Upcoming Events

From Tragedy to Triumph

From Tragedy to Triumph The Sustainability Project Tuesday, September 26th, Noon Board of Governors Conference Rm, CE339 Please RSVP to terry_gibbs@cbu.ca Chris Adam is a dynamic educator who has been recognized nationally and internationally for designing and implementing environmental and sustainability-related programs.  He directs the sustainability & Living Campus initiative at Dawson College in Montreal, More »

Viola Desmond’s Canada

Dr. Graham Reynolds is offering a 3-credit history course that focuses on the life and times of Viola Desmond, Canada’s civil rights icon and pioneer Black businesswoman. In addition to regular on-campus classes, the course features the following three live Facebook events, which teachers, students and the general public may take part in: September 26, “The Story within a More »

Medicine Walk with Tuma Young

Join Tuma Young, Assistant Professor of Mi’kmaq Studies, for a medicine walk behind the University on their walking trail by the brook. Tuma will teach about some of the traditional Mi’kmaq medicines and how different plants were used by the Mi’kmaq. The group will meet outside the entrance by Unama’ki College and leave at 10:00am More »

Mi’kmaq Trivia Hour

Drop by the cafeteria at lunch time to participate in our Mi’kmaq History Month Trivia Hour and find out how much you know about Cape Breton’s local First Nations people. This event is open to all CBU students, staff, and faculty, as well as the general public. Date:  October 10, 2017 Time:  12:00 – 1:00 More »

Paint Night with Rebecca Scirocco

Join us for an Indigenous themed paint night for Mi’kmaq History Month. This paint night will be put on by CBU graduate and Membertou resident, Rebecca Scirocco. Coffee, tea and light snacks will be provided. Cost for this event is $30 per person and RSVP is required. Please RSVP by end of day Thursday, October More »

Waltes

Drop if for a game of waltes during lunch time. Waltes is a traditional Mi’kmaq dice-and-bowl game played between two people. There will be several games set up during this time so feel free to drop in and play a game. Date:  October 12, 2017 Time:  12:00 – 1:00 pm Location:  Multipurpose Room, CE241

#thisisCBU Open House

Join us for the #thisisCBU Open House on October 14 from 2-5pm! All ages are welcome- there will be something for everyone.  Apply for free, meet your future professors, take guided tours and more. Pre-register here for a chance to win Snapchat Spectacles!

Paint Evening with Michelle Sylliboy

Join us for an Indigenous themed paint night for Mi’kmaq History Month. This paint night will be put on by Michelle Sylliboy a resident of Waycobah. She will be hosting a Mi’kmaq hieroglyphic (komqwejwk’kasikl) painting workshop. Come and learn about the original Mi’kmaq language and create a komqwejwi’kasikl original masterpiece! Coffee, tea and light snacks More »

Mi’kmaq Trivia Hour

Drop by the cafeteria at lunch time to participate in our Mi’kmaq History Month Trivia Hour and find out how much you know about Cape Breton’s local First Nations people. This event is open to all CBU students, staff, and faculty, as well as the general public. Date:  October 18, 2017 Time:  12:00 – 1:00 More »