January 2016

BACS Degree Celebrates 40 years

2015 marked 40 years for the Bachelor of Arts Community Studies degree at CBU. Originally founded in 1975 as Problem Centered Studies, the BACS degree has been CBU’s best-kept secret for quite some time. BACS was the first degree program offered at CBU and is based on a small group, self-directed pedagogical approach developed at More »

Friday’s Basketball Games moved to Saturday

Due to the possibility of another major storm tomorrow evening, the Women and Men’s basketball games have been moved to Saturday, January 30 at 6 and 8 p.m., and Sunday, January 31 at 2 and 4 p.m. We hope you can join us at the Sullivan Fieldhouse to cheer on the CAPERS as they take More »

CBU to Ring in the Year of the Monkey

CBU is getting ready to usher in the Year of the Monkey by gathering to celebrate Chinese New year on February 4, 2016. With cultural displays, authentic Chinese cuisine, traditional entertainment, the event will serve to educate non-Chinese members of both the CBU and CBRM community about the cultural significance of the holiday. Also known More »

Hamlet on Stage at Boardmore Playhouse

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet will be live on stage at the Boardmore Theatre from January 28-30 and February 5-6 at 7 p.m. and February 7 at 2 p.m.  Directed by Scott Sharplin, this adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous work tells the tale like you’ve never seen it before.  The story goes… something is rotten in Denmark. The More »

CAPERS and AUS Teams Unite with Bell Aliant for Bell Lets Talk Day

  The CAPERS, Atlantic University Sport (AUS) and Bell Aliant have joined forces for the sixth annual Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 27. Everyone is invited to join the conversation with 2,200 student-athletes from 11 Atlantic universities to help end the stigma around mental illness. “CBU is thrilled to play a role with Bell More »

Multiversity Wear The Hijab Day

As a multicultural campus, with students coming from various cultural backgrounds to study at CBU (more than 40 countries comprise our student body), Cape Breton University has many reasons to celebrate its diversity. Many of these celebrations are student-led and provide the entire CBU community and wider community of Cape Breton with opportunities to learn More »

CBU’s Boardmore Theatre Presents THE HAMLET WORKSHOPS

In conjunction with its January 28, 2016 premiere of Shakespeare’s HAMLET, the Boardmore Theatre is partnering with other community organizations to present an exciting and diverse series of interactive workshops led by local experts. Intended for ages 12 and up, the workshops are $20 each; for info or to register, call 902-563-1652.