March 2013

Celebrating 10 Outstanding Years

On February 22, 2013, the Cape Breton University (CBU) Board of Governors, the University and in the greater community said farewell to their President and Vice-Chancellor, H. John Harker and thanked him for his unwavering commitment and vigorous leadership over the past 10 years. The farewell event, along with contributions by the University (a approved More »

Historic Day for Cape Breton University

$5 million in Federal Funding Announced to Nationalize the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies Thursday marked a monumental day in the history of Cape Breton University (CBU), as Federal Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty, announced a $5 million investment in CBU to expand the work of the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies nationally. More »

Patricia McCann Recognized with Scholarship Recieves Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business

On Wednesday, March 13, third-year Cape Breton University Bachelor of Business Administration student, Patricia McCann, was  awarded a 2013 Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies in the amount of $15,000. The award recipients were chosen from 30 finalists based on academic standing, entrepreneurial interest, extracurricular and community activities, and career aspirations. McCann More »

Research Excellence Celebrated at Cape Breton University from March18 – 22

Researchers at Cape Breton University (CBU) are internationally and nationally recognized for their innovative research projects. From March 18-22 the university and broader Cape Breton communities will have an opportunity to learn about the interesting work happening at CBU. Research week is about celebrating the diverse research culture that is alive on campus and one More »

CBU has its First Artist in Residence

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to have local artist Ursula Johnson as its first Artist in Residence. Johnson arrived at CBU in January and since then has been involved in a number of interactive projects across campus and in the wider community. She is working with the CBU Art Gallery and Unama’ki College. “At More »

Library Open for Extended Hours

The Cape Breton University Library is pleased to announce that its hours of operation have been extended for the reminder of the semester and during exam period. Library Hours March 1 – April 4, 2013 Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 10:00 pm Friday: 8:30 am – 8:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm More »