationship with Central Europe, cultivated by the University's Central European Institute.


MBA students from Hungary visit Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac's Central European Institute hosted a group of executive MBA students from Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary, for a week this spring.


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.