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8/15/22 Student Update

8/15/2022 Academic Affairs Weekly Student Update     


Hello Cambridge College Students:


Congratulations to all of you who have finished up the summer term! We hope you enjoy the break between semesters. The fall semester is right around the corner and begins on September 1st. Keep up your momentum by registering for fall classes! If you have not yet registered, be sure to do so soon (see the video linked here>>).


Our workshop offerings are continuing in August. Please consider registering for one of the workshops below:


Evaluating Information for Research

Tuesday, August 16, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

Evaluating information when researching on the web is essential, not only for your academic studies but for personal and professional reasons also. This webinar will cover how to evaluate online sources for bias and accuracy. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Cronin at


Canvas LMS Training – August 2022 

Dr. Michael Marrapodi and Dr. Daniel Ibarrondo will continue to offer training sessions for the Canvas Learning Management System. Please be sure to register for these workshops. The dates and times are listed below:


Tuesday, August 16

1-2 p.m. (ET) via Zoom

Register here

Thursday, August 18

6-7 p.m. (ET) via Zoom

Register here

Thursday, August 25

5-6 p.m. (ET) via Zoom

Register here

Tuesday, August 30

4-5 p.m. (ET) via Zoom

Register here


Canvas Training Course

If you need Canvas training, you can also take the self-guided Canvas training course. All students are automatically enrolled in the CST100: Canvas Student Training course. When you log into MyCC, go to the gray area left menu bar (Quick Links) where you will find a link to “Canvas.”  Click on that link for Canvas access. If you haven’t already accepted it, the top of the screen may display a message informing you of your enrollment in the CST100 Canvas Student Training. Click on “Accept” and you are ready to begin the course starting at the “Home” page. This Canvas course is self-guided, not timed, and contains the same material covered in the live monthly scheduled Zoom sessions.  


Ace the Interview Strategies that Result in Offers

Wednesday, August 17, 12:00-1:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

This workshop will introduce students to effective strategies that prepare them to be the stand-out candidate before, during and after the job interview. This workshop will cover the following: preparing for a successful interview –physical and remote, research and job description review, types of interviews and interview questions, salary negotiation and post-interview follow-up. This is a workshop you will not want to miss!

For more information contact Irina Galatskaya at


English Conversation Group 

Our English Conversation Group is designed to help English language learners practice conversational skills in a safe and structured environment. English Conversation Groups meet virtually via Zoom every Monday and Thursday (except federal holidays). There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

  • Every Monday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. English Conversation Group with Santia Lindor. If you are interested, please register here>>.
  • Every Thursday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. English Conversation Group with Charlie DiSilva. If you are interested, please register here>>.


Enjoy these last weeks of summer. We look forward to seeing you in classes in the fall!


Tracy McLaughlin and your Student Success Team 



Tracy McLaughlin, Ph.D.  

Associate Provost 

Cambridge College 



Cambridge College is committed to ensuring that its events, services, and facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, under requirements from the ADA of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. If you need accommodations to help you access our events, services, or facilities, please contact the Office of Disability Support at or 617-873-0614.

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