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  • Canal Centennial Exhibitions on Campus

    Visit MMA to view artifacts, photographs, and graphics representing the different stages of the Canal's life.

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  • Mark your calendars!

    Homecoming and reunion weekend is September 26th-28th.
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  • Apply Online Today:

    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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  • Open House September 20, 2014:

    Our next Open House program is designed to showcase the educational and career opportunities available by attending our college.
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  • Cadet Blogs

    Follow their journey as cadet bloggers chronicle their adventures navigating life on-campus and around the world...
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  • MMA Graduate & Continuing Education

    Executive-format graduate programs for working professionals, credit and non-credit courses for students of all ages, and maritime training for professional and recreational seamen.
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  • Feels Like a Hobby

    September 22, 2014 - … pays like a job. These conditions don’t usually coincide! But then again, there is nothing ordinary about Massachusetts Maritime Academy!

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    Classical grad sworn in as Mass Maritime trustee

    September 15, 2014 - It was not lost on Maj. Marisol Chalas that the day she was sworn in as a Massachusetts Maritime Academy trustee was Sept. 11.

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    The One... Card

    September 03, 2014 - Massachusetts Maritime Academy has entered into a partnership with Santander Bank to provide students with a state-of-the-art identification (ID) card. As part of the Santander Universities division, Santander provides colleges with custom branded ID cards, called a “One Card”.

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    2nd Company Wins Admirals Cup!

    September 03, 2014 - Keeping an eye on the prize, senior cadet leadership provides direction, leadership, and motivation for cadet candidates – all in pursuit of the coveted Admirals Cup which is awarded at the end of the two-week orientation. Broken down into 7 categories, Admirals Cup consists of; knowledge (20%), esprit de corps (20%), intramurals (20%), physical training (5%), Maritime competitions (10%), marching (20%), and monomy racing (5%).

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    Ship Shapers

    August 25, 2014 - These two cadets have apparently had Massachusetts Maritime Academy imprinted on their DNA. One day soon the pair will be able and licensed to operate a ship, one on deck, the other below in the engine room.

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    Off the Beaten Path …

    August 22, 2014 - …along the road less traveled – or, on the road not taken: “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost. No matter how you cut it, the Academy is not your everyday college. And that is precisely why it offers more than an everyday experience or ordinary rewards!

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    Riding the Tide to the Top

    August 21, 2014 - “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe. That’s exactly what the Academy’s Regimental Staff (top cadets) did. They persevered, met all the challenges and rode the tide to the top.

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    One Step Ahead

    August 18, 2014 - As Henry Ford once said, “If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you’re right.” MMA’s Regimental Staff learned this adage early on –probably in Orientation!

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    Pan-Mass bikers pedal for cancer research

    August 04, 2014 - It was a soggy day for a bike ride Saturday as cyclists by the thousands cruised into Massachusetts Maritime Academy for a pit stop during the 35th annual Pan-Mass Challenge, a weekend-long bike-a-thon that raises money for cancer research.

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    MMA rides the wave

    August 01, 2014 - Less than 10 years ago, he was on the outside looking in. Fired. His dreams and vision seemingly shattered in a vote by a majority of trustees who wanted to keep the status quo.

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