Coast Guard Academy graduates 240 new officers

Coast Guard Academy graduates 240 new officers
 The Coast Guard Academy graduated 240 new officers along with seven international students during the 140th Commencement Exercises May 19, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme) NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduated 240 new officers along with seven international students with keynote speaker President Joseph R, Biden Jr. in attendance, Wednesday,...

Coast Guard Academy Names Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Coast Guard Academy Names Provost and Chief Academic Officer
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy announced that Amy K. Donahue, Ph.D., has been named the Academy’s first Provost. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy announced today that Amy K. Donahue, Ph.D., has been named the Academy’s first Provost. In this position, Donahue will serve as the Chief Academic Officer and principal adviser to the Superintendent in...

Coast Guard Academy participates in 2021 NSA Cyber Exercise

Coast Guard Academy participates in 2021 NSA Cyber Exercise
A team from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy participated in the National Security Agency’s 20th annual National Cyber Exercise (NCX), April 8-10, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Hunter Medley) NEW LONDON, Conn.– A team from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy participated in the National Security Agency’s 20th annual National Cyber Exercise (NCX), a cyber competition that tests...

Academy Cadets Take First Place in Humanitarian Law Competition

Academy Cadets Take First Place in Humanitarian Law Competition
A team from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy took first place at the Sanremo International Institute of Humanitarian Law Competition for Military Academies, March 25, 2021. (U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Hunter Medley) NEW LONDON, Conn. – A team from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy took first place at the International Institute of Humanitarian Law Competition for Military Academies. First-Class...

CGA earns NCAA honorable mention recognition for Diversity and Inclusion

CGA earns NCAA honorable mention recognition for Diversity and Inclusion
Reworked Illustator Graphic By CWO Scott Epperson NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has earned an honorable mention recognition for the NCAA and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association’s (MOAA) 2021 Award for Diversity and Inclusion. The NCAA/MOAA Award for Diversity and Inclusion recognizes the initiatives, policies and practices of school and conference offices that embrace...

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...