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11/27/23 Student Update

Hello Cambridge College Students,

We hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving break! As we dive into the final stretch of the semester, we're here to support you in finishing strong. This week's newsletter is packed with valuable workshops and resources to help you navigate the challenges ahead.

One crucial tip for the end of the semester: Prioritize self-care. As you juggle assignments and exams, remember to take breaks, get enough rest, and maintain a healthy balance. Your well-being matters, and it can greatly impact your academic performance.

Don't forget, our professional tutors are here to help you excel in your studies. Let's conquer these last weeks of the semester together. Stay motivated, stay focused, and let's make this semester one to remember!


We hope to see you at these upcoming workshops and events:

Stop Feeling Overwhelmed - Tools for Success!

Tuesday, November 28, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you have a research paper or assignment you need to plan for? Do you have missing work or an incomplete? Come to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed - Tools for Success! You'll leave with a clear plan and a bunch of tools and resources to help you. Leah Barcan is CC's Learning Specialist (and also knows what it's like to feel overwhelmed).


Introduction to the Cambridge College Online Library

Tuesday, November 28, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

CC Librarian Jeff Cronin will be offering a webinar on the new Cambridge College Online Library and how it can help you. We will briefly introduce our library resources and services, including reference 24/7 and APA guides for citing sources. There will also be an opportunity for questions. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Cronin at


Emotionally Intelligent? You are hired!

Thursday, November 30, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

You will learn the five components of emotional intelligence at work: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills, critical skills for your personal and professional success. Approximately 90% of all high performers in the workplace have high Emotional Intelligence (also known as EI or EQ). Emotional intelligence is important because it can help you improve your interpersonal relationships, both personally and professionally. 


Academic Writing – Using Sources Effectively

Saturday, December 2, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. via Zoom. Click here to register >>

Academic writing involves using different kinds of sources to support your ideas, which can be a lot of work! CC writing tutor Joel Krikorian will teach you how to select and integrate quotes, paraphrase, keep track of your sources, and cite them correctly. There will also be time to get support on your assignments. Joel’s workshops, focusing on academic writing and speaking, will be held every Saturday at 12 p.m. Please email with any questions.


Cambridge College Festive Winter Social

Monday, December 11, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (ET) at the Boston Campus Town Common

500 Rutherford Avenue, Boston, MA 02129

Join the Cambridge College community for an exciting winter celebration! All students are invited to this event, where you can enjoy a range of activities:

  • Cookie Decorating: Get into the cool winter spirit with a fun and creative cookie decorating activity.
  • Hot Cocoa Bar: Warm up with delicious hot cocoa and a variety of toppings. Customize your cocoa just the way you like it!
  • Socialize with Friends: This is your chance to celebrate the winter season, connect with fellow students, and enjoy a well-deserved break from your studies.

Don't miss out on this festive gathering. It's the perfect opportunity to embrace the winter vibes and make lasting memories with your peers! If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please reach out to Vera Dimoplon at


Do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or need support.  


Tracy McLaughlin, Leah Barcan, and your Student Success Team



Tracy McLaughlin, Ph.D. 

Associate Provost

Cambridge College


Leah Barcan, Ed.M.

Learning Specialist, CELT

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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