Left to right, Students Katie Misiaszek, Ashley Hess and faculty members Cynthia Waltman and Christina Flanders discuss an issue in a graduate-level school psychologist class.

Plymouth State’s School Psychology Program Earns National Certification

May 3rd, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s school psychology graduate program has achieved a prestigious national approval from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). According to PSU Professor of Counselor Education and School Psychology Cynthia Waltman, PSU is now the first and only NASP-approved program in New Hampshire and Vermont. “Attaining this NASP approval demonstrates […]

Children from PSU’s Center for Young Children and Families assisted in the University's 20th annual Arbor Day event.

PSU Commemorates Arbor Day with Tribute to Late Professor

May 2nd, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A yellow birch sapling has been planted on the campus of Plymouth State University, but it represents far more than an addition to the campus green space. The tree on the south side of Highland Hall was planted during an Arbor Day event on April 29 in memory of Michele Pruyn, a […]

PSU student Tenley Sodeur '15, left, explains her research project to other students in this  2015 file image of the Student Showcase of Excellence.

PSU Presents Student Showcase of Excellence May 6

April 28th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – More than 120 Plymouth State University students will present original research and scholarly work in the sciences, arts, humanities and business on Friday, May 6, from 2-6 p.m. at the fifth annual Student Showcase of Excellence event. Thad Guldbrandsen, PSU vice provost for research and engagement, says the Showcase is not only […]

Plymouth State University's Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) award recipients with PSU President Donald Birx at the annual CCNH banquet in Bedford. Left to right,  Jessica Dutille, Samantha Diemand, President Don Birx, Anne-Marie Vaillancourt and Professor Bonnie Bechard.

Professor Bonnie Bechard, Anne Marie Vaillancourt ’16, and the Pemi-Youth Center Named Campus Compact for New Hampshire Award Recipients

April 22nd, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A Plymouth State University business professor, an undergraduate student and a local youth mentoring group were selected by Plymouth State University to be honored at Campus Compact for New Hampshire’s (CCNH) annual Presidents’ Awards presentation on April 21 in Bedford. CCNH is a statewide consortium of college and university presidents who are […]

Samantha St. Laurent accepts 2016 Student Employee of the Year Award from Plymouth State University President Don Birx in an April 13 ceremony. She was chosen from seven contestants.

Samantha St. Laurent ’16 Named Plymouth State University 2016 Student Employee of the Year

April 14th, 2016 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Samantha St. Laurent ’16 of Jaffrey, N.H., has won the prestigious Plymouth State University Student Employee of the Year Award. St. Laurent, a senior majoring in psychology, works at the Hartman Union Building, where she has earned praise for her dependability, attention to detail and friendliness in working with students, staff […]

Janette Wiggett ’00 accepts PSU’s 2016 Theo Kalikow Award from President Don Birx.

Janette Wiggett ’00 Receives PSU’s 2016 Theo Kalikow Award; Elizabeth Barden ’16 and Kia Sinclair ’14 Named Powerful Outstanding Women Advocate Award Recipients

April 12th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Three women were recognized March 31 at the annual PSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) Awards Recognition ceremony. The awards are given to those who have demonstrated genuine concern for the advancement of women through their continuous involvement in advocacy for women. The Theo Kalikow Award is named after […]

Eric Spieth is the new director of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth.

Eric Spieth Named Director of Enterprise Center at Plymouth

April 12th, 2016 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – A seasoned business strategist, college professor and entrepreneur is the new director of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. Eric Spieth of Bend, Oregon, starts his new position April 25th and comes to Plymouth State University from Central Oregon Community College where he is a professor and the program director for the […]

Artist rendering of Plymouth State University's planned residence hall and conference center, Merrill Place, scheduled to open in September, 2017.

PSU Plans 350-Bed Residence Hall and Conference Center

March 31st, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University is constructing a new residence hall to accommodate its growing enrollment and the need for on-campus conference facilities. The 350-bed Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center is slated to open in the fall of 2017. According to Frank Cocchiarella ’92G, assistant vice president for student affairs-residential life, the […]

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PSU Professor of Music Mark Stickney Appointed Artistic Director of Seacoast Wind Ensemble

March 30th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, NH— The ensemble, established in 1984, is a 50-piece symphonic band based in Kittery, Maine. Comprised of musicians from all occupations and trades, the group performs annually throughout seacoast New Hampshire, as well as in the White Mountains, southern Maine, and northern Massachusetts. Stickney says, “I am honored and incredibly excited to have been chosen to lead this […]

Walk O’ the Range, AMC Walk, 1917
Photograph courtesy of the Appalachian Mountain Club Library & Archives

Taking the Lead: Women and the White Mountains PSU’s Museum of the White Mountains Opening New Exhibit April 7

March 25th, 2016 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – From the back-breaking work of cutting trails to painting beautiful vistas, women have a significant role as participants, students and celebrants of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. “Taking the Lead: Women and the White Mountains” opens on April 7 at Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains (MWM), and explores how […]