Press Releases

MMA Student Scholars and Faculty Honored at Academic Achievement Awards

Posted on: November 9, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s annual Academic Achievement Awards banquet was held on Thursday evening, November 5th, to honor the scholarly accomplishments of students and the service of faculty.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Receives $5,000 Grant to Involve Students in Schooner Bowdoin Deck Restoration Project

Posted on: October 28, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—The Hagerty Education Program at America’s Car Museum has awarded $5,000 in funding to Maine Maritime Academy to facilitate student involvement in replacing the deck of the schooner Bowdoin. The grant will provide Maine Maritime Academy students with the opportunity to learn and benefit from the hands-on experience of being actively involved in the deck replacement process.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Welcomes New Sailing Coach

Posted on: October 28, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—Caroline McNally has accepted the position of Varsity Sailing Coach at Maine Maritime Academy. Ms. McNally is a seventh-generation Castine summer resident and previous director, head instructor, and coach at the Castine Yacht Club.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting

Posted on: October 23, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, November 6, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Ranked #1 Best Public College and #8 Overall on MONEY Best College’s List 2015-2016

Posted on: July 14, 2015

Castine, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy ranked #8 overall on MONEY magazine’s list of Best Colleges in America for Your Money released yesterday. The rankings are, according to MONEY, “…a value ranking that evaluates colleges on measures of educational quality, affordability, and career earnings to help families find great schools that are truly worth the investment.”

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Castine Community Invited to Sail Aboard Schooner Bowdoin on September 30th

Posted on: September 21, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy waterfront staff and students will host a Castine community sail on the arctic schooner Bowdoin on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Members of the community are invited for a Harbor sail from 4 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Space is limited, so advance reservations are required. Please call or email Tina Pitchford to reserve your spot in advance: 207-326-2364; tina.pitchford@mma.edu.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy to Hold Reception for Student Sponsor Program on Monday, September 28

Posted on: September 21, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s Student Sponsor Program is one of several that connects the Academy and its students with the Castine community. The program is seeking community volunteers to serve as host families for out-of-state students new to the college this year.Read More…

Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Chief Financial Officer Join Maine Maritime Academy Staff

Posted on: September 9, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy, has announced two new hires in Leadership Team positions for the college: Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Institutional Advancement.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Trustees Hold Annual Meeting, Elect Officers

Posted on: September 7, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees held their annual meeting on Friday, August 7, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. on the campus in Castine.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Convocation to be Held Monday, August 31, 2015

Posted on: August 18, 2015

CASTINE, Maine— Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy, today announced that the college will host its 6th annual Convocation on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Alexander Field House. Members of the Castine community are invited and encouraged to attend.Read More…