Alumni Stories

The Power of One x 12

Gene Martin ’09

“Plymouth State helped me break out of my shell and prepared me to achieve my dream of a career in politics.” Read More>>

Lost and Found

Randy Hoidahl ’74

“It was a great feeling to see the ring finally home.” Read More>>

The NBA’s Newest Film Star

Dan Craig ’03

“What matters to me most is that Plymouth cares about and supports athletics.” Read More>>

Bringing His Talents Home

Dave Poulin ’85

“The direction in which Plymouth State is moving…the initiatives for the future…that feeling I get when I’m back on campus.” Read More>>

The Passion to Make a Difference

Erin O’Brien ’05

“What we must remember is that almost all of us can step out and make a difference.” Read more>>

From the Classroom to the Courtroom: A Life in Law

John Rothstein ’89

John Rothstein knew in grade school that he wanted to become a lawyer. As a child he dreamt of professional baseball stardom, but later found inspiration during school breaks as a ‘bag carrier’ for his grandfather, an attorney in Boston. Read more>>

A Sense of Purpose

Shawn Murphy ’88

Shawn Murphy remembers the moment Plymouth State Professor Robert Garlitz changed his life with a single question: “Have you ever considered being a college professor?” Read more>>

Lee Russell ’97

“Picture for a moment your worst day and multiply it by ten and you start to get a sense of how difficult it is to live in Ethiopia.” Read more>>