WBSM was visited by Eric Dawicki, President and Founder of Northeast Maritime Institute in Fairhaven.  Eric was sharing some exciting news for the institute, he is looking for supporters of Northeast Maritime Institute to attend the Public Hearing to support their new degree program.  Northeast Maritime Institute has applied to the Department of Higher Education to deliver an Associate of Applied Science in Nautical Science Degree.  On Thursday March 27th the Institute will be providing bus transportation to the hearing leaving the K-Mart parking lot at 8:00 am.  The hearing is at 10:30 and supporters are also welcome to meet directly at the the hearing.  the hearing is at Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, One Ashburton Place, Room 1401, Boston.  Northeast Maritime Institute has been operating one of the premier maritime education and training institutions in the country and they feel that it is time to offer a degree program.  If you would like to find out more and support the institute you can call 508-992-4025 or visit northeastmaritime.com.