October 2012

2012-13 CBU Enrolment Increases by 4.6 Per Cent

Official enrolment numbers reported to the Atlantic Association of Universities for the 2012-13 academic year show very positive results for Cape Breton University (CBU). According to President and Vice-Chancellor, John Harker, there are several encouraging and consistent indicators that speak to both growth and stability. “We continue to recruit in a highly competitive environment and More »

The Beaton Institute Celebrates Co-op Week by Launching a New Guide and Online Exhibit on Co-operatives

In recognition of Co-op Week and the International Year of Co-operatives, the Beaton Institute, Cape Breton’s regional archives, is launching an online photo exhibit and a guide to its archival materials on co-operative housing and co-operative leaders such as Father Jimmy Tompkins, Father Moses Coady, Mary Arnold and Alexander Laidlaw. According to Catherine Arseneau, manager More »

Cape Breton University to Hold Special Convocation Ceremony to Recognize a Pillar of the Celtic Community in Cape Breton

With its focus on sustaining culture, Cape Breton University (CBU) is fittingly bestowing honour on one of Cape Breton’s Celtic culturists. CBU is recognizing Eveline (Dunbar) MacLeod with a Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, during a special convocation ceremony being held at the Gaelic College on Saturday, October 13. MacLeod is a well-respected member of More »

French taste subject of new book from CBU Press

Food culture, recipes a “gastronomic history” Cape Breton University Press will introduce its latest publication at the Cape Breton Farmers’ Market on Saturday, October 6, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. French Taste in Atlantic Canada 1604-1758: A Gastronomic History / Le goût Français au Canada atlantique 1604-1758 : Une Histoire Gastronomique, by Anne Marie More »