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Governor Paul LePage to Deliver Maine Maritime Academy 2013 Commencement Address

Castine, Maine—Captain Robert J. Peacock, II, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced today that Governor Paul LePage will address graduates at the college’s seventieth commencement, Saturday, May 4, 2013.

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High School Students Visit Maine Maritime Academy for the Junior Achievement Titan Challenge ®

CASTINE, Maine – High school students from Deer Isle-Stonington, Bucksport, and the Maine Central Institute came to Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) Wednesday, February 13 to take part in the Junior Achievement of Maine’s state-wide Titan Challenge, a day-long virtual business competition. The event was hosted by the Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business and Logistics. The competition was also sponsored by Travelers Insurance.

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Job Skills Workshop to Reveal the Do’s and Don’ts of Job Interviewing

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy’s Student Business and Logistics Association, or SBLA, and Career Services will co-host an “Effective Interviewing” workshop on Thursday, February 28, from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. in the Alumni Lecture Hall on the Maine Maritime Academy campus.

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Maine Maritime Academy’s Regiment of Midshipmen Changes Student Leadership

CASTINE, Maine – The Regiment of Midshipmen at Maine Maritime Academy celebrated its change in student leadership at a change of command ceremony February 4, at the Alexander Field-house.

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MMA Presents Events in February

CASTINE, Maine – January 25, 2013 - Maine Maritime Academy’s department of Residential Life and Activities and Bands Committee is hosting events – including family-friendly current movies – which are free and open to the public.

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February 2013 Board of Trustees Meeting Announced

CASTINE, Maine — The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, February 22, 2012, at 8:30 a.m., in the Holmes Alumni Heritage Room, located on the lower level of the Harold Alfond Student Center on the college campus in Castine, Maine.

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MMA Announces 2012 Cadet Shipping Award Recipients

CASTINE, Maine – January 23, 2013 - Maine Maritime Academy is pleased to announce the following students have been recognized for the top sea projects during their cadet shipping in 2012:

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ENABLING STUDENT SUCCESS

CASTINE, Maine - Scheduled to open on the first day of class, Maine Maritime Academy’s new Center for Student Success will help the college usher in the fall semester. Located at 54 Pleasant Street in the recently renovated Buoy House, the new center has something for every student.

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MMA SCORES TOP 10 RANKINGS FOR REGIONAL COLLEGES AND TOP 50 RANKING FOR UNDERGRAD ENGINEERING PROGRAM

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) has once again been listed in the rankings of the nation’s top regional colleges for the northern region in the 2013 edition of “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report.  The Academy was ranked in the top 10 in sections titled, “Best Regional College (North Region) and Best Public Regional College (North Region)”.  MMA placed 8th overall in the listing of North region colleges and 3rd overall in the listing of North public region colleges.  The North region encompasses the area spanning from Maine to Maryland.

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MTI FUNDS MMA RESEARCH IN HYDROKINETIC ENERGY

CASTINE, Maine - The Maine Technology Institute has awarded nearly $500 thousand dollars to the Maine Maritime Academy to pursue research in hydrokinetic energy.  The Maine Hydrokinetic Cluster grant is the first large research grant of its kind for MMA and heralds some of the work expected by MMA’s Center for Engineering and Applied Research.  The grant was awarded in partnership with and supported by a consortium of Maine's Hydrokinetic Industry leaders led by the Maine Composites Alliance.

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