10/28/2021 Academic Affairs Weekly Student Update

 

Greetings Cambridge College Students:

 

We hope your classes are going well. As a reminder, Spring 2022 registration opens next week on November 1st. We encourage you to reach out to your advisor or success coach and register early. As in the Fall 2021 term, courses will be offered in a mix of modalities, with some courses fully online, others Connected/Zoom, and some in person.

                                 

Save the Dates! Virtual Evening Chats with Provost Stephen Healey

I am delighted to begin serving as the new Provost at Cambridge College. One of my commitments is to engage with our students. To foster an open dialogue between the Office of Academic Affairs and our students, I would like to begin informal virtual conversations with students to discuss matters relevant to them. I know and value the importance of communication and gathering input from students, so I am offering the following dates for the fall 2021-2022 term:

 

§  Tuesday, November 9, 2021 – from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST – Via Zoom

o   https://cambridgecollege.zoom.us/j/83578262709

 

§  Wednesday, November 10, 2021 – from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST Via Zoom

o   https://cambridgecollege.zoom.us/j/86507272212

 

Fall 2021-2022 Workshops

This fall, Cambridge College is offering many virtual workshops and events! Click here to access the full list of workshops>>.

 

English Conversation Groups and Tai Chi

As you may know, this fall, we are continuing to offer two English conversation groups with Charlie DiSilva and Santia Lindor. These are great places to practice English and connect with other students. Joseph Hughes is also offering virtual Tai Chi sessions every Friday. To register, see below:

 

§  Every Monday, 9/20 to 12/13, 5:00 to 6:00 PM EST. English Conversation Group with Santia Lindor. Click here to register for the series>>

§  Every Thursday, 9/23 to 12/16, 5:00 to 6:00 PM EST. English Conversation Group with Charlie DiSilva. Click here to register for the series>>

§  Every Friday, 9/24-12/17, 10:00 to 11:00 AM EST. Weekly CELT Taiji (Tai-Chi) Workout and Meditation

 

Upcoming Workshops & Events

§  Friday, 10/29, 3:00 to 4:00 PM EST. How to Strengthen Your Argument with Sources with Kate Litterer. Click here to register>>

§  Friday, 10/29, 3:30 to 4:30 PM EST. Developing Supporting Paragraphs: Topic Sentence vs. Thesis Studio with Lee Okan. Click here to register>>

§  Wednesday, 11/3, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST. Making Peace with the Crappy First Draft Studio with Kathleen Hartnett. Click here to register>>

§  Wednesday, 11/3, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST. Library Webinar: Introduction to the Cambridge College Online Library with Jeff Cronin. Click here to register>>

§  Thursday, 11/4, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST. How to Use Grammarly for Academic Writing with Kate Litterer. Click here to register>>

§  Thursday, 11/4, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST: Unlocking the Secrets of Scholarly Research with Gilda Bruckman. Click here to register>>

§  Friday, 11/5, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST. How to Use Grammarly for Academic Writing with Kate Litterer. Click here to register>>

§  Friday, 11/5, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST. Making Peace with the Crappy First Draft Studio with Lee Okan. Click here to register>>

 

NEW: Mental Health Resources Page

Vera Dimoplon, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, has created a new Mental Health Resources Page with excellent resources for students experiencing mental health issues. You can access the page here>>. If you are experiencing mental health challenges, we strongly encourage you to utilize these resources, especially the William James College Interface. You can also visit the updated Cultural Engagement page here>>.

 

Be sure to register early to get into the classes you need and continue without any interruptions. Good luck with your current classes!

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Stephen Healey

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

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 vera.dimoplon@cambridgecollege.edu or 617-873-0614.