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 mbadger@maritime.edu 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:

Non-reunion Homecoming Celebration

Class of 1945
Class of 1950
Class of 1955
Class of 1960
Class of 1965
Class of 1970
Class of 1975
Class of 1980
Class of 1985
Class of 1990
Class of 1995
Class of 2000
Class of 2005
Class of 2010

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 jprendi@veoliaenergyna.com.

8:00am-7:00pm- Bookstore 
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
Memorial Park.

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.  

12:00-4:00pm- Tailgating
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).