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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 »

CBU Professor Awarded Funding for Research in Coaching

Dr. Bettina Callary, Associate Professor of Sport & Physical Activity Leadership and Community Studies at Cape Breton University, has been awarded $227,348 in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The money will fund her research in Coaching adult (Masters) athletes and will focus on the development of a feedback tool which More »

CBU Celebrates World Oceans Day

June 8 is World Oceans Day, a United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. This year, CBU will be celebrating World Oceans Day by partnering with Central Cape Breton Community Ventures Inc. for the 4th annual Àros na Mara World Oceans Day Festival. This four day festival, held June 7-10 on the Barra Strait, 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’s Verschuren Centre receives provincial funding of $2.4 million to help commercialize fisheries waste to product initiative

The Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment has been awarded a $2.4-million provincial investment to help with the commercialization of technology that turns marine by-products into commercial products for the feed, plant and food industries.  The money comes from Invest Nova Scotia, an independent fund established in 2014, and set up by the province More »

CBU Launches Strategic Planning Process

Today, Monday, May 14, members of the Cape Breton University community gathered in the Boardmore Theatre for the official launch of a process for a strategic plan for the CBU. The event, led by President & Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, provided an overview of the process, highlighting the many opportunities for engagement. Speakers called upon More »

Call for Applications! Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network: The Kausattumi Grants Program

The Kausattumi Grants Program (Kausattumi is Inuttitut for ‘the dawn’) is an initiative of the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network that will provide financial support to Indigenous undergraduate & graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers who are undertaking or are interested in undertaking Indigenous community-based health and wellness research. The Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network is More »