The Inauguration of Laura Skandera Trombley, PhD, the University of Bridgeport’s 10th President

Laura Skandera Trombley

This activity-packed week marks the inauguration of Laura Skandera Trombley, PhD, the 10th president of the University of Bridgeport. It’s a special time to look toward a bold new future for the University on the Rise. Please join us as we celebrate this momentous occasion on UB’s 92nd anniversary year.

Beginning on Thursday, April 4, through Saturday, April, 6, the UB community and friends will participate in several activities designed to celebrate this important occasion.
The inauguration week kicks off with three fun and spirited events. 

Thursday, April 4:

12:30 - 3 p.m.

Trash to Treasure: Upcycling Design Workshop
Presented by Kathy Kile
Location: Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue 

The workshop is now at capacity. However, you are welcome to listen to the sustainability talk and observe the workshop participants create their “green projects.”
 

5:30 - 7 p.m.

Classroom to Career: Stories of the UB Student & Faculty Relationship
Location: Mandeville Hall Room 104
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, 230 Park Avenue
 
7:15 - 8:30 p.m.

A Conversation with President Trombley
Location: Mandeville Hall Room 104
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, 230 Park Avenue

Friday, April 5:

1-3 p.m.

Poetry Reading & Workshop 
Presented by Tom Healy, Former Chairman of the Fulbright Scholarship Board
Location: The Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue
 
4-5 p.m.

Faculty Development Seminar
Keynote Address by President Trombley
Location: Littlefield Theatre, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue

 
6:30 p.m.

International Festival 
Location: Mertens Theatre, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue


Saturday, April 6, 2019

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Inauguration Ceremony
Location: Mertens Theatre, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue

Please contact inauguration@bridgeport.edu with any questions about the event.
The Public is invited to attend all of the week-long events.