Spotlights

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    Matthew Gines, MS

    April 8, 2016

    Hi, I’m Matthew Gines. Since graduating from The University of Bridgeport in December of 2013,  I have been working as a nutritionist with my own practice at The Breath of Life Wellness center in New York and I also do nutrition ghost-writing for some of the most prominent names in the health and wellness industry. … Click to read more.


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    Jason, CNS

    April 20, 2016

    I am a Chicago-based Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) who completed my University of Bridgeport MS in Nutrition in 2010.Since my graduation, I’ve worked with some of the top names in nutrition and fitness, including JJ Virgin, Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Sara Gottfried, and Dr. Jonny Bowden. Among my duties include ghostwriting, public relations (PR), and … Click to read more.


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    Alumni News

    There’s something for everyone at Welcome...

    September 8, 2015

    Alumni, students, families, faculty, staff and friends of UB are all invited to come to campus for Welcome Back Weekend, October 9-11! Reconnect with old friends and rediscover the University of Bridgeport by attending one of many great events throughout the weekend: Alumni: Alumni Soccer and Baseball Games, Decades and RA Reunions, Happy Hour @ Murphy’s … Click to read more.


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    Faculty Spotlights

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    Cheryl Burdette, ND

    August 5, 2015

    Department: Naturopathic Medicine Cheryl Burdette, N.D. received her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from Bastyr University in 2001. She completed her residency at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Dr. Burdette is currently in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia at Progressive Medical Center, one of the largest Integrative Medicine clinics in the Southeast. She has been the … Click to read more.


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    Chunjuan Nancy Wei, Ph.D.

    August 6, 2015

    The M.A. EAPRS program intends to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary in the Pacific Rim. More about Dr. Wei


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    Christopher Good

    August 6, 2015

    Title: Professor of Clinical Sciences Department: College of Chiropractic Contact Information: cgood@bridgeport.edu Joining UBCC In 2006 I became a full time professor at the UB College of Chiropractic because I was impressed with the commitment and quality of the faculty, students, staff, and administrators that I met as a visiting professor. Making Life-Changing Differences Even … Click to read more.


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    Janice Seward

    August 6, 2015

    Title: Naturopathic Medicine Faculty Department: College of Naturopathic Medicine I’ve been teaching Counseling Skills in the Naturopathic Medicine program for the past two years and I love it! The students are bright, compassionate, caring individuals on the leading edge of healthcare. They are trailblazers and I am proud to be part of their journey. The … Click to read more.


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    Jeff Johnson

    August 6, 2015

    Title: Assistant Provost for Student Success, Associate Professor of Music Jeffrey Johnson joined the University as Director of the Music Program in 1998. Acclaimed by students for his high-energy teaching, Johnson was named Distinguished Teacher of the Year in 2002. In 2016, he became the Assistant Provost for Student Success. Johnson earned his teaching stripes … Click to read more.


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    Program Spotlights

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    The IDEAL Program

    August 10, 2015

    The IDEAL Program Every key is waiting for its turn. The IDEAL program is your chance, your moment and your turn to your future. Learn more about the IDEAL academic degree and certificate programs.


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    Highlight | Undergraduate Business Programs

    August 10, 2015

    Undergraduate Business Programs Seven Reasons to Attend the UB School of Business Eligibility to participate in the School of Business co-op and internship programs to gain practical experience in the New York City metropolitan workplace. Looking for a genuinely international business degree? The University of Bridgeport Business School offers the most fully internationalized student body, … Click to read more.


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    School News

    Judging a Book…SASD Design Majors at...

    December 21, 2015

    by Leslie Geary Students from UB’s Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD), along with leading artists and art book makers, invited the public to go ahead and judge their books by their covers on Friday, December 11 at a unique exhibition held at the Yale University Art Gallery. The show, “Odds and Ends,” showcased books … Click to read more.


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    Video Highlights

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    Health Sciences Programs

    July 23, 2015

    UB’s health sciences programs include in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene, the College of Chiropractic, the College of Naturopathic Medicine, the Acupuncture Institute, Physician Assistant Institute and the Nutrition Institute. Watch the overview of our programs.


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    Acupuncture (M.S.Ac.) Program

    July 23, 2015

    The Master of Science in Acupuncture degree program’s goal is to provide acupuncture and Oriental medical training consistent with the developing traditions on Asia and the growing modern health care system in the United States.


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    Dental Hygiene (A.S., B.S. and M.S.)...

    July 23, 2015

    Founded in 1913, the Fones School of Dental Hygiene joined the University of Bridgeport in 1949. Accredited since 1953, the Fones School of Dental Hygiene is the first school of dental hygiene in the world. The school is named for its founder Dr. Alfred Civilion Fones, a pioneer in the world dental hygiene movement.


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    Chiropractic (D.C) Program

    July 23, 2015

    The nation’s first university-based college of chiropractic, the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic (UBCC) was established in 1990 following licensure by the State of Connecticut of the University’s doctor of chiropractic degree program. Each student is educated to diagnose, to care for the human body, to understand and relate fundamental scientific information, and to … Click to read more.


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    Campus Life

    July 24, 2015

    Find out what it is like to live on campus as a University of Bridgeport student. This is the third episode in our three part series which explores campus life. UB Junior Colin Fricke is the narrator in this series.


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    Oct
    12
    Wed
    School of Education Information Session (Waterbury) @ UB's Waterbury Center
    Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

    To register, click on the date that works best for you:

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Wednesday, October 12, 2016

     

     

    Oct
    13
    Thu
    M.S. Counseling Information Session @ Bates Hall
    Oct 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Register here!

    Join us on campus for an inside look at the M.S. in Counseling program!

    UB offers two concentrations for the Master’s program:

    • Clinical Mental Health
    • College Student Personnel

    Prospective students are invited to come to campus for an admissions presentation and brief campus tour.

     

    Oct
    14
    Fri
    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!

    Stay tuned for updates or follow us at Facebook.com/UBridgeport! 

    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.

    Click Here to Register for Homecoming Weekend!

    Schedule of Events

    Friday, October 14

     Saturday, October 15

    Sunday, October 16

    All events, locations, and times subject to change.

    More information: Homecoming@Bridgeport.edu

    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!

    Oct
    15
    Sat
    Athletics Hall of Fame Induction – Homecoming 2016 @ duPont Tower Room
    Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Support UB Athletics and honor this year’s inductees by attending this special annual event. Cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., awards to follow.  Inductees TBA.

    Register online ($100 Individual, $800 Table Sponsor)

    University of Bridgeport Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

    Click here to register for all of the great events throughout Homecoming Weekend!

    College of Chiropractic Benefit Dinner – Homecoming 2016 @ Schelfhaudt Gallery
    Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    The University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic cordially invites you to a benefit dinner in honor of Dr. Gina Carucci, Dr. Megan Tabor, and celebrating alumni reunions for the classes of 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011!

    Support the UB College of Chiropractic through this elegant benefit dinner.  Meet Dean Michael Ciolfi and help us honor our alumni.  Tickets are $75 per person, $125 per couple, $200 for 3 people, or $250 for 4 people.  All proceeds will help support further advancements at UBCC. Dress code: Business Casual.                                                                                                                       Sponsorship provided in part by the NCMIC Group, Inc.

    Click here to register for the benefit dinner!

    Dinner event at the University of Bridgeport's Schelfhaudt Gallery - UB

    Click here to register for all of the great events throughout Homecoming Weekend

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