November 2013

Extended Library Hours During Exam Period

The Cape Breton University Library is pleased to inform you that for the exam period (Dec. 5- 13) the library will be open until 1 am. The 2nd floor will also be open for quiet study until 1 am. Library Services will continue to cease at 10pm as usual.

Joe Shannon Receives Order of Canada

During a ceremony held in the nation’s capitol today, CBU friend, supporter and name sake of the Shannon School of Business, Joseph P. Shannon was invested into the Order of Canada. Mr. Shannon is being recognized for his contributions as a business leader along with his community engagement and support of numerous organizations.  Shannon serves More »

Cape Breton University Researchers Named Canada Research Chairs

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to announce two prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs. Dr. Marcia Ostashewski, Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology has been named a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Communities and Cultures. Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, Assistant Professor, Community Health has been named a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Healthy More »

Ehryn Torrell: Self-Similar Opens at CBU Art Gallery

Ehryn Torrell knows about rapid change. Over the past 6 years she has completed a graduate degree, endured her mother’s death, propelled a successful career as an artist, travelled the world, moved to a new country and became a mother. This turbulence is captured in a body of work entitled Self- Similar opening on November More »

CBU visits local high schools

Throughout the month of November and into December Cape Breton University faculty and staff will be visiting high schools in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality to discuss program options under various Schools. Students will have an opportunity to chat with faculty and staff, ask questions and much more.  Each week, a different CBU School will More »