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CAPERS Soccer stars take home AUS MVP Titles

Friday, October 31, 2014

Atlantic University Sport (AUS) 2014 women's and men’s soccer all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's 10 head coaches following regular season play at Thursday night's awards banquet, hosted in Halifax by Dalhousie University.

Fourth-year Cape Breton Capers striker Karolyne Blain was named the AUS most valuable player for women’s soccer for the second consecutive year, second-year Cape Breton Capers striker Justin Maheu was named the AUS most valuable player for men’s soccer and Cape Breton head coach Dean Morley took home the AUS coach of the year award in his first year as head coach of the men’s Capers.

Unleashing Your Inner Entrepreneur - You're the Boss? No! I'm the Boss

Beaton Institute celebrates World Day for Audio-visual Heritage

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

From October 27 – 30, Cape Breton University’s Beaton Institute will be celebrating UNESCO World Day for Audio-visual Heritage 2014. The Beaton will be showcasing several rare recordings and videos from the Institute’s Audio-visual Collection through social media. Highlights include a 1929 newsreel of the first landing of a transcontinental flight in Cape Breton, a tribute to Winston “Scotty” Fitzgerald, and the 1986 DEVCO tourism short film, Discover Your Own Special Place.

16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture Focuses on a More Just Globalization

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Terry Gibbs, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Cape Breton University, will explore the human rights and environmental consequences of Canadian mining operations in Latin America during the 16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture. The lecture will take place on Friday, November 7, 2014, from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Sydney Credit Union Boardroom (CE-265) in the Student, Culture and Heritage Centre. Cape Breton University campus.

Hallowe'en Hours

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

This Friday, for Hallowe'en, we will be closing early, at 4:30 p.m. Happy trick or treating!

Universities Must Drive Greater Social and Economic Impacts through Innovation

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

In recent months CBU has advanced a case for Nova Scotia Universities that is deeply connected to community, industry and the economic and social ambitions of our province.  Opinion pieces in the Chronicle Herald: Universities as engines of progress and Education hive would keep economy buzzing have been reinforced by the publication of our Accountability Report which has received positive reviews.

Sweet 16 for Karolyne Blain

Monday, October 27, 2014

CBU sniper sets AUS scoring record

Fourth-year striker Karolyne Blain of the Cape Breton University Capers women's soccer team etched her name into the AUS record books Sunday.

CBU Celebrates the Success of Graduates with Fall Convocation Ceremony

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate the accomplishments of more than 230 graduates at its Fall Convocation ceremony.

The Harsh Realities of the Business World

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
As you may know, an Aboriginal Business gaming simulation is being developed and will be unveiled to coincide with the launch of the In.Business program (Eastern Region). The Purdy Crawford Chair team got together yesterday for some beta testing of the game in an effort work out the remaining “bugs” prior to it being coded for Android and iPhone. I was quickly reminded of the harsh realities of the business world. We played for about an hour, and due to my lack of discipline with financing, I was bankrupt before the hour was out. The game, “Music Mogul,” will see players manage operations of various Aboriginal bands in a simulated format. Players will be responsible for managing financing, advertising, merchandising, event planning, etc. for bands such as “A Tribe Called Red.” 
 

CBU Press books adopted for Ontario reading program

Monday, October 20, 2014

Sydney, NS, October 15, 2014 – Two CBU Press books have been nominated for Canada’s largest recreational reading program, the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Forest of Reading awards.

The October 15 announcement of nominees for the Silver Birch Award for fiction, revealed that the novel Me and Mr. Bell, by Philip Roy was among ten shortlisted books. In the Non-fiction category, The Extraordinary Life of Anna Swan, by Anne Renaud, is on the list. Both books were published by CBU Press in 2013.

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CAPERS Soccer stars take home AUS MVP Titles
Friday, October 31, 2014

Atlantic University Sport (AUS) 2014 women's and men’s soccer all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's 10 head coaches following regular season play at Thursday night's awards banquet, hosted in Halifax by Dalhousie University.

Fourth-year Cape Breton Capers striker Karolyne Blain was named the AUS most valuable player for women’s soccer for the second consecutive year, second-year Cape Breton Capers striker Justin Maheu was named the AUS most valuable player for men’s soccer and Cape Breton head coach Dean Morley took home the AUS coach of the year award in his first year as head coach of the men’s Capers.

16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture Focuses on a More Just Globalization
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Terry Gibbs, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Cape Breton University, will explore the human rights and environmental consequences of Canadian mining operations in Latin America during the 16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture. The lecture will take place on Friday, November 7, 2014, from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Sydney Credit Union Boardroom (CE-265) in the Student, Culture and Heritage Centre. Cape Breton University campus.

Beaton Institute celebrates World Day for Audio-visual Heritage
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

From October 27 – 30, Cape Breton University’s Beaton Institute will be celebrating UNESCO World Day for Audio-visual Heritage 2014. The Beaton will be showcasing several rare recordings and videos from the Institute’s Audio-visual Collection through social media. Highlights include a 1929 newsreel of the first landing of a transcontinental flight in Cape Breton, a tribute to Winston “Scotty” Fitzgerald, and the 1986 DEVCO tourism short film, Discover Your Own Special Place.

Sweet 16 for Karolyne Blain
Monday, October 27, 2014

CBU sniper sets AUS scoring record

Fourth-year striker Karolyne Blain of the Cape Breton University Capers women's soccer team etched her name into the AUS record books Sunday.

CBU Celebrates the Success of Graduates with Fall Convocation Ceremony
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate the accomplishments of more than 230 graduates at its Fall Convocation ceremony.

CBU Press books adopted for Ontario reading program
Monday, October 20, 2014

Sydney, NS, October 15, 2014 – Two CBU Press books have been nominated for Canada’s largest recreational reading program, the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Forest of Reading awards.

The October 15 announcement of nominees for the Silver Birch Award for fiction, revealed that the novel Me and Mr. Bell, by Philip Roy was among ten shortlisted books. In the Non-fiction category, The Extraordinary Life of Anna Swan, by Anne Renaud, is on the list. Both books were published by CBU Press in 2013.

CBU and NSCC Strengthen Relationship with Articulation Agreements
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Representatives from Cape Breton University (CBU) and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) will gather on Thursday, October 16, 2014, to sign two articulation agreements that will make it easier for college graduates to become university graduates.

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