PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, center, participates in a reading of Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech at the Plymouth Town Common

PSU Helps Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Historic “I Have a Dream” Civil Rights Speech

August 28th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth State University’s iconic Rounds Hall tower bells rung triumphantly at 3 p.m., August 28, as part of a national commemoration of  the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. In 1963, King, a civil rights leader, led a March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The crowd of 250,000 heard […]

Plymouth State University was recognized as "2013 Breast Feeding Friendly Employer" by N.H.'s Breast Feeding Task this award

Plymouth State University Receives 2013 Breast Feeding Friendly Employer Award

August 20th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.––A statewide group advocating the benefits of breast feeding has recognized Plymouth State University with the Breastfeeding Friendly Employer Award. The New Hampshire Breastfeeding Task Force recognizes employers that support breastfeeding in their workplaces; their goal is to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding, which they say is critically important for at least six months […]


PSU and Northeast Delta Dental Team-up for Community Skating Party on August 30

August 19th, 2013 by Tim

The public is invited to celebrate the partnership of two of New Hampshire’s leading institutions, Northeast Delta Dental and Plymouth State University, at the Northeast Delta Dental Community Skating Party on Friday, August 30, at Plymouth State’s Ice Arena. The Northeast Delta Dental Community Skating Party is Friday, August 30, from 2-6 p.m., at the Hanaway Rink at PSU Ice Arena, on Holderness […]

Plymouth State researchers are participating in a study to help ensure health of the New Hampshire and Maine coastal ecosystem.

PSU Researchers Assist with New Atlantic Coast Ecosystem Study

July 25th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.- New Hampshire and Maine’s coastal tourism and shellfish industries contribute $400 million annually to the regional economy but the coastal environment is vulnerable to the effects of land development and climate change. A team of researchers led by the University of New Hampshire and the University of Maine will conduct a three-year […]

Left to right, Jonathon and Calvin Alander enjoy a meal on the lawn of Mary Lyon Hall at the July 17 Summerfest event hosted by PSU.

Plymouth State Hosts Kickoff Event for Town’s 250th Anniversary Celebration

July 18th, 2013 by blyndes

Hundreds of Plymouth residents enjoyed a barbeque meal, games, a raffle and live music Wednesday, July 17 on the lawn of Plymouth State University’s historic Mary Lyon Hall as the community begins celebration of its 250th anniversary. PSU hosted the evening event, Summerfest, as the first in a four day series of events centered on […]

Left to right, Plymouth State University Environmental Science and Policy graduate students Ashley Hyde and Matt Bartley collect water samples in the Pemigewasset River in Plymouth July 8.

PSU Oversees Volunteer Water Sampling Project Throughout NH

July 8th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.- On July 16, volunteers throughout New Hampshire have committed to collecting water samples in the State’s rivers and streams to take a ‘snapshot’ of water quality. Plymouth State University is overseeing this unique water sampling project with the goal of improving the understanding of New Hampshire’s water resources and providing data to be […]

Jane Lacasse, who is the Concord Coordinator of PSU’s College of Graduate Studies, with a 2013 EDie Award dedicated to her as one of the founders of the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards

Plymouth State University Alumni Honored with New Hampshire EDie Awards

July 1st, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University graduates were well-represented at the 2013 New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards, known as the EDies, which recognize New Hampshire schools and individuals who meet high standards of excellence. This year’s event, the 20th annual celebration, held June 8, was dedicated to the three founders of the event, which includes […]


USNH Board of Trustees, Governor Announce Two-Year Tuition Freeze for In-State Students Thanks to Funding Restoration by Legislature

June 28th, 2013 by blyndes

  DURHAM, N.H. – Shortly after the legislature restored funding for the University System of New Hampshire to $69 million in the first year of the new biennium and $84 million in the second, the system’s board of trustees (BOT) voted unanimously to freeze tuition for in-state students for two years, which will help thousands […]

The Enterprise Center at Plymouth is scheduled to be completed in August.

Enterprise Center at Plymouth Starting Strong

June 25th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A joint partnership between Plymouth State University and the Grafton County Economic Development Council (GCEDC) to create new businesses and jobs is off to a strong start, even before the building is completed. The Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP), located at 149 North Main Street, is a business incubator and accelerator […]

John Wingate Weeks, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts and native of Lancaster, N.H. Weeks led the battle to pass federal legislation to purchase and protect damaged and threatened eastern forests, including the White Mountains. Courtesy Collection of the Library of Congress.

Film “The People’s Forest” to receive its inaugural screening July 16 at Plymouth State University

June 25th, 2013 by blyndes

Filmmaker collaborated with PSU’s Center for Rural Partnerships and Museum of the White Mountains   PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A new documentary tells the compelling story of the beginning of America’s National Forests east of the Mississippi. And it all begins in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. “The People’s Forest: The Story of the White Mountain National […]