An evening with leading theologian Richard Rubenstein @ DuPont Tower Room
Sep 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of After Auschwitz, one of the most influential and searing examinations of faith after the Holocaust. The University of Bridgeport (UB) will honor its author, President Emeritus and Distinguished Research Professor of Religion Dr. Richard L. Rubenstein. The evening will feature a conversation with Rubenstein hosted by UB Provost Dr. Stephen Healey as well as a citation from Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim. UB President Neil Salonen who will lead the event with greetings.

Distinguished Alumni Dinner 2016 @ duPont Tower Room
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Dinner in honor of:

James Forde ’13
Jahana Hayes ’14
William Manning ’87, ’89
Judy Thompson ’76

2016-17 Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient:
Mendel Murray ’18

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Formal Program


Register to Attend

$75 Individual, $750 Table Sponsor

Proceeds benefit the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.

UB Athletics Golf Classic @ Race Brook Country Club
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Please join us for the Twentieth Annual UB Athletics Golf Classic at the beautiful Race Brook Country Club.  To support the rising success and growth of UB athletics, all net proceeds from this event will be used to enhance our athletic facilities to give our student athletes the best possible environment.  Your continued support will ensure that the Purple Knights are recognized as one of the elite Division II programs in the northeast.

Register online at
$250 per player, $1000 per foursome

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to play an enjoyable round of golf while also supporting UB athletics! For more information, contact Pete Doneit at or 203-576-4017.

UB Athletics Golf Classic - University of Bridgeport

Homecoming 2016 @ University of Bridgeport Campus
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm

UB Homecoming 2016
Celebrate your Purple Knight Pride!

Alumni, current students, families, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of Bridgeport
are invited to join us for a weekend full of fun social, academic, and athletic events!

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$20 for adults, $15 for students and children under 18, and free for students on a UB meal plan.
Take advantage of a special $5 off early bird rate now through August 31, 2016!

Your registration includes a free tee-shirt, continental breakfast and BBQ lunch on Saturday, and brunch at Marina Dining Hall on Sunday!  Also includes entry into events throughout the weekend (exceptions: UBCC Dinner, Athletics Hall of Fame, 5k). Pick up your shirt, lanyard, and more info at the Cox Student Center on Saturday and the Marina Dining Hall on Sunday.

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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 14

 Saturday, October 15

Sunday, October 16

All events, locations, and times subject to change.

More information:

Hotel and Travel

The University of Bridgeport has arranged discounted rates at local hotels for anyone attending Homecoming Weekend:

  • Holiday Inn – 1070 Main Street, Bridgeport: $89 room rate will be offered until 10/1/16.  Call (203) 334-1234 and ask for the Homecoming Weekend at UB room block or make a reservation online (discounted rate is applied automatically).
  • Marriott – 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull: $124 room rate will be offered until 9/23/16.  Call (203) 378-1400 and ask for the University of Bridgeport Homecoming Weekend room block or make a reservation online (discount rate is applied automatically).
  • Courtyard by Marriott Shelton – 780 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton: $95 room rate will be offered until 9/23/16. Call (203) 929-1500 and ask for the University of Bridgeport Homecoming Weekend room block.

The UB Shuttle will be making continuous loops from the Bridgeport Holiday Inn to and from the UB campus on Saturday, October 15 from 10am-10pm.  Also on Saturday, from 7:30pm-10:00pm, there will be an added stop at the Crafty Monk on Fairfield Ave. to transport attendees to the Young Alumni Black Rock Bash!

Pep Rally – Homecoming 2016 @ Marina Pocket Park
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out and support your UB Purple Knights at a Pep Rally to kick off Homecoming Weekend 2016!

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UB's Purple Knight and the UB cheerleaders get amped for a pep rally! - University of Bridgeport


Alumni Baseball & Softball Game – Homecoming 2016 @ Baseball Diamond #1
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Spectators are invited to come watch this fun and friendly game with teams of alumni baseball and softball players facing off for bragging rights!

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UB's Men's Baseball Team - University of Bridgeport

Alumni Soccer Game – Homecoming 2016 @ Knights Field
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Enjoy continental breakfast in the Arnold Room of Hubbell gym at 8:00am.  Scrimmage and socialize with fellow UB soccer alumni at this casual reunion event, then stay for the BBQ lunch to tailgate the men’s and women’s soccer games!

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UB Soccer Team Members on Knights Field - University of Bridgeport

Registration and Continental Breakfast – Homecoming 2016 @ Knights End in the Student Center
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Register, pick up your schedule, campus map, and lanyard for the weekend.  Also enjoy a lovely continental breakfast to start your day!

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Registration for UB's Homecoming - University of Bridgeport

Campus and Residence Hall Tour #1 – Homecoming 2016 @ Ped Mall Clock
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Tours of the full campus will be given, as well as a special tour focusing on UB’s res halls.  Join our student ambassadors and volunteers as they introduce you to the UB grounds, or bring you back to your days living on campus!  Meet at the Ped Mall clock at 10am and 1pm for tours.

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UB student ambassadors give a tour of campus and residence halls at the University of Bridgeport.

Engineering Carnival – Homecoming 2016 @ People's Park across from the Student Center
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for this family-friendly and engaging engineering carnival that will feature robots on display! Our award-winning School of Engineering students showcase their talents and provide interactive activities for children of all ages!

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Family fun at the UB Engineering Carnival