Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Phone: (207) 453-5118
Advising does not only exist in the Advising Center. All KVCC students are assigned an academic or faculty advisor. Students can find their advisor's name and contact information under the Academics tab in the MyKV Portal.
Participating students may also seek assistance through one of the following additional programs:
Laurie Ficker, M.Ed.
Director of Advising
Phone: (207) 453-5118
Office: Lunder 126
Bio: Laurie grew up in rural Maine and has worked in higher education since 2005, starting at the University of Maine at Augusta and joining the KVCC community in 2021. She earned her BA in English from Colby-Sawyer College, and holds a Master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of Maine, specializing in student development. Laurie believes that every student deserves to have a point of contact to help them navigate through their educational journey. She believes that meaningful engagement inside and outside of the classroom can help students enrich their college experience and reach their educational goals.
Student Success Advisor
Phone: (207) 453-5861
Office: Lunder 127
Bio: Lori joined the KVCC community in 2022, after relocating to central Maine. As an information literacy librarian with experience teaching, tutoring, and providing student support, Lori brings a breadth of skills and experience to her position of student success advisor. After beginning her academic career at Massasoit Community College, Lori went on to earn her BA from Wellesley College and MSLIS from Simmons University. Lori believes each and every student has the right to a course of study that they find engaging and rewarding as well as one that prepares them to meet future education and career goals. As such, she is committed to ensuring students understand all options, expectations, and services available.
Bio: Flora grew up in central Maine and began her career in education at New Hampshire Technical Institute as an adjunct instructor in Professional Development. After joining Kennebec Valley Technical College in 1991 she served in several capacities. Currently she is serving as the Dual and Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator working with high school students, parents, and guidance officers to assist the student in getting a jump start on their college career. She is also serving as the Academic Recovery Coach assisting students with a plan for success. Flora believes that high school students should have an opportunity to attempt college classes and prove they can be successful in college, while they still have the support from family and school officials prior to leaving for college. She also believes every student may need a helping hand now and then, and wants to be here to support their success.