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"This partnership of two mission-driven schools embodies a remarkable complementarity," said Kevin Quigley, president of Marlboro College.
University of Bridgeport President Laura Skandera Trombley has started is a program called The Bridgeport Plan that connects education to a career that will give students a much clearer sense of the kinds of opportunities that exist.
The CCIC concluded that its 11 member institutions had a $33.2 billion economic impact on Connecticut in 2017.
"The $25 million needed for this project is finally in place," said Ganim about the long-stalled Congress Street Bridge project.
"There are many new members in the General Assembly this year, so we have to educate them about our system and what we do," says Ojakian of the organization that's weighing a variety of tuition scenarios for the 2019-20 school year.
David Alvarez is also planning a Kickstarter campaign to fund the expansion of his product line.
The STEM on Wheels vehicle is a former Greater Bridgeport Transit bus that was retrofitted with a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority.
Djiba Kourouma, one of the first-place winners, stated that the challenge of designing a residence for people with disabilities was "eye-opening for me."
The best school in the country, according to the publication's annual rankings, is Princeton University.
“The city of Bridgeport and the University of Bridgeport are truly interconnected,” said Laura Skandera Trombley, who recently became the 10th president of the school.
Laura Skandera Trombley, president of the university, said the administrative changes will "unencumber these talented faculty to return to the classroom, where they can better serve students."
Chris Hamer is founder and CEO of CrowdFlik and recently served as an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and entrepreneur-in-residence at Fairfield University.
UB President Laura Skandera Trombley praised the school for having "taken the lead in reducing administrative ranks and investing in faculty and students."
During a recent investors’ conference, Starbucks President and CEO Kevin Johnson noted that Frappuccino sales were down 3 percent in the company’s U.S. stores since 2015. The reason, he explained, was a consumer shift away from sugary and high-calorie drinks.
The 144th annual meeting of the BRBC comes at a significant time for the organization as President Mickey Herbert is leaving and no successor has yet been named.