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CBU Male Athlete of the Year: Peter Schaale

The CAPERS Male Athlete of the Year Award was presented to soccer star Peter Schaale at the 45th annual Athletics Award Banquet this March. Schaale, who is finishing his third year of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at CBU, dominated the field this year representing the University with passion and drive. “It was a More »

Developing Entrepreneurial Spirit With CBU’s Enactus Team

When Michaela Epifano wanted CBU students to have a place to develop their entrepreneurial spirit and create positive changes in their community, she found the perfect opportunity in Enactus. Enactus is an international not for profit organization comprised of student, academic and business leaders with a shared vision of creating a better, more sustainable world. More »

Celebrating International Women’s Day with CBUSU Women’s Centre Coordinator Bhreagh MacDonald

Bhreagh MacDonald is a fourth-year Political Science student and coordinator of the CBU Students’ Union Women’s Centre. Bhreagh became a volunteer at the Centre when she began her studies in 2016, quickly feeling welcome in the quiet, safe-space on campus. In her role as coordinator, Bhreagh oversees the Centre’s volunteers, while providing various services to More »

Powering Resilience Through Experiential Learning: Karly Bernard

Cape Breton University is proud to encourage students to explore all aspects of the learning experience, including experiential learning opportunities. Karly Bernard is one CBU student who knows the value of such opportunities. Karly is a third-year Bachelor of Arts student with a major in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy. She is from More »

Environmental Studies Success: Meet CBU Student Hannah Kosick

Cape Breton University student and environmentalist Hannah Kosick is making waves across Canada after finding her place in the Bachelor of Arts and Science in Environment (BASE) program at CBU. BASE is a unique interdisciplinary undergraduate degree, where students tackle one of the most important topics of our world today. After studying Marine Navigation at More »

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 »