Press Releases

Maine Maritime Academy Training Ship to Depart May 10 for Eastern U.S. and European Ports

Posted on: May 1, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy students, officers, and crew will depart Castine on Wednesday, May 10 at approximately 5:00 PM on the Training Ship State of Maine (TSSOM) for the annual training evolution to foreign and domestic ports of call. This year’s itinerary includes stops in Charleston, South Carolina; Tenerife, Spain; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Portland, Maine; Edinburgh, Scotland; Cobh, Ireland; and New York, New York. Schedule and ports are subject to change.


Class of 2017 Commencement Set for Saturday, May 6

Posted on: April 28, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—The Class of 2017 Commencement will be held at Maine Maritime Academy on Saturday, May 6 at 11 a.m. at the Alexander Field House in Castine. Senator Susan M. Collins will be the college’s Commencement speaker. Senator Collins has served in the United States Senate since 1997 and currently ranks fifteenth in Senate seniority. She chairs the Senate Aging Committee and the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves on the Intelligence Committee and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.


Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting May 5, 2017

Posted on: April 27, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will meet in committees from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 5 in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine. The Board of Trustees quarterly meeting will be held from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., also on Friday in the Holmes Heritage Room.


MMA Student Life Awards Recognize Outstanding Leaders and Community Members at 15th Annual Banquet

Posted on: April 14, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—At a banquet held on Thursday, April 5, the Maine Maritime Academy Student Life Awards Committee recognized outstanding members of the MMA and Castine community whose contributions include various service projects, athletics, employment and volunteer programs, and other co-curricular activities.


Regimental Awards Recognize Outstanding Students at 2017 Banquet

Posted on: April 10, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—At a banquet held on Monday, March 20, the Maine Maritime Academy Regimental Awards recognized students for their strength of character, seamanship, and overall leadership on campus. This year, the entire Regiment was welcomed to the banquet, including nearly 600 students who enjoyed dinner sitting with their companies.


Susan Collins, United States Senator for Maine, to Address Class of 2017 at Maine Maritime Academy Commencement

Posted on: April 5, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy President William J. Brennan announced today that U.S. Senator for Maine, Susan Collins, will be the college’s 2017 Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 6 in Castine. Senator Collins has served in the United States Senate since 1997 and currently ranks fifteenth in Senate seniority. (more…)

Free Workshop for Prospective Students of Service Academies to be Held Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Bangor

Posted on: March 30, 2017

BANGOR, Maine— Maine Maritime Academy, in cooperation with Maine’s congressional delegation, will host an informational workshop for prospective students and their parents to learn about admission to Federal service academies on Wednesday, April 12 in Bangor. The workshop, offered free of charge and open to the public, will be presented at the Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Road in Bangor, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.


Maine Maritime Academy Announces Graduates and Dean’s List for Fall, 2016

Posted on: January 18, 2017

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy recently named 377 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. (more…)

Maine Maritime Academy Teams Wear Recycled Uniforms By Maine Company

Posted on: January 12, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy Athletics has placed several teams in Atayne athletic apparel. Atayne, a Brunswick, Maine-based company, creates athletic apparel using 100% recycled and organic materials. (more…)

MMA Academic Achievement Awards Honor Student Scholars and Faculty

Posted on: November 15, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s annual Academic Achievement Awards banquet was held on Thursday evening, November 10th, to honor the scholarly accomplishments of students and the service of faculty.

Scheel Scholars
The late Henry A. Scheel of Rockport, Maine was one of America’s most respected naval architects and yacht designers. During his long and distinguished career, Mr. Scheel produced more than 250 complete designs which have been utilized by builders of sailboats and other craft in the U.S. and Europe.