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Maine Maritime Academy Partners with SailPlan to Pioneer Intelligent Vessel Navigation

Posted on: January 26, 2021

CASTINE, ME –  Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) has partnered with SailPlan, a maritime technology startup based in Reston, Virginia, to accelerate the development of an intelligent vessel’s development navigation platform and shoreside vessel control.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Assists Local Fishing Vessel

Posted on: December 31, 2020

CASTINE, Maine – On Friday, December 18, Maine Maritime Academy received a call from the U.S. Coast Guard requesting assistance for FV Eastern Star, a disabled vessel off of Cape Rosier in Penobscot Bay.Read More…

Student Scholars and Faculty Honored with Maine Maritime Academy Academic Achievement Awards

Posted on: December 7, 2020

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s annual Academic Achievement Awards honor the scholarly accomplishments of students and the service of faculty. This year, awardees were notified outside of the traditional banquet and in-person event.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Surpasses $20 Million Opening Doors, Changing Lives: The Scholarship Campaign for Maine Maritime Academy

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Academy to Conclude Campaign 18 Months Early

CASTINE, Maine—Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced today that the college has exceeded its target of $20 million in its three-year Opening Doors, Changing Lives: The Scholarship Campaign for Maine Maritime Academy eighteen months ahead of schedule. The effort will conclude with nearly $20.5 million raised.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting

Posted on: November 4, 2020

CASTINE, Maine—The Board of Trustees of Maine Maritime Academy will hold their quarterly meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

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Maine Maritime Academy Surpasses Challenge from Harold Alfond Foundation, Receives $750,000 in Scholarship Funding

Posted on: September 29, 2020

CASTINE, Maine—Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced today that the college exceeded the goals of a three-year challenge from the Harold Alfond Foundation, resulting in a $750,000 grant to MMA’s Harold Alfond Engineering Scholarship Fund. Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy Announces Suspension of Football Program

Posted on: August 14, 2020

CASTINE, Maine—Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced today that the college is suspending its football program indefinitely while the administration reviews the overall financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic upon programs and the college’s operations.

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MMA Recruits Dr. Keith M. Williamson to Position of VP for Academic Affairs

Posted on: August 12, 2020

CASTINE, Maine—Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced today that the college has concluded a national search for a Vice President for Academic Affairs with the recruitment of Dr. Keith M. Williamson to the position. Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Annual Meeting

Posted on: August 7, 2020

CASTINE, Maine—The Board of Trustees of Maine Maritime Academy will hold their annual meeting on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Read More…

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Maine Maritime Academy Announces Graduates and Dean’s List for Spring, 2020

Posted on: August 5, 2020

CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy recently named 230 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.Read More…