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11/13/23 Student Update

Hello Cambridge College Students,


We hope your November is off to a great start! We understand what a busy time it is at this point in the semester. You can do it, and Cambridge College has many resources to support you! Professional tutors can help you understand an assignment better, conduct research, or plan to complete missing work. If you’d like help late at night or early in the morning, use TutorMe, CC’s free 24/7 tutoring service. If you’re not sure which resources would be most helpful, make an appointment with CC’s Learning Specialist, who will point you in the right direction!


Here is the list of this week’s workshops. Please come and join us!


APA Bootcamp

Tuesday, November 14, 7:00-8:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

CC Librarian Jeff Cronin will cover the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th edition citation style. We will begin by covering APA basics, including how to format the most used sources for papers and the basics of in-text citations. We will conclude by covering resources you can use to help with APA. There will also be an opportunity for questions.


ePoster Workshop

Wednesday, November 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

An ePoster is a digital presentation format required in some undergraduate and graduate classes, as well as a good format for presenting in many professional situations. ePosters apply the skill of remediation, the process of taking a text and translating it into a new medium. In this one-hour workshop, students will learn the basics of ePosters, including use of templates, examples of effective ePosters, and tips and tricks for strong presentations.


Stop Feeling Overwhelmed - Tools for Success!

Thursday, November 16, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 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 from last semester? 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).


Academic Writing – Using Sources Effectively

Saturday, November 18, 12:00-1:30 p.m. (ET) 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.


English Conversation Group with Charlie DiSilva

Every Thursday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. 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 Groups meet 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



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