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Alumni News


Columnist and author Bessy Reyna at UB on February 25

“Necessary Voices” series continues with Bessy Reyna and “Border Crossings: A Day in the Life of Latino Immigrant Poets” Celebrated author Bessy Reyna, whose popular newspaper columns, articles, books, and poetry have given voice to the immigrant experience, will lecture and read at the University of Bridgeport on Thursday, February 25, from 4:30 p.m. to … Click to read more.


UB Alumna is National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Jahana Hayes, a graduate of School of Education at the University of Bridgeport (UB), has been named one of four finalists for the 2016 National Teacher of the Year Award and the 2016 State of Connecticut Teacher of the Year. Hayes teaches high school history at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut. She … Click to read more.


Professor Emeritus and former Connecticut Poet Laureate Richard Allen appears on “Prairie Home Companion”

Richard “Dick” Allen, beloved professor emeritus at the University of Bridgeport (UB) and the former Poet Laureate of Connecticut, shared his magisterial work with millions of listeners on November 21, when he was invited to perform on “Prairie Home Companion,” the nationally-recognized variety show hosted by Garrison Keillor. The show was broadcast live from the … Click to read more.


UB’s 10th Annual Holiday Concert and reception to be held Wednesday, December 2

Ring in the season at University of Bridgeport’s 10th annual holiday concert and reception on Wednesday, December 2 at the Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature favorite carols from the Golden Age of American popular song performed by the UB Chamber Singers, UB Fusion Ensemble, … Click to read more.


UB to pay tribute on October 10 to AGP brothers who died in Vietnam

They were a band of brothers at the University of Bridgeport who played on the football team, pledged at Alpha Gamma Phi, and wanted to serve in Vietnam. All five were killed. Now, nearly five decades later, during the 2015 Welcome Back Weekend to be held on campus from October 9-11, alumni John “Jack” Hulme … Click to read more.


CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Alumni Office | Cortright Hall
    126 Park Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT 06604

  • (203) 576-4133

  • alumni@bridgeport.edu

Feb
23
Tue
Innovator Series: Social Enterprise @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center,
Feb 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

innovator_series_feb2016The Innovators Series at UB presents “Social Enterprise – doing well while doing good.” Learn how reSET is advancing the social enterprise sector and meet the companies that are making Connecticut the social enterprise state.

Moderator

James Woulfe, Director of Advocacy & External Affairs, reSET Co. (Social Enterprise Trust)

Panelists

  • Spencer Curry, CEO, Fresh Farm Aquaponics
  • Tim Gifford, Founder & CTO, Movia Robotics
  • Denisha Kuhlor, CEO, Plucked Admissions

Schedule

  • 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Wine and Cheese
    6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Program and Q&A
    7:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Networking

Free to attend. RSVP to lchristi@bridgeport.edu or (203) 576-4151.

Feb
25
Thu
Necessary Voices: “Border Crossings: A Day in the Life of Latino Immigrant Poets @ Schelfhaudt Gallery, ABC Building
Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Necessary Voices presents poet Bessy Reyna and her lecture titled “Border Crossings: A Day in the Life of Latino Immigrant Poets.”

Necessary Voices is the University of Bridgeport’s dynamic Arts and Ideas Lecture Series, designed to spark University-wide discussion about writing, the humanities, and the arts.

The event is free and open to the public.

Mar
24
Thu
Necessary Voices: “The Awakened Eye: Reading Everyday Landscapes” @ Littlefield Reception Hall, ABC Building
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Necessary Voices presents writer David K. Leff and his lecture “The Awakened Eye: Reading Everyday Landscapes.”

Necessary Voices is the University of Bridgeport’s dynamic Arts and Ideas Lecture Series, designed to spark University-wide discussion about writing, the humanities, and the arts.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Alumni Art Show Opening Reception @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center
Mar 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

2016_graphic_alumni_artAlumni, friends, family, and guests are invited to join us for the Opening Reception of the 5th Annual Alumni Art Show! This event is free to attend but kindly RSVP by Monday, March 21 to alumni@bridgeport.edu or 203.576.4151.

The installation will be open to the public from March 24 through April 9 during regular gallery hours:

  • Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Parking available on site.

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