May 17, 2010

May 17th, 2010 by Bridget

On the south side of Speare Hall is our oldest Korean Mountain Ash {Sorbus alnifolia} in full bloom with clusters of white flowers.  This tree was moved to its present site to make way for the redesign of the green space between the HUB and Speare Hall.  The flowers are followed by very showy coral colored fruit that remains on the tree well into winter.  Along the sidewalk in front of the Hogan House is a bed of two Exbury Azaleas {Rhododendron x ‘Exbury’}, the reddish-orange flowered plant is ‘Gibraltar’ and the yellow flowered plant is ‘Percil’.

In Plymouth Magazine

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Another Way to Serve

“It was like moving to a foreign country with a completely different culture,” says PSU student Patrick O’Sullivan. The 26-year-old veteran isn’t referring to his time in Iraq as a motor transport operator in the Army Reserve. He’s talking about coming home. O’Sullivan joined the Army Reserve right out of high school, at an age [...]

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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 [...]