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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.

CBU Nursing Students Shortlisted for Spark Competition

Friday, November 21, 2014

Innovacorp‘s Spark Cape Breton competition, which launched in September of 2014, has released its shortlist of competitors.

Shannon School of Business Professor and Students Win Best Paper Award

Friday, November 21, 2014

Princely Ifinedo, Associate Professor of MIS/Management Sciences in CBU’s Shannon School of Business and two of his research students, Ope Ojo and Justin Cashin, have won Best Paper Award at

CBU’s Boardmore Theatre Presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

Friday, November 21, 2014

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre is proud to present William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Brimming with music and mayhem, Twelfth Night is Shakespeare’s beloved comedy of mistaken identity and around-the-clock romance.

CBU Hosts #StartupCapeBreton 2.0 and Kicks-off Global Entrepreneurship Week

Friday, November 14, 2014

Cape Breton University is re-booting for #StartupCapeBreton 2.0.

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.

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