Homecoming Weekend 2018 @ University of Bridgeport
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm

Join us October 5-7, 2018 for Homecoming Weekend – UB’s annual gathering of alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and friends!  Tickets are $25 for Saturday, $10 for Sunday, and free for UB faculty/staff, current UB students, and kids under 13.

Saturday registration includes a free tee-shirt, continental breakfast, picnic lunch, two free drink tickets, and entry into most events. Sunday registration includes a free tee-shirt, buffet breakfast, and entry into events.

Visit for more information, including a discounted room rate at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, and to register for the weekend. Come to campus and celebrate your Purple Knight Pride during the #GreatestHomecomingonEarth!


1st Annual A.C. Fones Symposium @ Charles Dana Hall at the University of Bridgeport
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

1st Annual A.C. Fones Symposium
Saturday, October 6
Charles Dana Hall

9:00am-10:00am – Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00am-12:00pm – CE course on “Dental Therapy for Access to Care” by Dr. Frank Catalanotto
12:00pm-2:00pm – Alumni & Family Picnic Lunch

$100 Dental Professionals (non-alumni),  $75 UB Alumni – click here to register

Rising Stars Brunch @ duPont Tower Room in the Arnold Bernhard Center
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Rising Stars are the best and brightest of UB’s young alumni – those under the age of 40 who are excelling in their fields, leading and influencing others, and making a difference.  These accomplished alumni, as well as the recipient of the 2018-19 Alumni Association Scholarship, will be recognized at this elegant Sunday brunch.  Invite your family, friends, fellow alumni, and help us celebrate the 2018 UB Rising Stars!


2018 Rising Stars
Vincencia Adusei ’02 – President / Construction Manager, Vase Construction
Erik David Barber ’05 – Luxury Residential Real Estate Agent, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty 
Dr. Robert Brody ’14 – Owner & Practitioner, Personalized Natural Medicine
Angelica Castillo ’10 – Copywriter, Sitewide & Mobile at Macy’s
Jesse Jones ’16 – Social Media Influencer @filayyyy
Alicia Robinson ’07, ’08 – Director of Performing & Visual Arts for Bridgeport Public Schools and Local Program Director for Turnaround Arts: Bridgeport
David Salinas ’02 – Co-Founder, Strategist & Business Advisor, Digital Surgeons

2018-19 Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient
Richard Greo ’20

Alumni Reception with President Trombley @ Mark Twain House & Museum
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join President Laura Skandera Trombley (a preeminent Twain scholar) for an evening at Connecticut’s own Mark Twain House!

Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Mark Twain House & Museum
351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105

6:00pm House Tour
7:00pm Cocktail Reception
7:30pm State of the University Presentation by President Trombley

Please consider supporting UB’s annual fund, a major source of financial aid for our students.

Space is limited, so RSVP today!

Chiropractic Fall Symposium @ University of Bridgeport Arnold Bernhard Center
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

John Stites, D.C., DACBR, DACO
Presents “Skeletal Imaging and Evaluation”

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Arnold Bernhard Center at the University of Bridgeport
84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604

9:00am    Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00am CEUs
1:00pm   Lunch
2:00pm   CEUs
5:00pm   Cocktail Reception

Individual (non-alumni): $199
UB Alumni: $99









About Dr. Stites

Dr. Stites is Professor and Director of Community Clinics at Palmer College of Chiropractic. He also provides care for underserved populations in a Community Health Care center alongside medical physicians and dentists. A 1979 Palmer graduate, he has been on faculty since 1983 and holds Diplomates in both Radiology and Orthopedics. He has served the profession through terms as editor-in-chief for Topic in Radiology and Ad

vance Imaging, editorial board member for the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association and Topics in Integrative Health, and peer reviews for scholarly journals including Spine, Journal of Chiropractic Medicine and Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. He received the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chiropractic Health Care section of the American Public Health Association, where he has served as chair and program chair, and currently sits on the Governing Council. He also sits on advisory councils for the Iowa Department of Public Health, as well as for managed care organizations. In 2018 he was named Academician of the Year by the American Chiropractic Association.

For the past ten years he has participated in the renowned workshop in Evidence-Based Clinical Practice (EBCP) at McMaster University, an intensive 5-day program for all health care providers interested in using or teaching EBCP. For the past five years he has served as faculty for the workshop. He has developed and presented multiple programs on EBCP including workshops geared toward educators and foundational seminars for clinicians.



17th Annual Pipescreams Concert @ First Church Congregational
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for the 17th 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.

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Click here to learn more about UB’s 2018–2019 Performance Season!

13th Annual Holiday Concert @ Mertens Theater
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Get into the holiday spirit during our 13th Annual Holiday Concert featuring performances by the UB Fusion Ensemble, Knights’ Ensemble, Percussion Group, and University Singers! $pp at the door.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2018–2019 Performance Season!

A Spring Play @ Mertens Theater
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Celebrate the sounds of spring with the help of the UB Music & Performing Arts and UB Dramatic Society!
Click here to learn more about UB’s 2018–2019 Performance Season!

A Spring Play @ Mertens Theater
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Celebrate the sounds of spring with the help of the UB Music & Performing Arts and UB Dramatic Society!
Click here to learn more about UB’s 2018–2019 Performance Season!

Spring Concert: University Singers & UB Fusion Ensemble @ Mertens Theater
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm