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Happy Father’s Day from CBU!

This Father’s Day, we would like to celebrate all of the Fathers and Father figures in our students’ lives who support and empower them during their CBU journeys. Linden Serroul’s father, Gregory Serroul, is the perfect example of this! Linden will be entering his fourth year of the Bachelor of Science, Nursing program at CBU More »

CBU Board of Governors Approves Investments

Today, the Cape Breton University Board of Governors approved a $57.3 million budget. This budget allows for an enhanced student environment, growth and development within CBU’s Unama’ki College, added support for student financial aid and increased community outreach initiatives, while working within the constraints created from the long-term funding inequities for CBU. The budget was More »

Get Active With the CBU Walking Map Initiative

Cape Breton University Community Studies student Kassandra Benoit, and the CBU Athletics Department are happy to announce the launch of the CBU Walking Map Initiative. The series of maps display measured walking routes through the university hallways, from the Great Hall to the Shannon School of Business in an effort to facilitate physical activity amongst More »

The Story Continues – Viola Desmond Celebrated on Canadian Currency

  Today, 72 years after her momentous stand against racial segregation, we celebrate civil rights icon Viola Desmond as she becomes the first Canadian woman to be featured on our country’s banknotes. The Cape Breton University community is thrilled to celebrate this announcement, and for one CBU alumna in particular, this moment is a little More »

Ben Forsyth – Crossing the Island

Raised in Portree, Margaree, Cape Breton, Ben Forsyth didn’t have to travel very far to find his best university fit. While Ben was in high school his older brother was a Cape Breton University student. Based on his brother’s positive experience, Ben immediately knew that he could thrive here.    “I would constantly hear about the incredibly kind and More »

Susy Denny – Building on Legacy 

For Susy Denny of Eskasoni First Nation, attending Cape Breton University was a natural choice. Choosing CBU meant that Susy could live at home and be near her family and friends as she pursued her university degree. It also meant that Susy could follow in the footsteps of her grandfather, Kiji-keptin Alexander Denny, for whom the Unama’ki College language lab is named after.   “It’s More »

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 »