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Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting May 2, 2014

Castine, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold standing committee meetings and a quarterly meeting on Friday, May 2, 2014. 

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Students at Maine Maritime Academy Recognized for Civic Achievements at Annual Student Life Awards Banquet

CASTINE, Maine—Students at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) are encouraged to complete community service hours as part of their education. The Academy’s annual Student Life Awards Banquet, held on April 7, 2014, recognized students who have contributed time, knowledge and skills to help better the college and surrounding community.

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Dr. George Harakas, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Maine Maritime Academy, Co-Authors Patent

CASTINE, Maine—April 3, 2014Maine Maritime Academy faculty member, Dr. George Harakas, has co-authored a patent with colleague and business partner, Scott Eaton, for glycerol-containing fuel aimed at reducing emissions in large diesel engines. The two are members of the SeaChange Group LLC a private company formed in 2009 to develop low-emissions fuels. They recently received notice from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that patent # 8,679,202 was formally issued. 

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Maine Maritime Academy Announces Dean’s List for Fall 2013

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy recently named students to their Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.

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Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting

Castine, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, February 21, 2014 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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Castine Community Invited to MMA Homecoming Events

Comedian Bob Marley to Perform Friday Evening, September 20th
CASTINE, Maine— The Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association has announced an open invitation to members of the Castine community to join this year's Homecoming festivities on Friday evening, September 20th. The evening will kick off at 6:30 in the Alexander Field House with live music by The Grasshoppers, followed by a performance by comedian Bob Marley. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available.

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Maine Maritime Academy to Dedicate Navigation Training Vessel in Honor of Alumna, Trustee, and First Female Portland Harbor Pilot: Capt. Susan J. Clark

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy will celebrate the life of Susan J. Clark and honor her service to the college with a ceremonial dedication of the Academy’s 70-foot navigation training vessel to be named the Capt. Susan J. Clark. The dedication will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Castine waterfront. Close friends, family, and fellow pilots will participate in the ceremony.

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Maine Maritime Academy To Break Ground on ABS Center for Engineering, Science and Research

Building will be the First Classroom & Lab Facility to be Constructed on the Campus in 30 Years
CASTINE, Maine—On Saturday, September 21st, Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) will officially move forward and break ground for the first classroom facility to be built on the college campus in 30 years: the ABS Center for Engineering, Science and Research. The ceremonial shovel turning will be held as part of the MMA Homecoming festivities on September 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. on the lawn below the Alfond Student Center.

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Maine Maritime Academy Receives Research Grant of $1.4 Million From U.S. Department Of Transportation to Develop Marine Engine Testing and Emissions Laboratory

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy has been awarded a University Transportation Center (UTC) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for $1,414,100 to develop a Marine Engine Testing and Emissions Laboratory (METEL). The DOT/UTC research grant is the largest received to date by Maine Maritime Academy and marks the first opportunity for the college to serve as lead research institution.

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Maine Maritime Academy Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting

Castine, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold their regular quarterly meeting on Friday, November 8, 2013, 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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