Big Squam Lake, N.H. from Mt. Morgan.  Photo credit:  Jonathon Loos

New Watershed Survey by Plymouth State and UNH Investigators Shows New Hampshire Residents Willing to Pay Higher Fees to Improve Water Quality

March 19th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– A new survey shows many Granite Staters and residents of the Piscataqua Watershed are concerned about the level of pollution in our water resources and would be willing to pay higher fees to ensure water quality is improved. The report from researchers at Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment and the [...]

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PSU Alumnus Stephen Donovan ’07 Chosen as 2014 Lowell Richards Fellow

March 14th, 2014 by blyndes

  BOSTON—A Plymouth State University graduate has been chosen by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) for the Lowell Richards Fellowship for Leadership and Public Service. MBHP selects an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates leadership and a commitment to public policy to have the opportunity to spend a summer working in the affordable housing [...]

Former N.H. Governor John Lynch enjoys a luncheon meeting with PSU business students.

Former N.H. Governor John Lynch Engages with PSU Business Students

March 13th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – In mid-May, more than 150 Plymouth State University seniors will be awarded business related degrees at the institution’s Commencement ceremony. Some already have job offers, though others will be looking to land a good job with their newly-minted degrees. On March 11 they received some valuable job-hunting advice from one of New [...]

A PSU student disposes of unused food in a bucket as part of the institution's "Weight the Waste" waste reduction program.

PSU Makes Progress in Reducing Waste and Increasing Sustainability

March 13th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – It is estimated that 40 percent of food in America goes uneaten, which is roughly 20 pounds of waste per person every month– the weight of a car tire. It’s a problem and students at Plymouth State University are doing something about it. The student organization Common Ground and the University’s [...]

These members of the PSU Class of 2014 are all smiles as they try out their morttar boards. L-r, Kristen Belsido, Woburn, Mass., Samantha D’Agati, Amherst, N. H., Karla Lamson, Woburn, Mass., Gabrielle DiPietro, Hanover, Mass. and Ashley Holmes, Warwick, R.I.

PSU’s Class of 2014 Prepares for Commencement with Graduates Day

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –There may still be sub-zero temperatures and snow on the ground, but one sure sign Spring is just around the corner at Plymouth State is the arrival of Graduates Day. Typically held on the first Friday in March, Graduates Day is a big step for seniors preparing to take their hard-earned degree out [...]

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PSU Names 573 to Fall 2013 President’s List

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

#post-10384 h3 {font-size: 1.5em;border-bottom: solid 1px black;margin-bottom: 22px;} PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has named 573 students to the President’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or better for the Fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the [...]

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Plymouth State University Names 397 Students to Fall 2013 Dean’s List

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

#post-10382 h3 {font-size: 1.5em;border-bottom: solid 1px black;margin-bottom: 22px;} PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has named 397 students to the Dean’s List for achieving a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.69 during the Fall semester, 2013. To be eligible for the Dean’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. [...]

PSU Associate Professor Daniel Lee has been named to New Hampshire’s Economic Development Advisory Council as economist for a three year term.

PSU Associate Professor Daniel Lee Named to New Hampshire Economic Development Advisory Council

March 5th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –Plymouth State University Associate Professor Daniel Lee has been named to New Hampshire’s Economic Development Advisory Council as economist for a three year term. “I am honored and excited to join the outstanding business leaders at the Council,” said Lee. “I look forward to making contributions to help the state’s economy move [...]

Left to right, Shanan Gibson, SBI Vice President of Research and Publications, presents the 2014 second place award for a Specialized Report in the  National Small Business Institute® Project of the Year Competition to PSU’s SBI Director Michael Tentnowski.

PSU’s Small Business Institute® Garners Second Place Award in National Competition

March 3rd, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – A team from Plymouth State University’s MBA program earned a second place award for a Specialized Report in the 2014 National Small Business Institute® Project of the Year Competition. The award-winning entry was produced by three PSU students for Comptus, a Thornton, N.H. firm that designs and manufactures environmental sensors.  Comptus [...]

Ambassador Rick Barton is responsible for leading State Department efforts on civilian-led peace and security efforts.

PSU Hosts Speech by Ambassador Rick Barton March 27: “Making a Stand: U.S. Leadership in Emerging Crisis”

March 1st, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– The U.S. Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization will speak at Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center at the PSU Ice Arena Rt 175A (Holderness Road) Thursday, March 27, at 1 p.m. Rick Barton will talk about how the State Department is advancing national security by helping countries like Kenya, Syria, Honduras and [...]

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PSU Earth Day a hit with students, residents

By BOB MARTIN PLYMOUTH — Whether it was the Environmental Fair in front of the Hartman Union Building or just down the road at the its EcoHouse, Plymouth State University was a hot spot for Earth Day activities. Earth Day, celebrated Tuesday, has become an annual event to have a number of off-campus and on-campus environmental [...]

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PSU honors 51 Phi Kappa Phi inductees

PLYMOUTH — At an April 13 ceremony honoring the “best of the best,” Plymouth State University inducted 51 students into Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are all at the top of their respective majors in grade average, according to PKP advisor [...]

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Scholars from Across U.S. Gather at Plymouth State University’s 35th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum April 25 and 26

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— More than 100 scholars will present their latest research on many aspects of medieval and Renaissance culture at the 35th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 25 and 26 at Plymouth State University. Plymouth State’s forum is the oldest conference of its type in New England. The theme of this year’s event is [...]