Taste of Fulbright - Alumni and student meeting

Have you had a Fulbright grant? Are you interested in applying for a Fulbright grant? If yes, this event is for you, organized by the Hungarian Idea Exchange, Fulbright NY and the Alumni Hungary Network.

New York

Date: Mon, May 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

Location: Consulate General of Hungary, 223 E 52nd st, New York City, NY 10022


6.00 – 6:30 Registration

6:30 – 6:40 Opening remarks

  • A. Sarah Ilchman, Senior Vice President, Fulbright Student and Scholar Programs, Institute of International Education (IIE)

6:40 – 6.50 Welcome

  • Tamas Novak, Science and technology attaché, Consulate General of Hungary
  • Zsuzsanna Gedeon, President, Hungarian Idea Exchange (HIE)

6:50 – 7:10 Introduction

  • Katie Bakarich, President, Fulbright Greater New York Chapter (AY 2009/2010)
  • Károly Jókay, Executive Director, Hungarian Fulbright Commission

7:15 – 8:00 First Round

  • Jesse Scinto, Lecturer, Columbia University, Department of Strategic Communications (AY 2017/2018)
  • Janos Kenyeres, Director, School of English and American studies, Eötvös Lórand University (AY 1994/95)
  • Raegan Sealy, 2019 Fulbright NY Fulbright Alumnus in Residence (FAIR)

8:00 – 8.30 Break

8:30 – 9:00 Second Round

  • Judit Kádár, International Director, University of Physical education (Budapest) (AY 2012/2013)
  • Robert Mevissen, Visiting Assistant Professor at SUNY College at Old Westbury (AY 2015/2016)

9:15 Announcements

9:30 Photo session


Make sure to RSVP here as complimentary tickets are limited!

Hosted by: The Hungarian Idea Exchange & the Fulbright NY Chapter (our second cooperation, see about the first one here)

Sponsor: TEMPUS Public Foundation

Find out more here.


NY 10036
New York City,
United States

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