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CBU Names Dale Keefe as Next Vice President Academic and Provost

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dr. Dale Keefe has been appointed Vice President Academic and Provost of Cape Breton University (CBU) following the completion of an international search process. Keefe joined the CBU community in 1996 as a Professor of Physical Chemistry and has since been a valued member of both the campus and Cape Breton communities. The position begins on July 1, 2015.

Boardmore Theatre Kicks off 2015 Season with Dark Comedy

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The curtain rises at the Boardmore Theatre when The Pillowman takes the stage, opening on January 27.  Written by Martin McDonagh and directed by Rod Nicholls, this award-winning work runs until February 1. A black comedy similar to the style of movie director Quentin Tarentino, this contemporary masterpiece may not be suitable for all audiences.

Cape Breton University Art Gallery Hosts 4th Annual Community Exhibition

Monday, January 12, 2015

For the fourth year running, the Cape Breton University Art Gallery is hosting ProletariART: The People’s Art Exhibit.

CBU Press book wins award

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Sydney, January 6, 2015 - The Manager, a young adult novel by Caroline Stellings, won the Hamilton Literary Award for fiction during a ceremony in that city Monday evening (January 5, 2015

CBU Happens at Sea

Friday, December 19, 2014

Sue MacKenzie of the CBU Community Studies Department recently had a rare opportunity to visit with some CBU Alumni and gain some firsthand insight into the challenges of living in a very small community.  Sue was invited to tour and speak with some of the officers and crew of the CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M., CCGS M. Charles M.B. and CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V.,  three of the newest vessels in the Canadian Coast Guard Fleet, about the challenges of living and working at sea on these unique ships.

CBU Nursing Students Win $25K in Spark Competition

Monday, December 15, 2014

Chris Walker, Tanas Sylliboy, Kate MacEachern, Kelsey Robertson and Taylor Sibley, current CBU Nursing students who formed TACKK Mobile Health Solutions, have won $25,000 in Innovacorp’s Spark competition.

Kindness HAPPENs at CBU!

Monday, December 1, 2014

Members of the CBU Employee Workplace Wellness Committee feel that working on campus is like being part of a big family, and like a family, we take care of each other.  We take time to notice each other and to be kind.  To that end, the members of the Committee are declaring the month of December, “KINDNESS HAPPENS AT CBU!”

CBUs Crawford Chair Officially Launches Eastern InBusiness Program and Video Simulation Game

Friday, November 28, 2014

Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies will strengthen and broaden their impact this week when they officially launch In.Business – A Business Network for Aboriginal Youth and Music Mogul, an innovative business simulation game, at a two-day conference.

From Friday, November 28 to Saturday, November 29, 2014, 60 students and 10 mentors from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Quebec will gather in Membertou and at the CBU campus to celebrate and foster interest in Aboriginal business education.

CBUSU Hosts Annual Honours Banquet

Friday, November 28, 2014

On Thursday, November 27, 2014, the Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) hosted its annual Honours Banquet to recognize the outstanding academic performance of Cape Breton University’s students.

“The Honours Banquet is a very important way for Cape Breton University to celebrate our commitment to academic excellence. Achieving Dean’s List status is a significant achievement for any student, and so I commend every Honoree for their hard work and dedication to their studies. The banquet will be wonderful event which I know will be enjoyed by all” says CBU President Dr. David Wheeler.

CBU & NSCC Students Solve UN Millennium Development goal to win top prize in Global Hackathon

Monday, November 24, 2014

On Friday, November 21, 2014, members of the Island Sandbox Global Social hackathon team took first place in the international event.

Social Storm was an event that took place at leading universities across the world and brought together a dynamic mix of designers, coders and business minded individuals, through their passion to positively impact the world. International teams worked simultaneously throughout the 24 hour period on solutions to social problems, from poverty and health to environmental threats to our climate.

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