October 2011

CBU Student Finalist in International Screenwriting Competition

Cape Breton University student, Stephen MacNeil, is making a big bang in Los Angeles. MacNeil was recently named a finalist in the Creative World Awards Screenwriting and Teleplay competition in the existing sitcom category for his spec script for the hit CBS show The Big Bang Theory. Trying to break into the LA writing scene, More »

Cape Breton University Hosts Vibrant Celtic Colours Line-up

Cape Breton University is once again joining the Celtic Colours International Festival to bring Celtic culture to the community. From Tuesday, October 11 to Friday, October 14, CBU is hosting the 2011 Centre for Cape Breton Studies Celtic Colours Speakers Series. The speaker series showcases international and local talents and experts on a wide variety More »

Sustaining Culture at Cape Breton University

A gift of music, culture and history was celebrated this afternoon, as Cape Breton University (CBU) honoured the generous donation to be made by Denis Ryan, a founding member of the musical group, Ryan’s Fancy. This priceless gift is from Ryan’s personal archives and shares the story of the internationally acclaimed Celtic music group, Ryan’s More »