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CAPERS Soccer stars take home AUS MVP Titles

Friday, October 31, 2014

Atlantic University Sport (AUS) 2014 women's and men’s soccer all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's 10 head coaches following regular season play at Thursday night's awards banquet, hosted in Halifax by Dalhousie University.

Fourth-year Cape Breton Capers striker Karolyne Blain was named the AUS most valuable player for women’s soccer for the second consecutive year, second-year Cape Breton Capers striker Justin Maheu was named the AUS most valuable player for men’s soccer and Cape Breton head coach Dean Morley took home the AUS coach of the year award in his first year as head coach of the men’s Capers.

16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture Focuses on a More Just Globalization

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Terry Gibbs, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Cape Breton University, will explore the human rights and environmental consequences of Canadian mining operations in Latin America during the 16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture. The lecture will take place on Friday, November 7, 2014, from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Sydney Credit Union Boardroom (CE-265) in the Student, Culture and Heritage Centre. Cape Breton University campus.

Beaton Institute celebrates World Day for Audio-visual Heritage

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

From October 27 – 30, Cape Breton University’s Beaton Institute will be celebrating UNESCO World Day for Audio-visual Heritage 2014. The Beaton will be showcasing several rare recordings and videos from the Institute’s Audio-visual Collection through social media. Highlights include a 1929 newsreel of the first landing of a transcontinental flight in Cape Breton, a tribute to Winston “Scotty” Fitzgerald, and the 1986 DEVCO tourism short film, Discover Your Own Special Place.

Sweet 16 for Karolyne Blain

Monday, October 27, 2014

CBU sniper sets AUS scoring record

Fourth-year striker Karolyne Blain of the Cape Breton University Capers women's soccer team etched her name into the AUS record books Sunday.

CBU Celebrates the Success of Graduates with Fall Convocation Ceremony

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate the accomplishments of more than 230 graduates at its Fall Convocation ceremony.

CBU Press books adopted for Ontario reading program

Monday, October 20, 2014

Sydney, NS, October 15, 2014 – Two CBU Press books have been nominated for Canada’s largest recreational reading program, the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Forest of Reading awards.

The October 15 announcement of nominees for the Silver Birch Award for fiction, revealed that the novel Me and Mr. Bell, by Philip Roy was among ten shortlisted books. In the Non-fiction category, The Extraordinary Life of Anna Swan, by Anne Renaud, is on the list. Both books were published by CBU Press in 2013.

CBU and NSCC Strengthen Relationship with Articulation Agreements

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Representatives from Cape Breton University (CBU) and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) will gather on Thursday, October 16, 2014, to sign two articulation agreements that will make it easier for college graduates to become university graduates.

CBU Alumnus to become CFO of Bell Canada

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Glen LeBlanc, currently Chief Financial Officer of BCE affiliate Bell Aliant, will become Chief Financial Officer of BCE and Bell Canada when Siim Vanaselja retires in the second quarter of 2015.

CBU Brings the World to Sydney with Multiversity Cultural Festival

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Cape Breton University will host its first outdoor multicultural festival, Multiversity, on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The afternoon event will be held at the Sydney Marine Terminal Grounds and will showcase a variety of global cultures that are represented at CBU, as well as local cultures including Celtic, First Nations and others.

Listen to the CBC Information Morning interview here.

"This is the first event of its kind for CBU,” says Shawn Bethke, Dean of the Library and Multicultural Learning. “The Multiversity Cultural festival is a kick-off event that will help us to continue building the momentum needed to be the most culturally diverse and inclusive campus in Canada."

Boardmore Theatre to Open Season with Captain John Smith Goes to Ukraine

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Playhouse will officially open the 44 Season of Plays with Captain John Smith Goes to Ukraine by the Yara Arts Group of New York. Created and Performed by Bob Holman, Susan Hwang and Julian Kytasty, the one-time showing will take place at the Boardmore Theatre on October 11, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Conceived and directed by VirlanaTkacz, this epic journey is a comedy/musical/historical experience that tells the story of a time shortly before Capt. John Smith first sailed for Virginia, when he was an adventurer in the Mediterranean where he fought the Ottoman Turks and was captured and sold as a slave.

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