Maritime Education

SCI’s Houston Center for Maritime Education prepares for upgrades to provide innovative educational opportunities for professional mariners. More...
  • An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute May 13, 2015 Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic timeline created with Prezi opens the vaults of SCI More...
  • The Legacy of Captain Buddy Compton May 4, 2015 Highly respected captain, teacher and mentor Captain Buddy Compton passed away on April 28. More...

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Maritime Ed Luncheon Raises $80K October 21, 2011

Supporters contributed nearly $80K toward a Houston luncheon underwriting continuing maritime education courses offered at SCI’s Center for Maritime Education.

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Shank Joins SCI’s Maritime Education Team August 23, 2011

At SCI’s Center for Maritime Education in Houston, TX, newly hired instructor Captain Christine Shank joins forces with professional mariners in the classroom to share experiences. Shank, along... More...

New Center for Maritime Education Director April 27, 2011

This month, Captain Stephen Polk steps up to become SCI’s new Director of Maritime Education, supervising the training of over 1,500 professional mariners at SCI’s Centers in Paducah, KY and... More...

Maritime Education: WWI to Simulator Training March 2, 2011

by Lauren Robinson, Digitization Assistant In February 1916, retired sea captain Robert Huntington headed up SCI's Navigation and Marine Engineering School. Instruction was given in nautical... More...

Sale Closes on Water Street Building February 2, 2011

Yesterday, the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI) sold its 241 Water Street facility to the Blue Man Creativity Center School.

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SCI Conducts Bridge Feasibility Study January 19, 2011

by Eric K. Larsson, Ph.D. Director, Center for Maritime Education

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Luncheon Marks Opening, Signals Strength October 29, 2010

SCI’s annual Houston, TX benefit luncheon gathered industry leaders from across sectors in support of the Institute’s training programs for mariners, which now incorporate new state-of-the-art... More...