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May 03, 2018

Recent updates by our Sailors for the Sea “Onboard Reporter”

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SEA Semester student Alex Merkle-Raymond, from Northeastern University, is currently sailing aboard the SSV Corwith Cramer and sending regular dispatches to Sailors for the Sea as their Onboard Reporter.  Here’s a compilation of recent reports, filed as Alex departed Nassau, Bahamas.

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April 17, 2018

Meet Sailors for the Sea’s New Onboard Reporter!

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Sailors for the Sea’s Onboard Reporter Program, a special partnership between Sailors for the Sea and Sea Education Association, continues this spring with a new Onboard Reporter, Alex Merkle-Raymond. Alex is a student at Northeastern University and is currently aboard the SSV Corwith Cramer with the Marine Biodiversity and Conservation program (C-279).

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November 27, 2017

Meet Keiley James, Sailors for the Sea’s New Onboard Reporter!

Doug Karlson, communications@sea.edu

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Sailors for the Sea’s Onboard Reporter Program, a special partnership between Sailors for the Sea and Sea Education Association, continues this fall with a new Onboard Reporter, Keiley James.

Each term, one SEA Semester student is chosen as Sailors for Sea’s “Onboard Reporter,” and receives a $1,500 award from Sailors for the Sea.

Keiley is a student at the University of Georgia, and is currently in Grenada preparing to sail with aboard the SSV Corwith Cramer as a member of C-276, Caribbean Reef Expedition. In addition to her SEA Semester studies and duties, Keiley’s job will be to raise awareness about the health of the ocean through blogging, storytelling, social media posts, and photography .

Here’s her first report.

Please join us in following Keiley’s voyage, and her reports!

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April 25, 2017

Meet Sailors for the Sea’s Onboard Reporter!

Doug Karlson, Communications@Sea.edu

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We’re thrilled to once again join with Sailors for the Sea, a leading ocean conservation organization, for our “Onboard Reporter” program.

This is a special partnership that began last year. Each term, one SEA Semester student is designated as Sailors for Sea’s “Onboard Reporter,” and receives a $1,500 award.

This spring, the Onboard Reporter is Anna Brodmerkel, a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Anna is currently sailing aboard the SSV Corwith Cramer as a member of C-273, Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (known around here as MBC).

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November 07, 2016

Sailors for the Sea promotes ocean conservation with “Onboard Reporter” program

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Thanks to a special partnership between our two organizations that began last spring, Sailors for the Sea, a leading ocean conservation program, is getting its message out with the help of SEA Semester students. Each term, one SEA Semester student is designated as Sailors for Sea’s “Onboard Reporter,” and receives a $1,500 award. This fall, the Onboard Reporter is William Harnisch, a University of Rhode Island student and member of class S-270, Ocean Exploration.  William will soon report aboard the SSV Robert C. Seamans in New Zealand, where, in addition to his SEA Semester studies and duties, his job will be to raise awareness about the ocean through blogging, storytelling, social media posts, photography and video.  Here’s William’s first report.  We encourage you to follow the stories filed by Sailors for the Sea’s Onboard Reporter!

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