KINGS POINT, N.Y., February 2, 2017 –Last Friday the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) Department of Admissions welcomed Admissions Field Representatives for a day of training and interactive discussions regarding the USMMA admissions process. Field representatives, known as “field reps,” are alumni or parent volunteers who represent the Academy at various events in their local areas.
KINGS POINT, N.Y., May 24, 2016 - The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point celebrated National Maritime Day, yesterday. The day was filled with events that highlighted the critical role that the U.S. maritime industry has played since the infancy of our nation.
KINGS POINT, NY – November 17, 2015. This year’s fall training cruise aboard the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) Training Vessel, T/V Kings Pointer, was unlike any other. The midshipmen, officers and crew aboard became part of history when they delivered a binnacle from the SS Mayaguez to the Pentagon for a future exhibit.
KINGS POINT, N.Y., August 11, 2015 – On Saturday, The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point welcomed 243 “plebe candidates” of the Class of 2019 into the Regiment of Midshipmen as they took USMMA’s Corps of Cadets Oath administrated by Rear Admiral James A. Helis, Ph.D., Superintendent of USMMA, during the Acceptance Day Ceremony and Parade. They were then sworn in as midshipmen in the U.S. Navy Reserve by Rear Admiral Mark R, Whitney, Deputy Commander, Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations Naval Sea Systems Command.