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Alumni News


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.


Tee up for the 19th Annual UB Athletics Golf Classic on September 28

Golfers of all levels are invited to tee up on Monday, September 28 for the University of Bridgeport’s 19th annual Athletics Golf Classic. The event begins with a shotgun start at noon at Race Brook Country Club in Orange, Conn., and will support UB athletics teams. Registration fees are $250 per player or $1,000 per … Click to read more.


CONTACT INFORMATION

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

  • (203) 576-4133

  • alumni@bridgeport.edu

Feb
11
Thu
“Parts is Parts: Assemblage & Collage” and “Remnants of Haiti” Opening Reception @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

02solitude_400Great examples of amalgamation abound with the Schelfhaudt Gallery’s exhibition “Parts is Parts: Assemblage & Collage.” The exhibition consists of artwork by artists whose studio practice is appropriated images and found objects. Lubomir Tomaszewski is a professor at UB who uses rocks and stones as a starting point for his sculptures. Please join us to enjoy common objects in uncommonly beautiful works of art, including sculpture, photo collage, found objects, and kinetic sculpture.

The exhibition “Remnants of Haiti” features the art collection of Douglas Wade, a local Bridgeport businessman who has a fond interest of the Haitian culture. The collection consists of hand-painted metal mythological symbols as well as surrealist landscape and sequenced weavings.

Exhibiting artists:

  • Camille Eskell
  • Robin Gilmore
  • D. Dominick Lombardi
  • Jane Lubin, Suprina
  • Susan Tabachnick
  • Lubomir Tomaszewski
  • Curated by Peter Konsterlie

Admission is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and Saturday, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Complimentary off-street parking is available.

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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