Faculty, staff, and families joined PSU  President Don Birx and Healthy PSU program manager Denise Normandin (far right) in kicking off the On the Move Challenge on June 1. Photo courtesy of Denise Normandin.

Plymouth State Earns Top 25 Most Active Employers Designation

July 29th, 2016 by Barbra

Faculty and staff supported to participate in national “On the Move” Challenge Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University has earned the designation of a Top 25 Most Active Company by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) On the Move (OTM) initiative, beating out 70 organizations. The designation recognizes the University’s efforts to promote a culture […]

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Plymouth State University Announces New Dean of Enrollment Management

July 27th, 2016 by Barbra

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University has named Jason Moran as its new dean of enrollment management. Moran, who began his new role July 1, was born in Derry, NH, and grew up in Annandale, NJ. He comes to PSU from Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA, where he served as director of admissions for the […]

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Plymouth State University’s Spring 2016 President’s List

July 13th, 2016 by Barbra

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has released its President’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 or better and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester to be eligible for the President’s List. These credit hours must be in courses that earn grade points […]

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Plymouth State University’s Spring 2016 Dean’s List

July 13th, 2016 by Barbra

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has announced its Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. Students must have achieved a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.69 to be eligible for the Dean’s List and have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that earn grade points and students must have […]

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Plymouth State’s Amy Villamagna Awarded Helen Abbott ’39 Professorship of Environmental Studies

July 5th, 2016 by Hyung Park

Plymouth, N.H.– An outstanding faculty member and sustainability advocate has been named the Plymouth State University Helen Abbott ’39 Professor of Environmental Studies. Amy Villamagna is a professor of Environmental Science and Policy and research faculty within PSU’s Center for the Environment who is passionate about engaging students in her research, both in the field […]

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Plymouth State University Announces Visionary Integrated Academic Structure

June 20th, 2016 by Hyung Park

Beginning September 2017, programs will be organized within strategic academic clusters providing students integrated, real-world learning, research, and service opportunities PLYMOUTH, NH (June 20, 2016) − Plymouth State University (PSU) is transforming its overall academic structure to better prepare students to succeed in the global economy and strengthen PSU’s ties with New Hampshire’s business community. […]

Plymouth State University is hosting the Piano Monster Festival June 22-29.
Dozens of young people will hone their musical and performance skills during the week-long event.

A Monster of a Piano Festival at Plymouth State

June 16th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, NH—Fans of the infamous PSU piano monster will have several opportunities to visit the many-fingered monster at summer camp between June 22-29. Junior and Senior Piano Monster Festivals will be held June 22-25 for students completing grades 8-12, and June 26-29 for students completing grades 5-8. (Students entering grade 8 may choose either festival.) […]

Eight PSU alumni and faculty members were recognized for their educational excellence at the 2016 EDie Awards.

Plymouth State University Alumni and Faculty Honored with New Hampshire EDie Awards

June 14th, 2016 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University alumni and faculty were honored at the 2016 New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards, known as the “EDies”, which recognize New Hampshire schools and individuals who meet high standards of excellence in education. This year’s event was held on June 11 and featured eight award recipients with ties […]

Hannah Dutton '17, a PSU anthropology major, displays a horseshoe excavated at Enfield Shaker Village.

History Comes Alive: Plymouth State University Sponsors Archaeological Dig at Enfield Shaker Village

June 8th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – On a summer day in 1850, a burly, bearded blacksmith stands over an enormous pile of glowing coals in the Enfield Shaker Village blacksmith shop, a hammer raised over his sweat-drenched head. In rhythmic and forceful blows, he relentlessly pounds a piece of red-hot metal into the shape of a horseshoe. He […]

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PSU Celebrates Groundbreaking for 348-Bed Residence Hall and Conference Center; Merrill Place Scheduled Opening Fall 2017

May 25th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University is taking a big step into the future with construction of the 348-bed Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center, slated to open in the fall of 2017. At a May 25 groundbreaking ceremony attended by members of the USNH Board of Trustees, PSU staff and faculty, New Hampshire’s […]

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PSU awards 2015 Maslakowski Education award to Rose Colby

The 2015 Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Education Award was given to Rose Colby of Epping who was chosen because of her commitment to quality, competency-based education. The award was created in 2008 in memory of the late Dennise Maslakowski, PSU’s former Associate Vice President for the College of Graduate Studies. “To receive this honor means a […]

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Marietta woman chosen as 2015 ACE Fellow

Plymouth State University History Professor Marcia Schmidt Blaine, daughter of Suzanne Schmidt of Marietta and the late Frederick K. Schmidt, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. Blaine is one of 47 individuals selected for the prestigious leadership development program that prepares senior leaders to serve American colleges […]

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PSU plans archaeological dig at Enfield Shaker Village

PLYMOUTH — Enfield Shaker Village has been described as one of New Hampshire’s most magnificent architectural achievements, and beginning on May 26, it will be the site of a history-making archaeology project. For the first time in its history, an archaeological dig at the Village has been planned as part of a Plymouth State University […]