May 2016

Cape Breton University to Celebrate Spring Convocation

Cape Breton University is preparing to celebrate the success of more than 780 students this weekend at it’s Spring Convocation. The 2016 Spring graduating class represents 12 countries including Canada, Egypt, India, the Russian Federation and more. “The 2016 graduating class represents the diverse, multi-cultural spirit that is Cape Breton University’s hallmark,” says Dr. David More »

Canada Research Chair Awarded $61k for “Global Musics – Local Connections” Project

Cape Breton University’s Dr. Marcia Ostashewski has been granted $61,280 in Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connections funding for a project that engages the public in learning about musics from around the world and their local connections; and how music can influence positive change and intercultural exchanges in our communities. The “Global Musics More »

National Science Outreach Event at Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University Faculty members have been working in collaboration with the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada to present the Atlantic Science Knowledge (ASK) Science Odyssey, a science outreach event for youth. On May 7th, 2016, over 75 elementary students from the Cape Breton Victoria Regional, Strait Regional School Board and More »

CBU’s Purdy Crawford Chair Wraps up Mentoring Program with Eastern Closing Conference

Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies will bring this academic year’s mentoring program to a close for the Eastern Region of In.Business. This two-day closing conference for the Eastern Region of In.Business is facilitated in partnership with Nipissing University and includes students, mentors and peer mentors from Quebec, Ontario and Nunavut. More »

CBU signs formal agreement with MSVU for Human Nutrition Transfer Option

Cape Breton University recently signed a formal articulation agreement with Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) that will allow Bachelor of Science (BSc) students to earn an Honours BSc in Human Nutrition. “We are very pleased to sign this formal agreement with MSVU allowing students from Cape Breton to study closer to home for the first More »