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University of Bridgeport merges with Vermont’s Marlboro College

"This partnership of two mission-driven schools embodies a remarkable complementarity," said Kevin Quigley, president of Marlboro College.

UB President Trombley promotes ‘The Bridgeport Plan’

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.

Report finds Fairfield County’s independent universities have $5.58B impact on local...

The CCIC concluded that its 11 member institutions had a $33.2 billion economic impact on Connecticut in 2017.

Ganim highlights real estate projects in state of the city speech

"The $25 million needed for this project is finally in place," said Ganim about the long-stalled Congress Street Bridge project.

Facing some harsh realities, CSCU head Mark Ojakian vows to keep...

"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.

18-year-old entrepreneur mixes inspiration and fashion in MADE Clothings

David Alvarez is also planning a Kickstarter campaign to fund the expansion of his product line.

University of Bridgeport rolls out STEM on Wheels mobile laboratory

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.

University of Bridgeport students win residential accessibility design competition

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."

Fairfield University top regional school in Northeast, says U.S. News

The best school in the country, according to the publication's annual rankings, is Princeton University.

Trombley brings new energy to University of Bridgeport’s leadership

“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.

University of Bridgeport names deans of three new colleges

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."

University of Bridgeport names Chris Hamer director of new Innovation Center

Chris Hamer is founder and CEO of CrowdFlik and recently served as an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and entrepreneur-in-residence at Fairfield University.

University of Bridgeport announces academic restructuring plan

UB President Laura Skandera Trombley praised the school for having "taken the lead in reducing administrative ranks and investing in faculty and students."

Can fast-food restaurants successfully offer healthier meals?

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.

BRBC hands out Impact Awards, outlines future at annual meeting

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.