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USMMA Board of Visitors to Meet Virtually

KINGS POINT, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2020 - The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point announced that the Board of Visitors will meet on Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually by video and audio conference.

The meeting is public and open to all those interested. To view the meeting, you must access both audio and video at the following locations:

Audio Dial in: 866-216-6835, Participant Access Code (phone): 414563

Video access:

For those desiring to attend, you must connect to both the audio and video channels to follow along. Anyone experiencing difficulty connecting can request assistance at:



The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, located in Kings Point, N.Y, educates and graduates leaders of exemplary character who are inspired to serve the national security, marine transportation, and economic needs of the United States as licensed Merchant Marine Officers and commissioned officers in the Armed Forces. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the Academy, which was established under the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1943. It is administered by the Maritime Administration under the auspices of the Department of Transportation.

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Last updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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