Alumni Events

Sep
15
Tue
Innovators Series: Taking Your Company from Long Shot to Snapchat @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Innovator Series

Effective fundraising for your start-up: best practices in crowdfunding, venture capital, and family financing.

Moderator:

  • Elena Cahill, Senior Lecturer

Panelists:

  • Ron Paliwoda, President, The Paliwoda Group
  • Mark Nowotarski, Principal, Markets, Patents & Alliances

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

Sep
17
Thu
Necessary Voices Lecture: “Black Women and Academe: Why Things Must Change” @ Arnhold Bernhard Center, Littlefield Recital Hall
Sep 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

On September 17, 2015, from 4:30 to 5:30, Independent Filmmaker and Film Studies Professor Roxana Walker-Canton will speak on “Black Women and Academe: Why Things Must Change.”

Professor Walker-Canton’s documentary about the lives of black women in higher education, “Living Thinkers,” can be seen at www.livingthinkers.com.

This event is open to the University of Bridgeport community and others.

Distinguished Alumni Dinner @ duPont Tower Room
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Dinner in honor of:

Amelia Amon ’81
Roland Brooks ’78
Stephen Diaz ’95, ’98
Shawn Sequeira ’03, ’10
Naomi Volain ’83 

2015-16 Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient:
Brandi Greer ’16

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

Registration

Register to Attend

$75 Individual, $750 Table Sponsor

Proceeds benefit the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

Sep
28
Mon
UB Athletics Golf Classic @ Race Brook Country Club
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
UB Athletics Golf Classic @ Race Brook Country Club | Orange | Connecticut | United States

Please join us for the Nineteenth 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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ($250 per player, $1,000 per foursome)

Schedule of Events on September 28:

10 a.m. Driving range opens
11 a.m. Registration, lunch, gift bags
12 p.m. Shotgun start
5 p.m. Cocktail hour
6 p.m. Dinner, awards, raffle

Prizes: Hole-in-One, Longest Drive Straightest Drive, Closest to the Pin, and Team Prizes

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to play an enjoyable round of golf while also supporting UB athletics!

Oct
9
Fri
Pep Rally – WBW 2015 @ Marina Pocket Park
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pep Rally - WBW 2015 @ Marina Pocket Park | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Come out and support your UB Purple Knights at a Pep Rally to kick off Welcome Back Weekend 2015!

Registration

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Welcome Back Weekend 2015 @ University of Bridgeport Campus
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm

Oct 09th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oct 10th 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Oct 11th 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

University of Bridgeport Campus

Come show your Purple Knight Pride! 

Alumni, students, families, faculty, staff and friends of UB are all invited to come to campus for Welcome Back Weekend 2015!  Reconnect with old friends and rediscover the University of Bridgeport by attending one of many great events throughout the weekend!

Registration

$20 for adults, $15 for students and children under 18, and free for students on a UB meal plan.

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.

Register Here for Welcome Back Weekend at UB

Schedule of Events – See below for details or Download PDF

Friday, October 9

Saturday, October 10

Sunday, October 11

All events, locations, and times subject to change.

Hotel and Travel

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

  • Holiday Inn – 1070 Main Street, Bridgeport: $89 room rate will be offered until 9/25/15. Call (203) 334-1234 and ask for the Welcome Back Weekend UB room block or make a reservation online (discounted rate is applied automatically).
  • The Marriott – 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull: $119 room rate will be offered until 9/18/15. Call (203) 378-1400 and ask for the University of Bridgeport room block

More information:

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Women’s Volleyball Game – WBW 2015 @ Hubbell Gym
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Women's Volleyball Game - WBW 2015 @ Hubbell Gym | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Cheer on the Women’s Volleyball team as they take on Adelphi University!

Registration

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Oct
10
Sat
Alumni Soccer Game – WBW 2015 @ Knight's Field
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Alumni Soccer Game - WBW 2015 @ Knight's Field | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

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!

Registration

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Registration – WBW 2015 @ Cox Student Center
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration - WBW 2015 @ Cox Student Center | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

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 Benefit Dinner, 5k Run, Athletics Hall of Fame).

Pick up your shirt, lanyard, and more info at the Cox Student Center on Saturday and at Marina Dining Hall on Sunday.

Registration

Register Today to enjoy all the events during Welcome Back Weekend!

Campus Tours – WBW 2015 @ Clock in the Ped Mall
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Campus Tours - WBW 2015 @ Clock in the Ped Mall | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Tours of the full campus will be given, as well as special tours focusing on UB’s residence 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!

Tours will begin at the Ped Mall clock at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

Registration

Register Today to enjoy all the events during Welcome Back Weekend!