Plymouth State University
Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

The community is invited to join Plymouth State University to celebrate the investiture of the 14th president, Dr. Sara Jayne Steen.  The Professional, Administrative, and Technical Staff of Plymouth State University will begin the celebration on April 5 with Past, Present, and Future, taking time in the present to remember the PAT's 30-year history on the Plymouth campus, and looking ahead to future growth and service to the University.  The public is welcome to attend:  Hartman Union Building, 3 pm.

All week April 9 - 15, 2007

  • Student work on display in many Main Street locations.  Sponsored by Plymouth State University Faculty and students.


Monday, April 9, 2007

  • All day What is it like to be a PSU student?
    Community members are welcome to take a campus tour in the morning, visit a residence hall, and go to a class.  For schedule information, call Robin Bryant in Admissions:  535-3348 
    Various locations

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

  • 12:00 noon Student Exposition
    Students recognize and thank those who have made an indelible mark on their PSU experience.
    Hartman Union Building

  • 4:30 p.m. Women's Lacrosse vs. Colby College
    PE Center

  • 7 p.m. PSU Guitar Ensemble - Free Performance
    Silver Center

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 

  • 2 p.m. Horticulture on campus
    Community members are invited to join the PSU Operating Staff for a presentation on the Horticulture on campus;  Learn how the Operating Staff funded a $5,000.00 Scholarship and how it quickly turned into $10,000 overnight; New Construction updates on campus
    Lamson Library Room 124

  • 4 p.m. Women's Softball vs. St. Joseph's College
    PE Center

  • 4 p.m. Men's Lacrosse vs. Keene State College
    PE Center

Thursday, April 12, 2007

  • 1 p.m. "New Forest Products
    Part of a series on “Growing a Sustainable Economy in Rural New England”, sponsored by the E4 Coalition and the PSU Center for Rural Partnerships.  Program presented by Dr. Chris Risbrudt, Director of the US Forest Service Forest Products Research Lab in Madison, Wisconsin.  Introductory remarks by Thad Guldbrandsen and Tom Wagner.  To register for the free program:  call 535-3275.  Parking in Lot 603 with shuttle service to Heritage Commons.

  • 3 p.m. Investiture ceremony followed by a community reception
    The favor of a reply is requested before April 2, 2007
    John C. Foley Gymnasium
    Investiture Ceremony program (PDF)

  • 3:30 p.m. Men's Baseball vs. Rivier College
    PE Center

  • 4 p.m. Community Reception
    Sponsored by PSU Alumni
    John C. Foley Gymnasium

  • 6 p.m. Imagine A Way Celebration
    Semiformal Attire
    .Tickets are $50 per person
    Seating is limited.  A prompt response is recommended
    Hartman Union Building Courtroom
    “Semi-formal attire” generally means for gentlemen a suit or blazer with an optional tie and for ladies a cocktail dress, a dressy pant suit, or a skirt, blouse and jacket.
  •  7 p.m. Silver Series: Walter Blanding  Jr. Quintet
    Tenor saxophonist Walter Blanding has performed or recorded with many artists including Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis, Illinois Jacquet, Wycliffe Gordon, Roy Hargrove and others.  Presented by the Concert Committee, PSU Student Senate. Tickets: $15 adult/$13 senior/$8 youth/ $5 PSU student
    Silver Center

  • 7 p.m. Saul O Sidore Lecture Series
    Speaker: Xu Wenli, Institute Senior Fellow, The Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University.One of China's most recognized pro-democracy advocates, Mr. Xu spent 16 years in prison for his activities as a dissident.   Free, refreshments served. Visit the Saul O Sidore web site for more information.
    Boyd Hall

Friday, April 13, 2007

  • 2:30 p.m. Piano Masters Classes
    The public is invited to observe these master classes for PSU piano students led by Nelita True, professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music.  The PSU visit will complete her tour of all 50 states.  Free admission.
    Silver Center

Saturday, April 14, 2007

  • 10 a.m. - 12 noon Community Open House
    All area residents are invited to tour the building and view the new Spinelli Archives and Special Collections.  Storytime will be offered for young children and refreshments will be served.  Permanent residents of Plymouth and Holderness can apply for their free library cards, with proof of residency.  Commons Café open 9 am - 1 pm serving Starbucks coffee and pastries.  Parking in lots 109 & 105.
    Library and Lamson Learning Commons

  • 12 noon Women's Softball vs. Western Connecticut State
    PE Center

  • 12 noon Men's Baseball vs. UMass Dartmouth
    PE Center

  • 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse vs. Rhode Island College
    PE Center

  • 5:30 p.m. Heritage Society Dinner
    for members and guests of  the PSU Heritage Society (sold out)
    Heritage Common

  • 8:00 p.m. A Celebration of Africa
    The U.S. premiere of "Zulu Mass" by Qinisela Sibisi with the PSU Choirs, Manchester Choral Society, New Hampshire Master Chorale, Pinkerton Academy, Keniston Kwaya Orchestra and the Akwaaba Traditional African Drumming and Dancing Ensemble. Tickets: $12-$10 adult/$11-$9 senior/$10-$8 youth/$8-$5 PSU student
    Silver Center

Sunday, April 15, 2007

  • 11:30 a.m. Piano Masters Classes
    The public is invited to observe these master classes for PSU piano students led by Nelita True, professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music.  The PSU visit will complete her tour of all 50 states.  Free admission.
    Silver Center

  • 3 p.m. Eagle Pond Authors Series:  Major Jackson
    Author of Hoops (2006) and Leaving Saturn (2002), Jackson won the 2000 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. To ensure admission, obtain free ticket in advance.

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