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4/1/24 Student Update

Hello Cambridge College Students,


Spring is here, and so is the time to think about your summer classes because registration starts today! We know picking classes might not be as fun as planning summer vacations, but it's important for getting one step closer to graduation. Don't forget, your advisor or success coach is here to help you figure it all out. They can help you pick the right classes that fit into your schedule, whether you want to be on campus, join live online, or do your work whenever you want with online courses. Let's make this summer productive and fun!


Graduation is also just around the corner, and it's a milestone you won't want to miss. Here's what you need to know:


The Cambridge College 53rd Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2024 at the Leader Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, at 4:00 PM. All graduates must arrive no later than 2:30 PMDoors open at 3:00 PM for the public and guests of participants. For more information about graduation, please click here.


As you continue to work hard to meet your goals for this semester, don’t forget all the great, free resources Cambridge College offers to support you! Click here to view the Academic Success Center on MyCC. CC professional tutors provide amazing support to all students in the areas of writing, research, math, statistics, Excel, accounting, understanding the assignment, reading comprehension, and more! If you are unable to attend a tutoring appointment you have made, please cancel the appointment 24 hours before so that other students will have access to that time.


Note: After registering for any workshop, you will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. You also have the option to add the event to your Google calendar. If you do not see the Zoom link, please email


Introduction to the Cambridge College Online Library

Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (ET). Click here to register

Please join Librarian Jeff Cronin for an exciting 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


Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Summarizing in Academic Writing

Wednesday, April 3, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM (ET). Click here to register

As you work on your papers and projects, it’s important to know when and how to paraphrase, quote, and summarize. CC Learning Specialist Leah Barcan will help you practice these skills while making progress on your own assignments. We will also review ways to keep track of sources so you don’t waste time trying to find them later, and we will touch on how to make doing APA citations easier. There will also be time to get support on your assignments. You are welcome to bring specific assignments you'd like to work on, and there will be time for questions.  Email Leah Barcan at with any questions.


Time Management and Reducing Stress

Thursday, April 4, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM (ET). Click here to register

Ever feel like there isn’t enough time in the day? Are you scrambling to get your CC work done and keep up with everything else in your life? During this workshop, Learning Specialist Leah Barcan will share resources and structures to help you manage your time better, reduce your stress, and meet your academic goals! Let’s make a plan! Email Leah Barcan at with any questions.


Write Great Sentences!

Saturday, April 6, 12:00 PM-1:15 PM (ET). Click here to register

Sentences are the building blocks of a good paper! It may sound simple, but it is actually not easy to write clear and strong sentences. CC Professional Tutor Joel Krikorian will talk about common mistakes people make in writing sentences in academic work and share tips and tricks that will greatly improve the quality of your writing. Email Leah Barcan at with any questions.


Networking for Success

Monday, April 8, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (ET).  Click here to register

Monday, April 8, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM (ET).  Click here to register

Do you want to learn more about the art of networking? Networking allows you to meet new people in your field and learn about new opportunities. You never know when one of your contacts will have a lead on a great job or be able to introduce you to someone who can help further your career. Networking is also essential for keeping up with industry trends and developments. If you are ready to improve your networking skills, then this is the workshop for you! This workshop is facilitated by CC CCPD Career Services Manager Irina Galatskaya, who is a great resource! There will also be an opportunity for questions during the workshop. Email if you have questions prior to the meeting.


English Conversation Group 

Thursdays, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM (ET). Click here to register

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


Good luck with your coursework this term! Do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. Remember that Cambridge College has many resources available to help you succeed.


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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