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CBU Student Becomes Keptin of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Cape Breton University student, Phillip Prosper, received the Keptin’s Sash, assuming the role of Keptin for the community of We’koqma’q First Nation. When he discovered he had been recommended for the position of Keptin, Phillip says he couldn’t believe his ears. His father, also a Keptin, has had to slow More »

Cape Breton University Expands MBA Delivery into Manitoba

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed yesterday between Cape Breton University and Assiniboine Community College will result in the delivery of CBU’s Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development at Assiniboine’s Brandon, Manitoba campus. This marks the sixth Canadian province that CBU delivers its MBA program, with cohorts already in Sydney, Kingston, Toronto, Saskatoon, More »

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 »