Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

Casco Bay & Ned Andrews Chapter event @ Dockside Grill
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Ned Andrews and Casco Bay Chapters as they host the second combined meeting of the chapters, featuring guest speaker Bill Haggett. Mr. Haggett has a long list of accomplishments and is a very interesting public speaker. He’s also a friend of Maine Maritime Academy having served on the Board of Trustees for many years. Also joining the meeting is MMA Men’s Basketball Coach Dan McNeely to say a few words about the upcoming season. Please RSVP to Troy at

Place: Dockside Grill, 215 Foreside Road, Falmouth, ME 04105

Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5-8 pm

Cost: $20.00/person, pay at the door. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be available. Cash bar.

Dress: Casual

Guest Speaker:
William E. Haggett
President & CEO Pineland Farms Inc.
Former President of Bath Iron Works
Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees, Emeriti


As always, spouses and guests are welcome to attend.

Upstate NY and Vermont Alumni to Meet
Nov 4 all-day

Contact Capt. Bill O’Reilly ’86 for more details.

Alumni “No Host” in Houston @ Hilton Americas- Houston
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

There will be a gathering of MMA Alumni on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Hilton Americas lobby bar, 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX from 2 pm – 5 pm.

Jeff Wright, MMA Director of Alumni Relations, is in town participating in the STEM College Fair at University of Houston the following day. He will have updates about what’s happening at MMA.

Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relations at or call (207) 326-2337.

All alumni, spouses and significant others are encouraged to attend.

DC-area Maritime Alumni Gathering @ Bluejacket
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm

There will be a gathering of Washington, DC area maritime academy Alumni on Wednesday, November 15 at 5:30pm at Bluejacket. Bluejacket is a brewery and restaurant near the Navy Yard and Dept. of Transportation with parking nearby and easy access to Metro (Green line, Navy Yard- Ballpark stop).

This will be an informal no-host event to meet and network with other maritime academy alumni. I coordinated with alumni from SUNY, Mass, and Kings Point to put this event together. Richard Balzano (Maine Maritime Academy ’89), the newly appointed Deputy Maritime Administrator, is invited and may address the group.

Please forward this to any alumni that you know in the area, or that may be passing through on November 15. RSVP to Andrew at

Alumni and Friends Reception ~ WorkBoat Show @ The Westin - Canal Place
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us at the Alumni and Friends Reception in conjunction with the International WorkBoat Show. We’ll be at the the Westin- Canal Place from 6-9pm on Thursday, November 30.

RSVP to or 207-326-2337.

Southern California Chapter Annual Holiday Party @ Liberty Station
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the Southern California chapter as they host their 21st Annual Christmas Holiday Alumni Gathering for alumni from all maritime colleges.  Dr, William J. Brennan, the president of MMA, is their special guest.

Dick Laub NTC Command Center
2640 Historic Decatur Road
San Diego, CA 92106

December 2, 2017

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Cocktail Hour
6:30 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Principle Speaker
9:00 PM Departure with Best Wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season

Field Greens and Spinach Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
Braised Short Ribs in Port Wine Demi Glaze
Chicken Breast with Marsala Mushroom Sauce
Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary
Asparagus, Carrots, Zucchini and Squash in Garlic Shallot Butter

Gentlemen – Business Attire
Ladies – Holiday Party Attire

RSVP by November 27 to:
Ralph Staples
Michael Curtin

Southeast Atlantic Chapter to hold Holiday Meet Up @ Low Tide Brewing
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Southeast Atlantic Chapter to hold Holiday Meet Up @ Low Tide Brewing | Johns Island | South Carolina | United States

The MMA Alumni South East Atlantic Chapter invites you to join them for a Holiday Meet Up! This a a great chance to get together with other MMA alumni and celebrate the holiday season. Family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Monday, December 18 from 5 – 8PM
Low Tide Brewing, 2863 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, South Carolina.

Find them @MMASouthAtlantic on Facebook or contact Sam Hurd at for more details and to RSVP.

Seacoast Chapter Hosts Annual Christmas Party and Toy Drive @ Sprague House
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Seacoast Chapter Hosts Annual Christmas Party and Toy Drive @ Sprague House | Newington | New Hampshire | United States


Who: MMA Alumni and guest as well as parents or friends of Maine Maritime Academy
Where: Sprague House – 22 Bloody Point Road, Newington, NH
Time: 1730-2200

Come join us for our annual Christmas “Bubba Gump” Shrimp bash. Have a drink with MMA alumni friends and classmates, network and have fun with many old contacts and make new ones too!

Please feel free to bring YOUR FAVORITE snack or appetizer to share with the group.

Adult beverages and soft drinks are provided!

As is our annual custom, we will also be collecting an un-wrapped stuffed animal for the local chapter of the Children’s Advocacy Center in Portsmouth.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Alumni Senior Banquet @ Cross Insurance Center
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Alumni Senior Banquet @ Cross Insurance Center | Bangor | Maine | United States

This event is postponed one day due to snow forecast and is now Thursday, February 8th.

Please join us as the MMA Alumni Association welcomes the Class of 2018! It’s a great opportunity for seniors and alumni to meet one another and learn about what the Alumni Association is all about.

Click here to register and/or sponsor a student.

For more information, please contact the Alumni Office at 207-326-2337 or

Graduate School Open House @ Graduate Seminar Room, next to Quick Hall
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm

Earning a graduate degree is a great way to expand your career opportunities, boost your earning potential, and enhance your expertise. We at the Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics would like to invite you to our Open House on Wednesday, February 28th at 4:00 pm.

We will provide a program overview, and introduce you to current students and faculty members. Come see what has made Maine Maritime graduate student’s standout in the field.