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L-R, Beau Dykstra, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, Mark Dykstra and Laura Dykstra. Beau's parents are both Plymouth State alumni.

Plymouth State University Move-In a Success

September 1st, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– “My parents have always spoken so highly of Plymouth State, so I am so excited to be here,” said Beau Dykstra of Lebanon, who was one nearly 2,000 Plymouth State University students to move into the school’s seven residence halls September 1. Move-In is the busiest day of the year for the campus […]

ALLWell North is a 108,000 square foot academic and athletics complex that is scheduled to be completed in Fall, 2015.

Newest Plymouth State University building will drive regional economic development and advance health and wellness education

August 26th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A new building is rising at Plymouth State University. Driven by student and employer demand for program growth and expansion, the building, known as “ALLWell North,” is a major step in advancing PSU’s position as a national leader in health and wellness education and in opening new avenues for innovation and regional […]

Paul Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service.

PSU Announces 2014 Distinguished Faculty Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green Honored

August 25th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth – Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green were honored by their Plymouth State University faculty colleagues at the institution’s annual Faculty Day event August 27. Julie Bernier, PSU’s Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, presented Green with the Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service. Coykendall […]

More than 2,000 students will move into Plymouth State University's residence halls September 1st. (File photo 2013)

Plymouth State University Move-In September 1, Heavy Traffic Will Impact Plymouth and Holderness

August 25th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–The busiest day of the year for Plymouth State University and surrounding communities arrives Labor Day, Monday, September 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nearly 2300 students will converge on campus, with the busiest time from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Traffic in the towns of Plymouth and Holderness will be heaviest at […]

N.H. Republican Congressional candidate Gary Lambert, right, enjoys the view from the top floor of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP), during an August 28 tour of the facility.  ECP Director Michael Tentnowski, left, detailed the ECP's successful job creation achievements during Lambert's visit.

N.H. Congressional Candidate Gary Lambert Tours ECP

August 23rd, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– N.H. 2nd Congressional District candidate Gary Lambert toured the Enterprise Center (ECP) at Plymouth, Thursday, August 28. 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 […]

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 […]

The Sierra Club has named PSU to its list of America’s Greenest Schools.

Sierra Club Names Plymouth State One of America’s Greenest Schools

August 20th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s environmental sustainability efforts are catching the attention of the country’s largest environmental advocacy group. The Sierra Club has named PSU to its list of America’s Greenest Schools. According to the Sierra Club, the rankings are based on “an extensive questionnaire that asks about everything from where a campus gets […]

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 […]

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Mixed emotions on Move-In Day at Plymouth State

By DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent PLYMOUTH — Chris and Valerie Hamilton leaned on a concrete wall outside of Smith Hall at Plymouth State University Monday afternoon, looking exhausted. And sad. It was Move-In Day at the university, and the campus was buzzing with students, parents, and PSU athletic team members, who were helping the students […]

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PSU move-in goes off without a hitch

Plymouth — If it seemed like the streets of Plymouth became alive on Labor Day, that was because nearly 2,000 students moved onto campus on Monday. “This is such an exciting day,” said Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen, who is embarking on her ninth and final year as the school’s president. “It has […]

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ALLWell North Facility scheduled to be completed fall 2015

Plymouth — In what has been a vision for nearly a decade, Plymouth State University celebrated the groundbreaking of the massive ALLWell North Facility on Tuesday, which is scheduled to be finished by fall of 2015. “I am more excited than I can tell you,” said President Sara Jayne Steen prior to a groundbreaking ceremony […]