State University of New York SUNY Maritime College – A living history
Gary Jobson, the acclaimed Americas Cup sailor, ESPN commentator, president of US Sailing and SUNY Maritime graduate (class of 1973), captures the essence of the Maritime College experience and showcases the Colleges rich history. From a Cadets experience onboard the Empire State VI as the ship makes its way through New York harbor from a two month European voyage, to a historic look back at the College in its early days as a merchant marine academy, the viewer has a first hand view of life on the campus and a look at what a Maritime education yields. Captivating interviews with Maritime faculty, administrators and students gives the viewer a first hand look at life at Maritime. This is the chance to experience college life at the scenic New York City campus on the banks of the East River and Long Island Sound. With starting careers among the highest in the nation, Maritime graduates, the viewer learns, have tremendous opportunity ahead. Jobson also recounts his own sailing days as an All American at Maritime and looks at the Colleges nationally ranked sailing team as well as the Colleges NCAA sports teams. Gary Jobsons lively telling of the Maritime story is complimented by exquisite world-class photography, shot by Emmy Award winning cameramen whose work is regularly seen on NBC Sports and ESPN as well as other national media outlets.
Emory University has a broad-based intercollegiate athletic program with approximately 350 student-athletes comprising the school’s 18 varsity sports. Emory is a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA). Other institutions comprising the eight-team league include Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, New York University, University of Chicago, University of Rochester and Washington University. Emory has won a total of 11 Division III national championships. Women’s tennis has five national titles to its credit (1996, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006) while the men’s tennis (2003, 2006) has won twice and women’s swimming and diving (2005, 2006, 2010) just brought home their third title this spring. The volleyball team brought home a national trophy in 2008. Emory student-athletes have shined in their respective venues over the years with more than 600 athletes earning All-American status since the 1983-84 season. Emory student-athletes have also distinguished themselves on the academic front. A total of 114 student-athletes have been selected as CoSIDA Academic All-Americans since 1983-84. Since the fall of 2000, the Eagles have earned 65 CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, trailing only Nebraska (75) and Notre Dame (73) during the stretch and tops among non-football playing institutions. For more information on Emory Athletics go to: www.emoryathletics.com
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