Only a few years ago, the chair of the Psychology department, professor Elise Fles, was a first-generation college student. “I never even thought about getting a Ph.D.,” she says. “I was basically an alien to my family.” Fles grew up … Continue reading Finding Purpose: First-Generation Professor Elise Fles Makes UB Welcoming for All
Nothing is more comforting as a patient than having a trained, skilled, qualified nurse providing you care. Their knowledge, expertise, and bedside manner make all the difference for patients and their families. It’s for this reason that nurses train anywhere … Continue reading How Do BSN Nursing Programs Prepare Students for Clinical Practice?
If you’ve used a road, electronic device, or appliance today, it’s likely time to thank an engineer. Engineers are skilled, trained, and qualified professionals who reinforce bridges, design spacecraft, create computer processors, and develop new materials that also follow environmental … Continue reading What Can You Do With an Engineering Degree?
With an average of about 911,400 job openings projected each year for business and financial occupations, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it’s not surprising that many students will pursue business degrees. Not to mention that … Continue reading Four High-Paying Jobs with a Business Administration Degree
Applying to college can often feel like a whirlwind of unfamiliar terms and confusing acronyms. Still, understanding college application jargon is critical for smooth sailing through the college application journey. So, let’s break down the most common college application terms … Continue reading The College Application Process: Must Know Terminology
Artificial intelligence (AI) and the use of artificial intelligence in today’s job market is almost inescapable as it becomes increasingly popular in all facets of peoples’ lives and work. From personalized shopping recommendations on popular eCommerce sites to smartphone digital … Continue reading How is AI Impacting the Job Market for College Graduates?
Healthcare and taking care of ourselves has never been more critical, especially with new variants of Covid-19 and the aging baby boomer population. In both these instances, we turn to educated, trained, and skilled public health professionals to aid, assist, … Continue reading 5 High-Paying Jobs with a Master’s in Public Health
By Fowzia Aziza, Mia Guzman, and Blendi Musliu A bike, a hat A phone, a cat It’s not the title of a Dr. Seuss book. It’s a list of transitional objects helping UB first-year students navigate the difficult journey into … Continue reading Coping with College: The Comforting Power of Transitional Objects
Every day before class, University of Bridgeport professor Sharon Kratochvil takes an hour-long walk with her border collie, Callie, in a nature preserve near her home. This practice of shinrin-yoku, “forest bathing,” gives her time with nature to clear her … Continue reading Telling Data Stories: Prof. Sharon Kratochvil Inspires the Next Generation of Analysts
In recent years, the integration of artificial intelligence into higher education has garnered significant attention. Colleges and universities, like UB, are increasingly exploring the myriad of ways AI can enhance teaching and learning, aiming to provide students with a more … Continue reading The Power and Challenges of AI Integration in Higher Education
This article is written by University of Bridgeport students as part of a series highlighting student voices called Purple Knights’ Perspectives. By Abigail Giron Marroquin and Yemarah Dallas A key to being understood is being vulnerable — to let others … Continue reading To Be Unbroken — A Spotlight on Trisha Bailey’s Story of Overcoming Trauma
The age of artificial intelligence (AI) is upon us. Although its use may be hotly debated, AI’s ability to revolutionize our lives is on par with the power of electricity — sure, some 19th-century citizens may have been unwilling to … Continue reading Adapting to the Future: The History of AI
University of Bridgeport (UB) is thrilled to announce its Physician Assistant program has received a 10-year Accreditation-Continued status from The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA). This accreditation is crucial for graduates who are required … Continue reading University of Bridgeport Physician Assistant Program Achieves Outstanding 10-Year Accreditation-Continued Status
As our private and professional lives become increasingly tied to the web, the need for cyber security specialists grows. Now, more than ever, we need professionals with the skills necessary to keep our digital information safe and secure. When you … Continue reading Achieve an In-Demand Career with a Certificate in Cyber Security at University of Bridgeport
College application season is in full swing for many high school juniors and seniors, as well as transfer students, as they seek acceptance into their prospective schools. Students need to look at and evaluate a school’s academic programs and majors, … Continue reading Four Benefits of Attending University Near New York City
Applying to college is an equally exciting and challenging time as students prepare to meet admission requirements for prospective schools. During college admission, students complete applications, send transcripts to prospective schools, obtain recommendation letters to boost their application, write personal … Continue reading ACT vs. SAT: What’s the Difference?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), architecture and engineering occupations are projected to grow faster than the average for all occupations by 2032, resulting in an average of 188,000 job openings yearly. Employees in engineering occupations include … Continue reading What are the Different Types of Engineering?
As the world becomes increasingly digital, jobs in computer science are becoming increasingly popular. Companies in every industry seek out skilled, trained, and qualified developers of these innovative technologies. Thus, it’s no surprise that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics … Continue reading Is a Master’s in Computer Science Worth It?