With three concentrations to choose from, you can customize your distance learning degree to meet your personal and professional goals. The 2020 Annual Conference Northeast Section's (ASEE-NE) theme was “The Path to Impactful Innovation in 21st Century Engineering Education,” focusing on the trends and the changing landscape of engineering education. [10] This led to the longest faculty strike in the history of American higher education. On July 25, 2019, the University of Bridgeport and Marlboro College announced plans to enter into a merger that will draw on the strengths of both institutions to create an expanded university with deeper connections between professional programs and the liberal arts. Wishing all students, staff and faculty a great start of the Fall semester! Bridgeport's seal combines 4 core elements of its traditions and distinct character. Eventually, sixty-six professors and librarians agreed to a "divorce" with the university in return for compensation of up to a year's salary. [24][25] The Physician Assistant Institute matriculated its first class at the university in January 2011. Problems continued to plague the university; enrollment fell to 1,300 in 1991. The University of Bridgeport's Online MBA is designed to provide you the practical business knowledge to help you succeed in today's ever-evolving business environment. The University of Bridgeport offers associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in professional fields. These homes, as well as a newer 1937 home in International style, form the Marina Park Historic District,[5] which is on the National Register of Historic Places. At the end of August, Sacred Heart dropped the schools of education and engineering from the deal, according to Bridgeport's interim president, Stephen Healey. This system works immediately on the university campus, and in the neighborhood surrounding campus. [28] In 2014, the School of Nursing at Bridgeport Hospital began a merger with the University which was completed over the next few years. The law school faculty and students voted to merge with Quinnipiac University and the name was officially changed to the Quinnipiac University School of Law. But these students have consistently found a place to thrive here at UB, thanks to college readiness programs. 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The University of Bridgeport (UB) is a private, four year university located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. [32], Academic programs range from associate degrees in areas such as Business Administration and Dental Hygiene, to Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Science degrees in areas such as Accounting, Psychology, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology, Music, Computer Engineering, and International Business. University of Bridgeport's Academic and Campus Technology Services(ACTS) provides various online services for students, faculty, and staff including but not limited to Email, Canvas, and Portal. UB offers Education at a great value. The University of Bridgeport is a private, career-oriented university with an acceptance rate of 57%. It has remained non-sectarian throughout. 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Provost Stephen Healey was appointed Interim President, and Tarek Sobh, Vice President for Research & Economic Development and Dean of the College of Business, Education, and Engineering, was appointed Interim Provost.  #UBridgeport #UniversityofBridgeport, In case you missed it! ), The College of Business, Education, & Engineering, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 17:25.