Coast Guard Academy ranked one of top colleges in the nation

Coast Guard Academy ranked one of top colleges in the nation
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 2018 graduates and receives their commissions as officers from Vice President Mike Pence during their commencement ceremony, May 23, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Foguth. NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy continues to be featured as one of the nation’s top institutions of higher learning this year in prominent college...

Coast Guard Academy welcomes Class of 2024

Coast Guard Academy welcomes Class of 2024
The Coast Guard Academy Class of 2024 reports to the Academy for the beginning of their Swab Summer, July 8, 2020. Due to COVID-19, social distancing is in strict policy at the Academy. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin and Petty Officer 3rd Class Matt Thieme. NEW LONDON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy welcomed aboard 271 young men and women into the Class of...

Coast Guard Academy holds virtual graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

Coast Guard Academy holds virtual graduation ceremony for Class of 2020
Reworked Illustator Graphic By CWO Scott Epperson NEW LONDON, Conn. —The U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Class of 2020 will be remembered for many things. It is the largest and most inclusive graduating class and includes the largest number of female graduates in the institution’s history. They also became the first class to hold a virtual commencement ceremony due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Commencement...

Coast Guard Academy schedules virtual commencement exercise

Coast Guard Academy schedules virtual commencement exercise
NEW LONDON, CONN. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Class of 2020 will hold a virtual commencement ceremony on May 20 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The graduating class is the largest in the institution’s history, with more than 250 cadets. 2020 is also the 40th anniversary of the first women graduates at the Academy. This year’s class also includes more than 100 women, the largest number...

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Fulbright Award

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Fulbright Award
First Class Cadet Owen Gibson NEW LONDON, Conn. – First Class Cadet Owen Gibson, a Civil Engineering major from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, has received a Fulbright Award to pursue a two-year Master of Science degree in Water Resource Engineering and Management at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. Gibson’s Fulbright research project will focus on climate change and soil erosion models....

Coast Guard Academy to host virtual Class of 2020 graduation

Coast Guard Academy to host virtual Class of 2020 graduation
Reworked Illustator Graphic By CWO Scott Epperson NEW LONDON, Conn. — The Coast Guard Academy has announced that they are preparing to hold a virtual graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The graduating Class of 2020, along with the rest of the Academy Corps of Cadets were on spring break when travel restrictions were imposed and they were ordered to remain home....

Coast Guard Academy Cadet has COVID-19 following European trip

Coast Guard Academy Cadet has COVID-19 following European trip
Reworked Illustator Graphic By CWO Scott Epperson NEW LONDON, Conn. – A Coast Guard Academy Cadet was confirmed as positive for COVID-19 based on test results received Thursday from a Florida Department of Health Facility. The cadet, a 20-year-old male, traveled to Europe for spring break along with six other cadets and a civilian friend, the civilian has also tested positive for the virus. The group...

Coast Guard Academy Completes Major Energy Management Project

Coast Guard Academy Completes Major Energy Management Project
The Academy’s fuel oil-fired boiler plant was replaced with a high efficiency natural gas plant, and supplemented with a combined heat and power plant that generates one megawatt of electricity onsite with a microturbine engine. U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin. NEW LONDON, Conn. – The largest Utility Energy Savings Contract ever awarded by the Department of...

Coast Guard, John Jay College sign Memorandum of Agreement

Coast Guard, John Jay College sign Memorandum of Agreement
Rear Adm. Andrew J. Tiongson, Commander, First Coast Guard District, joins Karol V. Mason, John Jay College president, to sign a memorandum of agreement during a ceremony, Feb. 10, 2020, in New York City. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) NEW YORK — Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and officials from John Jay College signed a Memorandum of Agreement, Monday at...