Upcoming Events

Law School Prep Course

Tuma Young is offering a FREE, non credit Law School prep course.  It will be held every Tuesday at the Mikmaq Language Lab, Unama’ki College. When: Every Tuesday (Until May 31, 2016) Time: 12:00 – 1:15 pm Where: Mi’kmaq Language Lab, Unama’ki College It is FREE for everyone and is primarily directed for students who are thinking of going More »

New Findings: An Exhibition by YORODEO

The CBU Art Gallery presents New Findings: An Exhibition by YORODEO April 22 – June 24, 2016 Opening reception: Friday, April 22 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm (L-R): Site (2015) and Wormball (2015). Images Courtesy of artists. New Findings is an exhibition of anaglyphic 3D artworks created by the Halifax based artists Paul Hammond and Seth More »

Demonstrating Value: Evaluation for Non-Profit Oraganizations

The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia is hosting a four-day program on evaluation for non-profit organizations. This will take place in the Shannon School of Business (Room SB201) from 9am to 4pm on the following dates: Monday, April 25th Monday, May 30th Tuesday, May 31st Monday, June 20th Participants are requested to commit to More »

Innovative Educators Presentation

Our Education Kodak Moment (with Don Wettrick) Education is at a crossroads. Preparing students for the future, or continue the path of “the tradition,” are the choices we must face. In this presentation Don Wettrick, author of “Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Collaboration and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level,” will explain why More »

Brìgh an Òrain, Na Caimbeulaich: The Campbells, A Meaning in Every Song

May 11 1:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m. Beaton Institute, Cape Breton University, Sydney Free Admission Catherine_arseneau@cbu.ca Mod Gold Medallist and Canna House Archivist, Fiona J Mackenzie presents a “song lecture” about the life and work of well-known folklorists John Lorne and Margaret Fay Shaw Campbell of Canna. Fiona describes their lives spent collecting and researching More »

Book Launch: Annette Verschuren’s “Bet on Me”

You are invited to the celebrate the launch of Annette Verschuren’s new book, “Bet on Me – Leading and Succeeding in Business and in Life” Date of Event May 13 2016 Start Time 4 pm End Time 6 pm Location Hampton Inn Membertou

Panel Discussion: Why Indigenize? A national student perspective on business education

Why Indigenize?  A national student perspective on business education Date:  May 16, 2016 Time: 4:30pm Location: CS104, Verschuren Centre, CBU Campus There is a growing movement across Canada for the Indigenization of post-secondary education, partyly in response to the 94 recommendations emerging from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  At the same time, some university professors More »

Textbook Launch: Indigenous Business in Canada: Principles and Practices

Indigenous Business in Canada: Principles and Practices Edited by Keith G. Brown, Mary Beth Doucette and Janice Esther Tulk Release Date:  May 17, 2016 Time:  2:00 – 4:00pm Location:  Membertou Trade & Convention Centre, Jenu Room Price:  Special pricing for day of launch $25.00 (Cash only) Students who study business in university are not likely More »

CBU Welcomes the World 2016

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How Traditional Music Motivates Gaelic Language Learning

May 25 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. McConnell Library, Sydney Heather_sparling@cbu.ca  Drs. Peter MacIntyre (psychology), Susan Baker (psychology) and Heather Sparling (music) present early results from their research examining the role that traditional musicianship may play in motivating people to learn the Gaelic language.