Mar
23
Thu
Game On! Coffee Hour @ Great Room
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Game On! Coffee Hour @ Great Room | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Join us for an afternoon of gaming, and enjoy a free lunch and coffee! Take a break to challenge your friends to one of many popular American board or quiz games that will be offered for play at the event. A discussion about problem gambling and risky behaviors, together with available campus and off-campus resources for students and staff, will also be provided during the Coffee Hour.

Insider Career Tips Panel @ Room 107
Mar 23 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

This your chance to get the inside scoop on being successful in your job search!

Four seasoned HR professionals will be on-hand for this special Q&A event:

  • Lynn Woodhall, Sr. HR Business Partner at Marilyn J. Woodhall LLC
  • Diana Burns Dervian, VP of HR at The McIntyre Group
  • Rick Lopez, Benefits Consultant at Key Insurance and Benefits
  • Roberta Delano, Senior Manager at McLagan

Sponsored by the UB SHRM Chapter and the Center for Career Development

Engineering Colloquium Lecture Series: The Robots are Coming @ Dana Hall, Room 107
Mar 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Engineering Colloquium Lecture Series: The Robots are Coming @ Dana Hall, Room 107 | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Join us for the presentation, “The Robots are Coming – From the DARPA Robotics Challenge to HitchBOT” by Daniel M. Lofaro, Ph.D, George Mason University.

Questions? Contact Prof. Jeongkyu Lee at jelee@bridgeport.edu.

Executive Speaker Series: Chandler Howard @ Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville Room 104)
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

Chandler HowardChandler Howard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Bank
“Leadership . . . . From the Ground Up”

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

 

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.

Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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:

  • Education
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

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

Undergrad Dental Hygiene Information Session @ Health Sciences Center
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Students interested in UB’s undergraduate Dental Hygiene programs at UB’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details, as well as a tour of our state-of-the-art clinic.

Register for the date that works best for you:

Please arrive promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Mar
24
Fri
Faculty Research Day @ Schelfhaudt Gallery and Littlefield Recital Hall
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join members of the UB community for 2017 UB Faculty Research Day!

Attend this premiere academic event to learn about the diverse array of research undertaken by faculty and assisted by students. Poster presentations will begin the day, followed by a keynote address, “Beyond the Scholarship of Discovery–Opportunities for Academic Research,” delivered by featured speaker Donald H. Sebastian, Ph.D. Further discussion and awards will round out the afternoon.

Follow @UBridgeportFRD on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! #UBFRD

Schedule

9 – 11:15 a.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Coffee and Poster Presentations
11:30 – 12:30 a.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Keynote Address
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Multiple Rooms
1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Seed Money Grant Awardees Symposium
4 p.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Wine and Cheese Reception and Awards

 

VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR
Mar 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

It is Tax season again! Everyone in the United States, regardless of immigration status, is responsible for completing U.S. tax filing requirements for each year of residence in the United States. Please read carefully the following information regarding tax filing requirements for international students for the 2016 tax year:

  • All International Students who have U.S. source income/ earning must file certain required forms with the IRS. Those who received income subject to withholding must file by April 18, 2017.
  • International Students with NO U.S. source income/ earning MUST STILL FILE a required form as well by June 15, 2017. They do NOT need to file the regular tax return forms. However, they MUST file a form to document their status as nonresident aliens.

The University of Bridgeport Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic is here to assist you and your dependents to file your tax returns for FREE! We have six sessions- February 24, March 3, March 10, March 24, April 7 and April 14 in the Student Center, Private Dining Room from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment only. Please go online today at http://www.bridgeport.edu/life/international-student-services/vita-tax-assistance/book-your-appointment/
to book an appointment. All bookings must be made at least 48 hours before the session.

When you come to the appointment please bring the following:
1. Passport
2. I-20
3. W-2 or any other tax forms you may have received
4. Copy of any previous years’ tax forms
5. A list of the dates you have entered or left the United States during the entire period of your stay here
6. Print and fill out this intake sheet: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f13614nr.pdf
7. Your check book
8. Your home country address

Please remember that any online software packages available for filling out tax returns are only for American permanent residents and citizens and do not necessarily serve the needs of an international student. The UB VITA clinic works meticulously to ensure the maximum possible refund while complying completely with the IRS. Our volunteers are IRS certified students and staff and over the past few years we have served over a 1000 international students each tax season. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ubvita@gmail.com.

Mar
25
Sat
Accelerated Degree Completion Program Weekend Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session at our Bridgeport campus!

Join us for an information session on UB’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Meet with an admissions counselor to learn more about our admissions process and the flexible learning schedule we offer!

REGISTER NOW
Saturday, March 25, 2017


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Accelerated Degree Completion Program offers accelerated evening, weekend, and online courses for adults, age 23 or older, who are working to complete their undergraduate degree while managing work, family and life in general. Most courses are offered on a rolling basis; every five or eight weeks.

Mar
27
Mon
Dale Carnegie Training Seminar @ Room 104
Mar 27 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Business Week continues!

Come by this event to learn about sharpening interpersonal skills for improved performance.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business