Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Reinstates Sea Year… Sort Of
The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced its plan to restore Sea Year training as part of the curriculum for Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), but...
Friday, December 9, 2016
Kings Point Alumni Say ‘No Justification’ for Sea Year Suspension
The Alumni Association of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point is calling for Sea Year be reinstated after a preliminary study found no justification for its suspension earlier...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Contractor Hired for USMMA ‘Cultural Assessment’ Amid Sexual Assault and Harassment Concerns
The U.S. Department of Transportation has hired a private government consultant to perform an independent cultural assessment of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) to help stamp out instances...
Friday, July 1, 2016
Thursday, June 16, 2016
USMMA Canceling ‘Sea Year’ Over Sexual Assault and Harassment Fears?
One of the great benefits of attending the US Merchant Marine Academy is the experience of going out to sea on US-Flag merchant ships. This is called ‘Sea Year’. While...
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