March 2012

CBU Students Up To the Challenge

Cape Breton University Shannon School of Business students, Stephanie MacLean, Kurt Boone, Andrew Weatherbee and Omar Hassan El-Arnaoudy proved that they were up to the challenge by impressively placing third in the Walmart Green Challenge. They presented their sustainable business idea of paperless receipts through a smartphone app to some of Canada’s Top CEOs including More »

Planning Underway for Second Annual Lumiere: Contemporary Art. Unconventional Spaces. In Downtown Sydney

Organisers are pleased to announce that planning is underway for the 2nd annual night-time arts event in downtown Sydney, Lumière: Contemporary Art. Unconventional Spaces. is set to take place on Saturday, September 29 6:58 p.m. to 11:58 p.m. A free annual night-time celebration of the arts, Lumière takes audience engagement to new levels. For one More »

CBU Says Let’s Talk Science With Local Youth

 Last month, Cape Breton University launched Let’s Talk Science, a science outreach program focused on getting children excited about science, keeping them engaged in learning and helping them develop to their full potential. The program, which piloted last year, is a joint initiative between CBU and the national Let’s Talk Science program. It provides elementary More »

Cape Breton University Art Gallery Hosts Canadian Cultural Icons

Alistair MacLeod, Nino Ricci and Iain Baxter to visit CBU in Support of Upcoming Exhibition Three of Canada’s most prominent cultural figures will be in Cape Breton in support of a special exhibition being presented at the Cape Breton University Art Gallery. Sense of Place is a cross-border print exhibition organized and circulated by the More »

Blackberry Technology Key To Business Network for Aboriginal Youth

Leadership in Aboriginal post-secondary education is rooted in Cape Breton University’s vision of academic excellence. Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to this model of education, the University is launching the Business Network for Aboriginal Youth, led by CBU’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies, Dr. Keith Brown. This two year pilot program aims to enrich More »