• Two cadets standing next to MMA sign

    True Scholarship

    …consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgement.” James Russell Lowell – The Academy puts...
  • Admiral Fran

    Formal Change of Command

    BUZZARDS BAY – After serving 10 years as president and more than 37 years working on campus, Admiral Richard Gurnon pulled up the anchor...
  • MMA Parents Association

    Raising BUCS

    According to Merriam-Webster the definition of “parent” is a person who is a father or mother: a person who has a child. They’re pretty...
  • 2 divers preparing their gear on dock in front of dorms

    Counting Clams

    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...
  • Coasties

    The Final Hurdle… and the highest!

    This spring, senior license candidates sat for and took the the seven part, United States Coast Guard Exams, spread over three and one half...
  • Sara Orawja

    Sailing Steady

    Military Sealift Command (MSC) provides the support necessary to keep our military forces afloat and operating efficiently by providing...
  • Student standing next to a hug ship propeller

    A Spa for a Ship?

    …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...
  • IMB faculty member Portia Ndlovu with 3 female students Driven

    Driven to Excel

    Several MMA cadets recently attended the first ever, Cape Cod Women's Conference in Falmouth. The conference, organized by a group calling...
  • Admissions - Planting Seeds

    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...
  • Admissions - Cadets Welcomed to "Last Muster" on Campus

    In his decade as president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Rear Adm. Richard Gurnon has unabashedly billed himself as the school's "...

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