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SUNY Maritime Cadets Contribute to Puerto Rico Aid

The ship Empire State VI leaving SUNY Maritime. Photo Credit: Community News group/ Alex Mitchell

Puerto Rico will getting some help from some of SUNY Maritime’s cadets, according to the Bronx Times. They will be taking the Empire State VI to the troubled island for their school term of 90 days at sea.

Thirty SUNY Maritime students will contribute to three projects on the hurricane ravaged island, with tasks ranging from removing debris and other hazardous material to restoring agriculture.  On this, the ship’s second trip to Puerto Rico to help with hurricane relief efforts, the vessel will also provide housing for other students working on supportive proejcts.

Read the full May 14, 2018 article by Alex Mitchell in the BRONX TIMES….

 

 

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