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Statement from the Maritime Administator

News Release #: MARAD 00-00

Date: Nov 20, 2017

I learned today that my alma mater – Kings Point – has once again received full accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. As I’ve stated since my confirmation hearing, the success of the Academy at every level is one of my highest priorities, and this announcement is confirmation that the US Merchant Marine Academy is getting back on course for providing a world-class educational experience to our future leaders. My thanks to Rear ‎Admiral Helis and his team for working to resolve the issues that were identified by the commission.

Mark H. Buzby

Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2018