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March 4, 2022

A new, future-focused model for CGA's academic program

With its towering oaks, brick facades and federalist columns, first time visitors are often captivated by the charming grounds of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. While “charming” may aptly describe a small New England college campus, it’s not the adjective that captures the vigor of this military service academy’s academic program.Enter Dr. Amy

Feb. 28, 2022

Creating a more diverse academy class through mentoring

The Coast Guard Academy’s Minority Outreach Team connects with aspiring cadets, lends hand through academic career

Feb. 25, 2022

The Long Blue Line: A look at the Coast Guard Academy producing minority Coast Guard officers for 80 years

The United States Coast Guard has had a history of ethnic diversity that rivals all other federal agencies. Therefore, it is only fitting that we should document the diversity history of the Coast Guard Academy, which has produced minority officers for 80 years.The Coast Guard first opened up the academy to minority trainees during World War II. In

Feb. 23, 2022

The CGA and the new operational domain

The Coast Guard Academy will soon commission its first Cyber Systems graduates later this academic year.

Jan. 4, 2022

Coast Guard reservists: A vital component of a successful Covid-19 testing program at CGA

A group of reservists helped the Coast Guard Academy with COVID-19 testing.

Dec. 8, 2021

Coast Guard Academy alum selected for NASA Astronaut Candidate Program

The Coast Guard alum heads to the moon

Dec. 7, 2021

Coast Guard Academy capstone projects impact the fleet 

Within the nine majors of study at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (CGA), most cadets complete a project-oriented capstone course during the spring semester of their senior year. It is an opportunity for the cadets to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom during their major of study. Many of the senior capstone projects are

Dec. 6, 2021

Steadfast: How one Coast Guard captain navigates the uncharted seas of life

Expertise is a product of experience. It is a characteristic that is wholly meritocratic, with the amount of hours put toward refining one’s skill determining how far that individual will get in their profession. For U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Officer Capt. Esan Simon, the Medical Director of the Coast Guard Academy, his constant desire to