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CBU Female Athletes of the Year: Hannah Brown and Ciera Disipio

Two talented student-athletes were presented with the CAPERS Female Athlete of the Year Award at the 45th annual Athletics Award Banquet this March. Bachelor of Business Administration graduate and basketball all-star, Hannah Brown, and Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies student and soccer MVP, Ciera Disipio, took home the shared title after an equally incredible More »

CBU Male Athlete of the Year: Peter Schaale

The CAPERS Male Athlete of the Year Award was presented to soccer star Peter Schaale at the 45th annual Athletics Award Banquet this March. Schaale, who is finishing his third year of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at CBU, dominated the field this year representing the University with passion and drive. “It was a More »

CBU and CBUSU sign MOA

On Monday, April 15, Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the intention of better understanding how each are integral in supporting the other’s mandates. “This MOA will serve to strengthen the relationship and communication between the University and CBUSU,” says David C. More »

CBU Incorporating Robotics into STEM Course Offerings

On Monday, April 15, 2019, Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Workplace Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton – Canso, visited Cape Breton University campus to announce federal support for a $318,750 investment on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible More »

Turning Challenges Into Opportunities with Samual Shaji

When Samual Shaji sets his heart on something, he does everything it takes to accomplish it. In fact, that perseverance is exactly what brought him to Cape Breton University. Samual wanted the opportunity to learn more about Canadian culture while pursuing his university degree and CBU caught his attention; that was the easy part. Convincing More »

CBU Visited by Grammy-nominated Musician

When one professor’s research leads to an incredible experience on campus, the entire community benefits. On Tuesday, April 2, musician Fodé Lassana Diabaté visited Cape Breton University from his home in Mali. The visit was organized by Dr. Marcia Ostashewski, Director of the Centre for Sound Communities at CBU. “We are deeply grateful to African More »

CBU’s Verschuren Centre to begin largest solar installation project on Cape Breton Island

Cape Breton University’s Verschuren Centre in Sustainability in Energy and the Environment will begin work next week on the largest solar installation on Cape Breton Island. The project will see roughly 500 solar panels installed on the Canada Games Complex through three power purchase (PPA) agreements for 50kW of solar photovoltaic (PV) each. The agreements More »

New President and Vice-President Announced for CBU Alumni Association.

On March 27, 2019, a new executive committee of the Cape Breton University Alumni Association was announced at the associations’ board meeting on the Cape Breton University campus. Kelsea MacNeil, BA’11 will take the role of President, and Jill McPherson BA’10 will take the role of Vice-President. MacNeil will take over the President’s role from More »

Cape Breton University and Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College Expand Memorandum of Understanding

Cape Breton University and Colaisde na Gàidhlig/The Gaelic College have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand on work that aims to revitalize the Gaelic language, promote Gaelic arts, culture, and history, and contribute to the development and sustainability of Cape Breton Island. “We have a strong relationship with our colleagues at The Gaelic More »

Paving the Way with Tiannie Paul – The First Mi’kmaw Woman to Graduate from CBU’s Engineering Diploma Program

When Tiannie Paul crossed the stage on November 3, 2018, the entire audience at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre rose to their feet in a boisterous standing ovation. Dressed in stunning traditional regalia, Tiannie was named the first Mi’kmaw Woman to graduate from Cape Breton University’s Engineering Diploma program. “In that moment, I knew More »