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May 23, 2018

DAVID C. DINGWALL HIGHLIGHTS EARLY DAYS AS CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY’S NEW PRESIDENT AND VICE-CHANCELLOR

(SYDNEY, NS) – The Cape Breton Partnership is collaborating with Cape Breton University’s (CBU) new President and Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, to present “Dingwall – The Early Days at CBU” on Monday, May 28, at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. This event will highlight Dingwall’s early days of his term and speak about CBU’s role in prosperity for Cape Breton Island.

“As a key driver of economic, social, and cultural activity, CBU is critical to the future prosperity of Cape Breton Island. Its reach extends across the region, positively impacting communities in all four counties of Cape Breton,” says David C. Dingwall, President & Vice-Chancellor, Cape Breton University. CBU is an important asset to Cape Breton by providing high-quality education and innovation that continues to advance Cape Breton’s economy. Dingwall aims to highlight the contributions CBU has made to Cape Breton Island and will provide insight to the university’s new strategic plan.

“Cape Breton University has made incredible strides in helping the Cape Breton economy and supporting communities around the island,” said Carla Arsenault, President and CEO of Cape Breton Partnership. “The Partnership is excited to see what David Dingwall will bring to CBU and the rest of Cape Breton in the future as the President and Vice-Chancellor of the university.”

Tickets are $60 plus tax and can be purchased at https://earlydaysatcbu.eventbrite.ca. Proceeds from this event will go to the NextGen Cape Breton Leadership Society. NextGen engages young professionals in dialogue and inspires them to become more active in all aspects of the future of their communities.

Media Contact:
Carla Arsenault
President & CEO
Cape Breton Partnership
(w) 902-562-0122 (c) 902-577-2455
carla@capebretonpartnership.com

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