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CBU Press books adopted for Ontario reading program

Sydney, NS, October 15, 2014 – Two CBU Press books have been nominated for Canada’s largest recreational reading program, the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Forest of Reading awards. The October 15 announcement of nominees for the Silver Birch Award for fiction, revealed that the novel Me and Mr. Bell, by Philip Roy was among ten More »

CBU Alumnus to become CFO of Bell Canada

Glen LeBlanc, currently Chief Financial Officer of BCE affiliate Bell Aliant, will become Chief Financial Officer of BCE and Bell Canada when Siim Vanaselja retires in the second quarter of 2015. Glen was born and raised in Sydney, NS. In 1986, he began his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at CBU and was a member More »

CBU and NSCC Strengthen Relationship with Articulation Agreements

Representatives from Cape Breton University (CBU) and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) will gather on Thursday, October 16, 2014, to sign two articulation agreements that will make it easier for college graduates to become university graduates. “CBU has always valued prior learning and our very core philosophy is that we recognize the value of learning which More »

Boardmore Theatre to Open Season with Captain John Smith Goes to Ukraine

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Playhouse will officially open the 44 Season of Plays with Captain John Smith Goes to Ukraine by the Yara Arts Group of New York. Created and Performed by Bob Holman, Susan Hwang and Julian Kytasty, the one-time showing will take place at the Boardmore Theatre on October 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. Conceived and More »

CBU Brings the World to Sydney with Multiversity Cultural Festival

Cape Breton University will host its first outdoor multicultural festival, Multiversity, on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The afternoon event will be held at the Sydney Marine Terminal Grounds and will showcase a variety of global cultures that are represented at CBU, as well as local cultures including Celtic, First Nations and others. Listen to the CBC More »

Boardmore Theatre and Zuppa Theatre Team up for The Restless Actor Workshop

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre will team up with Zuppa Theatre Co. to host an intensive two-day training workshop for actors of all experience levels. The workshop will run October 4-5, 2014 at the Boardmore Playhouse. Zuppa Theatre’s Co-Artistic Directors Alex McLean and Ben Stone will lead participants in an electrifying workshop that combines training More »

Cape Breton University to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Purdy Crawford

Mr. Joe Shannon, Chair, along with members of the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board and friends of CBU will gather together for a Cape Breton Island Golf Experience, as they remember their friend and former board member Mr. Purdy Crawford, C.C., (1931-2014) at one of Golf Digest’s Top 100 Courses in the World, Cabot More »

Parks Canada and Cape Breton University to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Today, Parks Canada and Cape Breton University gathered at Cape Breton University to sign a memorandum of understanding to work collaboratively on projects related to cultural and environmental protection and sustainable management of lands and waters through research and monitoring initiatives at Cape Breton Highlands National Park.  Cape Breton Highlands National Park creates a vast More »

Join Us: People’s Climate Forum – Cape Breton

Sunday, September 21, 2014 New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation 12:00 – 4:00pm On Sunday, September 21st New Dawn’s Films for Change and Dr. AshleeCunsolo Willox, Canada Research Chair and Assistant Professor in Community Health, Cape Breton University, will host the Island’s first People’s Climate Forum at the New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation. The People’s Climate Forum will bring More »