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Building a Foundation to Serve

From a young age, Cape Breton University Alumnus, Jonathan Kelly, knew he wanted to pursue a career that would allow him to serve his community. Now, as an Arson Investigator for the Cape Breton Regional Police Service (CBRPS), he’s doing just that. Jonathan grew up in Glace Bay and chose to study at CBU because More »

Jennifer Keeping Accessibility Centre Awarded Funding for Summer Employment Project

Cape Breton University’s Jennifer Keeping Accessibility Centre (JKAC) was awarded $50,000 in funding for their project “Support for Students With Disabilities Summer Work” in April, 2018. The project aimed to provide employment training to students with disabilities, such as resume building, interview tips and job preparation, as well as matching students with local summer employment More »

Health Sciences Summer Camp Students Have a Blast at CBU

Recently, CBU welcomed students from Indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities to campus to learn about education and career opportunities in the field of health sciences.The four-day camp, hosted by PLANS – Promotion Leadership in Health for African Nova Scotians and IHIM – Indigenous Health in Medicine, took place from July 22 -25. Michelle Patrick, More »

CBU Student Becomes Keptin of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Cape Breton University student, Phillip Prosper, received the Keptin’s Sash, assuming the role of Keptin for the community of We’koqma’q First Nation. When he discovered he had been recommended for the position of Keptin, Phillip says he couldn’t believe his ears. His father, also a Keptin, has had to slow More »

Cape Breton University Expands MBA Delivery into Manitoba

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed yesterday between Cape Breton University and Assiniboine Community College will result in the delivery of CBU’s Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development at Assiniboine’s Brandon, Manitoba campus. This marks the sixth Canadian province that CBU delivers its MBA program, with cohorts already in Sydney, Kingston, Toronto, Saskatoon, More »