July 14, 2011

July 14th, 2011 by dperrin

In front of  Facilities Services are three Plumleaf Azaleas {Rhododendron prunifolia} coming into bloom with reddish flowers. This late blooming Azalea is often used  in breeding efforts to lengthen the  blooming season of many different Rhodoendron species. On the west side of the Silver Center is a group od three Sourwood trees {Oxydendron arboreum} that have cream colored flower panicles in a most graceful pendulous habit.The buds are just beginning to open and as the plant sets seed the shape remains similar for several months of this pleasing effect.The fall color on these trees is a deep red that is exceptional.

In Plymouth Magazine

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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 [...]

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Faculty Forum: Filiz Otucu on Democracy and the Middle East

Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and [...]

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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 [...]