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With students aboard vessels, in labs, or out in the field, Maine Maritime Academy is a busy and exciting place. Our faculty are innovative researchers and industry leaders, exploring their areas of interest on campus and around the world. To learn more about what is happening at MMA today, or to browse our archives, please explore the stories below.

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    Maine Maritime Academy’s Regiment of Midshipmen holds annual Change of Command Ceremony
    Posted on: 03/2/21

    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: 02/22/21

    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: 02/19/21

    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…


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