News From Fort Schuyler

October 23, 1997 - Volume 1, No. 3

GOOD NEWS - Jose Femenia (Class of 1964) became President-elect of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at the Annual SNAME Conference in Ottawa last. (Source: Charles Munch at 10/21 Staff Meeting) Jose was also awarded the Webb Medal at this conference . (Source: E. Baumgart, Engineering Department)

PROGRESS IS VISIBLE - The college web page ( is slowly taking shape. Take a look at the new information on the GRADUATE PROGRAM. While you are at it, relive your own cruise by visiting the SUMMER SEA TERM 97 link, and read the full text of CLIVE CUSSLER'S GRADUATION SPEECH.

AND, few events of interest are coming up which may be of interest to you:

1. November 8 -Tenth Annual Admiral's Ball will be held Saturday November 8 in Carl Vander Clute Hall on the college campus. Cocktails will begin at 7 p.m. Honorees are Edward I. du Moulin, a Trustee, Maritime College Foundation (retired) and his son, Richard T. du Moulin,, Chairman and CEO, Marine Transport Lines and Chairman Intertanko. For ticket information call the Maritime College Foundation at (718) 409 7210. {Source: 10/22 Press Release from Office of College Relations)

2. Monday, November 24 - ABC's "Good Morning America" will be broadcasting live

segments from Fort Schuyler, featuring out cadets. (Source: Admiral David Brown at 10/21 Staff meeting)

BTW - Clive Cussler is due back on campus later in November. No date set to my knowledge.