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8/9/22 Student Update

8/9/2022 Academic Affairs Weekly Student Update     


Hello Cambridge College Students,


We hope you are all doing well!  For those of you currently taking online courses, be sure to keep up with your coursework and reach out for help if you need it. Click here to access our resource pages>>. For those of you on break awaiting the fall term starting on September 1st, enjoy your time off. Here are some upcoming events and resources to consider!


APA Bootcamp

Tuesday, September 9, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. Click here to register >>

Cambridge College Librarian Jeff Cronin covers 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. 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. (EST) 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>>.


If you are on break, enjoy these weeks. 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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