December 2017

CBU Presidential Search Committee on Track for January Announcement

As the end of 2017 nears, the Cape Breton University Board of Governors search committee tasked with finding the next President of CBU is looking to 2018 with confidence that the 7th President of CBU will be announced as planned by the end of January.  In November, the search committee said that following an extensive stakeholder More »

A Reflection on CBU in 2017 – #BestofCBU2017

Cape Breton University would like to wish all students, faculty, staff and friends a very happy holidays and a happy new year. In keeping with the holiday spirit, remaining grateful for our opportunities and proud of our milestones, we’d like to take the time to reflect on our best moments of the year. From our More »

A Holiday Message from President Dale Keefe

To the University community, As the fall season comes to a close I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation. Your commitment and dedication to our students, to your research and work, and to the CBU community as a whole is unparalleled. I offer my warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season. May More »

Sexual Violence Prevention Update

Today, the Sexual Violence Prevention Committee released its report, Changing the Culture of Acceptance, which includes in 10 recommendations that are intended to shift the culture in which sexual violence exists, and to support Nova Scotia universities in advancing their efforts to prevent sexual violence on campus. Cape Breton University joins all universities across the More »

CBU Geology Professor Receives Federal Funding for Research in Nunatsiavut

Dr. Deanne van Rooyen, Associate Professor of Geology at Cape Breton University’s School Science and Technology has recently received federal research funding for a long-term research project that focuses on structural geology, geochronology, and tectonics. The $195,000 grant will be received over a two-and-a-half-year period and is part of a program from Natural Resources Canada, More »

CBU Board of Governors Participates in Blanket Exercise

The Cape Breton University Board of Governors participated in a Blanket Exercise during its annual retreat held this year at the Coast Guard College.  The Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches Indigenous rights history, spanning 500 years. The workshop runs about one and half hours during which participants take on the roles More »