News from the Institute

Hejmowski appointed to Polonia Advisory Council

Hanna Hejmowski, executive assistant to the director of Central European Institute (CEI), has been appointed to the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York’s Polonia Advisory Council (PAC).

Central European Institute to advance screen 'Kosciuszko: A Man Before His Time' Oct. 29

Quinnipiac's Central European Institute will present an advanced screening of the PBS film, "Kosciuszko: A Man Before His Time," on Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus.

Storozynski named Polish chair of the Central European Institute

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex Storozynski, president emeritus and vice chairman of the Kosciuszko Foundation of New York, has been appointed distinguished scholar and Polish chair of the Central European Institute at Quinnipiac.

Quinnipiac introduces first two Polish-American business leader scholars

Polish students Marcin Ambrozej and Katarzyna Michalska are the first two recipients of scholarships from Quinnipiac's Polish-American Business Leader Scholars Program. The two graduate students were introduced at a June 22 launch event in Warsaw, Poland.

Learning From What Remains

Students and faculty helped investigate Hungarian burial sites from the Middle Bronze Age to study how people once lived.

Historian Manuel Rosa to discuss the life of Christopher Columbus on Oct. 8

Historian Manuel Rosa will discuss the true origin and heritage of Christopher Columbus at noon on Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, 275 Mount Carmel Ave.

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.