May 2016

CBU Welcomes Egyptian Delegation

Cape Breton University is pleased to welcome visiting delegates from Egypt this week.  From the Canadian International College (CIC) Cairo come Dr. Magdy El Kady, President and Mrs. Hala Hamed, Student Affairs and International Relations Director. Joining them on this visit to Cape Breton is His Excellency Motaz Zahran, Egypt’s Ambassador to Canada. Accompanying the More »

CBU’s Purdy Crawford Chair Wraps up National Mentorship Program with Closing Conferences in Nanaimo & Whitehorse

Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies will bring this academic year’s mentorship program to a close for the Pacific and Northern Regions of In.Business this week. Each region will have a two-day closing conference. The Pacific Region’s conference will take place in Nanaimo, British Columbia at the beginning of the week, More »

CBU to host Entrepreneurial Thinking 101

High School students from Cape Breton Island will join the Shannon School of Business, Island Sandbox and UIT Startup Immersion Program for an exciting day of business at Think like a Boss: Entrepreneurship 101. An interactive event aimed at solving problems through entrepreneurship, this daylong workshop will give students the knowledge and skills they need More »

Capers name David Petroziello as new men’s basketball coach

Cape Breton University Department of Athletics are pleased to announce David Petroziello as the new head coach for the CAPERS men’s basketball team. “We are very excited to have David joining the CAPERS family,” said CBU Director of Athletics John Ryan. “He has great passion for the sport and his knowledge of the game is More »

Cyril MacDonald named Associate Coach for Team Canada

Cape Breton University Recruitment & Admissions Officer, Cyril MacDonald, will be heading to Austria as an  Associate Coach for Team Canada at the 2017 Special Olympics World Games. Cyril, who graduated with his Bachelor of Business degree in 2015, began volunteering for the Special Olympics as part of his high school’s Interact Club. Originally helping More »

Student-led Production, the Dreams of Johny Brown, hits the Boardmore

From Wednesday, May 18, to Saturday, May 21, 2016, The Dreams of Johny Brown, a theatrical spectacle told through music and dance, hits the stage of the Cape Breton University Boardmore Playhouse. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. Star of the play, Aravind Bharathy, who also goes by the stage name of Johny Brown, not only More »

Cape Breton University Welcomes the World

Cape Breton University welcomes the world May 19 -20, 2016, for a collaborative conference focused on creating and nurturing collaboration amongst post secondary institutions. The conference is designed to enhance partners’ understanding of CBU’s programs and facilities while fostering relationships for mutual benefit. The event will begin Thursday at 1:00 p.m. and run until 7:30 More »

RBC Donates $500,000 to In.Business at Cape Breton University

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Steve Wadden, RBC’s Regional Vice President of Cape Breton and Eastern Nova Scotia will announce a donation of $500,000 over five years to the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies at Cape Breton University. As part of a $5 million commitment from the 2013 Federal budget, for every dollar More »

CBU’s Purdy Crawford Chair to Release Indigenous Business Textbook & Announce Significant RBC Funding

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies will release its first textbook titled Indigenous Business in Canada: Principles and Practices. The textbook was edited by Dr. Keith G. Brown, VP International and Aboriginal Affairs and Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies; Ms. Mary Beth Doucette, MBA-CED, More »