Mar
23
Thu
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.

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.

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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
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

Mar
28
Tue
Foresters Financial Presentation @ Room 104
Mar 28 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Business Week continues!

Come by this event as Foresters Financial presents “Everything you Need to Know about Financial Literacy.”

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

University Senate Meeting @ Carlson Hall, Room 153
Mar 28 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm
Professional Etiquette Dinner @ Tower Room
Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Our annual Professional Etiquette Dinner is one of the best events on campus. Learn networking tips, dinning etiquette, and much more while being served a four course meal.

RSVP required. Stop by Career Development for more details.

Sponsored by the Center for Career Development

Mar
29
Wed
Resume Workshop @ Discovery Pavilion, Wahlstrom Library
Mar 29 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Come work on your resumes in an interactive setting with the help of the Career Development team!

Sponsored by the Center for Career Development

Presentation by Ashley Keller, Owner of Little Black Business Book and Entrepreneur @ Room 104
Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Business Week continues!

Come to hear her presentation and to discuss marketing internships!

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Mar
31
Fri
“Doing Business in China” Luncheon @ Room 104
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business