Meghan McGeary Named New Annual Giving Coordinator

October, 2005

11-211Plymouth State University is proud to announce that Meghan McGeary has taken the position of annual giving coordinator. McGeary comes to us from the University of Pittsburgh where she has served as a student phonathon caller, calling program manager, development project manager and manager of annual leadership programs. Read More

Homework When?

October, 2005

11-208What began as a senior project at Plymouth State is now a successful Internet business. Two cousins who grew up in the Lakes Region now run HomeworkNOW.com, which is used by more than 1,000 schools throughout the United States. Nick Rago, who graduated in 1998 with a computer science degree, and his cousin, Patrick Capone, who graduated in 1996 with a degree in elementary education, own the business. Read More

Preserving African-American History

October, 2005

New Hampshire historian Valerie Cunningham receives the Robert Frost Contemporary American Award.

by Betsy Cheney

11-220When I think back to when I was almost afraid to ask questions, when people reacted so weirdly, it’s like a miracle to see it come to this,” Valerie Cunningham has said of the Portsmouth (N.H.) Black Heritage Trail. “When I attempted to find out about the Africans and black Americans who had lived in my hometown and in New Hampshire before me, there was nobody and nothing available to tell that history. It was as if generations of black people had never lived.” Read More

From the PSUAA President

October, 2005

Hello fellow Plymouth alums! This has been another great year for the PSUAA. We have accomplished so much, including completing the first year of the new Planning Document and Action Plan with many achievements. Highlights from 2004-2005 include: Read More

The View from Russell House Windows

October, 2005

Joe Long, Director of Alumni Relations

11-224Technology is changing everything. With the dawning of each new day, a tool for better and faster communication becomes available. My cell phone now serves as my camera, as well as getting my e-mail and playing my favorite music. My new car comes equipped with a GPS device and satellite monitoring in case I get into an accident and can’t call for help. I can use my laptop computer while I wait to have my car fixed by accessing an Internet “hot spot” provided by my local car dealer. We no longer are amazed that people can page us on the subway or send photos to our computer. It’s all part of daily life. Read More

New Alumni Directory in the Works

October, 2005

Attention Alumni! Harris Connect, Inc. is preparing the Plymouth State University 2006 Alumni Directory. Our last edition was in 1994, so we need your help to be sure your listing is complete and up to date. Read More

The Annual Fund Becomes the Tower Fund

October, 2005

11-225Who could forget the Rounds Hall clock tower? This landmark greeted you as an incoming freshman, marked your gait on the way to class, drew your attention during pumpkin season and stood tall in your rearview mirror as you left town after graduation. The steeple and clock tower remain a lasting tribute to your hours, days and years at Plymouth. Read More

Welcome New PSUAA Board Members

October, 2005

Congratulations and welcome to the newest members of the Plymouth State University Alumni Association board of directors. This year we welcome back two members who were re-elected and four new members who have been elected to a first term. Read More

When a Plymouth State Student Calls…

October, 2005

11-230No one likes to hear from telemarketers, but we hope that when one evening you receive a call from a student from Plymouth State University, you will take a few moments to chat. Read More

Class Notes

October, 2005

Compiled by Becky Ciulla ’06, Office of Alumni Relations, Class Notes Intern Read More