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Emma Drohan – Close to the Experience 

Emma Drohan first decided to study at Cape Breton University because of the location. Born and raised in Sydney, NS., Emma graduated from Riverview High School and knew that CBU would offer the best university experience possible. “I wanted to attend Cape Breton University so I could stay close to home, and to my family and friends,” says More »

Kenzie Wadden – Transferring into Success

Born and raised in Glace Bay N.S., Kenzie Wadden was a Glace Bay High School graduate of 2014. After high school, Kenzie started his education at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), where he was enrolled in the Process Operations – 4th class Power Engineering program. After determining that the program was not for him, Kenzie More »

Bettina Callary: Connecting Communities at Lumiere

Bettina Callary, Assistant Professor, Community Studies and Sport & Physical Activity Leadership, is no stranger to the Lumiere Art-at-Night Festival. Bettina first participated in Lumiere in 2013 as part of a group called Cape Breton Acro Yoga. The group returns to Lumiere 2016, and hopes to inspire audience and community connectivity. “Acro-yoga is an art More »

CBU Celebrates World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day, held every June, is the United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. A healthy ocean is crucial for our survival. On a primal level, we depend on our oceans to generate the oxygen we breathe, to feed us, regulate our climate, and so much more. From an economic standpoint, oceans provide More »

Cyril MacDonald named Associate Coach for Team Canada

Cape Breton University Recruitment & Admissions Officer, Cyril MacDonald, will be heading to Austria as an  Associate Coach for Team Canada at the 2017 Special Olympics World Games. Cyril, who graduated with his Bachelor of Business degree in 2015, began volunteering for the Special Olympics as part of his high school’s Interact Club. Originally helping More »

National Science Outreach Event at Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University Faculty members have been working in collaboration with the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada to present the Atlantic Science Knowledge (ASK) Science Odyssey, a science outreach event for youth. On May 7th, 2016, over 75 elementary students from the Cape Breton Victoria Regional, Strait Regional School Board and More »