6/20/2022 Academic Affairs Weekly Student Update
Hello Cambridge College Students:
We hope you are doing well and are enjoying your summer classes. Commencement on June 12th was a great success, with 967 students graduating and celebrating their accomplishments. If you are in need of inspiration on your way to your degree, here is the link to the recording of the ceremony.
This week we are excited to share the following announcements:
Registration for the Fall term is opening on July 1st. Please meet with your academic advisor/success coach as soon as possible to discuss the courses you would like to register for.
Laptop Loan Programs
Cambridge College continues to offer its laptop loan program. If you do not have a computer, we encourage you to obtain a loaner laptop. For more information or to request a laptop, contact Tracy McLaughlin at email@example.com.
The Boston Public Library (BPL) is offering a Long-Term Device Lending Program for Boston residents that includes Wi-Fi routers. This program provides free access to Chromebook laptops and home Internet via home Wi-Fi routers and is open to any adult resident of the City of Boston. You can sign up for an electronic library card or "eCard” instantly at BPL.org/ecard. The BPL also provides free computer and technology classes to help people use computers and the Internet.
How to Research Companies & Industries
Wednesday, June 22, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>
Developing your skill at researching companies and industries can pay off in numerous ways. It can help you with your coursework, identify prospective employers, prepare for interviews, and research personal investments. CC Librarian Jeff Cronin will begin with a brief presentation about the different types of companies, e.g., publicly held and privately held. He will then discuss a variety of resources on the web and in databases at the Cambridge College Online Library that provide data and analysis for companies and industries. There will also be an opportunity for questions. 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 Jeffrey.Cronin@cambridgecollege.edu.
Thursday, June 23, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>
Canvas is your online classroom where you will find your syllabus, course information, lectures, reading assignments, etc. Canvas is also where you can communicate with your instructor and classmates. If you’d like to learn how to use Canvas, register for this training session. You can also access a video providing an overview here >>.
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>>.
Good luck with your classes! Do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or need support.
Tracy McLaughlin and your Student Success Team
Tracy McLaughlin, Ph.D.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-873-0614.