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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    Barry Kendler, MS, PhDBarry Kendler, MS, PhD

    Barry Kendler, MS, PhD

    August 6, 2015

    Title: Nutrition Faculty Meet an Instructor Dr. Barry S. Kendler is a Professor of Nutrition at the University of Bridgeport Human Nutrition Institute and has been with teaching at UB since 1992. He has also been a Professor of Biology at Manhattan College, where he taught courses in Nutrition and in Cardiovascular Biology to pre-professional … Click to read more.

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    Chunjuan Nancy Wei, Ph.D.Chunjuan Nancy Wei, Ph.D.

    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 GoodChristopher Good

    Christopher Good

    August 6, 2015

    Title: Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences Department: College of Chiropractic Contact Information: 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 … Click to read more.

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    Dr. David M. BradyDr. David M. Brady

    David Brady

    August 6, 2015

    Title: Vice Provost of the Division of Health Sciences, and Director of the Human Nutrition Institute Department: Health Sciences Dr. David M. Brady is a Connecticut licensed Naturopathic Physician, a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, and a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. Dr. Brady also graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering technology and … 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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    Video Highlights

    Health Sciences ProgramsHealth Sciences Programs

    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.) ProgramAcupuncture (M.S.Ac.) Program

    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.) ProgramsDental Hygiene (A.S., B.S. and M.S.) Programs

    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) ProgramChiropractic (D.C) Program

    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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    Physician Assistant (M.S.) ProgramPhysician Assistant (M.S.) Program

    Physician Assistant (M.S.) Program

    July 24, 2015

    Our 28 month curriculum will provide the graduate with a solid foundation in the basic and clinical sciences; integrative medicine and a global health perspective. Learn more about the Physician Assistant (M.S.) Program

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    Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
    Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Register here!

    Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

    The graduate programs represented will include those in:

    • Heath Sciences
    • Education
    • Business
    • Engineering
    • Design Management
    • Counseling
    • Public and International Affairs
    Welcome Back Weekend 2015 @ University of Bridgeport Campus
    Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm

    Oct 09th 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Oct 10th 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    Oct 11th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    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!


    $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:

    Campus Map

    IDEAL Information Session @ Bridgeport, Stamford, Waterbury
    Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bridgeport, Stamford, Waterbury Locations:

    Waterbury Center – 84 Progress Lane Waterbury, CT 06705

    Bridgeport Campus – 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604

    Stamford Center – 5 Riverbend Drive, Building 5 Stamford, CT 06907


    School of Education Information Session (Waterbury) @ UB's Waterbury Center
    Oct 14 @ 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 below that works best for you:

    Thursday, September 10, 2015

    Wednesday, October 14, 2015

    Integral Structure Exhibition Opening Reception @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center
    Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm


    The Schelfhaudt Gallery invites you to an exhibition that explores artwork that has visible structures. The exhibition includes the possibilities of “structure” as the physicality of the Art, as well as the process of it. There are a myriad of different mediums explored in the exhibition: painting, sculpture, sound works, yarn sculpture, minimalist sculpture.

    Exhibiting artists are:

    • Jennifer Davies
    • Geoffrey Detrani
    • Jon Elliot
    • Crystal Gregory
    • Robin Kang
    • Lawrence Kenny
    • Akinori Matsumoto

    Exhibition curated by Peter Konsterlie.

    Admission is free. Exhibition is open to the public. Complimentary off-street parking is available.