April 26, 2010

April 26th, 2010 by Bridget

In front of Highland Hall is our ‘Elizabeth’ Magnolia {M.x acuminata ‘Elizabeth’} with its yellow flowers just beginning to open. This was PSU’s 2009 Arbor Day tree planting and it appears to have come through its first winter in fine form. At the south end of Smith Hall is an ‘Aristocrat’ Bradford Callery Pear {Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’} in bloom with clusters of white flowers. There is a Bradford Pear blooming at the south end of the upper Boyd Parking lot at Pleasant St as well as along the north side of Memorial Hall. These trees all have glossy green foliage and excellent multi-colored fall foliage that is very long lasting if not cut short by an early hard frost.

In Plymouth Magazine

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Beyond Granite: The Museum of the White Mountains Takes on STEM

As American students and workers fall behind their counterparts around the world in the science and technology fields, educators and policy makers have stressed the importance of strengthening our attention to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Exhibition curator Sarah Garlick writes about the connections between earth science, adventure, and the process of learning STEM in […]

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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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The Advocate

Staci Keenan ’14 of Jaffrey, NH, was 11 years old and home alone when intruders broke in. Fortunately she was unharmed, but the experience changed her life forever …