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  • Center for Maritime and Professional Training


    New STCW Gap closing courses have been added to the CMPT schedule.

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  • Summer Sailing School

    Sailing is one of very few sports that can be enjoyed for a lifetime and the same is true for the skills inherent in sailing. MMA’s Summer Sailing School provides a mix of activities both off and on the water for kids age 8 through 18.

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  • Class of 2019

    Orientation for the class of 2019 begins on Saturday, August 15th
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    Our new online application is now available! Even if you're not quite ready to apply yet, you can still create an account to sign up for events and tours.
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  • U.S. News and World Report

    The magazine’s 2014 rankings of “Top Public Schools - Regional Colleges North” place the Academy third!
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  • Sea, Science & Leadership Program

    The Sea, Science and Leadership Program is designed to provide high school students with interactive, educational workshops that build confidence, challenge decision-making skills, and develop and strengthen leadership qualities. Register Today >>
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  • Counting Clams

    August 03, 2015 - Everyone thinks of MMA as a school “on the water”. Who knew that you could find staff and cadets “under the water” as well! This institution is not your average college. It is filled with surprises, around every corner, and now, under the waves.

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    The Final Hurdle… and the highest!

    July 27, 2015 - This spring, senior license candidates sat for and took the the seven part, United States Coast Guard Exams, spread over three and one half days, providing Marine Engineering and Transportation majors with their tickets to RIDE! These grueling tests lead to the light at the end of the tunnel - licensure!

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    Sailing Steady

    July 21, 2015 - Military Sealift Command (MSC) provides the support necessary to keep our military forces afloat and operating efficiently by providing ammunition, cargo, and fuel at sea. This young MMA alum is one of those that make it all happen.

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    A Spa for a Ship?

    July 13, 2015 - …Well, not really that kind of spa. The Academy’s largest classroom, the USTS Kennedy, is in for a major nautical procedure at the GMD Shipyard Corp located in the old Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York.

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    Driven to Excel

    July 07, 2015 - Several MMA cadets recently attended the first ever, Cape Cod Women's Conference in Falmouth. The conference, organized by a group calling themselves Driven Woman, offered a day of empowerment for woman and included some pretty impressive local movers and shakers.

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    Planting Seeds

    June 29, 2015 - A dozen or so middle school girls from Our Sister’s School in New Bedford recently paid a visit to campus – on bicycles! They came courtesy of Trips For Kids, a non-profit group Operating in the United States, Canada, Israel and Sierra Leone.

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    Cadets Welcomed to "Last Muster" on Campus

    June 22, 2015 - In his decade as president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Rear Adm. Richard Gurnon has unabashedly billed himself as the school's "salesman in chief."

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    Probing Criminal Justice

    June 16, 2015 - Co-ops come in a wide variety of packages, but all focus on hands on learning of some type. One very unusual such placement was completed by 2/C Brittany Driscoll this past winter.

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    Board of Higher Education Unanimously Confirms New President

    June 10, 2015 - When Rear Adm. Richard Gurnon announced he would be retiring after a decade as president of Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the board of trustees took a "bittersweet moment" to consider what it wanted in the campus's next leader.

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    Go(ne) Public!

    June 08, 2015 - Go Public is a campaign organized by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education in partnership with Massachusetts’ twenty-nine public colleges and universities, developed to educate students about public higher education opportunities in the Commonwealth...

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