Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of After...

    October 3, 2016

    by Susan Katz The event “gave me an enormous sense of gratitude” Dr. Richard Rubenstein Over 150 students, faculty and community members filled the Arnold Bernhard Center’s Tower Room as the College of Public and International Affairs (CPIA), honored its author, UB President Emeritus and Distinguished Research Professor of Religion Richard L. Rubenstein, on the … Click to read more.

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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


    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


    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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    Executive Speaker Series: Peter Kozodoy @ Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville Room 104)
    Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business presents the Executive Speaker Series

    Peter KozodoyPeter Kozodoy, Partner/Chief Strategy Officer of GEM Advertising
    “Landing on Your Feet: How a Red-Headed Male Figure Skater Became an International Entrepreneur”

    5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Refreshments
    6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Presentation
    7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Q&A, Networking


    Peter Kozodoy is an author, speaker, serial entrepreneur, and the Partner/Chief Strategy Officer of GEM Advertising, an international communications and marketing agency with four offices throughout North America. His work at GEM has been featured in CNBC, Yahoo!, Bloomberg, Reuters, MarketWatch and more. His articles on business, leadership and entrepreneurship have appeared in Forbes, Inc., and The Huffington Post. Peter has spoken for Microsoft, the US Department of Commerce, CEO Clubs of America and other organizations on topics like millennials, global advertising and user experience. He’s a proud member of both Entrepreneur’s Organization and the Young Entrepreneur Council, and currently serves on the boards of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement in Connecticut. Read more here. 

    This free event is open to all UB students, faculty, staff, and the public. Seating is limited. RSVP to Eileen Zoppi at ezoppi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4384.

    Icarus Quartet @ Room 110
    Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Join us for a guest recital featuring music for piano and percussion from Yale University’s Icarus Quartet!

    Click here to learn more about UB’s 2016–2017 Performance Season!

    Innovators Series: Raising Capital for Startups and Growing Companies @ Schelfhaudt Gallery
    Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    The Innovators Series at UB presents “Raising Capital for Startups and Growing Companies – The Issues, Requirements, Sources and Opportunities.”

    Learn the ins, outs, do’s, don’ts, risks and obstacles of raising capital at various stages of growth.


    Dr. Gad Selig, PMP, COP, Dean – Industry Outreach,
    Director – Technology Management Graduate Programs,
    School of Engineering, University of Bridgeport


    • Liddy H. Karter, Managing Director Enhanced Capital Partners, Inc.
    • Frank Morse, Managing Director Carter Morse & Mathias
    • Patrick O’Neill, Director – Investments Connecticut Innovations


    5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. — Wine and Cheese
    6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. — Program and Q&A
    7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — Networking

    Please RSVP to Lindsey Christiani at  lchristi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4151.

    Presented by the University of Bridgeport in partnership with WSHU Public Radio Group and Fairfield County Business Journal.
    School of Education Information Session (Stamford) @ UB's Stamford Center, Building No. 5
    Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

    Those interested in initial teacher certification will benefit from joining this session!

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

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    15th Annual Pipescreams Concert @ United Congregational Church
    Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Join us for the 15th Annual Pipescreams event, featuring University of Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University choirs, and the Greater Bridgeport Chapter, American Guild of Organists (AGO).

    Plus, celebrate Halloween while you attend! Prizes for best costumes will be awarded.

    Ticket Information: $15/$9 students/free for children under 10.
    Purchase at the door, or call the United Congregational Church at 203-335-3107.

    Click here to learn more about UB’s 2016–2017 Performance Season!