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A Million Reasons to Celebrate at Cape Breton University
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Cape Breton University (CBU) will enhance its applied research and development capacity and expand the delivery of university level health-related programs in the region thanks to a federal contribution of $1,000,000 in two projects through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.  Senator Michael L. MacDonald was in Sydney on April 23, 2014, to make the announcement.

The Sustainable Happiness Initiative Grows
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Dr. Catherine O’Brien, associate professor of Education, will serve as keynote speaker at Dawson College as they launch the Sustainable Happiness initiative on April 23, 2014.

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre Family Series presents Plays for the Whole Family!
Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Boardmore Theatre will raise the curtain for three family-friendly plays for the 2014 installment of Plays for the Whole Family! This year’s plays include Jelly Belly Makes Garbage Delight of Alligator Pie, The Lonely Leprechaun and The Tortoise and the Hare.

Cape Breton University hosts incoming scholarship recipients and parents/guardians for fourth annual Scholastic Excellence Reception
Thursday, April 17, 2014

On Sunday, April 13, 2014, Cape Breton University played host to incoming students from across Atlantic Canada who had received scholarship offers at the fourth annual Scholastic Excellence Reception. The event attracted over 70 students, along with their parents/guardians.  The combined total of award offerings for the 2014-2015 year is over $1.8 million, the largest total in CBU history.

Shannon School of Business Speaker Series Continues with David Chalk
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cape Breton University will host David Chalk as he presents Entrepreneurship: The Power of Disadvantage – How to see the Opportunity in every Challenge, as part of the Shannon School of Business Speakers Series. Chalk is an award winning leader and entrepreneur, technology futurist and security expert.

Spring concert in support of Rita MacNeil and Boardmore Awards at CBU
Monday, April 14, 2014

Celebrate the arrival of spring, enjoy an evening of entertainment and support the performing arts at Cape Breton University (CBU) when the Boardmore Playhouse presents The Active Voice, a spring concert that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. All proceeds from the evening will go toward the Rita MacNeil Music Award and Liz and Harry Boardmore Award at CBU.  

Cape Breton University to Celebrate Student Success and Encourage Students to Start Here
Friday, April 11, 2014

Cape Breton University (CBU) is currently preparing to hold the 4th annual Scholastic Excellence Reception, as well as a second University 101 event, where prospective students and their parents/gu

CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren Honoured by Canada's Public Policy Forum
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Cape Breton University Chancellor Annette Verschuren will be honoured by Canada’s Public Policy Forum at its 27th Annual Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto on April 10, 2014.

CBU BEd Students Awarded Provincial Scholarships
Friday, March 28, 2014

Two CBU BEd students were named recipients of provincial scholarships awarded by the Board of Directors of the Nova Scotia Teachers College Foundation.

PSA: Thursday, March 27 event POSTPONED
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Due to the uncertainty about the weather on the evening of Thursday, March 27 and keeping everyone’s safety as our main priority, Cape Breton University is postponing tomorrow evening’s event until Thursday, April 24, same time and location that are detailed on the invitation below.

CBU Researchers Receive Funding for State of the Art Infrastructure
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT) recently announced that it will fund 12 projects across Nova Scotia that aim to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians while building further capacity for innovation. Among the recipients are Cape Breton University’s Marcia Ostashewski, Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology and Tier Two Canada Research Chair in Communities and Cultures and Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, Assistant Professor of Community Health and Tier Two Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Healthy Communities.

CBU’s Women in Science Event Aims to Help Bridge Gender Gap
Friday, March 21, 2014

Cape Breton University is hoping to help bridge the gender gap in science and engineering by encouraging young women to get involved in the sciences early. The 4th annual Women in Science Event aims to introduce junior high and high school aged young women, as well as those in first year university programs, to career options that result from a science based post-secondary education.