Membertou Development Corporation Receives National Inaugural Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Economic Development

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Cape Breton University salutes the success of Membertou Development Corporation as the Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation’s national winner for the inaugural award for excellence in aboriginal economic development.  The vision, focus and dedication of the Membertou leadership team represents Cape Breton’s entrepreneurial spirit at its best. CBU is proud of its long standing relationship with Membertou First Nation through the Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies and Unama’ki College.   Congratulations and continued success in all new ventures!
Dr. David Wheeler
President and Vice Chancellor  

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

Friday, April 25, 2014

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 mind? And other philosophical questions.

A Million Reasons to Celebrate at Cape Breton University

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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.

The Sustainable Happiness Initiative Grows

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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.

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre Family Series presents Plays for the Whole Family!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Boardmore Theatre will raise the curtain for three family-friendly plays for the 2014 installment of Plays for the Whole Family! This year’s plays include Jelly Belly Makes Garbage Delight of Alligator Pie, The Lonely Leprechaun and The Tortoise and the Hare.

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

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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 total in CBU history.

Shannon School of Business Speaker Series Continues with David Chalk

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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.

Spring concert in support of Rita MacNeil and Boardmore Awards at CBU

Monday, April 14, 2014

Celebrate the arrival of spring, enjoy an evening of entertainment and support the performing arts at Cape Breton University (CBU) when the Boardmore Playhouse presents The Active Voice, a spring concert that is sure to bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart. All proceeds from the evening will go toward the Rita MacNeil Music Award and Liz and Harry Boardmore Award at CBU.  

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

Friday, April 11, 2014

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/gu

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

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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.

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