October 2017


The Cape Breton University Athletics Department will honour two local sport ambassadors when they host the 2017 Subway Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Men’s Soccer Championship from November 2-5, 2017 at the CBU field. Both Brian Fraser and Kirk Macrae will serve as Honorary Chair’s of the tournament, acknowledging and celebrating their years of community service More »

CBU Athlete Hopes to Repeat History with Upcoming AUS Win

For Daniel Pritchard of Nuneaton, UK, football, or soccer as it’s known in North America, has always been his number one sport. His love of the game has fuelled him to play well on the pitch, but also to perform well in the classroom. The third-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student is as serious More »

Belfast Native Makes Way Across the Pond for Small Town Education

Stuart Heath is originally from the substantial city of Belfast, Ireland. Much like many other young kids who grew up in the UK, soccer was a common pastime for Stu. He began playing when he was just five years old, and loved watching his favorite team, Liverpool FC play. Stu first experienced CBU while traveling More »

British CBU Athlete Reaches Goals On and Off the Field

Charlie Waters has been playing soccer from a very young age. In his hometown, Blackpool Lancashire, England, he played regularly as a child. Charlie is now a proud member of the CBU men’s soccer team and enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts Community Studies (BACS) program. Soon, he will be competing in the Atlantic University More »

CBU to Bestow Honorary Degrees During Fall Convocation

Cape Breton University is pleased to announce that Eunice Harker and Mary Rebecca Julian will receive honorary degrees during its Fall Convocation ceremony being held on November 4, 2017, at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre. Both women are being awarded Doctor of Letters, honoris causa. Harker is being recognized for her exemplary work in More »

Cape Breton University will host the 2017 AUS Men’s Soccer Championships

Cape Breton University will host the 2017 AUS Men’s Soccer Championships from November 2 – 5, 2017, and all games will take place at the CBU field. The Championships will bring together the top six programs in Atlatnic University Sports (AUS) and feature three days of games. CBU earned the right to host the AUS More »

CBU Boardmore Theatre to Terrify with New Sensory Experience Adventure

The Boardmore Playhouse is hosting A Circle of Terror, a series of sensory experiences in which those who attend can help the protagonist, Dr. Rowland, with the search for his long-lost sister on the other side. It will take place October 26 through 30 at 7 p.m. in the Boardmore Theatre. On October 31, students, More »

CBU Board of Governors Meeting Being Held in Wagmatcook First Nation

A regularly scheduled meeting of the Cape Breton University Board of Governors is being held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre in Wagmatcook First Nation. A prologue (in-camera) session will begin at 9:30 am. The meeting will open to the public at approximately 10:30 am, and all are welcome More »

CBU Recognized with Bright Business Community Award

Cape Breton University has been awarded a Bright Business Community Award from Efficiency Nova Scotia. The awards recognize the best-in-class energy efficient organizations, individuals and communities.  Award winners are industry leaders who inspire others to think and act differently, and help distinguish Nova Scotia as a Canadian leader in energy efficiency. The Community Award category More »

Insights Needed From Local Entrepreneurs

A group of Cape Breton University faculty from the Shannon School of Business will be out in the community on Thursday, October 26, 2017 to survey entrepreneurs. Drs. Stephanie Gilbert, Dannie Brown and Kevin McKague are part of a larger research group that includes five other universities in the Atlantic Region that are collaborating to More »