News - Awards

CBU Awards Dr. Stewart McCann the 2018 President’s Award for Excellence in Research

On Saturday, May 11, Dr. Stewart McCann was awarded the President’s Award for Excellence in Research at the 2018 President’s Dinner. This prestigious award is presented to a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in both research and scholarship fields at Cape Breton University. Dr. McCann, a Professor of Psychology who began his career More »

Dr. Felix Odartey-Wellington Awarded the 2018 Cape Breton University Instructional Leadership Award

On Saturday, May 11, Dr. Felix Odartey-Wellington was awarded the Cape Breton University Instructional Leadership Award at the 2018 President’s Dinner. Dr. Odartey-Wellington, who has been at CBU for nearly nine years, says the greatest achievement of any teacher is to be honoured by their own peers and students. “As someone who did not initially More »

Atlantic Book Prize for CBU Professor Emeritus Brian Tennyson

On May 10, 2018, Cape Breton University Professor Emeritus  Dr. Brian Tennyson received the “Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing”, for his book Nova Scotia at War, 1914-1919.The award was one of thirteen given by the The Atlantic Book Awards Society (ABAS) that evening. “This book was just a delight to write. I’ve enjoyed More »

Mavis Gallant Writing Awards

Mavis Gallant Awards

  The Mavis Gallant Writing Awards is an initiative of the Estate of Mavis Gallant and the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Cape Breton University. The awards are being offered for the third time this year, 2018. This is the only Mavis Gallant Award sponsored by the Estate of Mavis Gallant. The award More »

CBU Alumni Association’s Award Night Winners

On Wednesday, September 29, Cape Breton University celebrated the accomplishments of four distinguished alumni at the CBU Alumni Association’s Awards Gala, held for the first time at the university’s campus. “The Alumni Awards were established to give Cape Breton University the opportunity to celebrate our accomplished alumni. This year’s winners are four exceptional individuals who More »