Press Releases

Maine Maritime Academy Joins NASPA’s Culture of Respect Collective

Posted on: April 21, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime has announced that it has joined a cohort of 20 colleges and universities from across North America for the fifth cohort of NASPA’s Culture of Respect Collective program. The Collective is an ambitious two-year program that guides cohort institutions through a rigorous process of self-assessment and targeted organizational change.Read More…

DeBoth Named as Phyllis Tenney Community Service and Leadership Award Recipient

Posted on: April 9, 2021

CASTINE – Midshipman Korey DeBoth, a senior in Maine Maritime Academy’s Marine Transportation Operations program, has been announced as the college’s 2021 recipient of the Phyllis Tenney Community Service and Leadership Award.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Planning for ‘Near-normal’ Return to Campus this Fall

Posted on: April 5, 2021

CASTINE – It was a busy morning at Maine Maritime Academy as the college announced that preparations are underway for ‘near-normal’ campus operations this fall.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Announces 2021 Commencement Plans

Posted on: March 22, 2021

CASTINE – Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy, has announced that the college will hold an in-person, students-only graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Thursday, April 8, 2021.  This year’s commencement speaker is Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne.

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Hope Thomas appointed as Student Trustee to Maine Maritime Academy’s Board of Trustees

Posted on: March 8, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy President, Dr. William J. Brennan, announced that Hope Thomas, a junior in the Vessel Operations and Technology program from Orrington, Maine, has been confirmed by the Maine Legislature as the college’s 2021-2022 Student Trustee.Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy’s Regiment of Midshipmen holds annual Change of Command Ceremony

Posted on: March 2, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy President, Dr. William J. Brennan, along with Vice President Dr. Elizabeth True, Captain Brendan McAvoy, and Commandant of Midshipmen John Cashman presided over the Academy’s Change of Command Ceremony last month, welcoming a new group of students into critical leadership roles.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Posted on: February 22, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy announced this week that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation.Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy Hires Captain Gordon MacArthur as Master aboard T/S State of Maine

Posted on: February 19, 2021

CASTINE – William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced today that the college has hired alumnus Captain Gordon ‘Mac’ MacArthur to serve as master aboard the Training Ship State of Maine.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy’s Center for Professional Mariner Development Marks First Year in Bucksport

Posted on: February 4, 2021

BUCKSPORT – Maine Maritime Academy’s Center for Professional Mariner Development (CPMD) is marking its one-year anniversary in Bucksport this month. The center opened in February 2020, shortly before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite implementing a three-month pause in live instruction, CPMD has successfully hosted over 300 enrollees and 91 classes since.Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy’s Corning School of Ocean Studies Hosts Seminar Series

Posted on: January 28, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy’s Corning School of Ocean Studies is hosting a seminar series this spring to examine new and evolving research related to the Marine Biology, Oceanography, and Coastal and Marine Environmental Science majors that are offered at MMA.Read More…