The construction of Plymouth State University’s newest building, the Active Living, Learning, and Wellness Center (ALLWell North), marks an exciting moment in the University’s long history of service to New Hampshire, with special emphasis on the North Country and Lakes Region, highlights its critical roles in contributing to the state’s economic base and preparing an educated workforce.
A portrait of an increasingly international university where visiting faculty, exchange programs, and foreign-study trips are all part of educating students in the new world—and whose graduates are making a mark in the global economy.
Anchoring businesses and graduates to the region
Officially, and to a casual observer, the Enterprise Center at Plymouth is a resource and an incubator for small businesses throughout the region seeking advice and counseling, services, leased space, mentoring, and networking. In practice it is all this and more.
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 the Museum of the White Mountains’ latest show.