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Class of 2020

USMMA Announces Academic Awards for Class of 2020

KINGS POINT, N.Y., June 18, 2020 – Today, United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Academic Dean and Provost, John R. Ballard, PhD, announced the list of academic award recipients of the Class of 2020.

Fifty-one midshipmen received over 100 awards in recognition of their academic achievements, athletic accomplishments and exemplary service to the Regiment of Midshipmen, the community and the Nation. Three midshipmen were also recognized for their Kings Point Scholar Projects. ...

USMMA Class of 2020 Bell-Ringing and Commencement to be Livestreamed

KINGS POINT, N.Y., June 17, 2020 - The United States Merchant Marine Academy's (USMMA) Class of 2020 will ring the bell at Powell Oval after passing U.S. Coast Guard license exams, tomorrow Thursday, June 18th. This event will be streamed on Facebook Live once the results are announced, but does not have a firm start time. Streaming will begin at 3:00 p.m. EDT.

USMMA’s first-ever semi-virtual graduation celebrations will also be streamed on Facebook Live and YouTube, on Saturday, June...

Applications for the Class of 2026 Open May 1

Learn more about the requirements and expectations of Midshipmen.