IMPORTANT INFORMATION
REGALIA PICKUP
May 4th • 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
CMCC Campus

To all of our upcoming graduates, we are deeply proud of you. This past year has shown your strength, dedication and grit. If you ordered regalia, regalia pickup is on May 4th from 2-6 p.m. Come photo-ready (minus the regalia which you will pick up) if you'd like to have a professional graduation photo taken on campus! If you are unable to pick up your regalia, no worries, it will be in the mail.
New SNAP Eligibility
Who is eligible?
SNAP eligibility has been temporarily expanded to include college students who are enrolled for at least half time (6 credits per semester) and who:
  • Have a zero expected family contribution (EFC) from their FAFSA; or
  • Are eligible to participate in a work-study program

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides a monthly benefit in the form of an EBT/debit card to help individuals purchase nutritious food at supermarkets, local grocery stores, farmer's markets, and online from specific stores.

How to apply:
  1.  Apply online with DHHS
  2. Click on Option 1 "My Maine Connection" then click on the red ‘Sign Up Now” button.
  3. Contact the CMCC Office of Financial Aid and request a ‘SNAP Eligibility Letter’. Include your CMCC ID in the email. Forward this letter to Farmington.DHHS@Maine.gov.
Register now for summer and fall courses! Contact your advisor to make a plan.
 
Contact your program advisor or the LAC staff at: advising@cmcc.edu. Do you need a quick video refresher on how to register? View the Learning and Advising Center registration tutorial!
Mustang Food Pantry
Mondays: 9:00am - 11:00am
Thursdays: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 
Located by Central Services, use the College Store entrance and signs will direct you to the pantry.
 
For more information, or to request curbside pick-up, or assistance outside the regular hours, contact:
Jean Blais at jblais@cmcc.edu or
207-755-5293.
MUSTANG MOBILE
Mustang Mobile App Weekly Challenge: Let's start a virtual yearbook! If you're graduating, post a photo in your regalia or holding a sign saying you graduated. Don't forget to include what program you're in! If you're not graduating yet, leave a comment of cheer on this post for the graduates of 2021! Post your submission by Sunday night and be entered to win a $50 VISA gift card! #WeeklyChallenge
STUDENT WORKER JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Student Security Officer
Join the Central Maine Community College Security Team.

Interested?
Scott Watkins
Learning Commons Peer Tutors
Learning Commons peer tutors help other students find and use credible information.

Interested?
Jim Allard, Learning Commons Librarian
Peer Tutors in the Math & Science Center
Earn good money tutoring via Zoom for The Math & Science Center! Receive a badge from Purdue University in Tutor Essentials.

Interested?
Diane Hamel, Math Science Coordinator dhamel@cmcc.edu
To view all open positions, log into CM Connect go to the Students tab, and then Student Employment on the left.
FINANCIAL AID NEWS
CARES Emergency Grants

Apply for a student CARES Emergency Grant. Students who are currently enrolled at CMCC, have completed the 2020-2021 FAFSA and who have met the eligibility requirements to receive federal student aid are eligible to apply for assistance. Applications will be reviewed and processed by the Office of Financial Aid on a rolling basis.

Find the application:
  • Log into CMConnect
  • Choose the 'Students Tab'
  • Choose the Financial Aid Page.
Brian C. Thayer Memorial Scholarship
 
The Brian C. Thayer Memorial Scholarship is currently accepting applications through May 15, 2021. 

The $1,000 scholarship is for students enrolled or enrolling in a construction-related field of study at a Maine Community College.
 
Are you looking for a scholarship? Visit available Maine Community Foundation Scholarships.
Workforce & Professional Development Career Training
Entry-Level Software Developer
Generously funded through the Harold Alfond Foundation and offered through CMCC's Center for Workforce and Professional Development.
PMT Academy
No-Cost Training beginning May 24 -August 13. Instructional Method: In-Person
Work experience opportunities provided by Grover Precision, Oxford; Maine Machine Products Company, Paris; Elmet Technologies, Lewiston; ABB Inc., Auburn; and Nichols Portland, Portland.
Want to learn more?
To register for the program:
WPD 401 01 Basic Life Support Certification for Healthcare Providers
When: Thursday, June 10 8:00am - 12:30pm
Instructional method: In person, skills assessment
Course Cost: $109.00 *Space is limited
Register Today! FMI: Course Schedule - CMCC
WPD 090 01-7 Habits Highly Effective People
Dates: May 20-July 1
Instruction method: Hybrid
Days/times: Thursdays from 8:30-11:00 am via synchronous Zoom
Cost: $499.00
Free Child Development Training. June 7 - August 20. Online with paid work experience. Want to learn more: bit.ly/ContactCWPD
To register: bit.ly/CWPDRegister
Behavioral Health Professional certification
No-cost training
 
Cohort 1
June 1, start date, online
Live via Zoom June 24 & 25 from 11am to 3pm.
Cohort 2
June 28, start date, online
Live via Zoom July 22 & 23 from 11am to 3pm.
Cohort 3
July 26, online
Live via Zoom on August 19 & 20, 2021 from 11am to 3pm.
Cohort 4
August 23, online
Live via Zoom September 16 and 17, 11am to 3pm.
To register: bit.ly/CWPDRegister
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND CLUBS
JMG is available during the summer session to assist with job searches or course registration. Contact Michelle Bourne at mbourne@cmcc.edu.
Gender Equity

GE will be meeting via zoom over the summer, to stay in touch, offer support and encouragement during summer classes and summer work schedules.

Next Meeting:
Wednesday, May 5th
11:00am
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 950 1276 5796
Passcode: 697721

FMI contact Barbara Barth, club advisor, bbarth@cmcc.edu.
Mustang Fitness Center Classes
Classes are via Zoom unless otherwise stated. Call the Mustang Fitness Center or email Jordy if you are interested in participating in fitness classes.
207-755-5165; jknoren@cmcc.edu.

  • Spin - M & Thur., 6:00am - 6:50am 

  • Piloxing Booty-Builder - Thur, 7:00pm- 7:30pm

  • Chair Yoga - Sat.,10:15am-11:15am

  • Hatha Yoga - Mon, 8:00am - 9:00am 

  • Bootcamp - M, 6:00pm - 7:00pm; W, 5:15pm - 6:15pm; Thur., 6:00pm - 7:00pm (all Bootcamp in person with masking)

  • Zumba - T, 6:15pm - 7:15pm; Wed., 6:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Zumba Toning - W, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Piloxing - T., 5:00pm - 6:00pm; Sat 9:00am -10:00am

  • Piloxing Knockout - M, 5:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Tri-Group - Fri, 5:45am - 7:00am
TRIO STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES NEWS
TRIO Student Support Services extends our offer to all CMCC students to join TRIO to achieve their goals, get individualized academic and personal coaching, and access tutoring. Find out if you qualify today to get these amazing FREE services by logging onto CMConnect and clicking this link:

Curious about TRIO? Check out these videos:
About CM TRIO Tutoring: https://youtu.be/cO_MUyYAACQ
CAREER AND TRANSFER NEWS
  • Unsure about career options? View Candid Career!
  • Looking for work? Check out Community partner Jobs.
  • For transfer or career-related questions, visit the Placement and Transfer Services Offices in Student Services or email Liz Oken or call her at (207)755-5239.
Learning Commons & Tutoring
Learning Commons Movie Minute: Citation Exporting
A brief introduction on how to send citations to NoodleTools or RefWorks. View on YouTube or Panopto.
FREE Zoom Math & Science Tutoring Available to all CMCC students
Pick your class and the time that works best for you. A Zoom weblink will be sent to your CMCC email for the tutoring session. If you have questions or need to request additional tutoring hours, contact Diane Hamel .
Connect with Librarians via Zoom morning, afternoon, night, and even on Saturdays.
Make an appointment or schedule an appointment by emailing reference@cmcc.edu.
The Writing Center Options!
Zoom Virtual Writing Center

The Writing Center Zoom schedule for the summer semester beginning May 17 to August 16

If these Zoom times don't work with your schedule, e-mail Dennis directly with your preferred times and he will schedule an appointment at your convenience. dcamire@cmcc.edu
Brightspace Submission

To access this resource, easily get the Online Writing Center listed in your courses.

  1. Go to the Discover tab at the top of your Brightspace homepage
  2. In the Discover search bar, type On-Line Writing Center
  3. Click “enroll” and the On-Line Writing Center will always be available in your list of courses.

Once you have enrolled in the Online Writing Center, click on the Online Writing Center window and follow the instructions for submitting your paper. Tutors are notified your paper has been uploaded and will generally respond within 24-48 hours with feedback.

On-line W/C tutors: Rachel King: rking@cmcc.edu and Ethel Bowden: ebowden@cmcc.edu