University of Bridgeport

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Universities across the country are reopening for the fall semester following an unpredictable 2020-2021 year. Now to avoid another surge in COVID-19 infections due to the delta variant, hundreds of U.S. colleges have said vaccinations will be mandatory for the students, faculty and staff.

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Goodwin University has finished the acquisition of the University of Bridgeport, after the $32 million deal was approved by state and federal education authorities and accreditors.

Sacred Heart University
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Sacred Heart University (SHU) says it has pulled out of a partnership with two other Connecticut colleges to take over buildings and academic programs at the financially strapped University of Bridgeport.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont wants a summit with business leaders and educators from the state’s public and private colleges to come up with a workforce development plan. He spoke after meeting with students and faculty at the University of Bridgeport on Monday.

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Four presidential candidates were in Connecticut over the weekend in an effort to rally support for their candidacies ahead of the state’s Democratic and Republican primaries tomorrow.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent who is seeking the Democratic Party presidential nomination, had the weekend’s largest rally.

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