News Releases

New business incubator opens at UB: Offices, research facilities, other support available to technology...

CTech IncUBator, Fairfield County’s newest incubator for high-tech start-ups, is now open for business and has started accepting applications from technology ventures. The incubator is...

UB awarded $1.1 million from U.S. Department of Education to help support low-income and...

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.1 million Student Support Services grant to the University of Bridgeport to provide a range of...

University of Bridgeport Waterbury campus to add new course offerings in fall semester

The University of Bridgeport Waterbury Campus has expanded its curriculum. New offerings will include bachelor’s degrees in general studies, human services, and psychology. Classes for...

National Society of Black Engineers to hold its regional meeting at the University of...

The conference is for MSBE members, and will be held at Dana and Mandeville Halls. More than 110 NSBE members from NSBE’s northeast region...

UB student tapped for top post at the United Nations 7th Annual Youth Assembly,...

Two graduate students from the University of Bridgeport International College have been appointed to lead the United Nations 7th Annual Youth Assembly that will...

UB launches Global Financial Services MBA, the second program of its kind in the...

  University of Bridgeport’s School of Business has expanded its graduate degree programs with a new Global Financial Services MBA that is the first of...

Bridgeport swimmers continue to star in the classroom

The University of Bridgeport women’s and men’s swimming teams wrapped up a successful 2009-2010 season both in the pool and in the classroom, as...

Making college a reality for disadvantaged kids, thanks to $1.7 million program at the...

Summer vacation typically means days of relaxation for students. But that’s not the case for a group of highly motivated Bridgeport kids who are...

UB to host Leadership Institute for Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International will hold its regional Leadership Institute at the University of Bridgeport on Saturday, July 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

Dr. Nancy Wei awarded Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Research Grant

Dr. Nancy Wei, an assistant professor at the International College at the University of Bridgeport, has been awarded a 2010 Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Research...

UB’s Walk Against Hunger a huge success

University of Bridgeport students donate more than 10,000 volunteer hours a year throughout Fairfield County, but when they teamed up to participate in Walk...

UB International College student Kirstin Jones wins Norman Woodberry Scholarship

Kirstin Jones, a senior majoring in International Political Economy and Diplomacy at the University of Bridgeport International College, has won a Norman Woodberry Scholarship...

Dick Allen, former director of creative writing at UB, is named Connecticut’s newest poet...

Dick Allen, who inspired generations of aspiring writers for over 35 tears as a teacher at the University of Bridgeport, has been named Connecticut’s...

Top execs from Pez Candy and NewAlliance Bank elected to the University of Bridgeport...

The University of Bridgeport has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees. Joseph Vittoria, President and CEO of Pez Candy,...

UConn and University of Bridgeport establish pharmacy partnership

STORRS, CT. -- A unique new partnership between the University of Connecticut and the University of Bridgeport will qualify more students from Fairfield County...

UB names library learning center in honor of David and Eunice Bigelow

The University of Bridgeport honored David and Eunice Bigelow for their unflagging support of the school and its students at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May...

Bestselling author and educator Ken Bain to be the keynote speaker at UB’s Center...

Noted educator and bestselling author Ken Bain will be the keynote speaker at the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching’s Summer Institute on...

UB engineering students win first place at the American Society of Engineering Education Competition...

What’s the best way to engineer a win? University of Bridgeport School of Engineering students have the formula: for the third year running, they have...

Governor M. Jodi Rell to receive honorary degree from UB

Governor M. Jodi Rell will receive an honorary degree from the University of Bridgeport at Commencement ceremonies on May 8. Governor Rell will open the...

Gossip Girl’s Nicole Fiscella to speak at the University of Bridgeport’s 100th graduation on...

Actress Nicole Fiscella, better known as Isabel from the hit television show Gossip Girl, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Bridgeport’s...

Governor Rell Announces New Partnership with University of Bridgeport to Grow Jobs

Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced a new initiative to spur the development of high-tech start-ups, fostering additional economic development and stimulating job creation...