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Increase in Nursing Seats at Cape Breton University

July 2, 2021

The Rankin government announced today, July 2, the permanent addition of 62 first-year Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BScN) seats at…

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Cape Breton University Announces Indigenous Dean of Unama’ki College

June 18, 2021

Cape Breton University has recently hired Laurianne Sylvester as the new Dean of Unama’ki College. Born and raised as a…

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Cape Breton University Receives Two National Awards from the Canadian Council of Advancement of Education  

June 4, 2021

On May 16 – 19 during the 2021 Canadian Council for Advancement of Education’s (CCAE) Virtual National Conference, Cape Breton University…

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CBU to Celebrate the Academic Achievements of Largest Graduating Class

May 6, 2021

Cape Breton University will celebrate the success and academic achievements of its largest graduating class ever with the launch of…

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Find the Warrior Within

May 3, 2021

The Pandemic Provides Opportunity for Rural Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Youth to learn about business and Access Mentors Nation Wide When…

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Cape Breton University to Close Artist in Residence Series with Indigenous Focused Event

April 15, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Cape Breton University will host the final event in the 2021 Artist in Residence Series…

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Cape Breton University to Confer Six Honorary Degrees on Outstanding Individuals during Spring 2021 Convocation

April 9, 2021

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, during the virtual spring convocation celebration, Cape Breton University will confer honorary doctorates on six…

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CBU to Host 22nd Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture Virtually

March 1, 2021

Dr. Claudine Bonner to present A Pier for the Pierless  On Thursday, March 4, 2021, Cape Breton University will host…

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CBDC to Launch Immigrant Loan Pilot Program

February 23, 2021

Coastal Business, a Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) is implementing an Immigrant Loan pilot program designed to provide access to…

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CBU and CBUSU Working Together to Further Assist Students During Pandemic

January 29, 2021

Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) are working together to provide additional supports for…

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Research Project to Track Presence of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia Wastewater

January 8, 2021

Press release written by Research Nova Scotia. Researchers across Nova Scotia are launching a project aimed at detecting the presence…

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CBU Convenes Medical Advisory Committee with Local Physicians and Moves Back to Temporary Remote Work Period

December 9, 2020

Cape Breton University (CBU) President, David C. Dingwall recently convened a Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) consisting of local physicians representing…

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