Press Releases

Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby, Maritime Administrator, to Address Class of 2018 at Maine Maritime Academy Commencement

Posted on: March 7, 2018

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy President William J. Brennan announced today that Maritime Administrator, Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, USN, Ret. will deliver the college’s Commencement address on Saturday, May 5 in Castine.

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Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting

Posted on: February 15, 2018

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine.

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Maine Maritime Academy Announces Graduates and Dean’s List for Fall, 2017

Posted on: January 23, 2018

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy recently named 419 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2017-2018 academic year.Read More…

Student Scholars and Faculty Honored at Achievement Awards

Posted on: November 13, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s annual Academic Achievement Awards banquet was held on Thursday evening, November 9, to honor the scholarly accomplishments of students and the service of faculty.

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MMA Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting November 10

Posted on: November 3, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine.

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“War Talks” Series Kicks Off With Peter Davis’ Award-winning Vietnam War Film, October 11

Posted on: September 30, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—Filmmaker and writer Peter Davis will introduce and discuss his film Hearts and Minds (1974), the Oscar-winning documentary on the Vietnam War, on Wednesday, October 11, at 7:00 p.m. at the Maine Maritime Academy Alfond Student Center. Davis’s talk and film is the first of five “War Talks” on the human experience of wars around the globe hosted by the MMA Arts and Sciences Department in conjunction with the course, Documenting War Around the World. All events are free and open to the public.

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Free Workshop for Prospective Students of Service Academies to be Held Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Portland

Posted on: September 6, 2017

PORTLAND, 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 Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Portland. The workshop, offered free of charge and open to the public, will be presented at the Clarion Hotel,  located at 1230 Congress Street in Portland from  6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Convocation to be Held Monday, August 28, 2017

Posted on: August 23, 2017

CASTINE, Maine— Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy, today announced that the college will host its 8th annual Convocation on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Alexander Field House. Members of the Castine community are invited and encouraged to attend.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Annual Meeting

Posted on: August 2, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold its annual meeting on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine.

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Schooner Bowdoin Sets Sail for Educational Cruises in the Canadian Maritimes

Posted on: June 9, 2017

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, will be home to three groups of students in the Vessel Operations and Technology program this summer. Students will be sailing coastwise and offshore as part of sail training courses during which they learn to navigate and maintain the vessel to fulfill degree requirements and competencies toward a U.S. Coast Guard limited license.Read More…