Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

Company and Vessel Security Officer (STCW)
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm
Waypoint Wednesday: Bug Buffet @ The Waypoint
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Waypoint Wednesday: Bug Buffet @ The Waypoint

Yeah, you read that right. We’ve invited bug-eating experts to campus to feed you some . . . knowledge, among other things.

ASNE Meeting @ Clarion Hotel
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm


The American Society of Naval Engineers – Northern New England Section invites you to join them for dinner and a presentation on the removal of the grounded cruise ship Costa Concordia fro Giglio Island, Italy by the Titan-Micoperi salvage team. Engineering, operational, environmental and fiscal aspects of the most expensive and complex salvage operation ever conducted will be addressed.

The speaker will be Patrick Keenan, who served in the U.S. Navy for thirty years as a diver, salvor, and engineer. At sea he held deck and engineering officer positions aboard ATF and ARS class salvage ships, and was the Seventh Fleet Salvage Officer based in Singapore. Shore assignments included hyperbaric maintenance superintendent at a diving research facility, drydocking and diving officer in a naval shipyard, aircraft carrier repair officer at a supervisor of shipbuilding, Officer in Charge of Ship Repair Unit Bahrain, Commanding Officer of the Navy Experimental Diving Unit, and Director of the Naval Construction and Engineering Program at MIT. His final active duty tour was as U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving and Director of Ocean Engineering. Since leaving active duty in 2012, Patrick initially worked as the Global Director of Operations for TITAN Salvage, and is now managing commercial ship repair for Phoenix International Holdings, an underwater services provider.
A registered professional engineer and marine surveyor, Patrick earned a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, and M.S. in Materials and Naval Engineer degree from MIT. His research relating to waterborne ship repair was published in the Naval Engineers Journal. He holds a U.S. patent for his invention Method and Apparatus for Thermal Insulation of Wet Shielded Metal Arc Welds and was the 2000 ASNE Claude A. Jones Award winner for contributions to improving operational engineering or material readiness of Fleet forces.

Schedule: 1700: Social Hour – Clarion Hotel
1800: Dinner (buffet with garden salad, grilled chicken with pesto cream sauce or baked stuffed haddock,vegetables, rolls, and dessert)
1900: Presentation and Q&A

Price:  $30 for ASNE and SNAME members and spouse
$35 for non-members
$20 for students

RSVP:  Please RSVP by the close of business Monday, October 17th to John Bowen at or 207-363-6732, or use the Eventbee link:


Relay for Life @ Leavitt Hall Lawn
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Relay for Life @ Leavitt Hall Lawn

-Sponsored by the Regiment of Midshipmen

-$10 registration fee

-Free t-shirt!

Puget Sound area Alumni Event @ The Rhein Haus
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Let’s get together, introduce ourselves, share stories and discuss ideas on sustaining our chapter. Jeff Wright, Director of Alumni Relations, will be here and give a special presentation on MMA Today.

Light hors d’eouvres and a cash bar.
Please appreciate our need to know how many will attend.

Kindly RSVP to Karen at MMA Alumni Relations, or (207)326-2337

Bangor Mall Movie and Shopping @ Bangor Mall
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bangor Mall Movie and Shopping @ Bangor Mall

Free travel to Bangor Mall Cinemas 10 to movies. Popcorn and ticket will be provided. Students may also opt out of the film and spend time shopping or hanging out in the Bangor Mall.

Open Gym
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Open Gym

A weekly chance to meet up with other students and community members. Team up to compete in your favorite sports/activities!

Penobscot Bay Chapter of the MMA Alumni Association Fall Dinner Meeting @ Trackside Station
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Penobscot Bay Chapter of the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association will be holding their fall dinner meeting Tuesday October 25th, 2016 at Trackside Station in Rockland, Maine.

The cost of the meal is $40.00 with social time starting at 1730 followed by dinner at 1815. We will then conduct a brief business meeting, hold election of officers and listen to our guest speaker’s presentation.

We are fortunate to have Jeffrey Wright, Maine Maritime Director of Alumni Relations as our guest speaker. He will be giving a talk on “MMA Today”, programming, numbers, stats, and plans/issues that the academy has for the future.

Waypoint Wednesday Pumpkin Extravaganza! @ The Waypoint
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Pumpkin carving and pumpkin pie eating competitions. Cool prizes for students. Sponsored by Sodexo.

Movie | The Conjuring 2 @ The Waypoint
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm