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Paving the Way with Tiannie Paul – The First Mi’kmaw Woman to Graduate from CBU’s Engineering Diploma Program

When Tiannie Paul crossed the stage on November 3, 2018, the entire audience at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre rose to their feet in a boisterous standing ovation. Dressed in stunning traditional regalia, Tiannie was named the first Mi’kmaw Woman to graduate from Cape Breton University’s Engineering Diploma program. “In that moment, I knew More »

Building a Foundation to Serve

From a young age, Cape Breton University Alumnus, Jonathan Kelly, knew he wanted to pursue a career that would allow him to serve his community. Now, as an Arson Investigator for the Cape Breton Regional Police Service (CBRPS), he’s doing just that. Jonathan grew up in Glace Bay and chose to study at CBU because More »

CBU Alumnus Keven Taylor Gives Back at Sydney Rotary Ribfest 2018

This weekend CBU Alumnus and owner of Island Sauce Company, Keven Taylor, will be setting up shop at the Sydney Rotary RibFest 2018 to dish out some delicious food and give back to the community. As a member of the Rotary Club, Rib Fest organizers, Keven has a natural connection to the event and was excited about More »

CBU Alumni Association Celebrates Some of Its Finest

Each year, the Cape Breton University (CBU) Alumni Association comes together to celebrate the personal and professional successes of its outstanding alumni. This evening, the Association is hosting the 3rd Annual CBU Alumni Awards Gala and Dinner at the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment. The event will recognize the achievements of More »

Annual Shoot for the Cure Donation

More than $10,000 was presented to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation to help buy equipment for the Cape Breton Cancer Centre. The contribution came from the annual CBU Shoot for the Cure basketball game that was held on February 11, 2012. (Back Row) Lindsey Smith, CBU Alumni Officer; Shelly Kehoe, Shoot for the Cure More »

CBU Alumni Association Recognizes Outstanding Achievements

 On Thursday, October 13, the Cape Breton University Alumni Association celebrated the accomplishments of four distinguished individuals at the 2011 Alumni Awards Gala at Cape Breton University.  “Each year, the CBU Alumni Association’s Alumni Awards Gala gives the Association and the university the opportunity to celebrate our accomplished alumni. This year’s winners are four exceptional More »

CBU Alumna To Attend Reception in Honour of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

 Cape Breton University alumna, Jill McPherson, has been invited by Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, and the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, and Mrs. Laureen Harper to a receptionin honour of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridgeto celebrate the More »

CBU Alumna Owns Franchise after Competing in Dragon’s Den Contest

It didn’t take long for this recent Shannon School of Business graduate to hit the ground running. Jennifer Howarth, BBA ’11, was awarded a franchise in Oakville, Ontario as a result of her success in the “Y-Preneur Challenge” in November 2009. Jennifer was one of three finalists chosen to go to Toronto and make More »

CBU Alumni Association Celebrates 7th Annual CBU Night at the Nest

Screaming Eagles’ fans can expect a sea of orange to take over Centre 200 for the 7th Annual CBU Night at the Nest on Wednesday, February 16. Joined by the Orange Army, CBU alumni and friends will boisterously support the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles as they battle the Shawinigan Cataractes starting at 7 p.m. Cape More »