New Ventures Maine Announces New AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers

New Ventures Maine (NVME) is pleased to announce two new AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers joining us this year as Campus Compact College Access and Success Coordinators.  Kate Ruehle will be based on the Augusta Campus of the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA), and Molly Cassidy will be based on the Bangor Campus of UMA.  Both will working with NVME and UMA staff and faculty and community partners to coordinate financial education, career development, and civic engagement opportunities for current and prospective UMA students regionally and statewide, including promoting MoneyWise financial literacy activities.

Kate is a recent graduate of Bard College, where she majored in Sociology with a concentration in Gender and Sexuality Studies; she can be reached at kate.ruehle@maine.edu or 621-3435.  Molly recently graduated from Plymouth State University earning her Bachelors degree in Sociology; as an undergraduate, she worked at PSU’s Office of Community Impact.  Molly can be reached at molly.cassidy@maine.edu or (207) 619-2016.

Please join us in welcoming both Molly and Kate to NVME and UMA!