September 2011

Sustainable Happiness Research Nationally Recognized

Cape Breton University professor, Dr. Catherine O’Brien, has received the 2011 Outstanding Post-Secondary Individual award presented by the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) for her research that focuses on child and youth friendly planning and sustainable happiness. More broadly her research explores how information revealed through sustainability and happiness studies can be More »

Shannon Family Donates $2 Million to Cape Breton University

Earlier today, Cape Breton University announced the single largest donation ever received by the institution. Joe and Ruth Shannon and family have made a $2 million gift to CBU’s Shannon School of Business Cornerstone Campaign. Mr. Shannon, who has long been a proponent in the power of education and, in particular, the potential of CBU More »

Parent Focus Planned for CBU Frosh Week

Cape Breton University proudly provides exceptional student support services, and as a university that works to meet the changing needs of its students, the 2011 CBU Orientation Committee is hosting its first Parent Orientation Session. The aim of the program is to better inform parents and guardians of first-year students of the services available on More »