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A Partnership Built for Success: Meet Ahmed Elsharkawey

April 23, 2024

As a child growing up near the Great Pyramids of Egypt, Ahmed Elsharkawey always had a passion for learning. “I…

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A Strong Connection to CBU: Meet Corrie Stewart

February 18, 2021

Corrie Stewart is an Alumnus with a business focus and entrepreneurial mind who has worked in several start-ups, tech companies,…

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Alumnus and Emerging Environmental Leader, Dylan Yates

December 5, 2019

Cape Breton University Alumnus Dylan Yates was recently awarded the 2019 Mobius Award for Emerging Environmental Leaders. Born and raised…

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Building a Foundation to Serve

August 14, 2018

From a young age, Cape Breton University Alumnus, Jonathan Kelly, knew he wanted to pursue a career that would allow…

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Canada Day: A Time to Reflect for One International Alumnus

June 26, 2020

Omar Tag El-Din first arrived in Canada from Egypt in 2012 to finish his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at…

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Cape Breton University Changed My Life: Meet Sharmake Dubow

February 18, 2021

At the young age of eight, Sharmake Dubow left his war-torn home in Somalia with his family due to civil…

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CBU Alumnus Keven Taylor Gives Back at Sydney Rotary Ribfest 2018

July 10, 2018

This weekend CBU Alumnus and owner of Island Sauce Company, Keven Taylor, will be setting up shop at the Sydney…

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Challenging and Exciting Times for Alumna Jolly Vincent

March 15, 2021

After hearing about Cape Breton University through the Indian recruitment agency, Santa Monica, Jolly Vincent made the life-changing decision to…

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Corporate Offices to Wedding Bells: Meet Jenna Sampson

July 7, 2020

When Jenna Sampson decided to make a career change and become a full-time wedding and event planner, she knew there…

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Creating a Buzz in Downtown Sydney: Meet Ajay Balyan

February 18, 2021

Ajay Balyan came to Cape Breton Island as an international student in 2016 from India to study in the Public…

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From Island to Island: Meet CBU Alumni Brent Foote

May 16, 2019

When CBU Alumni Brent Foote came to Cape Breton from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, for his studies, he fell in love…

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Lifelong Learning: Ryan Leil

March 15, 2021

Alumnus, Ryan Leil, was born and raised in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. He now serves as the Deputy Chief of…

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Mental Health Tips from CBU Alumni Deborah Gillis

May 5, 2020

May 4-8 is Mental Health Week, a Canadian tradition during which communities, schools and workplaces rally to celebrate, protect and…

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National Police Week: Meet CBU Alumni Scott MacDonald

May 16, 2019

May 13 -19 is National Police Week and we are proud to have numerous Cape Breton University Alumni working in…

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Never Giving Up On Her Dream: Meet Sherry Morgan

September 22, 2021

When Glace Bay’s Sherry Morgan sets her mind to something, she sees it through because she never gives up. Sherry’s…

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Paving the Way with Tiannie Paul – The First Mi’kmaw Woman to Graduate from CBU’s Engineering Diploma Program

April 2, 2019

When Tiannie Paul crossed the stage on November 3, 2018, the entire audience at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre…

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Seize the Moment: Meet CBU Alumnus, Ikdeep Singh

July 22, 2020

On a sunny Saturday in November, 2019, Cape Breton University held its inaugural Leader’s Edge Conference, showcasing top leadership experts…

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Three CBU Alumni Among the First L’nu to Graduate from Law School

March 17, 2021

In November, 2020, Alumnus Trevor Bernard posted a Twitter photo. The photo showed Trevor along with Regional Chief Paul Prosper…

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Together Again – Meet the Peck Family

May 13, 2019

The Peck family grew up in the Sydney River area, but as the five children got older, they began to…

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Why I Give: Meet Hilda Tremblett

February 18, 2021

“I give to education because education changed my life.” In 1996, Hilda Tremblett created a memorial award in honour of…

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