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SMART Center June/July 2018 Newsletter
6/13/2018

The June 2018 edition of the SMART Center’s Bi-Monthly Newsletter is now available. Newsletter author and SMART Media Coordinator, Kendall Goodin, sent the electronic version to our partners and friends via email. Since joining the team earlier this ... Read More...

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprenticeship Program
6/11/2018

Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Apprentice Program. Earn while you learn an in-demand maritime trade. Norfolk Naval Shipyard's (NNSY) Apprentice Program, in partnership with Tidewater Community College and Tidewater Community College Apprenticeship Ins... Read More...

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National Maritime Day 2018
6/1/2018

Every year the United States celebrates National Maritime Day recognizing one of America's most important industries.There are four sectors of the maritime industry that offer both land based and seagoing jobs. We used all of our SMART social media p... Read More...

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Women In Maritime Day for Girls
5/24/2018

Have you ever thought of a career in maritime or transportation? Join us for an exciting and fun-filled day for our Women On Wheels event for Girl Scouts! The girls will have the opportunity to speak with women in the maritime and trucking industry, ... Read More...

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SMART Summer Maritime Camp REGISTRATION OPEN
5/24/2018

The Southeastern Maritime and Transportation Center, will be hosting a SMART Summer Maritime Camp August 6-10th, 2018. The camp will be a fun, exciting way for rising 6th – 9th graders to learn about the opportunities that the maritime and transporta... Read More...

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SMART Center Appoints New Leadership
11/19/2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Southeast Maritime and Transportation (SMART) Center has named Thomas Stout as the Center’s new Principal Investigator (PI) and Jennifer Palestrant as the Center’s new Director and Co-PI. The SMART Center is one ... Read More...

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SMART and SIU Team up to Recruit the Next Generation of Mariners
7/30/2017

Recognizing the critical need for trained, credentialed mariners the SMART Center is teaming up with the Seafarers International Union (SIU) to expand awareness of the SIU Unlicensed Apprentice program at Paul Hall Center in Piney Point, Maryland. Th... Read More...

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SMART Center to Present at 2017 NCPN Conference
7/25/2017

The SMART Center has been selected to present at the 2017 annual National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) conference October 26-17 in St. Louis, Missouri. This is the seventh year in a row that members of the SMART Center team have presented at NCPN. ... Read More...

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Applications Now Accepted for 2017 SMART Institutes
3/24/2017

The SMART Center has opened the online application period for its annual SMART Maritime Transportation Institute. The Institute was created to provide educators with knowledge about the maritime and transportation industry and practical tools to prom... Read More...

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Oceaneering International Graduates Apprentice Class
3/14/2017

One of the SMART Center's original partners in the Hampton Roads area - Oceaneering International - recently graduated its first class of registered apprentices in the company’s marine services division. The Oceaneering apprentices were able to earn ... Read More...