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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.
CASTINE, Maine—April 3, 2014—Maine 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.