October 2016

CBU to Celebrate 2016 Fall Convocation

Cape Breton University will celebrate the accomplishments of over 270 Fall graduates at a ceremony at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre on Saturday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. In addition to the degrees, diplomas and certificates being conferred, honorary degrees are being bestowed on three highly deserving individuals. Both Paulette Tremblay and the late Charlie More »

CBU to celebrate Dr. Paulette Tremblay

Cape Breton University is privileged to celebrate the lengthy and distinguished career of Dr. Paulette Tremblay, Ph.D., ICD.D, CAPA, whose contributions to indigenous financing, band administration and education continue to advance First Nation people and communities across the country. A Turtle Clan member of the Mohawk Nation from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory More »

CBU to salute The Honourable Frank Iacobucci

Cape Breton University is proud to salute The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, CC, QC, LLD, LSM for his accomplished legal career and selfless service to the public sector, as well as his personal dedication to Aboriginal rights and First Nations reconciliation with the broader Canadian community. Mr. Iacobucci was born to Italian immigrants in Vancouver just More »

CBU to honour the late Charlie Joe Dennis

Cape Breton University is proud to honour the lifetime accomplishments of the late Charlie Joe Dennis. Born and raised in Eskasoni, Mr. Dennis naturally began his career working on an oyster farm in the Bras d’Or Lake. This sparked a lifelong passion for the management of the precious resources provided by Mother Earth and inspired More »

CIC Celebrates 2016 Convocation

Founded in 2004 as the first Canadian campus in Egypt, The Canadian International College (CIC) in Cairo, Egypt, is a great example of CBU’s experience building strong international partnerships. Students studying at CIC graduate with a fully accredited Canadian degree that is recognized internationally. Today, October 17, CIC will be celebrating convocation, and Cape Breton More »

Mi’kmaq and Gaels to reconnect shared histories and experiences

Plans are underway for a unique exchange between two of Nova Scotia’s peoples, the Mi’kmaq and Gaels during Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. Inspired by the recent release of a book titled Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations (CBU Press) organizers of “Aonach / Mawiomi: Sharing Our Paths” are extending an open invitation to More »

CBU Recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly

As World Breastfeeding Week winds down, Cape Breton University (CBU) and NSCC Marconi Campus are being recognized for their efforts in supporting breastfeeding. CBU and NSCC Marconi Campus are just two of the many businesses and organizations that are part of the “Make Breastfeeding Your Business” campaign. The campaign is part of the Nova Scotia Health More »

MBA Students Conduct Research in Norway

On August 20, MBA students Stephanie Slaman, Robyn Campbell and Chloe Donatelli, and recent MBA grad Lindsey MacIntosh traveled to Northern Norway to conduct and present research. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was organized by Dr. Pat Maher, Associate Professor of Community Studies at CBU, after being awarded approximately $215,000 by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation More »

CBU Prof Barb Glassey to be among featured artists at Cabot Trail Writers Festival

Barb Glassey, Associate Professor, Biology, is one of several Cape Breton artists invited to submit new photographic works to this year’s Cabot Trail Writers Festival. An exhibit of the photographs, each of which depicts an artist’s image inspired by one of the books featured in this year’s Festival, is on display throughout the Festival weekend More »