The Team and the Teen

October, 2006

by Kristin Proulx Jarvis

Eban Boucher high-fives Whitney O'Leary

Eban Boucher high-fives Whitney O'Leary

When former women’s tennis team captain Whitney O’Leary ’06 recalls her last season on the Panther team, she won’t think only of winning matches against colleges like Colby-Sawyer, Bridgewater State and the University of Massachusetts, or her team’s runner-up finish in the Little East Conference. She will also remember the tennis team’s work with 15-year-old aspiring tennis player Eban Boucher. Read More

Renaissance Woman

October, 2006

13-270 Sara Jayne Steen, a multi-faceted teacher, scholar and leader, is the 14th president of Plymouth State University

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The Evolution of Graduate Studies

October, 2006

grad_studiesNew programs, new location, new name. The exciting growth and transformation of the College of Graduate Studies.

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Solar Mates

October, 2006

An “energy raiser” in action. PAREI members pitch in to install a solar water heating system. In the spirit of thinking globally and acting locally, a group of Plymouth State alumni is changing the world one house at a time.

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Listening to Plymouth’s Past

October, 2006

PSU students learn about the institution’s “good old days” from the people who were there. Read More

Dana Nelson Takes Care of It

October, 2006

Multiple sclerosis doesn’t stop this Plymouth State alumnus from making life better for those around him. Read More

Plymouth State Arts

October, 2006

Poems by Liz Ahl

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Shooting at the Red Star Read More

Ut Prosim

October, 2006
Laura Brusseau ’04 (left) and Jessica Dutille ’03, ’04G at the Pemi Youth Center in downtown Plymouth, N.H.

Laura Brusseau ’04 (left) and Jessica Dutille ’03, ’04G at the Pemi Youth Center in downtown Plymouth, N.H.

Laura Brusseau and Jessica Dutille have established a new foundation to help young people achieve their dreams. Read More

Hope Jordan Named Assistant Director of Annual Giving

October, 2006

hopeHope Jordan has joined Plymouth State University as our new assistant director of annual giving. Jordan spent five years in the development department at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, N.H., before opening her own consulting business specializing in nonprofits and small businesses. With more than 18 years of combined experience in communications, marketing and fundraising, Jordan is responsible for all Tower Fund programs at PSU, including the student calling program, class gift programs and all annual appeals. She says, “I’m delighted to be working for Plymouth State, and excited to kick off my first annual telefund with a new team of students.”

View From Russell House Windows

October, 2006

How Do You Feel?

by Joe Long, Alumni Director

How do you feel about your time at Plymouth State? Was it well spent? Did you get all you could out of your experience here? Did Plymouth provide you with the skills and education you needed to be successful? My hope is that you answer “yes” to each of these questions. One of the most important things we can do is prepare our students for success in life after Plymouth State, success in both the workplace and their day-to-day lives. By allowing our students to grow and expand their comfort zones, we prepare them for life’s unexpected challenges and opportunities. We know we do a good job of this because we survey our graduating senior class and our recent alumni to get feedback about their experiences as students and how Plymouth State has prepared them for the “real world.” Read More