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SCHEDULE UPDATE - SCHOONER BOWDOIN

CASTINE, Maine - Maine’s official state vessel, the schooner Bowdoin, will be participating in numerous events throughout the summer and fall to support local and regional communities. Owned by Maine Maritime Academy and homeported in Castine, Maine, the Bowdoin’s mission is to provide sail training for students and the public, as well as to support recruiting and community relations.

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COMMUNITY COLLEGES, MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY PARTNER ON PREP

Community colleges will offer prep program to students seeking MMA admission

AUGUSTA, Maine—A new academic agreement between the Maine Community College System (MCCS) and Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) in Castine will create a clear pathway to a four-year degree for students interested in studying engineering, management, science, or transportation at Maine Maritime Academy. MCCS President John Fitzsimmons announced the agreement yesterday at a meeting of the MCCS Board of Trustees.

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EYE CARE FOR YOU!

CASTINE, Maine - Where do most eye injuries happen? Many people believe they happen most often on the job in places such as factories and construction sites. Seems to make sense since there are physical risks in those jobs, but such thinking is a myth at best.

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STATE OF MAINE HOMECOMING APPROACHES

CASTINE, Maine - It has been an action-packed summer of learning already for the freshman and juniors at the Maine Maritime Academy who have been hard at work on the summer training cruise aboard the Training Ship State of Maine. After seven weeks at sea, four ports-of-call and untold numbers of real-world sea experiences, the ship is headed back to its homeport of Castine, ME.

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SCHEDULE FOR THE SCHOONER BOWDOIN

Maine’s official state vessel, the schooner Bowdoin, will be participating in numerous events throughout the summer and fall to support local and regional communities. Owned by Maine Maritime Academy and homeported in Castine, Maine, the Bowdoin’s mission is to provide sail training for students and the public, as well as to support recruiting and community relations.

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MINIATURE ARTISANS TO HOST DISPLAY AT MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY

CASTINE, Maine – The works of multiple artists of the International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA) will be on display at Maine Maritime Academy in June. The exhibit is scheduled to be held in conjunction with the Guild’s annual instructional conference held each summer at the Castine college.

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CRUISE (LOG) UNDERWAY

CASTINE, Maine - While Maine Maritime Academy's Training Ship State of Maine officially got underway yesterday, the cruise web page got underway a week earlier on Facebook. The Cruise Facebook page provides followers with updates from the Captain, as well as photos and videos from numerous contributors.

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MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY PROFESSOR EARNS SECOND FULBRIGHT AWARD

CASTINE, Maine – Dr. Elaine Potoker of Maine Maritime Academy has been selected to receive her second Fulbright Award as a senior specialist in the Fulbright Specialist Program.

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MMA Commencement Set for May 5, Available via Live Webstream

CASTINE, Maine – The Honorable David T. Matsuda, Maritime Administrator. will address the graduating class at the Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) 69th Commencement on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 11 a.m., in the Alexander Fieldhouse. As Maritime Administrator, Matsuda is the highest ranking official of the Maritime Administration of the United States. In this role he advises and assists the U.S. Secretary of Transportation on commercial maritime matters, the U.S. maritime industry, and strategic sealift.

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Mariners Capture Kruger Cup

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Maine Maritime Academy sailors won the Second Annual Kruger Cup at The United States Coast Guard Academy on Sunday, April 8. The Mariners were in second place at the end of Saturday's races, but finished the event with first place finishes in the final three races on Sunday to secure the victory. Read the full story.

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