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Princeton Review Names Plymouth State University One of Nation’s Greenest Colleges

May 17th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth—Plymouth State University’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability has led to its being named among North America’s greenest colleges. The 2013 Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges is an in-depth look at the most environmentally friendly institutions of higher learning. The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. […]

Nikki-Ann Nunes, left, receives the 2013 PSU Distinguished Operating Staff Award from Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen in a May 8 ceremony. Nunes is an administrative assistant for the Department of History and Philosophy and the Social Science Department.

Nikki-Ann Nunes Receives PSU 2013 Distinguished Operating Staff Award

May 8th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – A committed and popular employee described as ‘beacon of goodwill for her department,’ was named the 2013 PSU Distinguished Operating Staff Award recipient at a May 8 ceremony. Nikki- Ann Nunes was chosen from a field of six semi-finalists for the annual award, which was presented by PSU President Sara Jayne […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen (left) and AMC President John D. Judge at the AMC High;and Center at Crawford Notch.

Appalachian Mountain Club, Plymouth State University Sign Memorandum of Understanding

May 8th, 2013 by Tim

CRAWFORD NOTCH, N.H. — Representatives of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) and Plymouth State University (PSU) made their organizations’ commitment to continued collaboration official May 6 with the signing of a memorandum of understanding designed to foster ongoing sharing of resources and expertise. Officials of both organizations cited similar goals and objectives and noted that […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen presents 2013 Distinguished PAT Award to Jeff Furlone at a May 3 ceremony.

Jeff Furlone Named Plymouth State University’s 2013 Distinguished PAT

May 3rd, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. –A longtime Plymouth State University student life professional has been recognized by his peers with PSU’s 2013 Distinguished Professional, Administrative, Technical (PAT) Award. Jeff Furlone, PSU’s Interim Student Conduct and Community Standards Coordinator, was honored in a May 3 ceremony.   PSU President Sara Jayne Steen said Furlone is a dedicated professional whose commitment […]

Steve Sweedler, left, accepts Madie Barrett Award from PSU Provost Dr, Julie Bernier in April 26 ceremony. Sweedler was Plymouth State's horticulturist for 35 years and is credited with beautifying the campus.

PSU Names Steve Sweedler Madie Barrett Award Winner: Longtime Horticulturist Credited with Beautifying Campus

April 26th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –Plymouth State University has honored retired horticulturist Steven Sweedler with the Madie W. Barrett Award. Sweedler accepted the award at an April 26 ceremony. Sweedler retired in August, 2011 after serving the University for 35 years. PSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Julie Bernier said Sweedler started work at […]

Matthew Allen accepts 2013 Student Employee of the Year from PSU President Sara Jayne Steen.

Matthew Allen Wins Plymouth State University 2013 Student Employee of the Year Award

April 22nd, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. –Matthew Allen has won the prestigious Plymouth State University Student Employee of the Year Award. Allen, a senior majoring in Adventure Education , works at PSU’s Outdoor Center, where he has earned praise for his initiative, positive outlook and collaborative skills in working with students, staff and faculty. Allen was nominated for the […]

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PSU Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions in Graphic Design and Studio Art April 30—May 18 at Plymouth State University

April 22nd, 2013 by Elizabeth

  Plymouth, N.H.—The Department of Art at Plymouth State University is proud present 17 students who are making their debut as painters, designers, printmakers and creators. The department’s annual Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions in Graphic Design and Studio Art will be held April 30–May 14. Graphic design projects will be exhibited at the Silver […]

File photo: Students present research findings to staff and faculty in PSU’s Student Showcase of Excellence, scheduled for Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27 at the University’s Physical Education Center.

Weekend Events to Celebrate Student Research at PSU

April 22nd, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Dozens of Plymouth State University students will present projects during a two-day program celebrating research. The Student Showcase of Excellence, scheduled for Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27 at the University’s Physical Education Center, involves students from many academic disciplines presenting poster displays, demonstrations, and live events. Events times are Friday […]

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The Pale Fox, Yapilou: The Art of the Dogon Smith Opening May 7 at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery

April 15th, 2013 by Elizabeth

Exhibition Coincides with May 7 Lecture on Dogon Culture by Professor Hans Guggenheim Plymouth, N.H. — An exhibition on the art of the Dogon Smith peoples of the Western African nation of Mali will be displayed May 7-17 in the special collections room at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery in the Draper and Maynard Building […]

PSU’s co-generation plant on Tobey Road provides heat and hot water to 1.2 million square feet in 42 buildings. The University is switching it’s fuel source from diesel to compressed natural gas later this year. The conversion will save money and reduce pollution.

PSU to Convert Campus Energy Source from Diesel Oil to Compressed Natural Gas

April 12th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –Plymouth State University is making a major change in how it provides heat and hot water to campus with the conversion from diesel fuel to compressed natural gas (CNG). The current fuel-oil fired co-generation plant located adjacent to the Langdon Woods residence hall will be retrofitted to a CNG fired thermal energy […]