April 2014

Children’s University: Can the Universe Fit Inside Your Mind?

Cape Breton University will host the second in a series of presentations geared toward 8 to 13 year olds when it presents Children’s University on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. In this presentation, Dr. Andrew Reynolds, associate professor of Philosophy, will introduce kids to philosophy with his talk titled, Can the entire universe fit inside your More »

The Sustainable Happiness Initiative Grows

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. The event will introduce guests to a new pilot certificate course in Sustainable Happiness, to be offered at Dawson College in May, through a partnership with Dawson College, CCS More »

A Million Reasons to Celebrate at Cape Breton University

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. More »

Cape Breton University hosts incoming scholarship recipients and parents/guardians for fourth annual Scholastic Excellence Reception

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 More »

Shannon School of Business Speaker Series Continues with David Chalk

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. Born with severe acute dyslexia, the inability to More »

Cape Breton University to Celebrate Student Success and Encourage Students to Start Here

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/guardians are invited to campus to learn Everything University Related in one afternoon. The Scholastic Excellence Reception is by invitation only to entering award recipients and parents More »

CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren Honoured by Canada’s Public Policy Forum

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. Each year, the Forum’s Testimonial Dinner & Awards recognizes distinguished Canadians who have made a lasting contribution to the advancement of public policy and good governance in More »