Donald Birx has been named the 15th president of Plymouth State University.

USNH Selects Donald L. Birx as Next PSU President

May 14th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, NH—The University System of New Hampshire announced today that Donald L. Birx, Ph.D., will become the 15th president of Plymouth State University on July 31, 2015. The USNH Board of Trustees voted unanimously to support the selection of Birx after a nationwide search. “We are excited to welcome Dr. Donald Birx as the new […]

Roger Blake, Distinguished Teacher Award recipient.

PSU Announces 2015 Distinguished Teachers; Professors Kathleen McCabe, Roger Blake and Aparna Waghe Honored

May 12th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth –– Three professors with a passion for teaching and a caring attitude toward their students have been honored by Plymouth State University. Roger Blake ’05G, Kathleen McCabe ’69, ’87G, ’01CAGS and Aparna Waghe are the recipients of the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Awards. Nominations for these honors are accepted from faculty, staff, students and alumni. […]

Shaun Connors ’15 (left) presents the Outstanding Campus Ally Award to Deborah Grotheer ’15 in recognition of her active and consistent support of LGBTQ students. Nina Weinstein ’15 photo.

Lavender Graduation Celebrates LGBTQ Students, Allies

May 7th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– PSU students, faculty and staff, along with members of the Plymouth community, gathered at the Savage Welcome Center on Tuesday, May 5, for Lavender Graduation, an annual celebration honoring the achievements and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) graduating seniors, graduate students and allies. Introduced at the University of Michigan […]

Rose Colby is the 2015 recipient of PSU's Dennise Maslakowski Education Award.

PSU Honors Rose Colby of Epping with 2015 Dennise Maslakowski Education Award

May 5th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-A veteran educator who works to enrich children’s lives is the 2015 recipient of Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Education Award. Rose Colby of Epping was chosen because of her commitment to quality, competency-based education. Colby is currently a teaching lecturer in the Educational Leadership Program at Plymouth State and a well-known educational consultant. […]

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New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services Recognizes Early Childhood Education Advocates

May 5th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– As a mainstay of teacher education in New Hampshire for more than a century, Plymouth State University has an exceptional reputation as a provider of and advocate for quality early childhood education. New Hampshire’s Child Development Bureau of the NH Department of Health and Human Services recently recognized two PSU employees for their […]

Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen presents 2015 Distinguished PAT Award to John Clark '71, '73G.

John Clark ’71, ’73G Named Plymouth State University’s 2015 Distinguished PAT Staff Member

May 4th, 2015 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – One of Plymouth State University’s longest-serving and most beloved employees has been recognized by his peers with the 2015 Distinguished Professional, Administrative, Technical (PAT) Award. Colleagues, family, and friends gathered to recognize Director of Athletics John Clark ’71, ’73G at a special ceremony on May 1.    PSU President Sara Jayne […]

Meteorology major Tenley Sodeur  '15 explains her research project, “Forecasting Thunderstorms in Plymouth, N.H.” to a group of students at Plymouth State University’s Student Showcase of Excellence.

PSU’s Student Showcase of Excellence Celebrates 101 Research Projects

April 30th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – What factors determine where a person goes skiing? What do people without tattoos think of people with them? How can hiking trails be built to resist wear and tear? Those research topics and dozens more were on display at Plymouth State University’s sixth annual Student Showcase of Excellence event on April 24. […]

David Starbuck will lead an archaeology dig at Enfield Shaker Village as part of a Plymouth State University class, Archaeological Field Methods.

Plymouth State University Plans Archaeological Dig at Enfield Shaker Village

April 28th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Enfield Shaker Village has been described as one of New Hampshire’s most magnificent architectural achievements and beginning on May 26 it will be the site of a history-making archaeology project. For the first time in its history, an archaeological dig at the Village has been planned as part of a Plymouth State […]

Plymouth State University inducted 32 students into Phi Kappa Phi, the nations’ oldest, largest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

32 Plymouth State University Students Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

April 27th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – At an April 19 ceremony honoring the “best of the best,” Plymouth State University inducted 32 students into Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nations’ oldest, largest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. “These inductees have reached academic and scholarly distinction in their studies and we are very proud […]

Brian Eisenhauer and PSU Gardener Sherri Covell pose with preschoolers and the Japanese Ukigumo tree.

PSU and Local Children Celebrate Arbor Day with Tree Planting

April 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth,N.H. –Ten preschoolers braved a chilly morning on April 24 to plant a Japanese Ukigumo tree on the Plymouth State University campus in celebration of Arbor Day. Brian Eisenhauer, director of PSU’s Office of Environmental Sustainability, told the three- and four-year old participants why Arbor Day is important to the environment. “When we plant trees, […]

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PSU awards 2015 Maslakowski Education award to Rose Colby

The 2015 Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Education Award was given to Rose Colby of Epping who was chosen because of her commitment to quality, competency-based education. The award was created in 2008 in memory of the late Dennise Maslakowski, PSU’s former Associate Vice President for the College of Graduate Studies. “To receive this honor means a […]

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Marietta woman chosen as 2015 ACE Fellow

Plymouth State University History Professor Marcia Schmidt Blaine, daughter of Suzanne Schmidt of Marietta and the late Frederick K. Schmidt, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. Blaine is one of 47 individuals selected for the prestigious leadership development program that prepares senior leaders to serve American colleges […]

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PSU plans archaeological dig at Enfield Shaker Village

PLYMOUTH — Enfield Shaker Village has been described as one of New Hampshire’s most magnificent architectural achievements, and beginning on May 26, it will be the site of a history-making archaeology project. For the first time in its history, an archaeological dig at the Village has been planned as part of a Plymouth State University […]