News from MITAGS
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 […]
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, […]
Mike Rodriguez Appointed Interim Director of MITAGS
Baltimore, MD – February 08, 2022 – The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) announces the appointment of Mike Rodriguez as the Interim Director of MITAGS. “I am pleased that Mike Rodriguez has agreed to take on the day-to-day administration of MITAGS’ academic programs and courses as we begin the process of bringing […]
Eric Friend Appointed by MM&P MATES Program Trustees to Executive Director of MITAGS and Maritime Conference Center
Baltimore, MD – February 02, 2022 – On behalf of the MM&P MATES Program, The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) and Maritime Conference Center (MCC) announce the appointment of Eric Friend as the new Executive Director. “The trustees’ decision to select Eric as the next Executive Director has made the transition much […]
Glen Paine, Executive Director, MM&P MATES Program, Retires After More Than 23 Years at the Helm
On behalf of the MM&P MATES Program, The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) and Maritime Conference Center (MCC) announce the retirement of long-time Executive Director, Glen Paine after more than 23 years at the helm. Glen’s successor, as selected by the MATES Program trustees, is Director of MITAGS, Eric Friend. Read more.
MITAGS Alum, Captain Kate McCue in the News!
MITAGS Alum, Captain Kate McCue continues to make big waves, pun intended, in the maritime and cruise industries! Captain McCue is the first American female captain of a mega cruise ship, making history in 2015 when she became captain of the Celebrity Edge at the age of 37 years old. She is also the first […]