Week of
September 14, 2020

Looking for work this semester? Check out the following resources:


Job listings under "Community partner Jobs"   

Virtual Brightspace Trainings  
Still not comfortable with Brightspace. Check out this pre-recorded training. 

Passcode: +iA95SSP 
Student Senate Leadership

Congratulations to the new elected officials for CMCC's Student Senate!

President: Patricia Benson
Vice President: Sarah Pierce
Secretary: Kacie Simpson
Treasurer: Tricia Downs
Mustang Mobile 

Mustang Mobile is a free mobile app that allows you to complete daily health pre-screen if coming to campus, stay up to date on class assignments and schedule, and stay connected to your college friends. 


Download the app here for Apple devices


Download the app here for Android devices

Virtual Community College System Wide Activity Fair  
Monday, September 14

Drop into the virtual activity fair to learn about existing campus clubs, organizations, and opportunities to get involved or how to start something new. Includes clubs and organizations at other community college campuses in Maine. 

Open to all students attending community colleges in Maine. 
Constitution Trivia Challenge on Kahoot
Round 1 Trivia - September 17 &  Constitution Day 
CMCC Students Only 

Game Pin: 01299026

Round 2 Trivia - September 22 & National Voter Registration Day 
Entire Maine Community College System Trivia Challenge featuring Round 1 winners

The Kahoot! trivia challenge begins at 9 am on Constitution Day, September 17th! CMCC Students can compete from 9/17 to 9/18 to claim glory in knowing the most about our U.S. Constitution. The trivia challenge closes at 5 pm on 9/18.

To truly compete in the trivia challenge, CMCC students must enter their true name (to match your student ID) and CMConnect email address. Kahoot! challenges can be accessed using a phone or computer and it award points based on both speed and accuracy!

Winners of this CMCC-specific challenge will win prizes and be offered the opportunity to be the ultimate trivia champion and compete in the Maine Community College System trivia virtual event occurring on National Voter Registration Day, September 22nd at 7 pm.
Virtual CMCC (Only) Activity Fair  
Thursday, September 17

After checking out clubs around the Maine Community College System, check out what is happening right here at CMCC. With plenty of clubs to get involved with, jump into this zoom meeting and get involved.  
Tutors Needed!
TRIO Tutors
TRIO student support services is looking for individuals who are interested in tutoring Math, Science, Psychology, Sociology and Business. Benefits include flexible schedule, free training with Tutor Matching Service, and experience to add to your resume. 

Contact Donna Alexander at TRIO for more information at or 207-755-5209.

Math Science Tutoring Center
Calling All Math and/or Life Science Students
The Math Science Center in the Learning Commons is looking for individuals who are interested in Peer Tutoring. Opportunity to receive Badge from Purdrue University Tutor Essentials Training. All awesome additions to your resume. Interested? Come join our team.
Please send me an email, call or text me As Soon As Possible!
Diane Hamel, MSC Coordinator:
Nursing Application
The nursing application for CURRENT students is now available at:
You must be logged in to CMConnect to access.
Need a Student ID Card?
Here's how you can get one!

1) Send an email to Central Services at  requesting a student ID card.

2) Include your student ID number, full name and mailing address.

3) Attach a photo of yourself for the card (should look like example below).

4) We'll print your card and mail it to you!

Have questions? Call Central Services at ( 207) 755-5294 or email at
**Snapchat or other app picture filter can't be processed for Student ID's**

(right click on the image space and select "download picture" if you don't see the image of picture)
Jobs for Maine Graduates (JMG)  
Attention JMG students! This isn't high school anymore!
Your CMCC JMG specialist is located in the Learning & Advising center and we are looking forward to an exciting year!
Email or Call Michelle to see what JMG can do for you.

Learning Commons is Open!   
Don't forget that the Learning Commons is open from 8:00AM-4:30PM, Monday-Friday this semester and available to help students with tutoring and research! 

Learning Commons Minute Update

Check out these Learning Commons resources:

Zoom Librarians Monday - Friday
Math Science Center 

Zoom Virtual Writing Center 
Mustang Fitness Center Schedule 
Call the Mustang Fitness Center if you are interested in participating in any of the fitness classes. 

Fitness Center 

Spin - M & Thur., 5:45AM-6:50AM

Yoga - M,  8-9AM; Sat., 10:15AM-11:15AM

Bootcamp - M, 6-7PM; W, 5:15-6:15PM; Thur., 6-7PM

Zumba - T, 6-7PM; Thur., 6:15-7:15PM

Piloxing - Thur., 5-6PM; Sat 9-10AM

Tri-Group - Fri, 7:30-7:15AM
Body Weight & Stretch - Fri, 7:30-8AM
Virtual Emerging Leaders Program
Join students from community colleges across Maine in the Emerging Leaders Program. This virtual program will help you enhance your leadership skills through self-exploration and skill development.  

Program objectives include:
  • Identify your own personal "why" as a leader, your values, strengths, and weaknesses 
  • How to run effective meetings 
  • Learn how to delegate tasks as a leader
  • Develop SMARTER goals for yourself and teams
Fall Sessions:
Tuesdays, 1:00PM-2:00PM (starts on 9/15/20 -10/13/20)
Thursdays 12:00PM-1:00PM (starts on 9/17/20 - 10/15/20)

Certificates of completion are available to students who complete all 5 sessions. 

To register, contact Grimes Williams at
Biweekly Virtual Yoga
Tuesday, September 15
Join students from around the Community College System for the first bi-weekly yoga. For more information, contact Tori Penney at

25 person limit on each class. 
Calling all Gamers
Interested in playing Madden, FIFA, and/or NBA 2K? Contact Connor Sheehy at
Get Ready To Vote
Thursday, September 17

NextGen Maine Voter Events. To learn more or sign up:!
TRIO is a student support program designed to assist you in achieving academic and career success. We offer FREE tutoring, workshops, scholarships, academic advising, financial aid assistance, transfer trips, and transfer assistance for all of our participants. 

Interested? Then complete the application on CMConnect. Login to CMConnect, click on the Student Tab, and then click on the TRIO tab on the left side of the screen. The application is under the "Apply to TRIO" block. 
TRIO Workshops (Virtual)
All are welcome to attend any of the following TRIO workshops:

Ready!Set!Notes! - Join Donna Alexander on how to make note taking easy, and show you there is a method to the madness! 
September 16 - 12:30PM-1:30PM
September 17 - 4:30PM-5:30PM
Zoom Meeting Code: 207 755 5205

2+2=Anxiety - Join Terry Charlton and Christine Lee for a presentation to help you reduce your homework and testing anxiety in math. (and is generally applicable to any subject you find stress producing).
September 23 - 12:30PM-1:30PM
September 24 - 4:30PM-5:30PM
Zoom Meeting Code: 207 755 5205

Get Credit:Transfer Tips - Join TRIO Staff and Liz Oken, CMCC Career and Transfer Director for a presentation on transferring CMCC credits towards a four-year degree. Get Credit: Transfer Tips will help you chart your course efficiently towards your dream future.
September 30 - 12:30PM-1:30PM
October 1 - 4:30PM-5:30PM
Zoom Meeting Code: 207 755 5205
Earn While You Learn 
No Cost Career Training Programs 
100% Online 
CMCC's Workforce and Professional Development Office in partnership with Maine Quality Centers are providing free professional trainings. Check out these offerings:
  • Microsoft Office Specialist 
  • Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Behavioral Health Professional Certificate  
Transfer Transcripts   

Transferring next year? All transcript requests must be made using the eTranscript service Parchment

Muslim Student Association  
Tuesday, September 15

Welcome back everyone!   Join us on Tuesday, September 15 from 2:30 to 3:30 on Zoom to talk about how your term is going, how you're coping with all that's going on, ask any questions about Brightspace or CMCC, or just talk.  

Thursday, September 17

Also, join us on Thursday, September 17 from 2:30 to 3:30 on Zoom for some informative discussion on Hadiths (sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)) and a few verses from the Quran.  MSA members can lead the discussion and we can see if what is in these texts can be applied to our lives and all that's going on today.  
Gender Equity   
Thursday, September 17
Zoom Link:
Meeting ID: 98290349454
Passcode: 745751

Week III, observations and experiences in a different kind of fall semester.  Plus sharing of resources, print and online, for supporting women and men in non-traditional work plus resources to encourage us to examine how we use language (verbal and non-verbal) in our conversations and communications.
Everyone is welcome, especially new folk who have signed up via CMConnect and the Mustang Mobile App.
FMI contact Barbara Barth, Club Advisor, or Sarah Pierce, team leader,
CRU for Christ    
Friday, September 18
Zoom Link: 
Meeting ID:  

Welcome back to CMCC CRU Club! I am excited about getting started again. 

I hope you are all doing well and adjusting to the many changes this fall. I thought this verse would be encouraging:
"Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world." (John 16: 33) 
For assistance with any transfer or career-related questions, please visit the Placement and Transfer Services Offices in Student Services or contact Liz Oken at or (207)755-5239
Transfer News and Events   
New transfer agreements with USM in Biology, Biology/Biotechnology and Biochemistry!  FMI see Liz and these links:

To help transfer students, colleges are holding Zoom meetings and other virtual services:
ConnectedED Pathways
Are you in Computer Technology, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Life Sciences, Physical Fitness Specialist, or Precision Machining?

Students who graduate from these CMCC programs are eligible to transfer to USM via the ConnectedED Pathways Program. To learn more, visit Connected Pathways

Transfer Colleges & Universities Magazine Available Here. 
Career and Job Placement    

New Venture Maine is offering a series of professional development and money management workshops and classes, all free of charge and available online:

Maine's Hire A Vet Campaign, Tuesday, September 15, 11 am-4 pm.  FMI:

Looking for work this semester? Check out Community Partner Jobs on CMCC's website.

Unsure about career options? Over 7,000 quick career videos! Candid Career Link.