News - Student Success

CBU Student Selected to Attend Canadian Nursing Students Association National Conference

Nursing student Margaret MacPherson is currently representing CBU at the Canadian Nursing Students Association (CNSA) National Conference in Calgary. The theme of the conference, which runs from January 22-26, is “Aspire to Inspire: Celebrating Student Leadership and Advocacy.” A Cape Breton local, Margaret says she grew up knowing that CBU had an amazing Nursing program More »

Welcomed With Open Arms – Adam Le Hoan

Adam Le Hoan left his hometown of Ho Chi Minh city, South Vietnam in 2015 and attended high school in Vancouver, British Columbia. After graduating and spending some time at a local college, Adam began researching hospitality programs across Canada. “CBU was well known for its reputable Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (BHTM) program, More »

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 Students Win National Awards

Two students from Cape Breton University’s Psychology Department have been awarded 2018 Certificates of Academic Excellence by the Canadian Psychological Association, the national association for psychology in Canada. The awards, which recognize their outstanding research achievements, were presented to the Sarah Williams and Sheryl Fogarty on Friday, November 2, 2018. “Producing a thesis is challenging More »

My CBU Story – Natalie Forgeron

This weekend will be doubly exciting for CBU student Natalie Forgeron, who will be receiving not one, but two university degrees as she crosses the stage at the 2018 Fall Convocation. When Natalie enrolled at CBU, the Bachelor of Arts Community Studies program stood out to her as the perfect way to get her feet More »

2018 Fall Valedictorian, Michael Cadegan: My CBU Story

When Michael Cadegan decided he wanted to become a nurse, he didn’t have to think twice about where he wanted to study; he knew CBU was the right choice for him. Because of his previous coursework and experience as a kinesiologist, Michael was eligible for the newly developed two-year Advanced Standing Nursing Program and became More »

From California to Cape Breton

Bachelor of Arts student Shanna Campbell has always loved the thought of getting on a plane and travelling to a place very different from her home in Los Angeles, California. Thanks to a study abroad partnership between Cape Breton University and California State University, Northridge (CSUN) where Shanna is enrolled, she was able to do More »

Meet Maria McIntyre, Coordinator of the CBU Women’s Centre

 Bachelor of Arts student, Maria MacIntyre, has a passion for advocacy and elevating student voices on campus. During her five years at CBU, Maria has been involved in the campus community in numerous capacities, including being a member of the Student Representative Council and holding the position of Student Representative for the School of Arts More »

CBU Student Awarded RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship

Bachelor of Arts Community Studies student, Chase Valiant, has been awarded a $10,000 RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship for his passion to lead and inspire positive change in his community. Chase, who will graduate in May of 2019, says he began volunteering because of a genuine desire to get involved in his community. After volunteering More »