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CAPERS Athletics Announces Staffing Change for Men’s Basketball Program

The Cape Breton University Department of Athletics announces that David Petroziello and CBU have agreed that Petroziello will no longer be the Head Coach of the Men’s Basketball program. Both parties agreed that it was in their best interest to pursue other opportunities. Petroziello’s departure will take effect immediately. “We are grateful for the dedication More »

Dingwall Strengthens Executive Committee at CBU Adds Four Senior Female Directors

The President & Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University, David C. Dingwall has added four senior female directors to his executive committee. Dr. Beth Mason, Chief Executive Officer, Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment; Shauna Kelly, Chief of Staff, President’s Office; Rebecca Chisholm, Director, Marketing & Communications; and Paula MacNeil, Director, Development & More »

CBU Officially Installs David C. Dingwall as Seventh President

Today, the Honourable David C. Dingwall was installed as the seventh President & Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University. In a ceremony officiated by Chancellor Annette Verschuren and witnessed by CBU’s Board of Governors, students, faculty, staff and visiting dignitaries, Mr. Dingwall was officially inaugurated. “I envision a 21st century version of Cape Breton University that More »

Water Advisory Update

Water Advisory Update: Friday, April 6, 2018. Please be advised that the non-consumption order issued to campus by the Nova Scotia Department of Environment has been lifted. All food services have returned to regular operations. We thank you for your patience and understanding. Donnie MacIsaac Director, Facilities Management   Please be advised that due to More »

Get Active With the CBU Walking Map Initiative

Cape Breton University Community Studies student Kassandra Benoit, and the CBU Athletics Department are happy to announce the launch of the CBU Walking Map Initiative. The series of maps display measured walking routes through the university hallways, from the Great Hall to the Shannon School of Business in an effort to facilitate physical activity amongst More »

A Project of Hope at Cape Breton University

Six women, one goal – help women in the community. A group of women In a third-year community studies class decided to create a project designed to have a positive impact on the community. The group of women decided their goal would be to help other women in need. They started putting together a plan More »

Women in Science Retreat to be Held at CBU

Science, Women, Opportunity  On Saturday, March 24, 2018, Island WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) will host the seventh annual Women in Science Retreat at Cape Breton University’s Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy in the Environment. The daylong event aims to show young women the possibilities and excitement related to studying the sciences, allowing More »

Mavis Gallant Writing Awards

Mavis Gallant Awards

  The Mavis Gallant Writing Awards is an initiative of the Estate of Mavis Gallant and the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Cape Breton University. The awards are being offered for the third time this year, 2018. This is the only Mavis Gallant Award sponsored by the Estate of Mavis Gallant. The award More »

CBU Student Wins Prestigious Frank H. Sobey Award

Fourth-year Cape Breton University Bachelor of Business Administration student, Roy Karam, was recently awarded $25,000 as a recipient of the 2018 Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies. “I am truly honoured to become part of a distinguished alumni composed of like-minded business students across Canada,” says Karam.  “Receiving the Frank Sobey Business More »

The Elizabeth Boardmore One-Act Play Festival Returns to CBU

6 Plays, 3 Days, 1 Festival The Cape Breton University Boardmore Theatre is proud to announce that the Elizabeth Boardmore One-Act Play Festival is returning for its annual run. The three-day event will run from March 22 to 24, with evening shows beginning at 7:00 p.m. “The Boardmore Theatre One-Act Play Festival continues to be More »