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Students are now being educated for job titles that do not yet exist. Ten years ago, there was no such thing as an Autonomous Car Engineer, Nanotechnologist, Health-Care Simulation Educator, Social Media Marketer, 3-D Designer, Data Analytics Specialist, Virtual TV/Film/Theatre Set Specialist, Blockchain Developer or an Augmented Reality Designer.
Blue skies, seasonally warm weather and the festivities of UB’s 2019 Homecoming weekend were the backdrops to Saturday’s inaugural ceremony to commence the opening of the Bauer Hall Innovation Center. Alumni, faculty, staff and distinguished guests gathered on the sun-drenched Marina lawn as violinist Joshua Bustamante ‘19 serenaded the crowd for the ribbon cutting event.
When he was in his final year in high school, David Alvarez enrolled in a class called Entrepreneurship because he said he wanted “to know more about business.”
He ended up with far more than newfound knowledge.
The class, it turned out, was offered through University of Bridgeport’s Dual Enrollment Program, which gives high school students the opportunity to take college-level classes at their Connecticut high schools.
Mihovil Bakovic, a University of Bridgeport student whose new business aims to make hotel stays more enjoyable for travelers, has made it to the starting field of Student Startup Madness, the high-visibility digital media competition for college students that culminates on March 11, 2019, at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, TX.
Backovic qualified for the competition's starting round, known as the “Field of 64,” through online judging.
Midterm elections. A growing trade war with China. Interest rate hikes, and, ultimately, massive selloffs on Wall Street as investors fled for safety. Yet University of Bridgeport student Wgdan Ymani never faltered as she turned a hypothetical $100,000 investment into $100,207.23 to win the latest Connecticut Stock Market Game that ended on Friday, December 7, 2018.
The University of Bridgeport today announced that Drs. Manyul Im, Carol Papp, and Tarek Sobh have been named Deans of the University’s three newly created colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences; The College of Engineering, Business and Education; and The College of Health Sciences.
The three entities now collectively house all of UB’s colleges and schools. All programs continue to be offered, and the colleges are intended to give faculty members broader interaction with their peers and to be venues for furthering the primary strategic goals of the University.