RAMAPO – Rockland Community College will hold a launch event for its new Maritime Studies program at the swimming pool in the RCC Fieldhouse this Friday, October 20.

Maritime Studies Launch Event
Friday, October 20
2:30 – 3:30 pm
Swimming Pool, Fieldhouse
Please RSVP to F. Christian Mdeway, Director of Continuing Education, at 845-574-4323 or fmdeway@sunyrockland.edu.

The event will feature demonstrations of fire training and personal survival techniques. Refreshments will be served.

Maritime Studies is a partnership between RCC Continuing Education and Learn America, a Coast Guard-approved training provider. Most of the coursework is completed online, with one to five days of in-person training. The U.S. Maritime Administration says the nation faces a critical need for new merchant mariners over the next five years. More about the course offerings can be found atwww.sunyrockland.edu/go/maritime.

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