In an effort to invest in CBU’s future, and enhance the overall student experience, CBU has begun a project to replace its legacy software systems – one that embraces Cloud architecture and Software as a Service (SAAS).  After a thorough industry assessment, CBU selected the software provider, Ellucian, and their cloud-based platform, Colleague.  Ellucian is the largest provider of global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for post-secondary institutions and holds the highest share of university systems in Canada.

March 1, 2018, officially kicks-off Cape Breton University’s third annual Research Month. This year, the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, in collaboration with CBU staff, students, researchers and community partners, will host more than thirty events to highlight the important research taking place at CBU.

“Cape Breton University’s faculty and students are involved in innovative, creative and world-class research across various fields and disciplines,” says Dr. Tanya Brann-Barrett, Dean of Research, Teaching & Graduate Studies. “Our researchers are very often engaged in work with positive impacts locally and globally. Research Month allows us an opportunity to showcase the high-caliber research going on at CBU and invite in members of the community who may not otherwise know about these initiatives.”

Two Cape Breton projects aimed at taking waste from the food and fisheries industries and turning it into value-added products have received more than $1 million in funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner made the announcement at Cape Breton University’s Verschuren centre Wednesday on behalf of Navdeep Bains, Minister responsible for ACOA.

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