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CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy’s annual Celebration of Achievement was held on Thursday evening, November 7th, to honor the scholarly accomplishments of students and the service of faculty, trustees and alumni.
CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy will receive $4.5 million in state funding approved in yesterday’s state-wide referendum to help build the new ABS Center for Engineering, Science and Research. The building will feature interactive teaching facilities and specialized laboratories for training and for industry-relevant research. Modern classrooms and research spaces will enhance the college’s applied research program and strengthen the Academy’s reputation as a world-wide marine engineering center of excellence.
Castine, Maine—The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold their regular quarterly meeting on Friday, November 8, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine.
CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy has been awarded a University Transportation Center (UTC) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for $1,414,100 to develop a Marine Engine Testing and Emissions Laboratory (METEL). The DOT/UTC research grant is the largest received to date by Maine Maritime Academy and marks the first opportunity for the college to serve as lead research institution.
Building will be the First Classroom & Lab Facility to be Constructed on the Campus in 30 Years
CASTINE, Maine—On Saturday, September 21st, Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) will officially move forward and break ground for the first classroom facility to be built on the college campus in 30 years: the ABS Center for Engineering, Science and Research. The ceremonial shovel turning will be held as part of the MMA Homecoming festivities on September 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. on the lawn below the Alfond Student Center.
CASTINE, Maine—Maine Maritime Academy will celebrate the life of Susan J. Clark and honor her service to the college with a ceremonial dedication of the Academy’s 70-foot navigation training vessel to be named the Capt. Susan J. Clark. The dedication will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Castine waterfront. Close friends, family, and fellow pilots will participate in the ceremony.
CASTINE, Maine— The Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association has announced an open invitation to members of the Castine community to join this year's Homecoming festivities on Friday evening, September 20th. The evening will kick off at 6:30 in the Alexander Field House with live music by The Grasshoppers, followed by a performance by comedian Bob Marley. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available.
Castine, Maine—The incoming class of students at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) will begin the 2013-2014 year with Orientation in three sessions to be held August 18 - September 1. MMA Orientation includes the following:
Dr. William Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), today announced that the college will host its 4th annual Convocation on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Alexander Field House. Members of the Castine community are invited and encouraged to attend.
Maine Maritime Academy is seeking local families interested in serving as a sponsor to an out-of-state freshman student for the upcoming academic year. The Sponsor Program was created to increase the interaction between MMA students and Castine townspeople on a personal level. Students can enjoy a “home away from home” and learn about the people and town of Castine.