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CBU’s Verschuren Centre receives provincial funding of $2.4 million to help commercialize fisheries waste to product initiative

The Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment has been awarded a $2.4-million provincial investment to help with the commercialization of technology that turns marine by-products into commercial products for the feed, plant and food industries.  The money comes from Invest Nova Scotia, an independent fund established in 2014, and set up by the province More »

Dingwall: The Early Days at CBU

On Monday, May 28, 2018 CBU President, David C. Dingwall, told a crowd of more than 200 community members who gathered for a luncheon presented by the Cape Breton Partnership and NextGen Cape Breton that it was paramount that they make their voices heard as CBU continues on a strategic planning process for the Island’s More »

CBU Introduces New Interdisciplinary First Year Experience for Mi’kmaw Students

Cape Breton University is now accepting applications for a new interdisciplinary first year experience starting in September 2018. The Kwitn Program has been designed to enable Mi’kmaw students to explore their interests in science, technology and business in a small group setting of their peers. For more than forty years, Cape Breton University has delivered More »

Cape Breton University Celebrates the Class of 2018!

  On Friday, May 11, 2018, Cape Breton University celebrated the accomplishments of our talented graduates at the annual President’s Dinner. Graduates, family members and friends, faculty, staff, Chancellor, Annette Verschuren, and President & Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, gathered together at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre for a night of celebration and congratulations. More More »

CBU and Chalo Canada Partner for Skills Development Courses

CBU, in partnership with Chalo Canada, recently launched a series of short-term skill development courses designed to provide students with the skills needed to become successful leaders and entrepreneurs. Two, month-long courses will be offered during the summer 2018  term and are focused on leadership development and entrepreneurship. Leadership Development The Leadership Training course uses More »

CBU Launches Strategic Planning Process

Today, Monday, May 14, members of the Cape Breton University community gathered in the Boardmore Theatre for the official launch of a process for a strategic plan for the CBU. The event, led by President & Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, provided an overview of the process, highlighting the many opportunities for engagement. Speakers called upon More »

CBU to Celebrate 2018 Spring Convocation

Cape Breton University will celebrate the success of more than 700 graduates with a Spring Convocation ceremony held Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Canada Games Complex at 2:00 p.m.  The Spring 2018 Class Valedictorian, Emma Flynn from Baddeck, NS, will graduate with her Bachelor of Arts degree and says, “To be chosen as Valedictorian More »

CBU to Celebrate the Achievements of two Extraordinary Canadians with Honorary Degrees

Cape Breton University will proudly celebrate the achievements of two extraordinary Canadians with Honorary Degrees at the 2018 Spring Convocation on Saturday, May 12. Cape Breton University will confer the degree Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, on a woman who has dedicated her life to the preservation and evolution of musical culture, and is a More »