Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen

Plymouth State Celebrates Successful Conclusion to Imagine a Way Fundraising Campaign; President Sara Jayne Steen Announces $30 Million Raised

June 30th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – When Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen was a child in northern Ohio, her parents were of limited means, but determined their daughter could attend college. Sitting at the kitchen table discussing how they could achieve that goal, her mother said they had to ‘imagine a way.’  Now, decades later, her […]

Dick and Betty Hanaway received the Collins Medal for Distinguished Philanthropy from Plymouth State University,

Holderness Residents Dick and Betty Hanaway Receive PSU’s Collins Medal for Distinguished Philanthropy

June 29th, 2015 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A Holderness couple with a long record of charitable giving are the recipients of the Richard E. Collins Medal for Distinguished Philanthropy. Dick and Betty Hanaway were honored at a private event for their generosity in supporting both the University and the town of Plymouth. Their name graces the Hanaway Theatre […]

Amy Bagley Begg '97 has been elected as the PSU alumni representative to the USNH Board of Trustees.

Amy Bagley Begg ’97 Elected as Alumni Representative to University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

June 25th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–-An accomplished fundraising professional and Plymouth State University graduate has been elected to the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) Board of Trustees. Amy Bagley Begg ’97 is a current member of the PSU Alumni Association Board of Directors and served as chair during the 2013-14 term. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen applauded Begg’s […]

PSU Professor Mike Son demonstrates a chemistry experiment to summer camp students in the 2014 file photo.

Scientists in Training: PSU Offers Summer Science Camps for Children

June 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – For many kids, summertime means lots of play time and fun; over the next two months Plymouth State University is offering a series of summer camps that can add scientific learning to that mix. Seven camps are scheduled during June, July and August with focus areas including science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]

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Plymouth State University Spring 2015 Dean’s List

June 22nd, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has announced its Dean’s List for the Spring semester, 2015. 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 completed […]

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Plymouth State University Spring 2015 President’s List

June 22nd, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has released its President’s List for the spring semester, 2015. President’s List students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 or better and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that earn grade points and students must have completed all […]

From left, Author and psychologist Jack Naglieri, Plymouth State University Associate Professor Cynthia Waltman and NH Mental Health Commissioner Nick Toumpas at the  DESSA conference in Concord, NH June 12.

Helping Schools Help Kids: Plymouth State Engages New Hampshire Educators with Universal Screening Tool

June 18th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH – For decades, elementary school children have been tested on their math and language knowledge; the results indicate their academic strengths and weaknesses so teachers can address areas for improvement. Now, education professionals are asking, what if you evaluated those same students for their abilities in empathy, controlling stress, negotiating with others and personal […]

11 educators with ties to Plymouth State University were recognized with a 2015 "ED"ie Award.

Plymouth State University Students, Alumni and Faculty Honored with New Hampshire “ED”ie Awards

June 16th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University alumni, students and faculty were well-represented at the 2015 New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards, known as the “ED”ies, which recognize New Hampshire schools and individuals who meet high standards of excellence in education. This year’s event, the 22nd annual celebration, held on June 6, featured 11 award recipients […]

A celebration at PSU's Museum of the White Mountains dedicates a log shelter for eventual use on the Cohos Trail in Pittsburg, N.H. From left, Kim Nilson, Cohos Trail Association, Catherine Amidon, MWM Director, Steve Barba, PSU University Relations, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, Woolsey Conover MWM Advisory Council, John Nininger, Wooden Hose Co. and Rick Tillotson.

Hiking Trail Shelter Named for North Country Businessman and Advocate Neil Tillotson

June 12th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth –– A handcrafted log shelter erected in Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains (MWM) has been named and dedicated to a native son, beloved business owner and benefactor of New Hampshire’s North Country. The late Neil Tillotson of Dixville championed the rugged woods and mountains of northern New Hampshire, as well as […]

Plymouth State University Associate Professor of Hydrology Mark Green.

PSU Researcher Studies Benefits of Reduced Road Salt

June 10th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH- Reducing the use of road salt through research, citizen science, and innovative technologies may soon protect public health and water resources while saving municipalities money. After a long winter, summer is especially sweet and thinking about winter road salt is not appealing. But increasingly, the use of road salt as a deicer is jeopardizing […]

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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 […]