Press Releases

T/S State of Maine Arrives in Virginia, Sets Course for Maine

Posted on: May 11, 2021

NORFOLK, VA – The Training Ship State of Maine (TSSOM) arrived in Norfolk, Virginia, last week under blue skies and fair weather. The vessel sailed past the Norfolk Naval Station and into Lambert’s Point, navigating through one of the busiest ports on the Eastern Seaboard.Read More…

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Dr. Elizabeth True Honored for Commitment to Protecting Castine Community

Posted on: April 30, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy’s Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Dr. Elizabeth True, was awarded the Helene Podlubny Community Supporter Award/Citizen Service Award earlier this month.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting

Posted on: April 26, 2021

CASTINE, Maine—The Board of Trustees of Maine Maritime Academy will hold their quarterly meeting on Friday, April 30, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Training Ship State of Maine Departs Castine

Posted on: April 23, 2021

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy students, officers, faculty, and crew departed Castine on Monday, April 19, aboard the Training Ship State of Maine (TSSOM) as part of the college’s summer sea term. This cruise is the first of three training evolutions for TSSOM with a second cruise starting in July and a third in November.Read More…

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…