Yesterday our annual Professional Advisory Committee was held. We had a great turn out with reps from USCG, SUNY Maritime, NYC Ferries, Liberty Landing Marina, Brooklyn By Sail, American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), Project Liberty Ship, South St Seaport and Kirby Offshore all in attendance we discussed ways to motivate students to want to enter the maritime industry, ways industry partners can support the programs, we reviewed the ABYC curriculum materials, we discussed the latest technological advancements in gas, diesel and electronics. We also discussed internship opportunities and entry level attitudes, skills and knowledge.
Yesterday we launched the Marine Systems Technology student built and rigged ‘Diablo Grande’ designed by Phil Bolger the 40hp E-Tech engine and controls were donated by Evinrude through our partners American Boat and Yacht Council. Stay tuned for performance reports!
Hello All Fall 21017 is here!!
Welcome to the Class of 2020 into the the Marine Systems Technology Program. Here are some updates:
- Randall Clarke Dennis is now an official NYC Teacher allowing us to expand our welding and metal working curriculum and program. Sophmores and Juniors will take 9 weeks in the Fall semester and 9 weeks in the Spring. Seniors will take 9 or more weeks depending on their senior project.
- October 18th 2017 seniors and alumni will be attending the first NYC Maritime Industry Job Fair in Atlantic Basin sponsored by NYCEDC.
- We will be launching two student built boats this Fall The New York Bay Sloop “Stephenson Pope Babcock” and Motorboat “Diablo Grande”.
Notes from last week’s Professional Advisory Committee Meeting on 12/7/2016
Thank you so much for coming out to the meeting. I have attached the latest version of Marine Systems Technology curriculum for your review at your leisure. The major updates were:
Engine Maintenance on Indy 7
MST Sophomores pe
MST Senior troubleshoots starting system on outboard. Solenoid seems to be the culprit next step remove and take it to the bench to see if it can be repaired or needs to be replaced.
Welcome class of 2019!
Keelboat Sailing Team Meeting Main Building Main Deck Compartment 106 Friday Sept 11 2015
Welcome Randall Clark Dennis our new metal working and welding teacher and Medina Mohammed Marine Systems Technology Assistant