PSU Assistant Professor of Meteorology Jason Cordeira ’05,with a research aircraft used in his CalWater 2015 research.

Plymouth State University and NOAA Study West Coast Winter Storms: Team develops forecast tools to improve weather forecasts

March 3rd, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Nearly half of the annual rain across the West Coast falls during heavy stretches of precipitation in wintertime. Ribbons of deep moisture and strong winds within these storms, called atmospheric rivers, take aim along the coastal and interior mountains of Washington, Oregon and California and can cause public safety hazards such as floods […]

Officials from Plymouth State and Lakes Region Community College endorse transfer agreement at a February 23 ceremony. Front row, l-r, Dr. Scott Kalicki, LRCC President, Dr. Sara Jayne Steen, PSU President.
Back row, l-r Dr. Jim Hundrieser, PSU VP of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Dr. Larissa Baia, LRCC VP of Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tony Trodella, PSU Associate Director of Admissions and Marylynn Cote, PSU Transfer Admissions Coordinator.

Lakes Region Community College and Plymouth State University Approve Enrollment Agreement

February 27th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Earning a two-year degree at Lakes Regions Community College (LRCC) in Laconia now guarantees acceptance into Plymouth State University’s undergraduate degree programs. In a February 23 signing ceremony, leaders of both institutions expressed support for the agreement. “Students who start at Lakes Region Community College know they can come to PSU to […]

PSU is taking the Tobacco-Free Challenge Thursday, March 26.

Plymouth State Takes On Nationwide Tobacco-Free Challenge March 26

February 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Secondhand smoke is responsible for an estimated 49,400 heart and lung cancer deaths each year nationwide. In New Hampshire alone, tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death with 1,900 lives lost each year, resulting in $729 million dollars spent annually on smoking–related health care costs. On Thursday, March 26, […]

PSU graduate student Melanie Perello has received a prestigious grant to study water quality in New Hampshire’s Ossippee and Squam Lakes.

PSU Graduate Student Melanie Perello Awarded International Phycological Society’s Paul C. Silva Grant

February 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A Plymouth State University graduate student has received a prestigious grant to study water quality in New Hampshire’s Ossipee and Squam Lakes. Melanie Perello, a second-year student in PSU’s Environmental Science and Policy program, is the inaugural recipient of the International Phycological Society’s (IPC) Paul C. Silva grant. This award for student-led research […]

Plymouth State students can earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in accounting through the five-year program, in addition to being well-prepared for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examinations.

Plymouth State University Offers Five-Year Master’s Degree in Accounting

February 20th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Accounting students now have an opportunity to put their careers on a fast track through Plymouth State University’s five-year accounting program. Students can earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in accounting through the five-year program, in addition to being well-prepared for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examinations. PSU’s College of Business […]

PSU nursing student Lauren Carroll ’15 shows a Costa Rican youngster how a stethoscope works.

Living and Learning Global Health: Plymouth State University Student Nurses Assist Needy in Costa Rica

February 16th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A dozen Plymouth State University student nurses spent the first 10 days of the new year in Costa Rica, home of some of the world’s most pristine rain forests and beaches. But these students weren’t on vacation; in fact, they were hard at work in some of the toughest imaginable conditions providing […]

Plymouth State University students cleared brush from hiking trails in Warren, N.H. last fall as a community service project.

The Carnegie Foundation Names Plymouth State University One of Nation’s Top Schools for Community Engagement

February 12th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Community service has long been a mainstay of the Plymouth State University experience. The university’s motto, Ut prosim (That I may serve), underscores the values upon which the University’s mission is built. It is that commitment to service that has earned PSU a 2015 Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation for the […]

File photo: The Rail Jam competition at Plymouth State takes place February 20-21.

Plymouth State University’s “Jib Free or Die” Rail Jam February 20-21

February 11th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. -Plymouth State University’s “Jib Free or Die” Rail Jam, hosted by M.A.P.S. and the Snowboard Club, is scheduled for Friday, February 20, and Saturday, February 21, in the bowl next to the PSU Ice Arena. Jib Free or Die is a rail jam showdown in which skiers and snowboarders compete on a course consisting […]

Jared Cassedy, center, was recognized with a 2015 GRAMMY Award February 8 as Music Educator of the Year. Cassedy is a PSU graduate student.

PSU Graduate Student Jared Cassedy Honored at GRAMMYs: Windham, N.H. Music Teacher Recognized as Music Educator of the Year

February 10th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – When music’s brightest stars gathered February 8 in Hollywood for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, a Plymouth State University graduate student was among them. Jared Cassedy, a Windham, N.H., high school music teacher, was honored as the 2015 GRAMMY Music Educator Award recipient. He was chosen out of more than 7,000 nominations […]

The Central New Hampshire Conservation Commission Roundtable met Feb. 3 at Plymouth State University for a discussion of topical conservation issues in central New Hampshire.

Plymouth State’s Center for the Environment Hosts Conservation Meeting

February 6th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. -Members of the Central New Hampshire Conservation Commission Roundtable met February 3 at Plymouth State University for a discussion of topical conservation issues in central New Hampshire. The evening began with a short presentation by Dr. Amy Villamagna, PSU’s assistant professor of environmental science and policy, on her study of the relationship of […]

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PARENT FORWARD: Don’t just read, do something!

If parents want to raise readers in a digital age it is not enough to have books in the house or simply read those books. Parents are going to have to take it one step further. They’re going to have to do something. Parent Jason Boog, author of “Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a […]

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Historic Samuel Read Hall Building given new life as Center for STEM Programming

PLYMOUTH —Spring, 1923. Time magazine publishes its first issue, King Tut’s tomb was opened and the world’s first portable radio was invented. In Plymouth, the Normal School proudly opened Samuel Read Hall Dormitory to accommodate a growing student population. Ninety-two years later, Plymouth State University officials rededicated the beloved ivy-covered building with a ceremony marking […]

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Students at all levels submit to Juried Student Exhibition

PLYMOUTH — The Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Exhibitions Program at Plymouth State University will present the 2015 Juried Student Exhibition March 24–April 11 in the gallery, with a reception from 4–6 p.m. Tuesday, March 24. The Juried Student Exhibition showcases selected works in all media by students from across the campus. Students from first […]