2015 - News Archive
Spring 2014 - KVCC Student Shows the Meaning of Service!
Maryanne Stevens lent a helping hand to a stranger by filling his gas tank and simply asked him to pass it on...according to THIS article in the Portland Press Herals!
2014 - News Archive
Fall 2014 - 1st Annual Hats and Mittens Drive for the Waterville Homeless Shelter and Trinity Mens Shelter
The Center for Civic Engagement held the 1st Annual Hat and Mitten Drive leading to a Benefic Concert featuring Yellow Brick Road at Moody Chapel on Movember 15, 2014.
Click HERE to learn more about the results of this drive!
Summer 2014 - Trek Across Maine
KVCC fielded a cycling team for the Maine Lung Association's Trek Across Maine event this year. Members of the team included:
Mark McAffee (student at KVCC and Team Captain)
Dr. Rick Hopper (President, KVCC)
Dr. Mark Kavanaugh (Chair, KVCC Department of Social Sciences)
Steve Knight (KVCC Adjunct Instructor)
Matt Skehan (Director of Waterville Parks and Recreation)
The team raised approximately $6000 and had an amazing time! We will be doing it next year as well!
Click HERE to read an article about the event from the Morning Sentinal.
Spring 2014 - 1st Annual Sock Drive for the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter
Students in Mark Kavanaugh's Introduction to Sociology are collecting socks for the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter. Boxes have been placed all over the Waterville area. More news on this even will be forthcoming!
I just got to work and saw the huge pile of new socks that you and your class worked so hard to get for us..648 pairs!!! That is unreal. You don't know how many people that you guys have made happy...well...648 of them to be exact!! Your hard work and dedication to this project fills my heart with pride because I KNEW that the people...at KVCC would come through big time and you did!!! Would you please convey my deep appreciation and thanks for a job well done. I so greatly appreciate all of your students demonstrating to me, once again, the goodness of mankind and the realization that we all can make a difference. You should all feel very proud!
Thank so very much,
Former KVCC Mental Health Student, now working at the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter
Spring 2014 - College Bowl for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine
Two student teams from KVCC participated in this years College Bowl to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine.
2013 - News Archive
Student at Spruse Mountain
KVCC Student Jan Kirkland (and her daughter Ashley) were featured in a Maine Sundy Telegram article for their volunteer work at Spruce Mountain as part of Jan's Introduction to Psychology class.
Click HERE to read the article.
2005 - News Archive
Maine Campus Compact Awards
Maine Campus Compact celebrated it's 10 Anniversary with an event at the Senator Inn in Augusta ME
KVCC student Wanda Smith with teh Executive Director of the National Campus Compact, Liz Hollander
Wanda was awarded the PILLARS Award
"Philanthropy, Innovation, Learning, Leadership, Action, Responsibility, and Service"
Students Jessica Parks and Andrea Watkins were both recognized with the "Unsung Hero Award"
KVCC Faculty member, Mark Kavanaugh was awarded both the "Campus Civic Stewardship Award" and the "Donald Harwood Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence"