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KVCC and Northern Pride Communications partner to offer no-cost cell tower training beginning Sept. 2 thanks to Maine Quality Center grant

By Jon Humphrey on Aug. 13, 2014, at 1:23 p.m.
FAIRFIELD, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) and Northern Pride Communications have jointly developed an education and training program to prepare individuals for system installer positions with the Topsham-based telecommunications company. This 258-hour program will be offered at no cost to qualified Maine residents thanks to funding from a …
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KVCC to hold first “Admit in a Day” event July 24

By Jon Humphrey on July 01, 2014, at 10:27 a.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Kennebec Valley Community College, 92 Western Ave., Fairfield, Maine For more information: 207-453-5822; kvcc.me.edu Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will hold its first-ever “Admit in a Day” event July 24 giving potential students a one-stop option for …
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KVCC expands summer scholarships for 2014

By Jon Humphrey on May 06, 2014, at 2:08 p.m.
Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) has announced an expansion of scholarships for the summer semester which runs May 19 to August 9. The College will make approximately $125,000 in scholarships available to qualified students for the summer semester. More than 250 students are expected to benefit from …
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KVCC partners with Midstate Berkshire to offer free machinist and machine operator training

By Jon Humphrey on April 28, 2014, at 10:58 a.m.
Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Midstate Berkshire to offer free machinist and machine operator training to qualified students beginning May 19. Midstate Berkshire has generously donated $97,000 to fund 700 hours of training at KVCC for each student selected …
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Maine Senator Susan Collins will be keynote speaker at KVCC 44th Commencement

By Jon Humphrey on April 22, 2014, at 2:48 p.m.
FAIRFIELD, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) has announced that Maine Senator Susan Collins will be the keynote speaker at its 44th Commencement Exercises May 17 at the Augusta Civic Center. Commencement will begin at 10 a.m. Senator Collins was invited to make the keynote address by Dr. Richard …
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KVCC Open House scheduled March 27

By Jon Humphrey on March 19, 2014, at 10:24 a.m.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Kennebec Valley Community College, 92 Western Ave., Fairfield, Maine For more information: 207-453-5035; kvcc.me.edu Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will hold an Open House Thursday, March 27, featuring campus tours, financial aid guidance, program information, and much …
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KVCC Evening of Jazz Gala March 21

By Jon Humphrey on March 04, 2014, at 12:30 p.m.
Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) Foundation’s An Evening of Jazz gala dinner dance and auction will be held March 21 to raise money for student scholarships and educational needs, and reservations are still available for this fun and important event. Organized to raise funds to open the …
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Series of speakers on agriculture topics begins Feb. 6 at KVCC

By Jon Humphrey on Feb. 03, 2014, at 2:28 p.m.
FAIRFIELD, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will offer a series of seven agriculture-oriented speakers and panel discussions beginning in early February. The series will focus on issues important to Maine’s sustainable agriculture and farm-to-table culinary arts efforts. Each session will be held in the conference room at the …
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KVCC offers solar photovoltaic code workshop Jan. 21

By Jon Humphrey on Jan. 06, 2014, at 9:54 a.m.
Fairfield, ME – In collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will offer a unique one-day workshop for Maine code officials and photovoltaic (PV) design and installation professionals on Jan. 21 at its Fairfield campus. The one-day …
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KVCC President addresses Mid-Maine Global Forum on how education policies in Japan and elsewhere could help to improve secondary education in Maine

By Jon Humphrey on Dec. 17, 2013, at 12:25 p.m.
WATERVILLE, ME – Dr. Richard Hopper, President of Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC), spoke at the Mid-Maine Global Forum Dec. 11 on lessons Maine can learn from Japan’s education policies since World War II. Dr. Hopper was invited to address the monthly forum as the featured speaker based on his …
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KVCC propane and natural gas courses scheduled

By Jon Humphrey on Dec. 09, 2013, at 1:26 p.m.
Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will offer a series of new non-credit, technician-level propane and natural gas courses beginning in January 2014. The propane and natural gas courses at KVCC are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to pursue licensure and certification as …
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KVCC Culinary Arts and Sustainable Agriculture Program Information Session December 11

By Jon Humphrey on Nov. 27, 2013, at 1:26 p.m.
Fairfield, ME – The Associate in Applied Science degree programs in Culinary Arts and Sustainable Agriculture at Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will hold a public information session for prospective students on December 11. The event is open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Lower …
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KVCC Open House scheduled November 16

By Jon Humphrey on Oct. 23, 2013, at 3:25 p.m.
Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will hold an Open House Saturday, Nov. 16, featuring campus tours, financial aid guidance, program information, and much more. The Open House from 10 a.m.-noon in the Carter Hall Multipurpose Center will include refreshments. It is free and open to the public. …
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KVCC hires Farm Manager and Sustainable Agriculture Instructor

By Jon Humphrey on Aug. 07, 2013, at 5:03 p.m.
Hinckley, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) has hired a farm manager and a sustainable agriculture instructor to lead its innovative new agricultural programs at the Harold Alfond Campus. Daniel MacPhee of Palermo, Maine has been selected as KVCC’s farm manager. Jacob Holzberg-Pill of Nevada City, California, has been …
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Fall registration underway at KVCC

By Jon Humphrey on Aug. 06, 2013, at 9:19 a.m.
Fairfield, ME – Registration for the fall 2013 semester at Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) is underway for all students. The fall semester begins on Aug. 26 and ends December 14. Students are reminded that some classes fill up quickly, and are encouraged to register as early as possible. Many …
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KVCC Open House July 11

By Jon Humphrey on June 19, 2013, at 1:59 p.m.
Fairfield, ME – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will hold an Open House Thursday, July 11, featuring campus tours, financial aid guidance, program information, and much more. The Open House from 4-6 p.m. in the King Hall Campus Center will include refreshments. It is free and open to the public. …
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KVCC to receive $150,000 from Elmina B. Sewall Foundation to benefit new agricultural sciences programs

By Jon Humphrey on June 19, 2013, at 1:55 p.m.
Hinckley, ME – The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges has been awarded $150,000 from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation of Freeport to support infrastructure development necessary to launch an education hub for agricultural sciences at Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC). KVCC is locating its Sustainable Maine Agriculture Resource and Technology …
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KVCC to receive $150,000 from Elmina B. Sewall Foundation to benefit new agricultural sciences programs

By Jon Humphrey on June 19, 2013, at 1:53 p.m.
Hinckley, ME – The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges has been awarded $150,000 from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation of Freeport to support infrastructure development necessary to launch an education hub for agricultural sciences at Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC). KVCC is locating its Sustainable Maine Agriculture Resource and Technology …
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KVCC to receive $150,000 from Elmina B. Sewall Foundation to benefit new agricultural sciences programs

By Jon Humphrey on June 19, 2013, at 1:51 p.m.
Hinckley, ME – The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges has been awarded $150,000 from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation of Freeport to support infrastructure development necessary to launch an education hub for agricultural sciences at Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC). KVCC is locating its Sustainable Maine Agriculture Resource and Technology …
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KVCC Foundation awarded three grants

By Jon Humphrey on Aug. 01, 2012, at 2:45 p.m.
FAIRFIELD, Maine–The Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) Foundation has been awarded three grants that will directly benefit programs and students at the College. The grants include: ▪ $20,000 from the Davis Family Foundation to support students whose children are attending Educare Central Maine in Waterville. The money will be used …
 
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