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Director of MITAGS

Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies (MITAGS) and Maritime Conference Center (MCC), Executive Director Eric Friend, announces that MITAGS has begun a search to fill the position of Director of MITAGS. The Director of MITAGS is a full-time position, reporting directly to the Executive Director, located in Linthicum Heights, Maryland in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. […]

Emily Hopkins Completes Women’s Leadership Program

Congratulations to MITAGS’ Assistant Director, Emily Hopkins on completing the Women’s Leadership Program from the Yale School of Management Executive Education! According to the program description, “women remain underrepresented in top leadership positions, globally. To succeed, women need to learn to both navigate the external factors that are hindering their access to leadership positions and […]

MITAGS-MCC Hosts Students for 2022 Engineers’ Week

Last week MITAGS and Maritime Conference Center were thrilled to host several student groups on site as part of the 2022 Engineers Week Program. The week long program, coordinated locally by the Engineers Club of Baltimore and Engineers Week Council, hosts hundreds of middle school and high school students from around the state of Maryland […]

WorkBoat: “A Strong Safety Culture Will Prevent Most Vessel Accidents”

As quoted in a recent WorkBoat Magazine article written by Michael Crowley: “Most workboat accidents are preventable. Not willing to replace old equipment, an unwillingness to acknowledge that, yes, boats deteriorate and its crew might not always be paying attention to what’s happening around them or know what to do when an incident takes place, […]