September 2012

IHG and Cape Breton University Establish First IHG Academy in Canada

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the establishment of the first IHG Academy in Canada at Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The program has been created and supported by Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc., Fortis Properties, the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS), and the Tourism More »

CBU Alumni Association Celebrates Some of Its Finest

Each year, the Cape Breton University (CBU) Alumni Association comes together to celebrate the personal and professional successes of its outstanding alumni. This evening, the Association is hosting the 3rd Annual CBU Alumni Awards Gala and Dinner at the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment. The event will recognize the achievements of More »

CBU Signs Agreement with China Synfuels

On the occasion of the visit of the Honourable Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia, leading a Business Mission to China of Canadian Premiers and Business and Education Leaders, Dr. Li Yong-Wang, General Manager of China Synfuels Company Ltd. joined H. John Harker, President & Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University (CBU) and Dr. Ross McCurdy, More »

Dr. Heather Sparling Awarded 2012 Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award

In an effort to encourage excellence in teaching and educational leadership in the universities of the Atlantic region, the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) annually sponsors the AAU Distinguished Teaching Award and the Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award. These awards acknowledge individuals who exemplify excellence in teaching and those who contribute more generally to More »

Shannon School of Business Building Officially Opens Amidst Excitement and Major Funding Announcement for the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies

Today, Cape Breton University (CBU) President John Harker joined by Joseph Shannon, Chair of the Shannon School of Business (SSOB) Advisory Board and Cornerstone Campaign, officially opened CBU’s new Shannon School of Business building. With a ribbon cutting by Ruth Shannon, the event was a celebration of the Shannon family and donors whose commitment to More »