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Alumni Events

As an alumni of UB, you are always welcome to the following events.

Countdown to Commencement

 

Countdown to Commencement

Countdown to Commencement (C2C) is a series of programming events that will prepare you for a successful transition from campus to career.  The Center for Career Development, UB Alumni Association, and Campus Activities welcome our soon-to-be-graduates for career preparation and support as they pursue their professional endeavors. Students are also provided with networking opportunities, as well as exposure to the benefits of being involved with the Alumni Association post-graduation.

Stay tuned for information about the 2019 C2C, coming this spring!  Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to this and other UB events.

Golden Knights

 

Golden Knights

Golden Knights are UB alumni celebrating 50 years since their graduation. Each year, UB salutes these remarkable men and women with special honors. Wearing gold academic robes, the Golden Knights are recognized on stage during the commencement ceremony. Following commencement, Golden Knights are invited by the President to a private reception held in the beautiful Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. duPont III Tower Room on campus. To learn more, contact us at alumni@bridgeport.edu

Stay tuned for information about the 2019 Golden Knights Celebration, honoring the 50th anniversary of the class of 1969!  Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to this and other UB events.

Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

 

Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

Alumni, faculty, staff, students, and their families come to the University of Bridgeport each fall to celebrate their Purple Knight Pride at Homecoming Weekend!  Campus is always full of activity as the university put on alumni games, family fun activities (including a Harvest Festival and Robot Parade!), academic events, men’s and women’s soccer games, the ever-popular UBiergarten, Alumni Pub Night, and more!  Check out some photo highlights from Homecoming 2018

Save the date for 2019 – October 11-13!  Find more info at homecoming.bridgeport.edu.

Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to this and other UB events.

Mardi Gras

 

Mardi Gras

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with fellow UB alumni at the annual UB Mardi Gras celebration, hosted by Kenneth A. Graham, Esq. ’71. Enjoy festive New Orleans music, great food, free soft drinks, and a cash bar.  Check out some photos from the 2018 Mardi Gras Celebration!

Stay tuned for information about the 2019 event, coming soon!  Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to this and other UB events.

Regional Events

 

Regional Events

Whether you live a few hours from UB or across the country, there are many ways to connect, celebrate, and collaborate with your fellow alumni!  We are always excited to meet our “long-distance” alumni in New York, New Jersey, Boston, D.C., Florida, and beyond! 

Stay tuned to for information about upcoming events in your area.  Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to UB events across the nation!

Rising Stars

 

Rising Stars

The Rising Stars are the best and brightest of UB’s young alumni - those under the age of 40 who are excelling in their fields, leading and influencing others, and making a difference.  These accomplished alumni, as well as the recipient of the annual Alumni Association Scholarship, will be recognized at an elegant wine and cheese reception.  Invite your family, friends, fellow alumni, and help us celebrate the UB Rising Stars! 

In 2018 we honored: Vincencia Adusei ’02, ’05 (President / Construction Manager, Vase Construction), Erik David Barber ’05 (Luxury Residential Real Estate Agent, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty), Dr. Robert Brody ’14 (Owner & Practitioner, Personalized Natural Medicine), Angelica Castillo ’10 (Copywriter, Sitewide & Mobile at Macy’s), Jesse Jones ’16 (Social Media Influencer @filayyyy), Alicia Robinson ’07, ’08 (Director of Performing & Visual Arts for Bridgeport Public Schools and Local Program Director for Turnaround Arts: Bridgeport), and

David Salinas ’02 (Co-Founder, Strategist & Business Advisor, Digital Surgeons).  Check out photo highlights from the 2018 Rising Stars brunch!

Stay tuned for information about the 2019 Rising Stars event and nomination process!  Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to this and other UB events.

SASD Alumni Design Event

 

SASD Alumni Design Event

The annual SASD Alumni Design event honors an alumnus with a lifetime achievement award and celebrates the work of each graduating class.  Enjoy complimentary beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres while you mingle with old friends and make new ones. Check out some photos from the 2018 event, which honored Professional Achievement Award Winner Patrick Nolan ’91 ID.

Stay tuned for information about the 2019 event, coming this spring!  Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to this and other UB events.

UB Awards Dinner

 

UB Awards Dinner  

The annual UB Awards celebrates Distinguished Alumni awardees and Athletics Hall of Fame inductees, representing some of the most impressive and impactful alumni of the University.  The 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients were Robert Padula ’69, Susan Heckman O’Hara ’84, OBS/BSA Alumni, Melissa Salguero ’15, and Lynn Heckman Ramirez ’83.  Beloved long-time professor John Nicholas (aka “Doc Rock”) was named Honorary Alumnus.  The members of the University of Bridgeport Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018 are: Alex Popovich ’69 (Men’s Soccer), Linda Velaj ’10 (Women's Soccer), Wolfgang Woischke ’72 (Men’s Soccer), and the 2013 Women’s Gymnastics Team.   Jeff Bieder ’68 received the Fran Bacon Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching and Paul Antinozzi received the Purple Knight Shield of Merit Award.   Honorees were recognized at a ceremony during the UB Awards Dinner Saturday, October 6 at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn as part of the University's Homecoming Weekend festivities.  Check out some photo highlights from the 2018 Awards Dinner!

Stay tuned for information about the 2019 event, coming this spring!  Update your contact info so that you may receive invitations to this and other UB events.

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