Holi Festival Celebration @ People's Park (Outside of the John J. Cox Student Center)
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a festival of colors as we highlight Asia as our final continent of the week! Holi is a traditional event in India and Nepal, commonly called the festival of colors or festival of sharing love.  It is a celebration of the coming of spring where participants play, chase and color each other with dry powder.  It symbolizes the end of winter and the victory of good over evil.  Colored powder will be provided for all participants to play and celebrate with us. Sponsored by the Indian Student Association.

International Festival Celebration @ Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center
Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for an evening festival during which UB students and staff from over 80 different countries share and celebrate their country and culture with fellow students, families, and the local community. Enjoy food from around the world, cultural performances, flag raising, and tabletop displays. We invite you to attend this showcase of global talent!

Food, activities, and cultural displays begin at 5:00 p.m.
Performance begins at 7 p.m.

Sponsored by the International Festival Committee.

UB Giving Day 2018 @ University of Bridgeport
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day

Join us on March 28, 2018, and help us Paint the Day Purple for our 2nd Annual Giving Day Challenge. This year our goal is to reach 500 donors in 24 hours. Stay tuned on Giving Day for hourly challenges from UB Board of Trustees and alumni!

For more information, visit

• Make a gift on Wednesday, March 28
› Online at
› Mail a check payable to University of Bridgeport
› Call the Office of Annual Giving at 203.576.4542
• Get social and share your “Only UB” stories using hashtag #UBGivingDay!

Add your brushstroke and join the painting party!

Sammis Lecture Series: A US-China Trade War? @ Mandeville Hall, Room 104
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The University of Bridgeport Sammis Lecture Series presents “A US-China Trade War?  Likelihood and Implications.”

Tuesday, April 10 at 6:00pm in Mandeville 104.


  • John Xu – The U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Sergei Kambalov – Diplomat, Economist, and Career United Nations Civil Servant
  • Hongbing Deng – Import-Export Specialist in US-China Trade. CT’s 2012 Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year.
  • Lloyd Gibson – Dean of the Trefz School of Business
  • Congsheng Wu – Faculty, Trefz School of Business
  • Joanne Guo – Faculty, Trefz School of Business

All are welcome!  Email to RSVP.

Toast to Graduation @ Ped Mall in front at Carlson Hall
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The UB Alumni Board invites you to celebrate your accomplishments and make a toast with your fellow classmates as you transition from student to alumni!

RSVP online at