October 2013

Howard Wetston, head of the Ontario Securities Commission, joins Shannon School of Business Advisory Board

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to announce that Howard Wetston, Chair & CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), is joining the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board (SSOB). A respected public servant, distinguished lawyer, jurist, regulator and executive, Wetston is one of Canada’s most prominent leaders in administrative law and regulation, with deep More »

Fall Convocation To be Celebrated this Saturday

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate the achievements of close to 275 graduates during its Fall Convocation ceremony set for Saturday, October 26 at 2 p.m. at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre. In addition to the degrees, diplomas and certificates being conferred, honorary degrees are being bestowed on two highly deserving individuals. Shawn A-in-chut More »

Brown Bag Sessions for Bachelor of Education Students

The CBU Education Department has embarked on presenting Professional Development Sessions for Bachelor of Education students. “Professional development is a critical part of a teacher’s development and ongoing commitment to education,” comments Susan Basso, Manager of the Bachelor of Education program. “We’re interested in getting our student teachers off to a good start by introducing More »

Centennial Anniversary of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors

Marking its 100th anniversary, the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) celebrated this special occasion by hosting an event here at Cape Breton University (CBU) on Friday October 11th, 2013. This event was hosted in front of MacDonald Residence at 11:30am where this anniversary was recognized. A maple tree has been planted and plaque More »

Acadian and Celtic Traditions Come Together as Focus of First Time Conference

With its reputation and recognized scholars in the study of heritage and culture, Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to host the inaugural Acadian Traditional Music: At the Crossroads of French and Celtic Cultures Conference, from October 11-13. The conference will bring together researchers and practitioners who have studied Acadian, French Canadian, Celtic and Atlantic More »