November 2016

CBU signs agreement with Canadore College

Cape Breton University recently signed two articulation agreements with Canadore College. As Canadore College notes in a recent news article, the first of the five-year agreements allows Canadore Environmental Protection and Compliance graduates to receive advanced standing and enter into the third year of CBU’s four-year Bachelor of Health Science (Public Health) degree program. The More »

Nursing Students to Host Black Tie Gala

CBU Nursing students involved in the CBU International Nursing Experience have been working hard to fundraise for their upcoming trip to South America. On February 20, 2017, four faculty members and 25 students will head to Quito, Ecuador, where they will provide care in hospitals, clinics, communities, and child care organizations. One of the group’s More »

Chartwells to make CBU Food Bank Donation

In the spirit of the season, CBU’s on-campus dining providers, Chartwells, have collected funds in name of the CBU Food Bank. Chartwells provides food services throughout CBU’s campus and residence dining hall. For the past while, instead of taking tips, front-end staff have been collecting monetary donations to go toward Chartwells’ Nourish program. “Chartwells and More »

CBU Launches Holiday Wish Campaign

CBU kicked off the holiday season with the launch of the #CBUHolidayWishes campaign, a two-part campaign aimed at spreading good cheer and helping those in need. Using the newly decorated ‘Winter Wonderland’ in the cafeteria as a hub, the University encourages its community members to write a message of peace and goodwill on a gift More »

Cape Breton University Board of Governors Appoints Acting President

Last evening, the Cape Breton University Board of Governors appointed Vice President Academic & Provost, Dale Keefe, as Acting President. The appointment comes as the Board voted to conduct an independent investigation regarding governance issues involving the President. The President has been placed on leave of absence with pay pending the outcome of the investigation More »

Fifth annual Handmade Holiday to take place at CBU

Organized by CBU Art Gallery, A Handmade Holiday 2016 (HH2016) invites the funkiest, most exciting local crafters to participate in a seasonal campus celebration. The market attracts students, faculty, staff and members of the broader community for an afternoon of complimentary entertainment and treats, along with a festive holiday shopping experience. “This will be our More »

18th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Series to Celebrate Jane B. Wisdom

Cape Breton University will present the eighteenth annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial lecture series on November 24, 2016, in partnership with the Old Sydney Society. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Lyceum, this year’s presentation will focus on the life and contributions of Jane Wisdom, one of Canada’s pioneering social workers. The presentation, by Suzanne Morton, More »

CBU to Host Conference on Housing and Homelessness

Cape Breton University will host an important gathering on November 9, 2016, on housing and homelessness in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Called “Research to Action” the event is about bringing community groups and agencies together to determine how new, local data on homelessness and housing can be used in the municipality. “This conference is More »

Caribou Legs Coming to Cape Breton University

On Friday, November 4, 2016, Brad Firth, also known as Caribou Legs, will visit CBU to do a presentation about his journey across Canada. Since May 2016, Caribou Legs has been running across Canada. His 7,400 km journey began on Mother’s day in Vancouver and will end this November in St. John’s. He runs to More »