Values

Plymouth State University is committed to serving as a regional asset and resource; providing expertise, education, community-based participatory and translational research along with collaborative outreach programs to rural residents. Translational research applies theory to practice, exploring the determinants of health in real-world settings, further advancing the field of public health.

Healthy communities support economic growth and development, reduce the social and economic burdens of disease and enhance quality of life for all ages.  Implementing policy and environmental change strategies in partnership with communities will provide sustainable health promoting behaviors such as healthy eating and active living.

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Faculty Forum: Irene Cucina

Professor Irene Cucina has been teaching in the Department of Health and Human Performance since 1998. Prior to coming to Plymouth State, she had a rewarding career as a high school health and physical education teacher and coach in Newton, MA. Her commitment to students and learning has been recognized by her peers through a [...]

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Teaming Up for Service

There’s more to PSU’s student-athletes than excellent grades and athletic prowess. There’s a desire to make a difference in the world. Plymouth State men’s hockey coach Craig Russell ’09 encourages his team to serve as often as possible. Through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, which pairs children with life-threatening or chronic illness with local college [...]