Michael Farkas, '14, the top student in PSU's Department of  Language and Linguistics

PSU’s Language and Linguistics Scholar Michael Farkas: “I Now Look at the World Differently”

May 16th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. –  Mike Farkas had a running start getting ready for college while at Belmont (Mass.)  High School. He took numerous advance placement classes and honors courses, was student council president and originated a Spanish tutoring program. He also worked at a grocery store, and he knew that even with loans and scholarships, [...]

Daphne Morin, left, accepts the Plymouth State University 2014 Distinguished Operating Staff Award from PSU President Sara Jayne Steen.

Daphne Morin, ’12, of Bridgewater Receives PSU’s 2014 Distinguished Operating Staff Award

May 8th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –A longtime Plymouth State University Administrative Assistant described as ‘hard-working and dedicated,’ was named the PSU’s 2014 Distinguished Operating Staff Award recipient at a May 15 campus ceremony. Daphne Morin of Lamson Learning Commons was chosen from a field of five semi-finalists for the annual award, which was presented by PSU President Sara [...]

Robert Nadeau, recipient of the 2014 Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce’s  Chamber Champion

PSU Business Professor Robert Nadeau Honored by Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce

May 7th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University Business Professor Robert Nadeau was honored April 24 with the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Chamber Champion, which is presented to a chamber member who “demonstrates extraordinary support to the chamber and its mission.” Nadeau provides a series of Brown Bag luncheon seminars for local business owners/managers [...]

Plymouth State University's Museum of the White Mountains on Highland Street in Plymouth is part of the "The Portsmouth to Plymouth Museum Trail."

Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains Included on New Hampshire’s “Museum Trail”

May 6th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains (MWM) is proud to announce their collaboration with 14 other New Hampshire museums to form a consortium called “Experience New Hampshire Heritage: The Portsmouth to Plymouth Museum Trail”. By taking the Trail, visitors will encounter the authentic New Hampshire experience in diverse museums, [...]

Plymouth State University's Class of 2014 Nursing program graduates.

Continued Success for Plymouth State University Nursing Program

May 6th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University’s three-year old nursing degree program continues to grow in size and popularity. Established in 2011 to help fill a vital need for nursing professionals in the region, Plymouth State’s nursing program is helping meet the demand by offering both a pre-licensure and a  R.N –B.S. Nursing Programs. According to the [...]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, with 2014 Distinguished PAT Award recipient Elaine Doell. Plymouth State traditionally presents a clock to honor distinguished employees.

Elaine Doell, ’10G, Named Plymouth State University’s 2014 Distinguished Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) Award

May 5th, 2014 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H. –Plymouth State University’s Director of Human Resources, Elaine Doell, has been recognized by her peers with PSU’s 2014 Distinguished Professional, Administrative, and Technical (PAT) Award. Doell was honored in a May 2 ceremony. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen said Doell is a dedicated professional whose expertise, caring, and commitment are extraordinary. [...]

PSU student Lynne Dumas, center, explains her poster presentation, "Awkwardness and Social Anxiety Levels" to PSU faculty member Anne Jung.

PSU Celebrates Student Research with Showcase of Excellence

April 25th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Dozens of Plymouth State University students presented projects April 25 at the Student Showcase of Excellence event celebrating research conducted during the past academic school year. The event included more than 100 projects representing a range of academic disciplines and demonstrating outstanding student scholarship. Students representing more than 16 academic departments demonstrated original research [...]

PSU Gardener Sherri Covell, right,  assists children from PSU’s Center for Young Children and Families with planting a Rose-of-Sharon “Red Heart” tree next to the HUB as the centerpiece of PSU’s 2014 Arbor Day celebration.

Plymouth State University Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

April 25th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – PSU’s annual Arbor Day celebration on April 25 culminated with the planting of a Rose-of-Sharon “Red Heart” next to the Hartman Union Building. The University’s Director of Environmental Sustainability, Brian Eisenhauer was assisted by a group of preschoolers from PSU’s Center for Young Children and Families in planting the tree.  The [...]

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CASA of N.H. holding information lunch April 23

April 16th, 2014 by Tim

For more than 25 years Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has represented children at the center of abuse and neglect cases in the New Hampshire court system. The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire is holding a brown-bag lunch Wednesday April 23, to share the story of their work on behalf of vulnerable New [...]

PSU Meteorology Professor Eric Hoffman, right, explains weather-related scientific information to Linwood Public School sixth-graders as part of the Kids2College program. The LinWood students visited PSU April 16.

Lin-Wood Sixth Graders Visit PSU as Part of Kids2College Program

April 16th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – What do you want to be when you grow up?  Nearly 30 Lin-Wood, N.H., Public School sixth-graders considered that age-old question April 16 when they visited Plymouth State University as part of the Kids2College program. Sponsored by the Sallie Mae Fund, a student loan program, Kids2 College highlights the value and accessibility of [...]

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N.H. college, university systems see enrollment increase for online classes

By IAIN WILSON Monitor staff More New Hampshire students are turning to their computers for summer classes, mirroring a broader trend of increasing online enrollment in the state’s university and community college systems. Summer online enrollment in the Community College System of New Hampshire is up 11 percent over last year, said Shannon Reid, spokeswoman [...]

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International Singing

Raymond resident Georgia Noonan will be a junior this September at Plymouth State University where she is part of the college’s elite Chamber Singers. The group goes on an international tour every three years and were able to tour Chile for two weeks this past May. The students flew to Santiago and spent three days [...]

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Meg Petersen named Stevens-Bristow Distinguished Professor at PSU

PLYMOUTH — Professor of English Meg Petersen has been named the Stevens-Bristow Distinguished Professor at Plymouth State University. Alumni Wallace R. Stevens and Meredith Bristow Stevens, class of 1962, established the endowed professorship in 2007 to celebrate and recognize extraordinary faculty who “educate the educators.” The Stevens-Bristow Distinguished Professor must have a record of excellence [...]