A Debate at UKSW

On 8 March 2019, in the Robert Schuman Hall of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (UKSW), a debate took place as part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Polish-American diplomatic relations. The organizers of the debate were: the Department of Regional Strategic Studies, the American Embassy in Warsaw and the Alumni Association. The debate entitled Democracy in the United States was attended by: Prof. David Forte, constitutionalist from Cleveland State University, currently on the Fulbright scholarship in Warsaw, and Prof. Zbigniew Lewicki, American Studies expert from UKSW. The debate was led by Prof. Dariusz Góra-Szopiński, Head of the above-mentioned University Department, and also Vice-President of our Association.
The American Embassy posted a report from the event on its website: https://pl.usembassy.gov/debate_alumni/

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Warsaw celebration of the Fulbright Program anniversary

In the Novotel hotel in Warsaw (former Forum Hotel), on March 7, 2019, the ceremony commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright program in Poland took place. Established immediately after the end of World War II, during the administration of Harry Truman, the program of international exchange of students and scientists, found its first partner from behind the Iron Curtain right here in Poland. Franciszek Lyra, the first Polish Fulbright scholarship holder, then a freshly promoted master of English at the University of Warsaw, currently senior university lecturer and a very active member of our Association, left for the United States in 1959. Read More

Meeting in Katowice

On the initiative of Katarzyna Szyper, member of our Association, Alumni from the Silesia Voivodeship met in a charming restaurant Chata z Zalipia on Friday, February 22, 2019. It was a great opportunity to get to know each other and talk about experiences related to staying in the USA. Despite the scholarship trip in various years (although three of those present at the meeting were there in 2004), in different places, and under different programs, the Alumni found common topics and interests easily. We encourage all members of the Association to foster contacts, which are a valuable source of knowledge and opportunity to cooperate on many levels. We also hope that next time, the Silesian Alumni will meet in a larger group.

Christmas Party in Warsaw

It’s the sixth time that the Alumni Association organized a Christmas party on Tuesday evening, December 11. It took place in the charming interiors of Amaristo Cafe, located at Jazdów in Warsaw. The party was attended by over 50 members and friends of the Association, as well as scholars from FLEX Poland and FLEX Ukraine. Read More

Exhibition and concert in Opole

On 1 December 2018 at the Opole Philharmonic a piano concert took place entitled “100 years together. Let’s celebrate Herbert Hoover.” It was a unique concert organized jointly by the Alumni Association and the U.S. Consulate General in Krakow. The event’s partners were: the Marshall of the Opole Voivodeship and the Opole Philharmonic. Read More

The PL+US Youth Forum: Better Together

On October 26, 2018, the Alumni Association took part in the first Polish-American youth forum organized in the newly-opened American Center Warsaw at Warsaw University of Technology. The opening ceremony of the American Center Warsaw was made by Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher and Polish guests: Jadwiga Emilewicz, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology, and Rajmund Bacewicz, host of the place and Vice-Rector of Warsaw University of Technology, Read More