For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Homecoming & Reunions
Mark your calendars for homecoming and reunion weekend
October 2-4, 2015
Be sure to mark your calendar and make plans with classmates, book your room, and get ready to come back to campus to celebrate! If you have any questions about Homecoming and Reunion Weekend or want to get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 508-830-5045. If you are celebrating your reunion this year make sure to use your class registration page:
Friday, October 2
7:00am- Alumni Association Capt. Al Wilson Memorial Golf Classic (formerly Tee Party)
Willowbend Country Club. Register at www.mmaaa.org; proceeds to benefit the MMAAA Scholarship Fund. For details contact John Prendergast '85 at email@example.com.
Kurz Hall. Stock up on the newest MMA gear and wear your Buccaneer blue and gold with pride!
3:00-4:30pm- Open Classroom Presentations
4:00-6:00pm- Alumnae Softball Game
Alison Rollins Field. MMA softball will host an alumnae vs. current softball team game. This is a great opportunity to meet some student-athletes and have a great time with your fellow alumni. Must RSVP to ensure accurate counts.
5:00pm- 50th Reunion Medal Ceremony and Dinner Dance
Beachmoor. Classes from 1932-1965 are invited back for dinner with special recogntion for the class of 1965 celebrating its 50th Reunion. $50 per person for dinner if registered before September 1, after that $55 per person.
5:00pm- Alumni Association Annual Meeting
Blinn Lecture Hall. Open to all dues paying members.
6:00pm- Beers with the Admiral
ABS 3rd Floor. First chance to meet the new president, Francis McDonald '85! All Reunion Classes from 5th-45th and other alumni attending Homecoming and Reunion Weekend are welcome to this event. The cost is $5 per person and includes a complimentary beer glass and hors d'oeurves. Cash bar (beer and wine only).
7:00pm- Buccaneer Soccer vs. Salem State
Clean Harbors Stadium.
Saturday, October 3
8:00am-5:00pm- Bookstore Open
8:30am-2:00pm- Registration and Check-in
Blinn, Novakoff Welcome Center.
10:00am-1:00pm- Ship Bridge Simulator
ABS, 3rd floor.
10:00am-6:30pm- T.S. Kennedy Tours
10:00-10:30am- Memorial Service
10:00-11:30am- Bloody Mary Brunch
Blinn Patio and Novakoff Welcome Center. Hosted by the Alumni Association.
11:15am- Muster for March-on
Reunion classes gather on Academy Drive in designated area (map will be provided at check-in and a cadet will have your class banner).
11:30am-4:30pm- MMA Bazaar
Behind the Bleachers. Check out what some student groups, MMAPA, MMAAA, and a mini bookstore are selling to stock up on more Buccaneer gear.
Along Power House Road and Harrington Parking Lot. Reunion Classes that reserve space prior to September 1 will be guaranteed a spot to tailgate.
12:00pm- MMA Athletics Concession
12:00pm- Chartwells Beer and Food Tent
12:00pm- Buccaneer Football vs. Fitchburg State
Clean Harbors Stadium.
1:00-6:30pm- Tug Simulator Open
Bresnahan, 2nd Floor.
3:30-5:00pm- Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game
Clean Harbors Stadium. Must RSVP to ensure accurate counts.
5:00-7:00pm- Individual Class Celebration Dinners
$40 per person for dinner before September 1, after that $45 per person. Dinner purchased at the door will be $50 (Locations are subject to change).
2010, 2005, 2000, 1995, 1985, 1975, and 1970: Mess Deck
1990: 3rd Floor, Bresnahan
1980: Bay State Conference Center
1960 and 1955: Kurz Hall, Patriot State Conference Room
1950 and 1945: Kurz Hall, International Maritime Business Center
Non-reunion alumni are welcome to join the reunion classes for this casual dinner and after party at the Mess Deck.
6:00-9:30pm- 50th Reunion Dinner
ABS Information Common, 3rd Floor. Celebrate your 50th Reunion with a beautiful view of campus and a great dinner with your classmates. $55 per person for dinner before September 1 and $60 per person after that.
7:00-10:00pm- Homecoming and Reunion After Party
Mess Deck. All alumni are invited to celebrate the weekend with dancing and desserts. Cash bar (beer and wine only).