Press release - health programs

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Release date: 06-26-2012


Excellent opportunities remain in KVCC health programs


Fairfield, ME – As the fall semester of 2012 approaches, there are still many opportunities remaining in popular health programs at Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC).


Space remains in programs including Occupational Therapy Assistant, Health Information Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Advanced Emergency Care, and Computed Tomography.


“Many of these programs have become so popular people assume they are already full, but it is not too late to enroll,” Dean of Students Karen Normandin said. “These are programs that lead to excellent jobs with high wages right here in our local economy.”


KVCC constantly adapts its programs to meet the changing needs of employers and respond to demand for additional workers in growing fields. The College’s Nursing and Allied Health Departments have a well-established reputation for producing quality graduates in a number of health care fields.


While registration for the fall semester will continue through mid-August, instructors in are eager to get the word out that there is still room for more students.


“Registering early is the best way to get the schedule that you want, so we always encourage anyone interested in enrolling in a program to talk to us as soon as possible,” Dean Normandin said.


Anyone interested in learning more about programs at KVCC is encouraged to call the Admissions Department at 207-453-5131 or email Prospective students may also go to


Kennebec Valley Community College is one of seven community colleges in Maine. KVCC prepares full-time and part-time students to enter the job market, to transfer to colleges and universities, and to achieve their professional and personal goals.  Programs and services support the economic growth of the community in response to changing needs.


In 2011 and again in 2012, KVCC was named one of the top community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute, placing in the top 10 percent of two-year colleges based on student success rates.


To learn more about KVCC, go to




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