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This Ship is Coming in! 

Cal Maritime's alumni, parents and friends are invited to join us for a special reception aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear in Honolulu, HI on June 24,and San Diego, CA on August 22.

The Captain's Receptions are a longstanding tradition at Cal Maritime that provide an opportunity for our extended family to be a part of our summer cruise. Guests will have a chance to meet cadets finishing their cruise and hear sea stories from the summer's voyage. Register today


Homecoming 2014: World Party

Alumni, cadets, faculty, staff, supporters and all members of the California Maritime Academy family will want to visit campus during Homecoming 2014 festivities. There will be music, tours of the ship and campus, and fun activities for all ages. You won’t believe your eyes when you see the many changes to campus . More information

Demolition to Begin at Former Vallejo Inn

Cal Maritime will celebrate the continued growth of campus as demolition begins at the site of the former Vallejo Inn. Representatives from campus and the community will gather for a ceremony to mark the beginning of the project on Monday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m.

The addition of the property to the campus footprint addressed a critical need for space, and the University is currently studying options for potential future use. In the meantime, the property will provide needed parking space once the demolition is complete. Read more 

New Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Kathy Baird comes to Cal Maritime with over 17 years of experience in higher education and alumni relations, with in-depth knowledge about the variety of universities and colleges in the region, including Cal Maritime.  

A native of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Kathy makes her home in Napa with her husband Jack where they raised two daughters. Incidentally, both daughters performed on the Rizza Stage a few times through their childhood ballet school.  

She holds a bachelor’s degree in History from UC Berkeley, a Master of Science degree in Higher Education from Drexel University, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership and management, also through Drexel University. Her doctoral thesis will focus on aspects of Cal Maritime alumni interaction to improve her understanding of our unique maritime culture.  

“I am thrilled to be here! It is a joy to work with such committed alumni, dedicated to supporting the educational mission of Cal Maritime, recruiting new students, mentoring current students, connecting with recent graduates, and networking with each other," said Kathy. "I look forward to meeting you!” 

Please feel free to contact Kathy at 707-654-1299 to talk about your interests that support Cal Maritime Academy and students. You can also e-mail her at kbaird@csum.edu, or connect with Kathy on LinkedIn.

Golf Classic 2014

The California Maritime Academy Foundation Golf Classic is a premier day of golf benefiting the cadets and educational programs at Cal Maritime. Since 1998, our tournament has provided an opportunity for guests from industry to network, connect with their customers, and enjoy golfing on the private golf course at Green Valley Country Club in Fairfield.

The Golf Classic will be held on Monday, September 15th.  Register today


Upcoming Events

4th Thursdays
July 24, 2014 

Summer Sendoff - Oahu, Santa Barabara/Ventura, Greater Los Angeles, Sacramento
August 2, 2014

Summer Sendoff - San Diego, Bay Area, Seattle/Puget Sound
August 9, 2014

Summer Sendoff - Portland
August 10, 2014

Captain's Reception - San Diego, CA
August 22, 2014

Golf Classic
September 15, 2014

Campus Spotlight

Cal Maritime is looking for new faculty members!

Check out the job postings and more on the alumni job board.

Alumni Directory
Are you curious to know whether your best friend from Cal Maritime will be attending the Captain’s Reception in San Diego next month?  Or to Homecoming and/or Day on the Bay in October?  You can probably find your classmates through the on-line Alumni Directory, and ask them!  

Your friends may be trying to get in touch with you, too, so be sure to register your name and contact information into the on-line directory. Connect today

Cal Maritime Extension
Are you seeking professional development?  Would your business or employer benefit from customized training for employees?  

Check out Cal Maritime Extended Learning Opportunities to build and maintain industry skills featuring hands-on training with the latest equipment. For more information, contact Veronica Boe, Director of Grants and Contracts at 707-654-1156 or vboe@csum.edu


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Did You Know?

Did you know that the U.S. Department of Education recently released findings that show Cal Maritime graduates have the highest average earnings of any California university ten years after enrollment and they have the seventh highest in the U.S.?


Did you know that the U.S. Department of Education recently released findings that show Cal Maritime graduates have the highest average earnings of any California university ten years after enrollment and they have the seventh highest in the U.S.?

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