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CBU Alumna Owns Franchise after Competing in Dragon’s Den Contest

It didn’t take long for this recent Shannon School of Business graduate to hit the ground running. Jennifer Howarth, BBA ’11, was awarded a franchise in Oakville, Ontario as a result of her success in the “Y-Preneur Challenge” in November 2009. Jennifer was one of three finalists chosen to go to Toronto and make More »

SIFE Cape Breton Recognized With Two National Titles

This week Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Cape Breton travelled to Toronto, Ont. to compete in SIFE Canada nationals. The team consisted of 13 CBU students and staff advisor, Matt Stewart, a business counselor at CBU’s Small Business Development Centre (SBDC). With 2011 being the teams first full year of operation they were nominated for More »

Are You Smarter Than a CEO? Two CBU Students Are

Cape Breton University students continue to excel in their field and inspire those around them – CBU Shannon School of Business students, Monica Matheson and Tim Damon are perfect examples of this. ‘Are You Smarter than a CEO’ is a business competition based out of Atlantic Canada.  Real businesses within the Atlantic Provinces submit actual More »

CBU Celebrates Annual Cultural Evening of Food and Wine

Cape Breton University is hosting its annual Cultural Evening of Food and Wine on Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m.  Presented by the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the evening will offer tastings of wine and a delicious selection of hor d’oeuvres from six different countries. The evening is a part of the Bachelor More »