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Plymouth State will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores beginning with students entering in Spring, 2015. Instead, PSU will continue to concentrate on a student’s high school record as the primary factor in offering admission.

Plymouth State University will no longer require SAT/ACT test scores

August 22nd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – There will be one less requirement in the application packet for students applying to Plymouth State University. The central New Hampshire university announced this week that it will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores beginning with students entering in Spring, 2015. Instead, Plymouth State will continue to [...]

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Sara Jayne Steen to Step Down as PSU President

August 21st, 2014 by Tim

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen announced today (August 21, 2014) that she will step down as president on 30 June 2015, after nine years as president. “It has been my honor to serve as president of Plymouth State University,” Steen said.  “I am proud of this vibrant University that is [...]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen details the success of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) to Scott Brown, N.H. Republican U.S. Senate candidate. Brown toured the ECP August 15.

N.H. Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Scott Brown Tours ECP

August 15th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – New Hampshire Republican U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth August 15. The ECP is a business incubator space, providing a “one stop shop” for businesses throughout the region seeking advice and counseling, services, leased space, mentoring, and networking. The Grafton County Economic Development Corporation (GCEDC) constructed the building [...]

Joseph S. Nye, Jr, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at PSU's Fall Convocation ceremony Sept. 2

International Relations Leader Joseph S. Nye, Jr. to Receive Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at Plymouth State University’s Fall Convocation Sept. 2

August 14th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–A renowned foreign policy expert will be honored by Plymouth State University at the school’s Fall Convocation ceremony September 2. Joseph S. Nye, Jr, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen said Nye was chosen to receive the honorary degree because of his expertise in international relations. “He [...]

Belmont High School science teacher Adien DeShaies prepares to release weather balloon at Plymouth State University as part of a N.H. EPSCoR Summer Teacher Conference.

PSU Hosts N.H. EPSCoR Summer Teacher Conference

August 12th, 2014 by blyndes

    Plymouth, N.H. – Belmont High School science teacher Adrien DeShaies, a Plymouth State  ’09, ’11G  alumnus, stands on a field just off the campus at Plymouth State University, holding a three-foot wide balloon. As he slowly releases it into the air, a small crowd of onlookers watches it rise, as a light breeze [...]

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From College to Career: Samantha Nolin ’14

August 11th, 2014 by Barbra

After the excitement of commencement is over, and the goodbyes have been said to friends, classmates, and professors, too many newly minted college grads these days are asking, “What next?” But social work major Samantha Nolin ’14 knew exactly what was next for her, thanks to an innovative partnership between PSU and the New Hampshire [...]

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Plymouth State adds to graduate offerings with Master of Science in Accounting

August 6th, 2014 by Tim

Fall 2014 registration open for graduate and undergraduate programs  Graduate business students at Plymouth State University have new programs to choose from this fall. The school has launched a Master of Science in Accounting and has added to its Masters of Business Administration with expanded programs in Healthcare Administration and International Business. All three programs, [...]

Governor Maggie Hassan, center, presides over a meeting of the Live Free and Start advisory council. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, welcomed the group to the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, where they discussed job creation strategies for high-tech firms. Jeff Rose, Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development, is at right.

Governor Maggie Hassan and Live Free and Start Business Advisory Council Meet with ECP

August 6th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan and members of the Live Free and Start business advisory group met August 5 at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) to learn about the ECP’s activities and to talk with local business leaders about how the state can partner with them on job creation strategies. The [...]

Marilinda Garcia, right, toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) August 1 as part of her 2nd Congressional District campaign. ECP Director Michael Tentnowski, left, details the success of the business incubator.

N.H. Congressional Candidate Marilinda Garcia Tours ECP

August 1st, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– N.H. 2nd Congressional District candidate Marilinda Garcia toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, Friday, August 1. The ECP is a business incubator space, providing a “one stop shop” for businesses throughout the region seeking advice and counseling, services, leased space, mentoring, and networking. The Grafton County Economic Development Corporation (GCEDC) constructed the building using $2 [...]

PSU Professor Fred Prince displays a fragment of a wooly mammoth tooth he discovered iin the Pemigewasett River Valley. The fossil is the first confirmed evidence of the prehistoric mammal living within the state of New Hampshire.

Plymouth State Professor Discovers Woolly Mammoth Tooth: First Evidence of Prehistoric Mammal in New Hampshire

July 30th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Nearly ten years ago, PSU biology professor Fred Prince was fly-fishing on a remote stream in Campton, N.H., when a strange object caught his eye in the streamside gravel. He picked up the odd, laminated structure and turned it over and over in the bright sunlight. He knew it was unique, but [...]

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PSU president to step down in 2015

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen announced Thursday that she will step down as president on 30 June 2015, after nine years as president. “It has been my honor to serve as president of Plymouth State University,” Steen said. “I am proud of this vibrant University that is transforming students’ lives and [...]

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Plymouth State president to step down in 2015

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen says she’s planning to step down as president at the end of June 2015 after nine years at the post. Steen said Thursday the timing was appropriate, saying significant milestones have been achieved during her tenure, such as a $32 million facility that will [...]

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PSU president to step down after nine years

DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen announced Thursday that she will be stepping down next summer after serving the university for nine years. “My husband and I just felt like it was a good time to move on,” said Steen, 64, adding that she has no plans [...]