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ProletariART 2015: An Exhibition for the People

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Cape Breton University Art Gallery opens its fourth annual community exhibition, ProletartiART: The People’s Art Exhibit, Friday January 30. More than 135 artists from all over Cape Breton Island responded to the call for entries, which began in November. ProletariART exhibits works of art by the general public, everyone from beginners to professional artists, as long as they identify in some way as a Cape Bretoner.

CBU at Sundance 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Jodi McDavid, Major Research Projects Officer, along with Rubina (Ruby) Ramji , Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies  are currently attending the Sundance Film Festival 2015 .

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.

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