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CBU Pipe Band Takes Home First Place

Cape Breton University would like to extend a huge congratulations to the CBU Pipe Band who took home the Grade Five North American Championship at the Glengarry Highland Games in Ontario. Over the summer, the CBU compliment have placed in every event they competed in, including first place in March Medley at the Pugwash Highland More »

Bringing Business to Life With CBU Student Andrew MacLeod

Bachelor of Business Administration student Andrew MacLeod, has turned his love of Marketing into his own business here on the Island. Since he was a young boy, Andrew has been obsessed with the idea of being able to start his own business, and that dream became a reality this year when he opened Bios.  Bios More »

Cape Breton University Announces World Tourism Institute

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, in Baddeck, NS, Cape Breton University (CBU) announced the launch of the World Tourism Institute (WTI). Rooted in the depth and diversity of the Cape Breton Tourism Sector, the long history of Tourism and Hospitality Programming at CBU and the established Industry and Community relationships, the WTI looks to build More »

Home Away From Home – Meet CBU Alumni Eleanor Sidley

When an ad for Cape Breton University caught Eleanor Sidley’s eye all the way in Elmvale, Ontario, she took it as a sign. Eleanor had completed a Tourism Marketing and Product Development Diploma in her home province, but was ready to further her education. “The ad said I could turn my college diploma into a More »

Become a Practicing Historian with Dr. Scott Moir

When it comes to bringing lessons to life in the classroom, CBU professor Dr. Scott Moir is known campus-wide as the perfect role-model. Each time we ask students to shout out their favourite professors, Dr. Moir’s name plasters our feed, with students crediting his interactive teaching style for making their university experience top-notch. Dr. Moir More »

Meet WOW Orientation Coordinator Brooke Ramsay

Week of Welcome Orientation Coordinator Brooke Ramsay can’t wait to welcome CBU’s new students with a week full of amazing events! A second-year Bachelor of Arts student, Brooke was thrilled to be selected as the 2019 Orientation Coordinator and credits her Student Placement Officer, Carly Turnbull, for helping her secure a role that’s such a More »

Dr. Lachlan MacKinnon Awarded Prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

Dr. Lachlan MacKinnon, Cape Breton University Assistant Professor of History, has been named the recipient of a prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Post-Industrial Communities.  Dr. MacKinnon has established outstanding research in the fields of deindustrialization and post-industrial communities. As the CRC, Dr. MacKinnon will produce an innovative contribution to the international scholarship More »

Dr. Bettina Callary Awarded Prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

Cape Breton University’s Dr. Bettina Callary has been named the recipient of a prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Sport Coaching and Adult Learning. Developed as part of a strategy to make Canada one of the world’s top countries in research and development, Canada Research Chairs are granted to exceptional emerging scholars in More »

CBU Awarded Two Prestigious Canada Research Chairs

Two Cape Breton University (CBU) researchers have recently been awarded prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (CRC) by the Government of Canada. Dr. Lachlan MacKinnon, Assistant Professor, History has been named a Tier 2 Canada CRC in Post-Industrial Communities and Dr. Bettina Callary, Associate Professor, Community Studies has been named a Tier 2 CRC in More »