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Jun
15
Thu
Summer Scholars Symposium @ Littlefield Recital Hall
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Come celebrate UB’s new month-long Summer Scholars program!

Summer Scholars and their faculty mentors will showcase their research and celebrate scholarship at the undergraduate level. UB alumnus Adam Pèrez, Ph.D. (’10) will join the Symposium as keynote speaker.

Keynote Speaker: Adam Pérez, Ph.D.

Dr. Pérez obtained his B.Sc. in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, from the University of Bridgeport in 2010 and then went on to obtain his Ph. D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Pérez is passionate about science outreach and communication and has participated in numerous programs, including the ConnCAP Pre-Engineering program and the NSF GK-12 fellowship. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Louisville working in the Dr. John P. Wise Laboratory of Genetic and Environmental Toxicology. In January 2018, he will be starting a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at the startup company Photanol B. V. and the Universiteit van Amsterdam.

What is the Summer Scholars Program?

The Summer Scholars Program was launched this year with a team of faculty who are committed to enculturate interested students into the research experience within their discipline of interest. In addition, these Summer Scholars are attending weekly workshops by UB faculty, staff, and community partners, participating in journal clubs to enhance critical thinking and analytic skills, attending Research in Progress (RIP) meetings led by UB biomedical and biobehavioral faculty, and participating in an academic and professional development series on planning a research career, graduate school admissions, and other topics of interest.

Participants include:

School of Arts and Sciences
Acupuncture Institute
College of Public and International Affairs

Amanda Petrus, Ph.D.
David Oberleitner, Ph.D.
Liane Leedom, M.D.
Allen Iza
Saul Almazan
Stacy Ishack
Stantigie Mansaray
Sylvester Ofori-Amanfo
Hakeem Adams

Stephen Jackowicz, M.Ac.,L.Ac.,Ph.D.
Jennifer Brett, ND.,L.Ac.
Wendy Garcia, Ed.D.
Brandy Beans
Peter Tournas

Robert Riggs, Ph.D.
Jonathan Stupple

Aug
23
Wed
New Undergraduate Meetings @ Locations Vary
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us as each college/school meets with new undergraduate students. Locations vary as follows:

  • Arts & Sciences – Mertens Theater
  • Trefz School of Business – Mandeville, Room 104
  • College of Public and International Affairs – Carlson, Room 252/253
  • Engineering – Dana, Room 123
  • Fones School of Dental Hygiene – Health Sciences, Room 404
  • School of Nursing – Chiropractic College, Room 100
  • SASD – ABC Art Gallery
Oct
12
Thu
UB Faculty Music Recital @ Littlefield Recital Hall
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come enjoy a night of music featuring UB faculty members!

The evening performance will include the Dan Arcamone Trio.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Oct
13
Fri
Back Country Jazz Presents a Tribute to Thelonius Monk – Morning Event @ Mertens Theater
Oct 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Back Country Jazz Presents A Tribute to Thelonius Monk

Enjoy this daytime concert for Bridgeport Public Schools along with the UB community!

Back Country Jazz in partnership with University of Bridgeport presents Thelonious Monk’s Hundredth Birthday Celebration. Bennie Wallace has assembled a killer band to capture the spirit of Monk’s music: the off-beat melodies, humor, beauty, and unstoppable grooves and swing.

The performance will feature:

Bennie Wallace tenor sax, music director
Godwin Louis, alto sax
Donald Vega, piano,
Matt Dwonszyk, bass
Herlin Riley, drums
Jazzmeia Horn, vocals

Two events in one day! Attend at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Learn more about Back Country Jazz at www.backcountryjazz.org.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Back Country Jazz Presents a Tribute to Thelonius Monk – Afternoon Event @ Mertens Theater
Oct 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Back Country Jazz Presents A Tribute to Thelonius Monk

Enjoy this daytime concert for Bridgeport Public Schools along with the UB community!

Back Country Jazz in partnership with University of Bridgeport presents Thelonious Monk’s Hundredth Birthday Celebration. Bennie Wallace has assembled a killer band to capture the spirit of Monk’s music: the off-beat melodies, humor, beauty, and unstoppable grooves and swing.

The performance will feature:

Bennie Wallace tenor sax, music director
Godwin Louis, alto sax
Donald Vega, piano,
Matt Dwonszyk, bass
Herlin Riley, drums
Jazzmeia Horn, vocals

Two events in one day! Attend at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Learn more about Back Country Jazz at www.backcountryjazz.org.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Oct
29
Sun
16th Annual Pipescreams Concert @ First Church Congregational
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for the 16th Annual Pipescreams event, featuring University of Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University choirs, and the Greater Bridgeport Chapter, American Guild of Organists (AGO).

Admission:  $15 for adults, $9 for children 12-17, and free for children under 12.

For more information, visit greaterbridgeportago.org.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Dec
6
Wed
12th Annual Holiday Concert @ Mertens Theater
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Get into the holiday spirit during our 12th Annual Holiday Concert featuring performances by the Knights’ Ensemble, UB Chamber Singers, UB Fusion Ensemble, UB Percussion Group, and University Singers! $5pp at the door.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Mar
28
Wed
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 bridgeport.edu/givingday

WAYS TO PAINT THE DAY PURPLE
• Make a gift on Wednesday, March 28
› Online at give.bridgeport.edu
› 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!

Apr
13
Fri
Home on the Morning Train – Evening Performance @ Mertens Theater
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Presented by University of Bridgeport’s Music and Performing Arts Program and the UB Dramatic Society

Join us for a production of  Home on the Morning Train, by Kim Hines.

Two performance times:  Friday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 14, 2:00 p.m.
Admission:
$10; $5 students and senior citizens

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Apr
14
Sat
Home on the Morning Train – Afternoon Performance @ Mertens Theater
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Presented by University of Bridgeport’s Music and Performing Arts Program and the UB Dramatic Society

Join us for a production of  Home on the Morning Train, by Kom Hines.

Two performance times:  Friday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 14, 2:00 p.m.
Admission:
$10; $5 students and senior citizens

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!