Press Releases

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; More…

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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…

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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…

Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Annual Meeting

Posted on: July 28, 2015

Castine, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold its annual meeting on Friday, August 7, 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…

Acclaimed Writer and Filmmaker Peter Davis to Speak on “Girl of My Dreams” at Maine Maritime Academy

Posted on: July 17, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s Department of Arts and Sciences will host writer and filmmaker Peter Davis reading from his new novel “Girl of My Dreams” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 6 at BIW Auditorium on the college campus in Castine. The novel follows the adventures and misadventures of a young screenwriter who comes of age in the 1930s at the intersection of Hollywood, the Depression, and the Communist Party.Read More…

Schooner Bowdoin Sets Sail for Educational Cruises and Public Events

Posted on: July 6, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—July 6, 2015—Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, will make a number of public appearances in July and August, during which the ship will be available for public tours.Read More…

Fulbright Association Maine Chapter to Host Arctic Education and Fulbright Event at MMA

Posted on: June 17, 2015

CASTINE, Maine—The Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association will host a morning of presentations on the Arctic, climate change, and the Fulbright Scholar Program at Maine Maritime Academy on Friday, July 10, 2015. The public is invited to attend the three presentations, which are offered free of charge.

A breakfast and networking session will precede morning presentations from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Later in the day, a dinner and presentation will be given by Captain Richard (Rick) Miller who will speak on the subject of “Arctic Sailing on the Bowdoin: Memoirs of a Captain” at The Manor Inn in Castine. All programs are open to the public. There is a cost for breakfast and dinner programs; please see details below.

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