News Releases

UB’s hardiest to plunge into L.I. Sound on behalf of World Wetlands Day Feb....

On February 2, thousands of dedicated individuals will dive, dip, splash, and swim in waters around the world—from the Aegean Sea to the Indian...

UB invites volunteers to 2017 MLK Jr. Day of Service

University of Bridgeport invites the community to lend a hand during Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 16, when students...

UB online programs among the best, says U.S. News & World Report

University of Bridgeport (UB) online degree programs, celebrated for providing exceptional individualized support for students enrolled in a distance-learning courses, have been named among...

Business school reaccredited by ACBSP

The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business at the University of Bridgeport (UB) has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and...

UB student-entrepreneur wins CT Business Plan Competition

Seifallah Mejri, a Fulbright Scholar earning a graduate engineering degree at the University of Bridgeport, has won the coveted Best Venture Enterprise Award at the...
University of Bridgeport Model UN

UB’s Model United Nations team wins highest awards in Kobe, Japan

The University of Bridgeport Model United Nations (UBMUN) team had an outstanding victory at the international conference held in Kobe, Japan over the Thanksgiving...

UB appoints Robert P. Cottle as VP for University Relations

The University of Bridgeport announced today that it has appointed Robert P. Cottle, a longtime leader in higher education and development, as Vice President for...

UB student awarded State Department scholarship

University of Bridgeport undergraduate student Boglarka Jordan has been awarded a U.S. Department of State grant to study in Hungary. Jordan, a junior majoring in...

UB engineering students win big at AAAEA awards event

University of Bridgeport School of Engineering students have won four out of six scholarships presented by the AAAEA (Arab American Association of Engineers and...

UB women’s soccer dominates ECC Awards

For the second consecutive year, the University of Bridgeport women’s soccer team remains the biggest winner of the East Coast Conference, capturing four of...

Loan debt among the lowest for UB grads, study finds

The cost of a college degree can be crippling, but at the University of Bridgeport, students graduate with far less debt than their peers...

Care for veterans at UB Clinics

In appreciation of their service to the nation, the University of Bridgeport, through its UB Clinics, will offer free health evaluations and consultations to...

UB professor named Entrepreneur of the Year

Elena Cahill wears many hats. She’s president of Globele Energy, LLC., a commercial and industrial energy-conservation, generation- and brokerage-consulting firm she founded in 2009. She’s a...

Fundraising lunch for post-hurricane Haiti at UB

University of Bridgeport student organizations, along with area restaurants, invite the community to a fundraising luncheon to support the people of Haiti in the...

School of Engineering dean at White House

Dr. Tarek M. Sobh updates government officials on the National Academy of Engineering’s national Grand Challenges for Engineering Campaign and is tapped to make...

UB hosts international tech conference

Engineering professionals, researchers, and students representing some of the world’s leading universities will explore the future of technology when the University of Bridgeport (UB)...

UB celebrates Homecoming Weekend, October 14-16

Jam-packed weekend of fun includes fun run, harvest fair, concert The University of Bridgeport will celebrate its annual homecoming from October 14-16. Hundreds of alumni are...

CT Skills Challenge comes to UB on October 14

Annual event connects students with state’s tech firms. Connecticut Skills Challenge, a series of coding events that helps tech companies identify and recruit skilled student...

UB student tapped for prestigious leadership program

Saul Almazan is one of 24 students from national pool of applicants selected into the GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy Saul Almazan—a University of Bridgeport...

Freshmen succeeding thanks to Bridge Program

UB’s new transition program for incoming students helped them get off to a great start University of Bridgeport’s new Bridge Program makes a dramatic difference...

UB officially opens new residence hall

Ribbon cut and time capsule installed at University Hall After months of anticipation, University of Bridgeport officials officially opened the newest residence hall on campus...