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CBU President David C. Dingwall Visits India

Cape Breton University has a long history of welcoming international students. We believe that diversity can transform and provide a deep understanding of what it means to be a world citizen. Recently, David C. Dingwall, President and Vice-Chancellor, visited India and spoke about CBU’s commitment to creating well-educated critical thinkers and problem solvers.  

Bon Voyage: It’s Time for the International Nursing Experience

Cape Breton University Nursing students are heading to Argentina on the volunteer trip of a lifetime. On Friday, February 15, 28 Nursing students and four of their instructors will fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the annual International Nursing Experience. Graduating students and public relations coordinators for the trip, Amanda Sawler and Mikayla Ayre, couldn’t More »

CBU Researchers Awarded over $150K in Insight Development Grants

Researchers at Cape Breton University continue to be recognized by National funding bodies for their high-calibre work. Most recently, three researchers received Insight Development Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The awards total over $167,000 and will be used to build knowledge and understanding about people, societies and the world. Dr. More »

The Value of Education: Cape Breton Screaming Eagles

The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles are one of 18 teams currently playing in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Education has been a strong value throughout the history of the QMJHL and the Eagles take that value to heart, encouraging each of their players to pursue further education alongside their athletic career. Cape Breton More »

Close to Home – Dr. Kathy Snow

Dr. Kathy Snow, an Assistant Professor in the Education department at Cape Breton University,  knows the challenges of staying in school in small communities. For four years, Dr. Snow has supported student success and persistence initiatives within Indigenous communities in Mi’kmaki and Inuit Nunangat (the four regions in Canada where traditional Inuit communities are located More »

Women in Leadership – Dr. Stephanie Gilbert

In response to a persistent lack of gender diversity among Canadian leaders according to Statistics Canada, Canada’s Minister for the Status of Women has urged Canadian organizations to increase representation of women on boards to 30 per cent by 2019. This announcement ties directly into the research of Dr. Stephanie Gilbert, Professor of Management in More »

Assessing the Efficiency of Canadian Universities – Dr. Leslie J. Wardley

Dr. Leslie J. Wardley, Marketing Professor in CBU’s Shannon School of Business, says she is proud to work at a university with goals that align not only with her research and work experience but also her personal beliefs. “CBU has come to be known as a university that strives to inspire multicultural, creative, innovative and More »

Empowering Women in Chemistry Event to be Held at CBU

On Tuesday, February 12, women in the field of Chemistry will gather at CBU to network and celebrate the achievements of strong and talented women across the world. The breakfast event, hosted by CBU Professor Dr. Stephanie MacQuarrie and Senior Laboratory Instructor Judy MacInnis, is entitled Empowering Women in Chemistry: A Global Networking Event and More »

Working Together for Positive Mental Health

Bell Let’s Talk Day was Wednesday, January 30, and BACS student Bailey O’Neil was eager to highlight the event, along with other mental health initiatives here on campus. When Bailey and her classmates Curtis Brown, Todd Graham, Arden Bernard, Chelsie Alleyne, Kyle Whiffen and Xioxu Cui were brought together in Professor John Hudec’s Community Action Project More »

Celebrating in Style: Adam Le Hoan Invites You to Lunar New Year

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management student Adam Le Hoan is excited to bring his Vietnamese traditions to CBU at this year’s Lunar New Year festival. The event, taking place on February 1, will feature student performances, delicious food, interactive cultural displays and a stunning fireworks show. Adam, along with his classmate Brittany, will be More »