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USMMA Announces 2023 Graduation Weekend Dates and Activities


KINGS POINT, N.Y. (April 7, 2023) – Today, The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) released the timeline of events for the Academy's 87th Commencement and the Class of 2023 Graduation Weekend. 

The timeline is subject to change; the Academy encourages...

Secretaries’ Cup to Be Live Streamed on ESPN3

KINGS POINT, N.Y., November 10, 2022 - The 42nd annual Secretaries’ Cup will take place this Saturday, November 12th at 12:00 EST!

 The Secretaries’ Cup is an annual college football game between rival schools, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) and the U.S. Coast...

USMMA Mourns The Passing Of Former Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 5, 2015) – On Monday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy learned that a beloved and much admired, long-time member of our USMMA family, former Athletic Director Susan "Sue" Petersen Lubow, has passed away.

“Today is a very sad day for our Academy,” said...

Applications for the Class of 2028 Now Open