Press Releases

Maine Maritime Academy Announces Graduates, Dean’s List for Spring, 2016

Posted on: June 13, 2016

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy awarded diplomas to the Class of 2016 graduates in a ceremony on May 7 and named 318 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2015-2016 academic year.

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STEM Conference for Girls

Maine Maritime Academy Hosts First Annual STEM Conference for Girls in conjunction with AAUW of Maine State Convention

Posted on: May 24, 2016

CASTINE, Maine – The Maine Maritime Academy waterfront and laboratories were humming with activity on Saturday morning, May 21 as 47 girls from nine area high schools engaged in hands-on engineering and marine science laboratory experiences and then climbed aboard the Susan J. Clark, a navigation training vessel, to tour Castine Harbor.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Training Ship to Depart May 9 for Eastern U.S. and European Ports

Posted on: May 3, 2016

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy students, officers, and crew will depart Castine on Monday, May 9 at approximately 1:30 PM on the Training Ship State of Maine (TSSOM) for the annual training evolution to foreign and domestic ports of call. This year’s itinerary includes stops in Charleston, SC; the Canary Islands; Portsmouth, NH; Cobh, Ireland; Antwerp, Belgium; and Searsport, Maine (schedule and ports are subject to change).Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Commencement Set for Saturday, May 7, 2016

Posted on: April 26, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—The 2016 Commencement will be held at Maine Maritime Academy on Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m. at the Alexander Field House. General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the college’s Commencement speaker. General Dunford is the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, and the principal military advisor to the President, Secretary of Defense, and National Security Council.

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Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting, Welcome New Appointees

Posted on: April 26, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, May 6, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine. Committees of the Board of Trustees will meet on the hour between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room also on Friday, May 6.

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Maine Maritime Academy and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives Sign MOU for Certification

Posted on: April 20, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—The Loeb-Sullivan Graduate School of International Business and Logistics at Maine Maritime Academy and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to work together on professional development for the maritime and port industry.

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Student Life Awards

Maine Maritime Academy Student Life Awards Recognize Outstanding Leaders & Community Members at 15th Annual Banquet

Posted on: April 12, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—At a banquet held on Thursday, April 7, the Maine Maritime Academy Student Life Awards Committee recognized outstanding members of the MMA and Castine community whose contributions include various service projects, athletics, employment and volunteer programs, and other co-curricular activities.

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Maine Maritime Academy Professor Daniel Parrott Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant, Plans for Semester Teaching in Costa Rica

Posted on: April 7, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy Professor of Marine Transportation Daniel Parrott, of Blue Hill, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to work at the University of Costa Rica’s new School of Nautical Engineering and Maritime Transport (Ingeniería Náutica y Transporte Marítimo) in Limón, Costa Rica. Read More…

75th Anniversary

Maine Maritime Academy Celebrates 75 Years of Career-oriented Education and Hands-on Training

Posted on: March 18, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy was founded by Act of the 90th Maine Legislature on March 21, 1941. To kick off their 75th anniversary year, the Academy will celebrate Founders Day at the State House in Augusta on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.Read More…

Schooner Bowdoin Sailing

Captain Emma Hathaway to Take Schooner Bowdoin Helm

Posted on: February 5, 2016

CASTINE, Maine—Master and educator, Emma Hathaway, has accepted the position of Bowdoin Captain at Maine Maritime Academy. Hathaway has had ties to midcoast Maine since she was a teen. She fell in love with sailing at the age of14 while on a three-day sail out of Rockport on the schooner Timberwind.  For the next two summers, she worked on the vessel as an assistant cook, and over the following 15 years, she would serve as a crew member on the Pride of Baltimore II, Spirit of Massachusetts and Niagara.Read More…