FAIRFIELD — Kennebec Valley Community College will hold an open house Friday, Oct. 2, at its campuses in Fairfield and Hinckley.

The open house, from 9 a.m. to noon, will feature campus tours, financial aid guidance, program information, refreshments, and more, according to a news release from the college.

Programs in the Allied Health, Nursing and Trades and Technology departments will be showcased at the Fairfield Campus at 92 Western Ave.

Programs in Liberal Studies, Mental Health, Early Childhood Education, Business, Sustainable Agriculture, and Culinary Arts will be showcased at the Harold Alfond Campus at 23 Stanley Ave. (just off U.S. Route 201) in Hinckley.

General information for those unsure what programs they may be interested in will be available on both campuses.

The open house will provide an ideal opportunity for potential students to explore options for the spring and fall semesters of 2016. Classrooms and labs on the campuses will be open for tours. Potential students also can explore the many opportunities to transfer credits earned at KVCC to four-year colleges and universities.


For more information about the open house, call 453-5155.

About Kennebec Valley Community College

Ranked among the best two-year colleges in America, Kennebec Valley Community College offers more than 35 programs in trades and technology, healthcare, liberal studies, sustainable agriculture, business, education, culinary arts, renewable energy and computer science. More than 95 percent of recent graduates were employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation and more than 90 percent of KVCC’s graduates stay in Maine, most of them in mid-Maine.

KVCC’s Fairfield campus is located 3 miles north of Waterville, just off Interstate 95. It features five classroom and laboratory buildings, a library, gymnasium, student lounge, and café. KVCC is constructing a new student food service that will be ready by September 2016. Fifty percent of the food served will be produced by the Farm at KVCC. The 600-acre Harold Alfond Campus on Route 201 in Hinckley, features a 120-acre organic farm, two classroom and laboratory buildings, recreational facilities, and historic Moody Chapel and is the ideal environment for KVCC’s innovative farm-to-table education hub focused on sustainable agriculture, food processing and technology, culinary arts, renewable energy and entrepreneurship. The Nutter Field House is now being converted to house the Electrical Lineworker program and a new program in Sustainable Building and Design (Timber Frame Carpentry).

KVCC’s small class sizes, low cost, excellent support services, and flexible scheduling appeal to students seeking a better future in comfortable surroundings. With generous financial aid and scholarship resources, the cost of tuition and fees is covered for the majority of full-time students, according to the release.

KVCC provides an affordable and practical path to success. Learn more at kvcc.me.edu.

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