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5/20/24 Student Update

Hello Cambridge College Students,


As we approach the end of May, excitement is in the air, with graduation less than three weeks away! This time of the year is always filled with anticipation as we prepare to celebrate your achievements and look forward to the summer ahead. Congratulations to those of you graduating this term! We are celebrating with you and look forward to seeing you at commencement on June 9th. For more information about graduation, please click here.


We hope you are all doing well and that those of you on break are enjoying the time off. While online classes are currently in session, most other classes begin the week of June 3rd. In preparation for classes, be sure to review your course syllabus and obtain any required textbooks or materials. Your course instructor(s) will likely reach out soon with a welcome email.


For those of you who are continuing into your next semester, remember that 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! Click here to view the Academic Success Center on MyCC to learn 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.


Next, let’s look at the workshops being offered within the next few weeks!


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


Cambridge College Tools for Success - (Grammarly, Google Tools, Tutoring)

Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (ET). Click here to register 

Cambridge College has many free resources to support students! Learn about CC Tutors, TutorMe, Google Suite, Read & Write Gold, and Grammarly. Learning Specialist Leah Barcan will teach you how to get the most out of these valuable tools. Please email with any questions. 


Time Management - Preparing for the Start of the Semester

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (ET). Click here to register 

Life is busy, and time management can be a challenge for all of us! Learning Specialist Leah Barcan will share strategies and resources to help you be calmer and more organized. Part of this workshop will be putting the information into action and making your own plan to start the semester off right. Please email with any questions. 


The Art of The Elevator Pitch

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (ET). Click here to register

Make a great first impression! A bit of preparation will help you to maximize your time, feel confident, and make a good impression with employers. Attendees will be able to develop and practice their 30-second elevator pitch and learn basic principles on how to develop and maintain a professional network. Contact Cambridge College’s Career Services Manager, Irina Galatskaya, at for any questions you may have.


APA Bootcamp: American Psychological Association (APA) 7th Edition Citation

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (ET). Click here to register

Please join CC Librarian Jeff Cronin, as he 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. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Cronin at Please be sure to register in advance.


Networking For Success   

Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (ET). Click here to register

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. Check out this workshop to improve your networking skills! Contact Cambridge College’s Career Services Manager, Irina Galatskaya, at for any questions you may have.


Emotionally Intelligent? You Are Hired!  

Thursday, May 30, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:30PM (ET). Click here to register

In this workshop, you will learn the five components of emotional intelligence at work: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills, and critical skills for your personal and professional success. Approximately 90% of all high performers in the workplace have high Emotional Intelligence (also known as EI or EQ). Emotional intelligence is important because it can help you improve your interpersonal relationships, both personally and professionally. Contact Cambridge College’s Career Services Manager, Irina Galatskaya, at for any questions you may have.


English Conversation Group with Charlie DiSilva

Every Thursday, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (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 Group meets virtually via Zoom every Thursday (except federal holidays). There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.


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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