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Membertou Development Corporation Receives National Inaugural Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Economic Development

Cape Breton University salutes the success of Membertou Development Corporation as the Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation’s national winner for the inaugural award for excellence in aboriginal economic development.  The vision, focus and dedication of the Membertou leadership team represents Cape Breton’s entrepreneurial spirit at its best. CBU is proud of its long standing relationship with More »

Shannon School of Business Speaker Series Continues with David Chalk

Cape Breton University will host David Chalk as he presents Entrepreneurship: The Power of Disadvantage – How to see the Opportunity in every Challenge, as part of the Shannon School of Business Speakers Series. Chalk is an award winning leader and entrepreneur, technology futurist and security expert. Born with severe acute dyslexia, the inability to More »

CBU Associate Professor of Accounting Named CA of the Year

Cape Breton University and the Shannon School of Business would like to congratulate Derrick Hayes, associate professor of accounting and department chair of financial & information management on winning the 2013 Ross L. Towler CA of the Year Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia (ICANS). Derrick received both his Bachelor of More »

Howard Wetston, head of the Ontario Securities Commission, joins Shannon School of Business Advisory Board

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to announce that Howard Wetston, Chair & CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), is joining the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board (SSOB). A respected public servant, distinguished lawyer, jurist, regulator and executive, Wetston is one of Canada’s most prominent leaders in administrative law and regulation, with deep More »

Cape Breton University to Host Community Business Conference

Cape Breton University (CBU) has a long history of programming and expertise in the area of community economic development, a proven and growing approach to economic prosperity being taken by many communities around the globe. From July 10-12, the Community Economic Development Institute of the Shannon School of Business is hosting the Creative Community Business More »

Shannon School of Business Advisory Board Welcomes New Member

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to announce that Stacey MacNeil, Group Vice-President Employee Communications, Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), is joining the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board (SSOB). With an extensive career in communications management and public relations, MacNeil’s expertise will complement the knowledge-base and guidance being provided by members of an already impressive SSOB More »

Patricia McCann Recognized with Scholarship Recieves Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business

On Wednesday, March 13, third-year Cape Breton University Bachelor of Business Administration student, Patricia McCann, was  awarded a 2013 Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies in the amount of $15,000. The award recipients were chosen from 30 finalists based on academic standing, entrepreneurial interest, extracurricular and community activities, and career aspirations. McCann More »

HSBC Bank Canada Supports Aboriginal Business Students at Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to announce a $50,000 donation from HSBC Bank Canada to establish the permanently endowed HSBC Bank Canada Aboriginal Business Award at the Shannon School of Business. “We are pleased that HSBC Bank Canada has chosen CBU and our students as the recipients of their generosity in establishing an award More »

Joseph P. Shannon – 2013 Inductee to Canadian Business Hall of Fame

Cape Breton University offers congratulations to Joe Shannon, President, Atlantic Corporation Limited and Chair of the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board, on his up-coming induction to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame slated for May 1, 2013.  In issuing the announcement of its four inductees, the CBHA notes that “Each year the Canadian Business More »