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Entries Tagged as 'Quinnipiac University'

UB Student Brainpower Connects A Bridge To Opportunity

December 7th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

When college student creativity is available, you embrace it. Mayor Joe Ganim, unlike his predecessor Bill Finch, is leveraging the minds of University of Bridgeport students in the cause of marketing the city. Professor Susan Katz, who designed the OIB website, challenged her students in the Publicity Methods class to create a video, brochure and marketing […]

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Kohut’s Plan For Bridgeport Rising, Giving Wings To The Phoenix

September 19th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning

OIB asked one of the city’s preeminent policy wonks Jeff Kohut for his take on what he would do were he city development chief. Grab a cup of joe and check it out. Bridgeport has been in governmental/administrative and socioeconomic decline for the better part of six decades. There are many reasons for Bridgeport’s decline, […]

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Himes To Host Forum On Race Relations

July 22nd, 2016 · 13 Comments · News and Events

Congressman Jim Himes on Monday will host a forum to discuss current race relations in America, 6:30 p.m. at the Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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A Pearl, A Pol And A University Partnership

April 20th, 2016 · 8 Comments · City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Update, Video: The ninth floor of the University of Bridgeport’s duPont Tower Room greets visitors with an exquisite expanse of Long Island Sound, a visual gem in Connecticut’s most populous city, what university president Neil Salonen describes “the pearl of the Connecticut coastline” and the “safest college campus in the state.” Tuesday night Mayor Joe Ganim […]

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‘Ugly! Fat! Stupid!’ Fifty Percent Of Americans Embarrassed With Trump As President

December 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment · National Politics, News and Events

Would you be embarrassed with Donald Trump as president? Half the country would. From the Q Poll:

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Stallworth, Maya And Salonen To Lead Ganim’s Transition Team

November 16th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

State Rep. Charlie Stallworth, outgoing Town Clerk Alma Maya and University of Bridgeport President Neil Salonen will serve as tri-chairs of Mayor-elect Joe Ganim’s transition team scheduled to be announced Monday afternoon (today) at a news conference at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown.

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Q Poll: Malloy Approval Rating In A Hole, Voters Say Yes To Pot, Assisted Suicide, No More Casinos, No Tolls With Caveat

March 11th, 2015 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

 From Wednesday’s Q Poll: Fresh from a bruising but victorious reelection battle, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has weak support from Democrats, women and young voters, leaving him with a negative 43 – 47 percent score, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

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Malloy To Nominate Grogins State Judge–Special Election For State House Seat

January 2nd, 2015 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, State Politics

Auden Grogins, the blonde banshee from Black Rock, will not receive the oath of office for a fourth term in the State House. Governor Dan Malloy announced Friday he will nominate her to the Connecticut Superior Court. This will set in motion another special election presumably in late February. Malloy’s nomination requires approval of the […]

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