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December 14, 2016

Khrystian Pereira ’16, B.A. in International Political Economy & Diplomacy, B.A. in Religion & Politics

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UB has given me the chance to travel to various parts of the world that I thought I never would. I have been able to represent the University of Bridgeport in Model United Nations conferences in major world capitals. I have been able to ...

July 24, 2015

Stephanie Delacruz

Testimonials

“A degree from UB is a great experience and education.” A degree from UB is a great experience and education. The personal relationships with teachers and courses such as Professional Development and Home Furnishings and...

July 24, 2015

Katie Kilroy

Current Students

“I hope to work for a NGO, focused in West Africa, which promotes sustainable agricultural development, alongside women’s empowerment.” Major: Global Development and Peace Why I chose UB Global Development and Peace Program I chose the p...

July 24, 2015

Jianfeng Lin

Current Students

“The most valuable thing I learned was how to work as a team.” Major: MBA I chose UB because I had heard that it is a fantastic University and my college back in China has a program with UB. I learned a lot from UB. The most valuable thi...

July 24, 2015

Jessica Perez

Current Students

“It is never too late to go back to school.” Major: B.S. General Studies with Social Science Concentrations State: Trumbull, CT The IDEAL program has allowed me to reach my dream. When I spoke to my friend, Kindra Jones, and she told m...

July 24, 2015

Jessica Newman

Current Students

“My class schedule is convenient so I can work. I am learning so much from my professors and classmates.” Major: Double Major: B.S. Human Services & Psychology – IDEAL Program State: Monroe, CT My cousin, Melissa Rainville, used to work ...

July 24, 2015

Jason Wernick

Current Students

“The instructors relate their work experiences to students and it makes class feel like the real situation.” Major: B.S. Human Services – IDEAL The IDEAL program has been magnificent for me. It opened many doors for job opportunities to ...

July 24, 2015

Ivana Savic

Current Students

“I feel that the University of Bridgeport is the only university that offers the courses, environment, and faculty that can help me achieve my dreams” Major: Business Administration State: Belgrade, Serbia My name is Ivana Savic. I was b...

July 24, 2015

Hatim El Fethouni

Current Students

“I see myself working in the sphere of global development, either to reduce global poverty or working towards gender equality and women’s empowerment.” Major: Global Development and Peace State: Morocco Field of Study International Pol...

July 24, 2015

Gloria Zambon

Current Students

“Through a great internship that gave me experience, I landed a job at West Elm and was hired as a Visual Designer in Westport, CT.” Major: Fashion Merchandising I graduated with a Fashion Merchandising major, and due to hands-on class w...

July 24, 2015

Gloria Velasquez

Current Students

“I plan to pursue working towards the eradication of global poverty.” Major: Global Development and Peace State: Columbia Why I chose UB Global Development and Peace Program I wanted to share my experiences from working with a Colombian ...

July 24, 2015

Gita Poudel

Current Students

“I envision myself working with orphan children, and promoting women’s empowerment in developing countries.” Major: Global Development and Peace State: Nepal Field of Study Conflict Analysis and Resolution Why I chose UB Global Develop...

July 24, 2015

Gerry Whitted

Current Students

“The IDEAL program has enabled me to attain goals that seemed unreachable and pursue goals I never before dreamed of chasing.” Major: IDEAL – B.S. in Human Services State: Bridgeport, CT The IDEAL program has enabled me to attain goals t...

July 24, 2015

Geri Mezzoni

Current Students

“I learned a lot about their education systems, the people of Costa Rica, and what life looked like on a day-to-day basis.” Major: Global Development and Peace An Amazing Experience Teaching in Costa Rica was an amazing experience. I fel...

July 24, 2015

Georgeann Stewart

Current Students

“My desire is to be a part of something bigger than just myself.” Major: Social Sciences The University of Bridgeport became the school of my choice because I loved the enthusiasm I witnessed on my visits to the school, as well as the gr...

July 24, 2015

George Rehkamp

Current Students

“With any opportunity a great responsibility follows.” Major: Psychology – IDEAL With any opportunity a great responsibility follows. The opportunity for me was my acceptance into the IDEAL program, a college program that was perfect for...

July 24, 2015

Gabriella Shep-Lock Marinaccio

Current Students

“The IDEAL program is exactly what it states: It is IDEAL for all adults with busy lives who want to obtain an undergraduate degree.” Major: IDEAL – B.S. in General Studies Social Science Concentration State: Trumbull, CT The IDEAL progr...

July 24, 2015

Francisco Eguiguren

Current Students

“Education becomes a pragmatic and very powerful tool when it goes hand in hand with real work life experience.” Major: Global Development and Peace A Career-Focused Education Education becomes a pragmatic and very powerful tool when it ...

July 24, 2015

Francesca Flores

Current Students

“I want to teach and give back because I’ve gotten so much here. I’ve grown as a singer, as a performer and, most importantly, as a person.” Major: Music State: Bridgeport, CT I grew up right here in Bridgeport. I sat in this auditor...

July 24, 2015

Felix Rodriguez

Current Students

“UB allows me to believe I can achieve anything I want to be.” Major: IDEAL B.S. Psychology State: Waterbury, CT UB is equipping me with the necessary educational skills to help future generations. UB has allowed me to believe that I c...

July 24, 2015

Emily Repko

Current Students

“He wanted to teach us more. At a lot of colleges, you maintain whatever you’ve been doing. But I felt I had a lot more stuff I needed to learn.” Major: Psychology/Human Services (B.S.) State: Gilbertsville, PA It’s been a busy sprin...

July 24, 2015

Emily Asay

Current Students

“The program at UB is flexible and has allowed me to explore a variety of opportunities.” Major: Master of Science in Counseling I knew that UB was the best place for me after attending an open house. The CSP program at UB...

July 24, 2015

Edwin Gravrand

Current Students

“I’ve had opportunities here that none of my friends have had in their schools.” Major: Computer Science If you’re willing to put the effort in at UB, great things can happen. The close relationships you have with your professors enc...

July 24, 2015

Edwards Family

Current Students

“UB provided the courses and structured classes that my family was looking for in a program that best fit our needs.” Edwards Family: Elaine/Jenniefer/Judith The University of Bridgeport is one of the most prestigious universities in our...

July 24, 2015

Duanecia A. Evans

Current Students

“But I learned not to be afraid to take a leap of faith. The people you depend on for mentors will be there to guide you whether you’re right or wrong.” Major: Mass Communications (B.A.) State: Harlem, New York, NY Walk through campus,...

July 24, 2015

Delia Amsterdam

Current Students

“I fell in love with the campus and the atmosphere and the people.” Major: Human Services (BS) State: Irvington, New Jersey Six colleges accepted Delia Amsterdam, but UB stole her heart. “It was beautiful!” says Amerstdam, who is sen...

July 24, 2015

Dan Twaddle

Current Students

“I was looking for an online program that would fit my needs and a school that promoted integrity and flexibility. UB has these qualities.” The IDEAL program at University of Bridgeport is a great program. I was looking for a good school...

July 24, 2015

Colin Capici

Current Students

“I think that’s part of the reason I’m inspired by UB, anything can happen here.” Major: Martial Arts Studies If you told me back in high school that I would be student body president when I was in college, I would have laughed. But ...

July 24, 2015

Askar Morisseau

Current Students

“It’s all about raising awareness, and educating people because those are the foundational steps to changing the world one step at a time.” Major: Global Development and Peace Field of Study Conflict Analysis and Resolution Why I chose...

July 24, 2015

Andrea Malji

Current Students

“The University of Bridgeport helped me realize my true calling.” Major: International Political Economy Diplomacy (IPED) State: Somerset, Kentucky The University of Bridgeport helped me realize my true calling. It was Andrea Malji’s d...

July 24, 2015

Alex Charmoz

Current Students

“UB really equips you with all the tools you need to make wiser decisions— in school and in life.” Major: Biology State: Westport, CT UB really equips you with all the tools you need to make wiser decisions— in school and in life. I...

July 24, 2015

Alex Anin

Current Students

“If it were not for the University of Bridgeport, I never would have had the opportunity to realize my dreams.” Major: Industrial Design State: Hamden, CT Growing up in Russia, Alex Ananin was exposed more to military vehicles than fine ...

July 24, 2015

Wayne Travers, Jr.

Alumni

“IDEAL gave me that challenge: the opportunity combined with flexibility in completing my undergraduate degree.” Major: IDEAL Class Year: ’06 After I turned forty I wanted to avert a midlife crisis by taking on a challenge. IDEAL gave me...

July 24, 2015

Shawnte Hudgins, DC

Alumni

“Attending UBCC was a turning point for me. It was the moment that began my transition from having a job to having a career.” Major: Chiropractic Attending UBCC was a turning point for me. It was the moment that began my transition from ...

July 24, 2015

Scott Michael Schreiber

Alumni

“UBs’ multiple degree programs and excellent education provided the foundation to succeed.” Major: Chiropractic The University of Bridgeport prepared me for practicing in an ever changing healthcare environment. The...

July 24, 2015

Sandra Sigmundsdóttir, DC

Alumni

“I thank UBCC for giving me the confidence to open up my own practice and to introduce chiropractic profession to Icelanders.” Major: Chiropractic Class Year: ’05 I came to UB in 1999 on a soccer scholarship to study biology. The first y...

July 24, 2015

Randi Jimenez, DC

Alumni

“UB’s smaller class sizes make each student feel more like a person than a number, nobody gets lost in the shuffle.” Major: Chiropractic Class Year: ’07 The education I received at UBCC was top notch. I was provided with all the tools ne...

July 24, 2015

Raluca Duma

Alumni

“I am confident that I have become a competent chiropractic physician ready to start my professional career” Major: Chiropractic Thanks to my professors’ and clinicians’ patience, knowledge and skill, I know that I have been provided wit...

July 24, 2015

Norman T. Eng, DC, CCSP®, CSCS

Alumni

“The emphasis of the curriculum on science and evidence has kept me in touch with the latest research and technology in health care.” Major: Chiropractic Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, Certified Stren...

July 24, 2015

Norm Glover

Alumni

“For several semesters I worked full time and attended class at night and during the summer.” Class Year: ’59 Norman Glover ’59 couldn’t resist stopping by the UB IDEAL Program information table at a business expo. Fifty-three years af...

July 24, 2015

Melissa Cappellucci, DC

Alumni

“UBCC provided me with a multi-faceted approach to chiropractic care, using the most current research to provide the best treatment to our patients” Major: Chiropractic Class Year: ’11 I chose to begin my journey of becoming a chiropract...

July 24, 2015

Marc Peyser, DC

Alumni

“Small classes with fine chiropractic instructors set up the perfect recipe to graduate top notch doctors of chiropractic.” Major: Chiropractic I was fortunate to have taken part in the initial planning and development of UBCC in 1990. T...

July 24, 2015

Lisa Anderson

Alumni

“The IDEAL program offered through the University of Bridgpeport helped me to realize my goal to become a teacher.” Major: B.S. in Psychology – IDEAL Program Class Year: ’09 The IDEAL program offered through the University of Bridgpeport...

July 24, 2015

LaShondra Clark

Alumni

“The IDEAL Program gave me the opportunity to not only get a great education, but also it allowed me to continue with my normal life while working full” Major: B.S. in Human Services – IDEAL Program Class Year: ’09 The IDEAL Program gave...

July 24, 2015

Kehinde Odeyale, DC

Alumni

“I had the opportunity to work closely with professors and some of the best chiropractors in the profession” Major: Chiropractic Class Year: ’12 Sitting in my thesis course at the university from which I acquired my BS in kinesiology, I ...

July 24, 2015

Jason Peyser, DC

Alumni

“I graduated with the confidence and knowledge necessary to hit the ground running.” Class Year: ’09 The University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic is providing an excellent, evidence-based, curriculum that enables their students t...

July 24, 2015

Jaquel Patterson, ND

Alumni

“I had an interest in working in community and public health and I was able to develop these skills during my schooling at UB” Major: Naturopathic Medicine Class Year: ’08 I chose UB because of its location in the Northeast. I also was a...

July 24, 2015

Jamie Scherer, ND

Alumni

“Being a graduate of UB I feel proud of my education, prepared as a Naturopathic Doctor and forever grateful.” Major: Naturopathic Medicine Class Year: ’10 Six years ago I was working as a Registered Dietitian, in a New York City Hospita...

July 24, 2015

Helen Boyke

Alumni

“UB’s IDEAL program has been very instrumental in my future growth as a professional.” Major: B.S. in Psychology – IDEAL Program Class Year: ’09 My Own Dreams of Returning to School Several years ago while reformulating my life after m...

July 24, 2015

Gregory Mara, DC

Alumni

“UBCC provided me access to a network of professionals both within the UBCC faculty and within the chiropractic community.” Major: Chiropractic Class Year: ’07 I entered the University of Bridgeport’s College of Chiropractic in January...

July 24, 2015

Gerard Mullin, MS, MD

Alumni

“UB’s Master’s Program in Nutrition is a national leader in nutrition education which prepares professionals to excel in the field.” Class Year: ’93 Meet a Graduate Dr Mullin graduated from UB’s online Nutrition Master’s Program ...

July 24, 2015

Farida Kwaji

Alumni

“Everyone at UB is incredibly welcoming” Major: Biology Class Year: ’08 Farida Kwaji, a biology major who came to UB in 2004, spent her first five years in Nigeria. Then her parents, both of whom are government workers, moved to the Unit...

July 24, 2015

Emelda Romero

Alumni

“The thought of going back to school entered my mind. Consequently, I acted upon it and chose IDEAL.” Major: B.S. in Human Services – IDEAL Program Class Year: ’10 IDEAL gave me the opportunity to broaden my horizons in the field of Huma...

July 24, 2015

Elizabeth Reed, MS

Alumni

“She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and has worked in the fitness industry for more than 20 years” Class Year: ’03 Meet a Graduate Elizabeth is the founder and owner of BodySmart, a busy wellness practice in Monroe, Connecticut. Bo...

July 24, 2015

Elizabeth DiMeo, MS, CNS, LDN

Alumni

“She served as a consultant to guests in nutrition education and lifestyle practices to accommodate change.” Class Year: ’01 Elizabeth graduated from the UB Master’s Program in 2001. She began her private nutrition practice, Nutrition ...

July 24, 2015

David Rios

Alumni

“I know that I received an education that I can be proud of, one that I would recommend for anyone wanting to go to medical school.” I am currently in the middle of my first round of exams for medical school and I just wanted to thank th...

July 24, 2015

Daemon Jones, ND

Alumni

“Dr. Dae was asked by Howard University Researchers to consult as the physician and nutrition advisor for a pilot study for the effect of yoga and nutr” Major: Naturopathic Medicine Class Year: ’03 Since graduating from UB college of nat...

July 24, 2015

Bryan W. Barry, DC

Alumni

“The College Of Chiropractic has well prepared me for a satisfying and rewarding career as a chiropractic physician.” Major: Chiropractic Class Year: ’01 The University Of Bridgeport College Of Chiropractic has provided a comprehensive p...

July 24, 2015

Betsy Orman

Alumni

“I view the IDEAL program as one of the best experiences of my life. It built my confidence to go further in my education.” Major: B.S. in Human Services – IDEAL Program Class Year: ’10 I view the IDEAL program as one of the best experie...

July 24, 2015

Ann Lee, ND

Alumni

Major: Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture Class Year: ’10 “I had many learning opportunities to explore my strengths and weaknesses as a healthcare provider, and allowed me to create my successful practice.” I chose UB because I spoke wi...

July 24, 2015

Allison Deigel

Alumni

“The IDEAL program allowed me to flourish in academics while working around my schedule.” Major: B.S. Social Science Concentration – IDEAL Program Class Year: ’09 The IDEAL Program at UB equipped me with the tools for success. I was able...

July 23, 2015

Cura Zhuang

Alumni

Chief Reporter United Nations Internship As a GLDP student I had great internship experiences in the United States. I did my first internship at the United Nations Youth Assembly, which draws together 700 college-age young people from al...

July 5, 2015

Brinet Rutherford

Current Students

As UB grows, I see myself growing too, and I am really proud of the young woman that I am becoming. Major: International Political Economy & Diplomacy (IPED) and Social Sciences School: College of Public and International Affairs Hometow...