September 2011

Notice – Scheduled Roadwork

On Monday October 3, 2011, contractors will be on site to commence a roadwork project to the rear of campus. The work will focus on the stretch of road beginning at the intersection of University Boulevard and the roadway leading to the NSCC Marconi Campus, continuing to the rear of the Canada Games Complex, past More »

Cape Breton University Announces CSEE Advisory Board

Cape Breton University is pleased to announce the appointment of its Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment (CSEE) Advisory Board. Comprised of a diverse and accomplished group of individuals, the Board’s advice and guidance will be instrumental in turning the CSEE’s vision into reality through an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to conducting research and More »

Denis Ryan Joins Shannon School of Business Advisory Board

Cape Breton University is pleased to announce the appointment of Denis Ryan to the Shannon School of Business (SSOB) Advisory Board. Ryan joins a group of highly-respected and accomplished business leaders who, led by Joe Shannon, have helped guide the SSOB into a learning environment that supports and prepares students to be accountable and innovative More »

Lumiere: CBU Art Gallery’s Latest Offering

This Saturday night, downtown Sydney will be electrified by the sights and sounds of some of Cape Breton’s most prominent and promising artists. Lumière: Contemporary Art . Unconventional Spaces is a night time arts event that combines all artistic disciplines in a public setting, to give audiences a taste of what the Cape Breton arts More »

CBU Playwright Recognized at National Competition

All the world’s a stage for Cape Breton University student Kyle Capstick, and he’s writing the story. Capstick recently received second place in the Playwrights Guild of Canada National Post-Secondary Playwriting Competition for his play,I Miss, Not Just, Your Eyes, receiving a prize in the amount of $750. Capstick, a Bachelor of Arts (honours) English More »

World Tourism Day Celebrated at CBU

The Tourism Management Department of CBU’s Shannon School of Business is preparing to celebrate World Tourism Day on September 27 with the theme of Linking Cultures.   World Tourism Day is recognized each year on September 27by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in an effort to highlight the industry’s vital economic contributions as well More »

CBU Unveils Results of $2 Million Library Enhancement Project

Libraries, literature and music were centre stage as Cape Breton University, joined by award-winning authors, Frank Macdonald, Alistair and Alexander MacLeod and members of the Barra MacNeils, unveiled $2 million worth ofrenovations to the campus library.The celebration began at 7 p.m. in the Boardmore Playhouse with An Evening of Prose and Music followed by a More »

CBU to Open ‘Nerve-Wracking’ Fall Exhibition

The Cape Breton University Art Gallery is proud to announce the opening of its fall exhibition entitled 'Do I Make You Nervous?', with an opening reception on Friday September 23, from 5-7 p.m. The show includes works of art from renowned artists including Evan Penny, Richard Hamilton, Marion Wagschall and more. The exhibition presents selections More »

CBU Professor Publishes Third Edition of Thinking Government

A newly published textbook by Cape Breton University political science professor, Dr. David Johnson, focuses on and provides an introduction to public administration in Canada. Thinking Government: Public Administration and Politics in Canada, third edition was published by the University of Toronto Press. The third edition of Thinking Government is fully revised and updated with More »

CBU Professor Receives More Than $50,000 in Grant Funding from SSHRC

Dr. Patrick Howard, a professor in the Education Department at Cape Breton University has received a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for his research that focuses on how to better prepare pre-service teachers for the classroom in a digital age. The SSHRC has awarded a two-year Insight Development More »