Awards & Recognition2022-01-24T19:04:28-05:00

SEA Names Recipents of Navigational Star Awards

Sea Education Association is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Navigational Star Awards. These awards recognize individuals who have contributed heart, soul, intellect, energy, and resources to the success of SEA’s mission over the years.  The awards will be presented in Woods Hole on June 25th at an event that will be live-streamed. North Star Award Rafe and Kate Parker Jake Brown The North Star Award was created to honor a visionary alumnus, donor, Trustee, Overseer, parent, or employee [...]

2023-01-25T09:43:19-05:00May 9, 2022|

SEA Capt. Rebecca Johnson is Tall Ship America’s Young Sail Trainer of the Year

Tall Ships America has awarded SEA Captain Rebecca Johnson with its Young Sail Trainer of the Year award.  The award, presented at the Tall Ships America conference last week, recognizes high-performing individuals who deliver sail training programs for young people at sea. Chris Nolan, SEA Interim Dean of Faculty, wrote: "As a longtime mate with SEA, Rebecca stepped up in 2021 and served as captain of the Robert C. Seamans in San Diego.  During a lengthy period [...]

2023-01-25T08:33:52-05:00February 16, 2022|

Tall Ships America Honors SEA Captain Sean Bercaw, Crew & Support Teams

In recognition of the epic voyage of the SSV Robert C. Seamans last year, Tall Ships America last week honored SEA Captain Sean Bercaw, the crew of the Seamans, and SEA’s Marine Operations and Academic Program teams with its 2020 Tall Ships America Reimagination Award. The award was presented by SEA President Peg Brandon at the Tall Ships America Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships, held virtually. Capt. Sean Bercaw Last winter, [...]

2023-01-25T08:58:29-05:00March 1, 2021|

SEA Wins NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Award

On November 5th, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) honored SEA as a recipient of its 2020 Marine Environment Protection Awards. The awards recognize organizations whose efforts support NAMEPA's mission to "Save our Seas." SEA President Peg Brandon accepted the Academies, Harbor Schools and Universities Award at the 2020 NAMEPA annual conference, held virtually. Contact: Douglas Karlson, Director of Communications | 508-444-1918 | dkarlson@sea.edu | www.sea.edu

2023-01-25T08:59:18-05:00November 17, 2020|

SEA President Peg Brandon among Five to Receive Honorary Degrees from University of Rhode Island

A former congressman who led the fight for health insurance parity for those with mental health and substance use disorders, an educator who uses tall ships as platforms to educate college students about the ocean and environment, the founding director of the leading international engineering program, a renowned musician and philanthropist, and a former college president will be awarded honorary degrees by the University of Rhode Island at its 133rd Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies Sunday, May 19. Former Congressman [...]

2023-01-25T09:05:35-05:00April 12, 2019|

SEA Receives Walter Cronkite Award

Ron Oswald, NMHS Board Chair; Christopher Culver, Rear Commodore, New York Yacht Club, who presented the award; SEA President Peg Brandon; SEA Board Chair Dr. Richard Cost. The National Maritime Historical Society presented Sea Education Association with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Maritime Education at an awards dinner held Thursday, Oct, 25th at the New York Yacht Club. SEA Board Chair Dr. Richard Cost. Below: Model Room of NYYC The Society cited SEA’s [...]

2023-01-25T09:05:54-05:00November 5, 2018|
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