April 2013

The Official Installation of Dr. David Wheeler

Dr. David Wheeler’s official installation ceremony took place Monday, April 22nd in the Boardmore Playhouse with CBU Chancellor, Annette Verschuren presiding and administering the Oath of Office. Greetings were shared by members of the university community and representatives from other Canadian universities and colleges. Music was provided by Kyle and Stewart MacNeil of the Barra More »

Cape Breton University Celebrates Installation of Dr. David Wheeler as its Sixth President

Today, at the official installation ceremony and in front of a capacity crowd at the Boardmore Playhouse, Chancellor Annette Verschuren and the Cape Breton University (CBU) Board of Governors together with the campus and broader Cape Breton communities celebrated Dr. David Wheeler’s investiture as the University’s sixth President. Worldwide Earth Day is also celebrated today, More »

CBU Board of Governors Approve 2013-14 Operating Budget

The Cape Breton University (CBU) Board of Governors was tasked today with making significant decisions as they addressed and approved the 2013-14 Operating Budget of just over $44 million. Sitting at his first Board meeting as incoming CBU President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. David Wheeler noted that, “The budget document presented to the Board is another More »

CBU Continues to Offer Exciting Courses for Seniors

The Cape Breton University Seniors College has released its course offerings for 2013 spring session, with topics ranging from a history of Cape Breton industry to an introduction to social media. Most classes start the week of May 6 and last five weeks. “When we first announced the Seniors College program eight years ago, almost More »

Original Comedy to Debut at Boardmore Theatre

The Boardmore Theatre will be premiering an all-new comedy called Shakespearean Idol for three public preview shows. This original play confronts clichés surrounding Shakespeare and reality television while keeping audiences thoroughly entertained. The shows will start at 7 p.m. on April 18, 19 and 20. “Culturally, we have this notion that Shakespeare is dull, old-fashioned More »