Be Proud of CBU Wherever You Go

As CBU alumni, you’ve always been our biggest supporters and proudly act as ambassadors for CBU wherever you are. Once a CAPER, always a CAPER. Together, we’ve grown into a powerful, diverse network of more than 25,000 members across the world. We are grateful for your support and proud to be part of this incredible community.

We want to stay connected with you as you make your mark on the world. We want to hear stories of success and share those accomplishments with the rest of the family. We also want to keep you updated on how you can become engaged with the Alumni network. CBU is growing and changing every day – learn all about those changes and how you can become a part of growing Cape Breton Island’s university.

Your Digital Distinction Magazine

Meet Alumni from around the world making an impact

For years, your Distinction Magazine has been an important link to Cape Breton University and to the vast and diverse CBU Alumni family. From stories of inspiration and progress to updates on some of life’s greatest achievements – Distinction Magazine has been the flagship publication for all things CBU.

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Giving to CBU

Investing and supporting students is our priority.

When you choose to make a gift to Cape Breton University,  you are directly making an impact on students.  Your contributions allow CBU to break down barriers for students who want to pursue post-secondary education through bursaries and attract the world’s brightest minds to study on the Island by offering a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and awards.

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Pursuing His Soccer Dreams On The East Coast: Meet Kairo Coore

October 13, 2021

This year, Kairo Coore is hoping to win the AUS Championship and a national title with the Capers Men’s Soccer…

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Translating health research into action in Cape Breton

October 12, 2021

Cape Breton University and Nova Scotia Health’s Eastern Zone are working together to turn academic research into action. Two members…

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Back and Ready to Compete: Meet Rebecca Lambke

October 5, 2021

After a long time apart during the pandemic, Rebecca Lambke says when she saw her teammates again it was as…

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CBU’s Kate Krug honoured with AAU Distinguished Teaching Award

October 4, 2021

Kate Krug, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Cape Breton University has been recognized by the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU)…

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Passing Knowledge to the Next Generation: Meet Jacqueline Willis

September 28, 2021

For Jacqueline Willis, CBU’s Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation (MEd-SCI) allowed her to deepen her knowledge of…

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CBU Researchers Recognized with President’s Awards in Research

September 27, 2021

Cape Breton University President and Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, is pleased to announce the recipients of the President’s Awards in…

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Never Giving Up On Her Dream: Meet Sherry Morgan

September 22, 2021

When Glace Bay’s Sherry Morgan sets her mind to something, she sees it through because she never gives up. Sherry’s…

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Eleanor Sidley and the Long-Awaited Week of Welcome

September 9, 2021

After completing her Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management degree at Cape Breton University, Eleanor Sidley knew she wasn’t ready…

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CBU researchers receive funding to enhance research spaces

August 24, 2021

Cape Breton University researchers were recognized by the Government of Canada with the recent award of funding through the Canada…

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