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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Ut Prosim in Action: PSU Student Travis Bennett Seeks Elected Office

July 15th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Frustrated over what he calls partisan political wrangling and inaction on issues important to New Hampshire’s future, Plymouth State University student Travis Bennett says he’s seeking elected office. The political science major is running a write-in campaign on the Democratic ticket for the Grafton 8 District in the New Hampshire House of […]

PSU Assistant Professor Mike Son, center, explains to Science Camp students why dry ice vaporizes in water.

PSU Summer Courses a Success in Introducing Children to Science

July 10th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Seven wide-eyed children gather around a lab table in PSU’s Boyd Science Center, eager to find out what happens when a piece of dry ice is dropped into a container of water. As Assistant Professor of Microbiology Mike Son gently places the dry ice into the water, the resulting vapor elicits […]

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Plymouth State University Names 538 Students to Spring 2014 President’s List

July 8th, 2014 by Tim

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Plymouth State University has named 538 students to the President’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or better for the Spring semester, 2014. To be eligible for the President’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that […]

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9/11 anniversary with somber ceremony

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University commemorated the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a somber ceremony attended by students, staff and faculty. Student Body President Alex Herbst organized the event, which featured speakers and a rendition of God Bless America. Jim Hundrieser, PSU’s Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, greeted the […]

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PSU’s Center for the Environment celebrates 10th anniversary

PLYMOUTH — One of New Hampshire’s most effective environmental research and protection organizations celebrated its tenth anniversary Aug. 29. The Center for the Environment (CFE) at Plymouth State University was created in 2004 to study the science, policies, culture, and economics of the natural environment in northern New England through research, education, and collaboration. In […]

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PSU celebrates new year at Fall Convocation

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters awarded to Joseph Nye, Jr. PLYMOUTH — One of the nation’s most important leaders in international relations was honored by Plymouth State University at its convocation ceremony Sept. 2. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, presented by PSU President Sara Jayne Steen. Convocation is the […]