News from MITAGS
MITAGS-MCC Receive Recognition from AMMV
During the American Merchant Marine Veterans’ Congressional Gold Medal Dinner held at MITAGS-Maritime Conference Center(MCC) earlier this month, MITAGS-MCC and the I.O.M.M.P. received recognition for their support in AMMV’s “Storm the Hill” efforts (2015 & 2017-2019). Throughout these “Storm the Hill” events, MITAGS-MCC provided rooms, meals, and transportation. It was these “Storm the Hill” efforts […]
MITAGS Recognized as 2021 WRN Ambassador of Excellence!
MITAGS has been recognized by NOAA and the National Weather Service as a 2021 Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassadors of Excellence. A select number of WRN Ambassadors are recognized every year for their significant contributions to building a Weather-Ready Nation. MITAGS’s recognition comes as the organization remains a key Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) partner and WRN […]
MITAGS Coastal/Simulation Engineer Speaks on IPF 2021 Panel
Last week, MITAGS joined hundreds of people in-person and thousands virtually for the 2021 IPF Together Conference held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. IPF is the premiere offshore wind energy conference in North America. Our very own, Colleen Schaffer, P.E., MITAGS’ Coastal & Simulation Engineer, spoke on a panel alongside representatives from Orsted, Blount […]
Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins Visits MITAGS-West
On Friday, August 6, 2021, the Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins and members of his staff visited MITAGS-West. During their tour of our facilities, Commissioner Calkins was able to navigate (and dock) a cruise ship, tour the harbor in a Coast Guard patrol boat, and dock a ship using a Z-drive tug. Later in […]
MITAGS 2021 CoE for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training/Ed
On May 19th, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the designation of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE). The CoE designation recognizes community colleges and training institutions that prepare students for careers in our nation’s maritime industry. These academic institutions are located in sixteen states and one U.S. territory. MITAGS was one of six dedicated maritime training centers selected for this designation. Click the headline above to read the full story...
MITAGS Debuts Blended Learning Classroom
MITAGS-East’s new “Hybrid Ready Room” was completed this month, with funding provided by a grant from the State of Maryland. This unique classroom can host up to 15 students for in-person learning, while allowing students from all over the world to attend “virtually.” The room is equipped with two cameras, one that automatically tracks the […]