September 2014

Boardmore Theatre to Open Season with Captain John Smith Goes to Ukraine

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Playhouse will officially open the 44 Season of Plays with Captain John Smith Goes to Ukraine by the Yara Arts Group of New York. Created and Performed by Bob Holman, Susan Hwang and Julian Kytasty, the one-time showing will take place at the Boardmore Theatre on October 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. Conceived and More »

CBU Brings the World to Sydney with Multiversity Cultural Festival

Cape Breton University will host its first outdoor multicultural festival, Multiversity, on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The afternoon event will be held at the Sydney Marine Terminal Grounds and will showcase a variety of global cultures that are represented at CBU, as well as local cultures including Celtic, First Nations and others. Listen to the CBC More »

Boardmore Theatre and Zuppa Theatre Team up for The Restless Actor Workshop

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre will team up with Zuppa Theatre Co. to host an intensive two-day training workshop for actors of all experience levels. The workshop will run October 4-5, 2014 at the Boardmore Playhouse. Zuppa Theatre’s Co-Artistic Directors Alex McLean and Ben Stone will lead participants in an electrifying workshop that combines training More »

Cape Breton University to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Purdy Crawford

Mr. Joe Shannon, Chair, along with members of the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board and friends of CBU will gather together for a Cape Breton Island Golf Experience, as they remember their friend and former board member Mr. Purdy Crawford, C.C., (1931-2014) at one of Golf Digest’s Top 100 Courses in the World, Cabot More »

Parks Canada and Cape Breton University to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Today, Parks Canada and Cape Breton University gathered at Cape Breton University to sign a memorandum of understanding to work collaboratively on projects related to cultural and environmental protection and sustainable management of lands and waters through research and monitoring initiatives at Cape Breton Highlands National Park.  Cape Breton Highlands National Park creates a vast More »

Join Us: People’s Climate Forum – Cape Breton

Sunday, September 21, 2014 New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation 12:00 – 4:00pm On Sunday, September 21st New Dawn’s Films for Change and Dr. AshleeCunsolo Willox, Canada Research Chair and Assistant Professor in Community Health, Cape Breton University, will host the Island’s first People’s Climate Forum at the New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation. The People’s Climate Forum will bring More »

Parks Canada, Dalhousie Medical School, Cape Breton University and Fortress Louisbourg Association to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Working together to encourage and build partnership opportunities related to medical history and promote healthy active living. On Friday, September 12, 2014,  Parks Canada, Dalhousie Medical School, Cape Breton University and Fortress Louisbourg Association gathered at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site to sign a memorandum of understanding to develop programs and projects to More »

International marketing initiatives and equipment upgrades foster long-term success

As a leader in innovation and sustainability through its Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment – and as a first choice in higher education for students from around the globe, Cape Breton University (CBU) will receive funding to enhance both state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and an international market strategy to attract students and More »

CBU Launches BEd in Indian Brook First Nation

Cape Breton University officially launched the Bachelor of Education degree program in Indian Brook First Nation on Friday, September 5, 2014. The initiative is a collaborative effort through Unama’ki College and the Department of Education. “Cape Breton University has a long standing history of offering in-community programs to First Nations communities in Nova Scotia,” says More »