Belmont High School science teacher Adien DeShaies prepares to release weather balloon at Plymouth State University as part of a N.H. EPSCoR Summer Teacher Conference.

PSU Hosts N.H. EPSCoR Summer Teacher Conference

August 12th, 2014 by blyndes

    Plymouth, N.H. – Belmont High School science teacher Adrien DeShaies, a Plymouth State  ’09, ’11G  alumnus, stands on a field just off the campus at Plymouth State University, holding a three-foot wide balloon. As he slowly releases it into the air, a small crowd of onlookers watches it rise, as a light breeze […]

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From College to Career: Samantha Nolin ’14

August 11th, 2014 by Barbra

After the excitement of commencement is over, and the goodbyes have been said to friends, classmates, and professors, too many newly minted college grads these days are asking, “What next?” But social work major Samantha Nolin ’14 knew exactly what was next for her, thanks to an innovative partnership between PSU and the New Hampshire […]

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Plymouth State adds to graduate offerings with Master of Science in Accounting

August 6th, 2014 by Tim

Fall 2014 registration open for graduate and undergraduate programs  Graduate business students at Plymouth State University have new programs to choose from this fall. The school has launched a Master of Science in Accounting and has added to its Masters of Business Administration with expanded programs in Healthcare Administration and International Business. All three programs, […]

Governor Maggie Hassan, center, presides over a meeting of the Live Free and Start advisory council. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, welcomed the group to the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, where they discussed job creation strategies for high-tech firms. Jeff Rose, Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development, is at right.

Governor Maggie Hassan and Live Free and Start Business Advisory Council Meet with ECP

August 6th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan and members of the Live Free and Start business advisory group met August 5 at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) to learn about the ECP’s activities and to talk with local business leaders about how the state can partner with them on job creation strategies. The […]

Marilinda Garcia, right, toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) August 1 as part of her 2nd Congressional District campaign. ECP Director Michael Tentnowski, left, details the success of the business incubator.

N.H. Congressional Candidate Marilinda Garcia Tours ECP

August 1st, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– N.H. 2nd Congressional District candidate Marilinda Garcia toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, Friday, August 1. 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 using $2 […]

PSU Professor Fred Prince displays a fragment of a wooly mammoth tooth he discovered iin the Pemigewasett River Valley. The fossil is the first confirmed evidence of the prehistoric mammal living within the state of New Hampshire.

Plymouth State Professor Discovers Woolly Mammoth Tooth: First Evidence of Prehistoric Mammal in New Hampshire

July 30th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Nearly ten years ago, PSU biology professor Fred Prince was fly-fishing on a remote stream in Campton, N.H., when a strange object caught his eye in the streamside gravel. He picked up the odd, laminated structure and turned it over and over in the bright sunlight. He knew it was unique, but […]

Plymouth State University healthly living advocates accept the American Heart Association's Gold Fit-Friendly Award at a ceremony July 28. Left to right, Denise Normandin,  Healthy PSU Program Manager, Elaine Doell, PSU Human Resources Director, Rebecca Busanich, Healthy PSU, Sara Jayne Steen, PSU President, Cindy Rybczyk, American Heart Association, Steve Taksar, PSU Vice President for Finance and Administration and Barbara McCahan, PSU Professor, Health and Human Performance.

PSU Receives American Heart Association Award for Healthy Workplace

July 28th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –The American Heart Association has recognized Plymouth State University as a Gold Level recipient of the Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program. PSU received the accolade for its efforts in promoting a heart-healthy diet and exercise lifestyle to its employees. Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen said the Fit-Friendly Award shows the institution is taking the […]

Michael Bramer of Campton reads his work to fellow students, family members and staff of the National Writing Project held at Plymouth State July 21-25.

PSU Hosts National Writing Project Camp for Teachers and Children

July 25th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Seven grade-school students clutch their notepads and anxiously eye each other in a Plymouth State University classroom as they prepare to share their inner-most thoughts out loud. The students are part of the National Writing Project (NWP) summer writing camp, and today culminates their efforts as they read their work to […]

N.H. Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein, right, meets PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, and PSU Provost Julie Bernier, center, at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth during his July 22 tour of the facility.

NH Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Walt Havenstein Tours ECP

July 23rd, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – New Hampshire Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth July 22. 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 using […]

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PSU’s LEGO Engineering Camp Welcomes Robot

July 18th, 2014 by Tim

Inside Plymouth State University’s Hartman Union Building, seven children are taking turns picking up a large red ball and playing catch. But this isn’t any game of toss and catch; they’re not playing with other kids, their partner is a robot. The kids are part of the LEGO Engineering Camp, a week-long summer activity organized […]

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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 […]