More than 2,300 students moved into PSU's residence halls Sunday, August 30.

Plymouth State University’s Move-In Day Welcomes Record Number of First-Year Students

August 30th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.––As Sarah Norris ’95 of Concord slowly walked up the stairs in Plymouth State University’s Blair Residence Hall, the feeling of déjà vu was overwhelming. Nearly 25 years ago, she was a first-year student moving into Blair Hall. Now, her daughter Nettie Stiman ’19 is following in her footsteps and is looking forward to […]

Leonard Reitsma, recipient of PSU's Award for Distinguished Scholarship

Plymouth State University Announces 2015 Distinguished Faculty; Leonard Reitsma, Ann McClellan and Eric Hoffman Recognized for Excellence in Scholarship, Advising and Service

August 28th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Professors Eric Hoffman, Ann McClellan and Leonard Reitsma were honored by Plymouth State University students and colleagues at the institution’s University Day event on August 26. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Julie Bernier said all three recipients are respected educators whose contributions to the university and students are significant and […]

PSU's Move-In day sees the return of approximately,300 students to campus for the start of the new academic year.

PSU Move-In Day is August 30

August 27th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-The busiest day of the year at Plymouth State University unfolds Sunday, August 30 as the campus returns to life with thousands of students moving back into residence halls. Move-In Day is staffed by PSU administrators, staff, and student-athletes helping nearly 2,300 students move into the University’s seven residence halls from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. University, […]

Left to right,  Kyle Brumfield '15, Professor Mike Son and Bailey Carignan  '15 conduct INBRE funded research in PSU's Boyd Science Center.
Both are class of 2015.

INBRE Funding Supports Biomedical Research Projects at Plymouth State University

August 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.-  Faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at Plymouth State University’s Boyd Science Center recently completed a summer session of complex biomedical research on biological rhythms, cholera virulence and tissue scarring. Professor of Ecology Kerry Yurewicz said the University received grant funding to support the research from the National Institute of Health’s IDeA Network of Biomedical […]

Left to right, PSU Archaeology Field School students Hannah Dutton ’17  and Jaime Tarallo ’15  with a petroglyph on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua. The stone carving is thousands of years old.

Plymouth State Conducts Archaeology Field School in Nicaragua

August 21st, 2015 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– While many college students are working summer jobs and enjoying time away from the classroom, two Plymouth State University students and their anthropology professor had a most unusual summer activity–digging up pre-Columbian artifacts in Central America. PSU students Hannah Dutton ’17 and Jamie Tarallo ’15 and Professor Jason Paling were 4,000 miles […]

Professor Stephanie Halter of the Plymouth State University's Criminal Justice department.

New Master’s Degree Program Designed for Criminal Justice Professionals

August 19th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – “We’re becoming a leader in 21st century criminal justice training,” said Professor Stephanie Halter in describing Plymouth State University’s new Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. The program was introduced in response to an outpouring of support from criminal justice practitioners who want more expertise in their profession. “Criminal justice is […]

PSU English Professor Meg Petersen  is teaching in the Dominican Republic as part of her Fulbright Scholarship.

Second Fulbright Scholarship for PSU English Professor Meg Petersen

August 13th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A longtime Plymouth State University English professor has been named a Fulbright Scholar for the second time. Meg Petersen is travelling this month to the Dominican Republic for a year-long project in teaching writing, building on her past Fulbright experience. Petersen, who is fluent in Spanish, will mentor teachers in a K-12 school […]

Bill DeLuca '98 is a University of Massachusetts research scientist studying the migration patterns of  the Blackpoll warbler.

PSU Alumnus Documents Extraordinary Bird Migration in Research Study

August 3rd, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A tiny songbird weighing no more than a toothbrush can fly three days without stopping, according to a recent research study conducted by a Plymouth State University alumnus. William DeLuca ’98 is currently a University of Massachusetts research scientist who was part of a team that outfitted a Blackpoll warbler (Setophaga striata) with […]

Plymouth State’s interdisciplinary studies program was ranked 17th of 37 “Best Integrative Studies” by BestColleges.com.

Plymouth State Named One of Nation’s Top Colleges for Interdisciplinary Studies

July 29th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has been named one of the nation’s top universities for interdisciplinary studies by BestColleges.com. Plymouth State’s interdisciplinary studies program was ranked 17th of 37 “Best Integrative Studies” programs, alongside colleges such as Emory, Wheaton, Bennington, Hampshire, Evergreen and City University of New York. Professor Robin DeRosa, chair of PSU’s Interdisciplinary Studies […]

A group of third and fourth graders examine a windmill at PSU's LEGO engineering camp, one of seven science and technology related camps hosted by Plymouth State University.

Science, Learning and Fun Combined PSU Hosts LEGO Engineering Camp

July 24th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – His eyes widening as he turned the tiny crank on his blue plastic windmill, nine year-old Evan Braman of New Hampton, N.H., smiled as the turbines started to whir and push a breeze into the faces of his classmates. Using LEGO parts and some rudimentary engineering theories, local third and fourth graders […]

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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 […]