NOTICE | COVID-19 Coronavirus Campus Events Update

All on-campus MMA events have been postponed at this time. We are transitioning to virtual events when possible. Please see individual event listings for details.

Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

Casco Bay Chapter Meeting @ Parker's Restaurant
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Casco Bay Chapter Meeting @ Parker's Restaurant | South Portland | Maine | United States
MMA Casco Bay Chapter Meeting to discuss the upcoming Marine Flea Market happening in March. Meet at Parkers Restaurant (1349 Washington Ave, Portland) at 5pm February 20, 2020.
CT/RI to meet and cheer on Men’s Lacrosse @ St. Joseph's College
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am
CT/RI to meet and cheer on Men's Lacrosse @ St. Joseph's College

The CT/RI Chapter is excited to get together and cheer on the MMA Men’s Lacrosse team in Hartford on February 22 @10:30am! Free pizza and Gatorade at the game.
Following the game against the University of St. Joseph – Connecticut, they’ll be at Thomas Hooker Brewery in Bloomsfield (a ten-minute drive) for pizza and beverages.

University of St. Joseph – Connecticut
1678 Asylum Ave. West Hartford, CT 06117-2791
O’Connell Center: 860.231.5410

Thomas Hooker Brewery
16 Tobey Rd Bloomfield, CT

MMA Alumni Ski Day @ Black Mountain Ski Resort
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am
Please join us for the 6th annual Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Winter Gathering at Black Mountain Ski Resort ( in Rumford, Maine on Saturday, February 29. MMA students on spring break are welcome and encouraged to join us, enjoy the camaraderie, network with alumni and discover the many diverse career paths that their MMA education can take them on.

Come for any or all of the day. Enjoy catching up with fellow Alumni. Black Mountain is offering MMA students, faculty and alumni the group rate $25 all-day adult lift ticket (regularly $45) for day. For the discounted rate, show them your MMA ID or get an MMA armband in the museum and then purchase your lift ticket. Alumni will be in the museum room until 11am if you’d like to check in and see who you might run in to on the mountain. After 11am they’ll be upstairs in the lounge – look for the MMA banner!

Black Mountain is the 4th highest vertical drop ski area in Maine yet has easy trails from the top. With great snow this year you will enjoy some of the finest glade skiing around. There are 17 kilometers of some of the best cross-country trails in North America. Snow shoeing is allowed on the cross-country trails. Equipment rentals are available at the on mountain ski shop. Black Mountain has downhill & cross country skis and snowshoes available for rent.

All are welcome to join us for an après ski social gathering with live entertainment from 2:00 to 5:00 pm in the upstairs bar and lounge. Spouses and guests are welcome! Networking opportunity for MMA students with MMA Alumni with diverse careers in going to sea on merchant vessels, tugs, offshore rigs, ship building, large power plants, the paper industry, military, ski industry, construction, safety and owning and operating successful businesses in Maine.

Mark your calendar and plan on joining us for a day on the slopes. RSVPs are not required but are appreciated and can be made to Karen Cukierski at 207-326-2337 or via email at  If you have questions about the venue, please contact Ed Rosenberg at 207-577-5226.

If you can’t make it to the ski event but would like to receive notices of any future alumni gatherings in Western Maine, just send an email reply to Karen.

Looking forward to seeing you at Black Mountain. Lifts open at 9AM.

Casco Bay Chapter to meet @ Sea Dog Brewing - Broadway
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Casco Bay Chapter to meet @ Sea Dog Brewing - Broadway

The Casco Bay Chapter invites you to join them at their meeting Thursday, March 12 from 5-7pm. They’ll be the Sea Dog Brewing, 725 Broadway, South Portland ME. All are welcome.

Class of ’61 Mini-Muster @ Maine Military Museum & Learning Center
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class of '61 Mini-Muster @ Maine Military Museum & Learning Center

The Class of 1961 is holding a mini-muster on July 22 at the Maine Military Museum & Learning Center in Portland, Maine. This museum will be displaying State of Maine wartime artifacts from the Revolutionary to the Gulf War. They will have lunch (cost TBD) and talks from the museums docents.

As part of this program, they will have a Power Point Presentation of pictures from their 3 training ship cruises on the TV State of Maine. Bob Sullivan has amassed quite a collection of photos, but would like to collect more. So, please go over your picture trove to find photos of general interest to your classmates and their mates. They’ve assembled quite a number of shots from our MUG cruise, but would like to see more pictures from our Junior and Senior cruises. Please look and send copies to Bob Sullivan at

Parking is adjacent and free.

For more details, please contact Jerry Gotlieb.

Homecoming 2020
Oct 2 – Oct 4 all-day
Homecoming 2020

In the interest of protecting our extended Maine Maritime Academy community during the COVID-19 pandemic, MMA Homecoming 2020 has been cancelled. Homecoming 2020 was scheduled for October 2-4, 2020.

“We always look forward to our alumni returning to campus for Homecoming festivities, but due to the ongoing health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, we must make the difficult decision to cancel it this year,” said President Brennan. “We share your disappointment at its cancellation and look forward to connecting with alumni in person very soon.”

We encourage Alumni to stay connected with one another, submit alumni news and/or class notes, and provide your career updates.

More details will follow as we explore ideas for virtual events. If you have any suggestions or questions, feel free to contact the Alumni Office at or 207-326-2337.

CANCELED – Alumni Trip to Portugal
Oct 24 – Nov 2 all-day

This event has been canceled. 

The MMA Alumni Association is hosting a trip to Portugal! Highlights of the trip include: Portuguese Riviera, Lisbon, Obidos, Sintra, Choice on Tour, Arraiolos, Cork Factory, Evora, Alentejo, Lagos, Algarve, Faro, Tavira, Winery Visit, 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Sagres


Single: $4,239/pp
Double: $3,739/pp
Triple: $3,709/pp

Click on the link for more details!


A Night By the Bay @ Sheraton at Sable Oaks
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
A Night By the Bay @ Sheraton at Sable Oaks

A Night by the Bay auction is coming up on November 21, 2020 at the Sheraton Sable Oaks in South Portland. You can donate an auction item or sponsor the event at any level, and we hope you will plan to attend.

Buy Tickets Online or call Mary Fairweather at 207-326-2177.

For more information, please contact Pam Dewell at or 207-326-2182.