Articles by Jennifer Robertson

 
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The Care and Feeding of a Marine Diesel Engine

By Jennifer Robertson on June 01, 2015, at 12:02 p.m.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu/Summer-Workshops.pdf Join The Landing School and our expert instructors for one, two, or three day summer workshops! These workshops are designed for all levels of experience in the …
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Keeping Your DC Electrical System Healthy

By Jennifer Robertson on June 01, 2015, at 12 p.m.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 Rover Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu/Summer-Workshops.pdf Join The Landing School and our expert instructors for one, two, or three day summer workshops! These workshops are designed for all levels of experience in the …
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Community Boat Building

By Jennifer Robertson on June 01, 2015, at 11:58 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu/Summer-Workshops.pdf Join The Landing School and our expert instructors for one, two, …
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This Old Boat

By Jennifer Robertson on June 01, 2015, at 11:56 a.m.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu/Summer-Workshops.pdf Join The Landing School and our expert instructors for one, two, or three day summer workshops! These workshops are designed for all levels of experience in the …
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Build a Canoe Paddle

By Jennifer Robertson on June 01, 2015, at 11:53 a.m.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, July 9, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu/Summer-Workshops.pdf Join The Landing School and our expert instructors for one, two, or three day summer workshops! These workshops are …
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Landing School launch circa 1980

Landing School Boat Launch Celebration

By Jennifer Robertson on May 06, 2015, at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, June 19, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Chicks Marina, 75 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, Maine For more information: 207985-7976; landingschool.edu/about/news/Landing_School_Save_the_Date.pdf Come socialize, network and celebrate with us as the Class of 2015 launch their boats. LS-17 Sport Utility Runabouts, Tripp 22s and LS Touring Kayaks will all take …
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Boating Safely: Required and Optional Equipment and Emergency Procedures

By Jennifer Robertson on May 06, 2015, at 10:44 a.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu It’s summertime again! Before you hit the water, join The Landing School and the USCG Auxiliary for a safe boating seminar, “Boating Safely: required and optional equipment …
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Landing School Develops Suite of Five Scholarships Totaling $80,000

By Jennifer Robertson on May 06, 2015, at 10:37 a.m.
The Landing School is pleased to announce the development of five scholarships for students who wish to have a career in the marine industry but struggle to meet educational financial obligations. These scholarships have an application process where students are given the chance to show school faculty and staff who …

Landing School Develops $5,000 Imagination, Initiative, Invention Scholarship

By Jennifer Robertson on April 09, 2015, at 3:17 p.m.
The Landing School is pleased to announce the development of a merit-based scholarship aimed at students who excel at working with their hands. The Imagination, Initiative, Invention (I3) Scholarship is a competitive scholarship that is awarded based on a student’s ability to illustrate their creative skill by building an object …
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Landing School Community Celebration

By Jennifer Robertson on Feb. 05, 2015, at 1:09 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu Arundel, Maine has been home to The Landing School for over 36 years. Faculty, staff and students continue to uphold centuries of boat building tradition that has …
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Landing School Open House

By Jennifer Robertson on Sept. 16, 2014, at 8:55 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu For students and the community, come and see boats being built by hand, yacht designers at work and composites …
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Dr. Richard Schuhmann

The Landing School Names Dr. Richard J. Schuhmann As New President

By Jennifer Robertson on July 29, 2014, at 9:48 a.m.
The Landing School’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has named the 4th President of the Landing School. Richard J. Schuhmann, Ph.D., a former student at The Landing School and currently a Senior Lecturer and Program Manager at MIT, will begin as The Landing School’s next President …
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Landing School Receives School of Excellence Award

By Jennifer Robertson on July 17, 2014, at 10:51 a.m.
Arundel, ME – July 17, 2014 – The Landing School is pleased to announce that the school has been selected to receive a School of Excellence Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. According to a letter from Executive Director Dr. Michale McComis this award “recognizes schools …
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The Landing School to Graduate 78 Students

By Jennifer Robertson on June 05, 2014, at 10:19 a.m.
On June 21st The Landing School will celebrate its 35th annual commencement, graduating 78 diploma students, a record high. Graduates in the Marine Systems, Yacht Design, Composite Boat Building and Wooden Boat Building programs will hear speaker Michael Peters, Founder and President of Michael Peters Yacht Design. Students and their …
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The Landing School Develops Women in the Marine Industry Scholarship

By Jennifer Robertson on April 09, 2014, at 3:27 p.m.
The Landing School is pleased to announce the development of a scholarship specifically for women who wish to further their education in the areas of marine systems, yacht design, composite boat building or wooden boat building. This need-based scholarship is being awarded in $1,000 increments to five women annually. This …
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Women in the Marine Industry Initiative

Landing School Announces Development of Women in the Marine Industry Initiative

By Jennifer Robertson on March 27, 2014, at 9:13 a.m.
The Landing School, a post-secondary institution focused on educating tomorrow’s marine industry professionals, is pleased to announce the development of a community program, the Women in the Marine Industry Initiative. Developed by The Landing School, the intent of this initiative is to support women who are in or wish to …
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Landing School Announces Career Fair Amidst Hiring Spike

By Jennifer Robertson on March 11, 2014, at 10:55 a.m.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu The Landing School, a post-secondary institution focused on educating tomorrow’s marine industry professionals, is pleased to announce a career fair that will be held April 2, 2014 …
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Landing School Faculty Partner with WISE Technology to Build Amphibious Ice Rescue Vehicle

By Jennifer Robertson on Nov. 12, 2013, at 11:15 a.m.
The Landing School, a post-secondary institution focused on educating tomorrow’s marine industry professionals, is pleased to announce the collaboration of faculty members with WISE Technology, developer of the AIR Responder, a first of its kind amphibious ice rescue vehicle. Every year across the country there are winter accidents that require …
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The Landing School Appoints Susan Daly to Board of Directors

By Jennifer Robertson on Oct. 30, 2013, at 12:06 p.m.
The Landing School, a post-secondary institution focused on educating tomorrow’s marine industry professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Daly to their Board of Directors. Ms. Daly is an accomplished sailor and longtime supporter of the marine industry. As a Trustee on the Board of Directors, Daly will …

The Landing School partners with Appalachian Mountain Club to offer student memberships

By Jennifer Robertson on Sept. 18, 2013, at 10:01 a.m.
ARUNDEL, Maine — The Landing School and the Appalachian Mountain Club are pleased to announce they have entered into a partnership that provides Landing School students with a membership to the renowned club. Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club is America’s oldest conservation and recreation organization. With more than …