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CBU mourns the loss of Harold Schwartz – A message from the President

We, here at Cape Breton University (CBU), were saddened to learn of the passing of longtime supporter and friend, Mr. Harold Schwartz. In 2006, Mr. Schwartz became an inaugural member of CBU’s Shannon School of Business Advisory Board. For more than 40 years, his business was a cornerstone of the Cape Breton economy. As a More »

International students busting barriers with inclusive Christmas celebration

International students at Cape Breton University are holding a special Christmas celebration which will bring together Celtic, Chinese and Korean culture. On November 23, CBU’s Bachelor of Hospitality Management Class will present a Chinese Korean Christmas Ceilidh, where guests will have the opportunity to see the food, decor, music, and spirit that go hand in More »

CAPERS Soccer Coaches Named National Award Winners

Both the Men’s and Women’s CAPERS Soccer coaches have been named Coach of the Year by U SPORTS. U Sports is the national governing body of university sport in Canada, comprising the majority of degree-granting universities in the country. COACH OF THE YEAR: Dean Morley, Cape Breton University This marks the first time Dean Morley More »

Art and Science Fusion a Natural Fit at Cape Breton University

From November 16 – 18, educators, academics, students, organizations and community members interested in the creative economy will come together at Cape Breton University to collaborate and celebrate ArtSci STEAM. While STEM is science, technology, engineering and mathematics; art is rapidly being incorporated into educational science practices as a way of creative learning, known as More »

CAPERS Rugby takes the 2017 Wood Cup

The CAPERS Men’s Rugby team claimed the 2017 Wood Cup this past weekend when they defeated St. Francis Xavier in the Nova Scotia Division II Championship. With a final score of 46-14, the CAPERS earned the right to advance to the Maritime Final being held next weekend in New Brunswick. “It was a really well-rounded More »

CAPERS Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams Wins AUS Championships

Both the CAPERS Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams came out on top at the 2017 Subway AUS Championships. The CAPERS Men’s team defeated the UNB Varsity Reds 1-0 in the final game, earning a back-to-back title on their home field. The CAPERS WOmen’s team earned a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Acadia Axewomen in the More »

CBU Presidential Search On Track

Robert Sampson, Chair of the Search Committee tasked with the job of recommending the next president to the CBU Board of Governors, says that the committee’s work is continuing as scheduled. “The presidential search process for a university president is quite involved,” says Sampson. “The process is heavily weighted toward public consultation. In our particular More »

CAPERS take top AUS awards

The Cape Breton University CAPERS Men’s and Women’s soccer programs can add some new awards to their growing list of proud accomplishments. Today it was announced that four members of the program have taken home top AUS honours and several more were named to the First and Second Team All-Stars listing. Men’s Soccer Coach of More »

CBU Fall Convocation Set for Saturday

This Saturday, Cape Breton University will celebrate the achievements of 330 students during its fall convocation ceremony being held at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. Students from 14 countries will cross the stage to receive degrees, diplomas and certificates and will be welcomed into an alumni family of more than 20,000 strong. Honorary degrees More »

CAPERS NAME 2017 AUS HONORARY CHAIRS

The Cape Breton University Athletics Department will honour two local sport ambassadors when they host the 2017 Subway Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Men’s Soccer Championship from November 2-5, 2017 at the CBU field. Both Brian Fraser and Kirk Macrae will serve as Honorary Chair’s of the tournament, acknowledging and celebrating their years of community service More »