by Becky Chisholm, CBU

In March 2012, participants in the Business Network for Aboriginal Youth, including students, mentors and the Purdy Crawford Research Team, met for the first time in Membertou for the inaugural Nova Scotia Aboriginal Youth Mentorship Conference.

Leadership in Aboriginal post-secondary education is rooted in Cape Breton University’s vision of academic excellence. Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to this model of education, the University has launched the Business Network for Aboriginal Youth, led by CBU’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies, Dr. Keith Brown. This two-year pilot program aims to enrich the lives of Aboriginal secondary students by helping to manage the transition from high school to university business education.
On March 5 and 6, the Business Network for Aboriginal Youth officia ...

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