November 2015

Rachael MacInnis – Finding a Natural Fit in Nursing

Rachael MacInnis grew up with a large extended family. It was that upbringing that confirmed for her that she wanted to work with varied groups of people when she began her career. “Growing up in a large extended family helped me realize how much I wanted to work with people of different ages and be More »

Professor Allen J. Britten – inducted into Science Atlantic Hall of Fame2015

  Dr. Allen J. Britten. Professor of Chemistry, has been honoured for his varied and substantial contributions to Science Atlantic (formerly APICS) and was inducted into the Science Atlantic Hall of Fame for 2015 as an Outstanding Member on Friday, November 21. Dr. Britten was Cape Breton University’s representative on Science Atlantic from 2004 to More »

CBU Celebrates Alumni with 6th Annual Awards Gala

The Cape Breton University (CBU) Alumni Association hosted its sixth annual Alumni Awards Gala on Thursday, November 19, at the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment on the CBU campus.  Each year, the CBU Alumni Association comes together to celebrate the personal and professional successes of its outstanding alumni. The event recognized More »

Ashley Hinchey – Following her Heart into Nursing

  Ashley Hinchey grew up watching health care professionals care delicately for her brother, who was born with a congenital heart disease. Watching the compassion and skill that he was treated with, she not only had the chance to see the impact they made in her brothers life, but she personally felt it. “I always More »

Jody and Mandy Nicholson – Chasing Their Dream Together

  For Jody and Mandy Nicholson, sisters from North Sydney, NS, family is the most important thing in the world. Both mothers of two small children, they knew that they wanted stable careers in a field that would allow them not only to stay in Cape Breton, but also to make an impact here. Mandy, More »

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Hits the Stage at Boardmore Playhouse

The Boardmore Theatre will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) from November 19 to 29.  Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield and directed by Mike McPhee, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) is one of the world’s most frequently produced plays and its humour has been translated into several More »

In.Business Holds Regional Conferences Nation Wide

The Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies at Cape Breton University will meet its goal to run the youth business mentorship program, In.Business, nationally and have student representation from each province and territory in Canada. In 2012, the Federal Government of Canada committed $5 million in matching funds to the Purdy Crawford Chair in More »