Saluted by university officials, business titans, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Mayor Bill Finch, Ernest C. Trefz, better known as Ernie, announced on Tuesday he was “proud to play a role in the past, present and future” of the University of Bridgeport that dedicated a new business school in the entrepreneur’s name featuring a newly […]
Entries Tagged as 'Neil Salonen'
September 10th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Patrons jammed a variety of restaurants and pubs Friday night at the Barnum Pub Fest. Check out the events for Barnum Festival this week. Additional info here.
June 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Tickets are now on sale for Barnum Festival events at www.barnumfestival.com and ticketing partner The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue. Event tickets for the annual salute to showman and entrepreneur P.T. Barnum can be purchased online 24/7 or by calling the Bijou Box Office, open Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at (203) 332-3228.
May 9th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
His initials are P.T. just like the legendary Phineas Taylor Barnum who created jobs and transformed the landscape of his adopted city Bridgeport. And now Paul Timpanelli, who has served for 26 years as chief executive officer of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, looks forward to serving as the ringmaster of the 2014 Barnum Festival–the […]
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May 7th, 2014 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
As mayor, John Fabrizi was a leading cheerleader for restaurants, arts and entertainment, destination points and educational institutions. Making the rounds to test a comeback as chief executive, Fabs has penned a letter to University of Bridgeport President Neil Salonen praising the South End campus as an economic driver, community innovator and education partner with the city’s […]
April 30th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
What does Mayor Bill Finch, the city’s resident Mr. Green Jeans, think about this? News release from University of Bridgeport. The University of Bridgeport and FuelCell Energy, a leading provider of highly efficient and virtually pollutant-free fuel cell power plants, have reached an agreement to generate electricity on campus with a fuel cell that will […]
April 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events
News release from UB: The University of Bridgeport and Bridgeport Hospital announced today that they are developing plans to integrate the nursing program at the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing (BHSN) into the University.
April 10th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at the University of Bridgeport’s graduation exercises on Saturday May 10 at Webster Bank Arena. Will Mayor Bill Finch put aside his myopic opposition to UB and make an appearance?