Meet the Events and Communications Team

Jessica DePalmer

Jessica DePalmer

Manager of Admissions Events and Campus Visits

  • Phone 203-576-4691
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I graduated from University of Bridgeport with my Bachelor’s Degree of Science (2012) and Master’s of Elementary Education (2014). My favorite part of my role is that I get to work with Student Ambassadors and execute events for our incoming students. When I am not working, I enjoy time with my family, binging Netflix with my dog, working out, and occasionally traveling to somewhere warm.

Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Movie: The Blind Side
Favorite Book: Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
Favorite Food: Surf and Turf
Best part about my job: I get to work with first-generation students
Something you didn’t know about me: I’ve lived in every residence hall on campus
Three words to describe me: Independent, Caring, and “a Mama Bear” personality

Rebecca Ciullo

Rebecca Ciullo

Manager of Enrollment Communications

  • Phone 203-576-4409
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I graduated from University of Bridgeport with my bachelor’s degree in Marketing (2015) and MBA in Analytics Intelligence & Marketing (2017), Doctorate in Educational Leadership (2022). I’m passionate about my job because I love helping students achieve their goals and dreams. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family, my dog, and traveling.

Favorite Color: Black and White
Favorite Movie: The Notebook, Bridesmaids, and almost any Christmas Movie
Favorite Book: 1984 by George Orwell
Favorite Food: Chocolate
Best Part About My Job: Helping students achieve their goals and dreams
Something You Don’t Know About Me: I’m a huge dog lover!
Three Words to Describe Me: Funny, helpful, caring

Lizanne Cruz

Lizanne Cruz

Campus Visitation and Experience Coordinator

  • Phone 203-576-4932
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Hey there! My name is Lizanne Cruz but many may know me as Liz and I am the Campus Visitation and Experience Coordinator here in the Office of Admissions at UB! I graduated from University of Bridgeport in 2022 with my BA in Mass Communication. During my time as an undergraduate student I was a Senior Student Ambassador while being highly involved on campus as an Orientation Leader, Resident Assistant/Guest Relations Associate, Speaker of the House, part of Greek Life, and clubs. I love helping others and am passionate about serving my community as a Bridgeport native. I’m looking forward to seeing new faces and familiar ones alike on campus!

Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Movie: Everything Everywhere All At Once
Favorite Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Favorite Food: Fried Chicken Wings
Best part about my job: Working alongside UB’s wonderful Student Ambassador team and meeting prospective students and their families during their visits to campus. Every day is a reminder of my amazing experience as a first-gen transfer student at UB during my time as an undergraduate.
Something you don’t know about me: I’m a singer-songwriter
Three words to describe me: Quirky, Compassionate, Supportive

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