Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships (CRP) and N.H.'s Agriculture Department, have surveyed a number of Granite State residents who are raising their own livestock and may be considering selling their meat to consumers.

PSU Survey Shows Interest for N.H. State Licensed Meat Processing Plants

May 29th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A new survey shows more than two-thirds of New Hampshire meat producers that were queried are interested in creating state certified meat processing plants as an alternative to a federal licensing program. The survey was conducted by Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships (CRP) on behalf of the states’ Agriculture [...]

Pam Clark, recipient of PSU's 2014  Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award.

Pamela Clark, ‘85G, Receives Plymouth State University’s 2014 Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award

May 28th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – “It’s absolutely all about the students.  To be a part of the journey in helping people get to where they want to go – it doesn’t get any better than that.” That’s the philosophy of Plymouth State University faculty member Pamela Clark, who is this year’s recipient of PSU’s Distinguished Graduate [...]

Mark Fischler, Plymouth State University's 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award recipient.

PSU Professor Mark Fischler Receives 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award

May 28th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – It’s class time for Professor Mark Fischler’s Criminal Justice course: Society, Ethics, and the Law. Fischler looks at his watch, strides to the door, locks it and asks that all cell phones be placed in silent mode and hats removed. The message is simple: be on time and be ready to learn. [...]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen awards a degree at the University's 143rd Commencement ceremony May 17.

PSU Holds 143rd Commencement Ceremony May 17, Grants 1,400 Degrees

May 17th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – More than 1,400 degrees were awarded at Plymouth State University’s 143rd commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen welcomed the guests. “For all of us, this is a wonderful day.”  She described the 2014 graduates, calling out some of their stories as samples of student excellence, such [...]

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. [...]

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PSU hosts National Writers Project camp for teachers and children

PLYMOUTH — 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 Writers Project (NWP) summer writing camp, and today culminates their efforts as they read their work to each other, their [...]

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Plymouth State educators honored at 2014 EDies Award Ceremony

PLYMOUTH — Eleven educators with affiliation to Plymouth State University were honored June 7 at the New Hampshire Edie Awards, which recognize New Hampshire schools and individuals who meet high standards of educational excellence. Esther Asbell, Donna Ciocca, Christina Flanders, ’00, Carl Ladd, ’05CAGS, Judith Lavoie, Joseph Lee, ’06, Bill Marston, ’54,’64G, Pearl Sandy, Thomas [...]

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PSU grads to host Third Annual Dance to Make a Difference

PLYMOUTH —Kelsey Piper and Suzanna Derynioski have been working hard with more than 30 local dancers in anticipation for the upcoming Third Annual Dance to Make a Difference. Dancers from all across the state have been meeting each week to rehearse for the Aug. 2 performance taking place at Plymouth Regional High School at 7 [...]