News - SSOB

Shannon School of Business Student Receives $15,000 Frank H. Sobey Award

Third year Cape Breton University business administration student, Natasha Kelly, has been named a 2012 recipient of a Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies. This $15,000 scholarship is awarded annually to six business students attending Atlantic Canadian universities. Deans of Business at eligible universities are asked to nominate the students. “When Dean More »

Wealth Strategies Focus of Shannon School of Business Lecture

Cape Breton University’s Shannon School of Business (SSOB) in partnership with the Sydney and Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Dr. Tom Deans as the next presenter of its ongoing lecture series. A Lunch and Learn session titled Wealth Creating Strategies is taking place at 12 noon on Monday, November 28 at the More »

Cape Breton Entrepreneurs Finalists For National Awards

Two successful Cape Breton businesswomen have been chosen as finalists in the 2011 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards from a field of over 3000 nominees. The awards recognize strong entrepreneurial vision, relentless passion and those who are positive role models for young women. Earlene Busch, owner of Chanterelle Country Inn and Cottages in St. Ann’s More »

Shannon School of Business Launches 2011-12 Lecture Series

Cape Breton University’s Shannon School of Business (SSOB) is pleased to present Andrew D. Gregson as the first lecturer for the 2011-12 SSOB lecture series. On Thursday, October 27 at 7 p.m. in the Royal Bank Lecture Theatre, Gregson will present Pricing Strategies for Small Businesses. The event is free and all are welcome to More »

Denis Ryan Joins Shannon School of Business Advisory Board

Cape Breton University is pleased to announce the appointment of Denis Ryan to the Shannon School of Business (SSOB) Advisory Board. Ryan joins a group of highly-respected and accomplished business leaders who, led by Joe Shannon, have helped guide the SSOB into a learning environment that supports and prepares students to be accountable and innovative More »

World Tourism Day Celebrated at CBU

The Tourism Management Department of CBU’s Shannon School of Business is preparing to celebrate World Tourism Day on September 27 with the theme of Linking Cultures.   World Tourism Day is recognized each year on September 27by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in an effort to highlight the industry’s vital economic contributions as well More »

Shannon Family Donates $2 Million to Cape Breton University

Earlier today, Cape Breton University announced the single largest donation ever received by the institution. Joe and Ruth Shannon and family have made a $2 million gift to CBU’s Shannon School of Business Cornerstone Campaign. Mr. Shannon, who has long been a proponent in the power of education and, in particular, the potential of CBU More »

Sustainable Community Business Conference

Eco-business & Alternative Energy, Sustainable Aboriginal Economies Among Topics Sustainable community business will be the focus of discussion during a conference being held July 13-15 at the Cape Breton University campus. Organized by the Shannon School of Business in conjunction with the Community Economic Development and Tompkins Institutes of Cape Breton University, the Sustainable Community More »

Shannon School of Business Advisory Board Announces $12 Million Campaign

CBU Board of Governors Approve New Shannon School of Business Building Today, Cape Breton University’s Board of Governors approved an infrastructure investment of $1 million to support construction of a new Shannon School of Business (SSOB) building. The $8 million building is a major component of the overall $12 million goal of the Cornerstone Campaign. More »