September 2016

CBU to Celebrate Stephen “Ness” Timmons Day

This Saturday’s game against l’Universite de Moncton at Cape Breton University will be more than just any regular AUS women’s soccer game. Following the game, friends, family and former players will gather to recognize and celebrate the amazing contributions of Coach Stephen “Ness” Timmons. The New Waterford native is the first and only head coach More »

CBU Faculty, Staff and Students at Lumiere

If you’re heading to Lumiere Cape Breton this Saturday (September 24), you will surely see some of the talent offered by CBU faculty, staff and students. Read more about CBU at Lumiere: Bettina Callary: Connecting Communities at Lumiere  Kayla Cormier: Busting Boundaries at Lumiere  Karie Liao: Curating Diversity at Lumiere   

Karie Liao: Curating Diversity at Lumiere

The CBU Art Gallery is one of the founding cultural organizations of Lumiere Cape Breton. Over the past six years Lumiere has grown into an independent event, but the Art Gallery’s collaboration with the Art-at-Night festival has not halted. This year Karie Liao, CBU Art Gallery Curator, was asked to take part in Lumiere as More »

CBU student Kayla Cormier Busts Boundaries at Lumiere

Over the past few years Kayla Cormier has been involved with Lumiere both as an employee and a volunteer. This year, however, marks the first year Kayla will be participating in the Art-at-Night festival as an artist. As a feminist and an advocate for self-love, Kayla’s installation is inspired by, and is in contribution to, More »

The Centre for Sound Communities Launches at CBU

Cape Breton University is now home to a new research facility with a multi-disciplinary focus. The Centre for Sound Communities supports collaborative and community-engaged research in sound, movement and performance. A hub of interdisciplinary creative work, it is a world-class digital arts and humanities research lab, a multi-camera and immersive sound environment for creativity in More »

Bettina Callary: Connecting Communities at Lumiere

Bettina Callary, Assistant Professor, Community Studies and Sport & Physical Activity Leadership, is no stranger to the Lumiere Art-at-Night Festival. Bettina first participated in Lumiere in 2013 as part of a group called Cape Breton Acro Yoga. The group returns to Lumiere 2016, and hopes to inspire audience and community connectivity. “Acro-yoga is an art More »

Add/Drop Date Extended

Due to today’s campus closure the add/drop deadline will be extended until tomorrow, September 22, 2016. This means that students will now have until one more day to finalize registration for Fall Term courses they are attending.

Dr. Matthias Bierenstiel Awarded the 2016 Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award

Cape Breton University is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthias Bierenstiel, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2016  Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award. The award acknowledges individuals who exemplify excellence in teaching and the improvement of the quality of university teaching. More »

Jim Gerrie: Putting a retro spin on CaperCon 2016

CaperCon  has grown to be something many CBU faculty, staff, students and community members look forward to each year. For Jim Gerrie, Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, this year’s event will have a ‘retro’ feel. “My interest in gaming started with Dungeons and Dragons and other sci-fi, fantasy board games and moved on to More »

CAPERS Launch New Season

Cape Breton University’s Athletics Department officially launched the start of their 2016-2017 season with a press conference at Centre 200 on Tuesday, September 13. Athletics Director John Ryan took the opportunity to introduce new staff members Shaun Ranni, Varsity Athletics and Recreation Coordinator; Jennifer Billard, Student Life and Community Engagement Coordinator; and David Petroziello, Head More »