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Come From Away Ceilidh: Not Your Typical Kitchen Party

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (BHTM) students at Cape Breton University will be hosting Come From Away Ceilidh: Not Your Typical Kitchen Party, on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Students in the Meetings & Event Management course offered at CBU have organized the Come From Away Ceilidh as an end-of-term project fusing together the seven More »

CBU Welcomes Dr. Ramaswamy, Secretary of MCET to Campus

Today Dr. Ramaswamy, Secretary of Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology (MCET) in India, visited Cape Breton University to discuss the growing partnership between CBU and MCET with President & Vice-Chancellor David C. Dingwall. MCET, located in Pollachi, Coimbatore District of India, will deliver the first two years of CBU’s Bachelor of Engineering Technology More »

CBU Faculty to Teach in China

Two Cape Breton University (CBU) business professors are off to China this week to teach CBU courses at Henan Agricultural University (HAU). Dr. Robert Campbell, an Associate Professor of Management, and Derrick Hayes, an Associate Professor of Accounting, will spend three weeks at HAU delivering courses in Accounting and Organizational Behaviour. Campbell and Hayes are More »

CBU Releases Rural-Urban Immigration Pilot Project: Next Steps Report

Today, Cape Breton University (CBU) launched the Rural-Urban Immigration Pilot Project: Next Steps Report. The report outlines the current issues surrounding immigration to Cape Breton and recommends steps to be taken to increase permanent settlement and enhance community support and awareness surrounding immigration to the Island. “Based on comprehensive research, a list of recommendations has More »

CBU Multiversity Celebrates First Gala

It was an evening that showcased the best of Cape Breton, the best of the world and the best of Cape Breton University (CBU).  On March 21, joined by nearly 800 people, CBU celebrated its first Multiversity Gala. Emceed by CBC Information Morning Host, Steve Sutherland, the evening put Cape Breton’s growing multicultural community centre More »

CBU to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate Chinese New year with cultural displays, authentic Chinese cuisine, traditional entertainment and fireworks. The event is being held on Thursday, February 12, and will aim not only to ring in the year of the goat, but also to showcase traditional Chinese culture and raise awareness about the significance of More »

Fall Convocation To be Celebrated this Saturday

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate the achievements of close to 275 graduates during its Fall Convocation ceremony set for Saturday, October 26 at 2 p.m. at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre. In addition to the degrees, diplomas and certificates being conferred, honorary degrees are being bestowed on two highly deserving individuals. Shawn A-in-chut More »

First CBU Chapter of Global Brigades Heading to Ghana

The 18 members of the Cape Breton University (CBU) chapter of Global Brigades are preparing for their first trip to Ghana, Africa for humanitarian work with departure set for August 14. In only one year, co-organizers Julie-Anne Wrobleski and Jeff MacDonald have created the chapter from the ground up, and have planned the upcoming trip More »

Cape Breton University Launches New Global Social Justice Journal

The Centre for International Studies (CIS) is pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of the Global Social Justice Journal. The journal seeks to transcend the academic/social activist divide through the dissemination of peer-reviewed research on normative global social justice issues including economic globalization, human rights, indigenous peoples, the environment, education, gender, class, More »

CBU Celebrates the Year of the Snake

Chinese New Year is at hand, and Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Cape Breton County Economic Development Authority (CBCEDA) are hosting a special event to celebrate it. Also known as Spring Festival, Chinese New Year is the most important celebration of the year in China. CBU is home to more than 400 Chinese students. More »