Hungarian Association, P.O. Box 771066

Lakewood, OH 44107

+1 216-651-4929

45th Hungarian Association – Invitation – Thanksgiving weekend; Student & Young Adult Program

Meghivó / Invitation – Thanksgiving weekend IFJUSÁGI EST / Student & Young Adult Program

2005 November 25-án pénteken / Friday Doors open 7:00 PM

Crowne Plaza Cleveland Citry Centre hotel, 777 St. Clair Ave.

in downtown Cleveland; Ritz Room, 6th floor, also Penthouse suite

In Cleveland from Tucson, AZ, Mr. Péter Becskeházy, Hungarian American diplomat, speaking about international careers, and the foreign service

Becskehazy Peter
Mr. Péter Becskeházy


A Few Good Foreign Service Officers and Peace Corps Volunteers:

International Career Options FOR YOU!

Előtte & utána, gyertek bulizni !

PIZZA PARTY – Fun- Friends –

Music Reception before & after the

presentation, also movie later in the evening

The Hungarian Association cordially invites young Hungarian Americans to participate in this year’s Congress (older high school, college students, & all young adults). We have invited a special guest speaker with an exciting topic for the 21st century! Before and after the presentation, enjoy a great party – Thanksgiving weekend is a perfect time to reunite with old friends you haven’t seen in a while – or make new ones! Come & have fun – stay as long as you like! After the presentation, a Hungarian feature film with English subtitles of interest to young adult audiences will be shown – title TBA

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Mr. Péter Becskeházy will speak & answer questions on the topic of international career options. He has traveled the world over and served in the United States Foreign Service. He has been invited to lecture at many college campuses and to various youth groups. Mr. Becskeházy was born in Germany to Post World War II Hungarian refugees. He and his family settled in Cleveland, where he graduated from Cathedral Latin High school and later John Carroll University, earning his B.A. in Political Science with a minor in French. He attended graduate school at Ohio State University, American University and the University of Arizona and majored in Political Science, International Communications, and Higher Education, respectively. At the University of Arizona he is in the Ph. D. program for Higher Education. He began his diplomatic career in the early 1970s. His assignments took him abroad not only to Budapest (where he served as Counselor of the American Embassy) but also to Vienna, Belgrade, Warsaw, Krakow (serving as the Principal Officer), Hamburg, Seoul, and Bern. He also had shorter assignments in: Skopje, Podgorica, again Budapest, and Vladivostok. He also served as an Office Director at the State Department in Washington DC, where his duties included spokesman for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. He is currently eligible to serve overseas on Temporary Duty (TDY). He resides in Tucson, Arizona, with his wife Cathleen and sons, Thomas and Paul. He is now an adjunct faculty member and academic advisor at Pima Community College and is a senior tutor at the University of Arizona SALT Center in political science and education. He speaks fluent Hungarian, Polish, and German, conversational French, basic Korean and also has knowledge of several Slavic languages.

Szombat este – Gyertek el a Magyar Bálra ! / Saturday night – Come to the Magyar Bál !


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