Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 5, 2013

Maritime Academy hosts open house

From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY— The community is invited to tour the State of Michigan, the Great Lakes Maritime Academy’s 225-foot training ship on the Great Lakes Campus of Northwestern Michigan College.

The tour is part of an April 13 open house hosted by faculty and staff, who will be on hand to answer questions about career opportunities. Cadets will share their experiences aboard ships during sea projects and the Academy admissions department will be available to discuss admission requirements.

There also will be presentations by NMC’s unmanned systems programs. NMC is the only college in the country that offers training in unmanned aerial vehicles, remotely operated underwater vehicles and robotics.

The Academy open house will run from noon to 3 p.m. at 715 E. Front Street next to the Holiday Inn.

For more information, call the Maritime Academy at (231) 995-1200, or visit them on the web at: www.nmc.edu/maritime.