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U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Named One of Our Nation's "Best Value Colleges"

KINGS POINT, N.Y., January 29, 2014 - The Princeton Review yesterday released its annual list of the nation's "Best Value Colleges".The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) is one of 75 public colleges that have received this honor.  USMMA has been on the Princeton Review’s list of “Best Value Colleges” every year since the project began in 2004. The 2014 list names 150 colleges – 75 public and 75 private – the education services company identifies as "Best Values" based...

ESPN Celebrates Veterans Day Live From The United States Merchant Marine Academy

KINGS POINT, N.Y., November 12, 2013 – Yesterday, as the culmination of ESPN’s week-long salute to Veterans, “America’s Heroes: A Salute to the Troops”, ESPN’s television show, First Take, and ESPN Radio’s Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco Show broadcast live from the United States Merchant Marine Academy. First Take hosts Skip Bayless, Stephen A. Smith and Cari Champion were joined by Actor, Tom Selleck, football player, Fred Smoot, and USMMA...

USMMA Celebrates 238th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps

KINGS POINT, N.Y., November 8, 2013 – Yesterday in recognition of the United States Marine Corps’ 238th Birthday, midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) took time to honor Marines - past, present and future by sharing a birthday cake, as is tradition.During a lunchtime ceremony Gunnery Sergeant Coleen Harper, and several midshipmen who are considering active duty military service as Marines, honored faculty and staff who have served our nation as United States...

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