The Campus Compact for New Hampshire 2013 award winners were honored April 9 in Bedford, Plymouth State University's recipients, left to right, Mark Scarano, Grafton County Economic Development Council, Community Partner Award, PSU student Chelsea Desrochers, President's Leadership Award and Professor Robin DeRosa, Good Steward Award, are congratulated by PSU President Sara Jayne Steen.

PSU Names Campus Compact for New Hampshire Award Winners

April 11th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A Plymouth State University student, an English professor, and the region’s economic development agency were chosen by Plymouth State University to be honored by the Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) at its annual Presidents’ Awards presentation April 9 in Bedford.  CCNH is a statewide consortium of college and university presidents dedicated […]

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PSU’s Mark Okrant Releases Latest Book, No Vacancy: The Rise, Demise and Reprise of America’s Motels

April 8th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H.- The latest book by Plymouth State University Professor Mark Okrant, a successful author, nationally recognized expert in tourism research, and director of PSU’s Institute for New Hampshire Studies, will be released this spring. No Vacancy: The Rise, Demise and Reprise of America’s Motels, takes a critical look back at motels and their […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, far right, congratulates the 2013 recipients of the Powerful Outstanding Women’s Advocate awards, from left, Shelly Golden, Community Member awardee, Dr. Mardie Burckes-Miller, Theo Kalikow Award winner and Molly Donlan, student awardee.

PSU Names Dr. Margaret Burckes Miller 2013 Theo Kalikow Award Winner

April 7th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –The creator of one of the nation’s first eating disorder treatment education clinics has been named the 2013 Theo Kalikow Award winner by Plymouth State University at a March 28 awards ceremony honoring influential women in the Plymouth area. Dr. Margaret Burckes-Miller has been a professor of health education at Plymouth State […]

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Seacoast Artist Russell Aharonian Exhibits at PSU Silver Center April 4-22

April 5th, 2013 by Elizabeth

    Plymouth, N.H. —The Karl Drerup Art Gallery an Exhibitions Program at Plymouth State University will present an exhibition by Seacoast artist Russell Aharonian April 2-22 at the Silver Center for the Arts on Main Street in Plymouth. A reception will be held at the Silver Center from 4–6 p.m. April 4. For years, […]

Officials from PSU and the Squam Lakes Association signed a joint agreement April 3 to protect and preserve the Squam Lakes watershed. Left to right, June Hammond Rowan,Associate Director, PSU's Center for the Environment, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, EB James Squam Lakes Association, Peter Webster, Squam Lakes Association and Dr. Joe Boyer, Director, PSU's Center for the Environment. Lake

PSU and Squam Lakes Association Renew Agreement to Protect and Preserve Watershed

April 3rd, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University and the Center for the Environment (CFE) and the Squam Lakes Association (SLA) have agreed to continue a joint agreement to protect and improve the health of the Squam Lakes Watershed ecosystem.  PSU President Sara Jayne Steen and SLA President Peter Webster signed the agreement in an April 3 […]

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Plymouth State University 2013 Juried Student Exhibition April 2-20

April 2nd, 2013 by Elizabeth

  Plymouth, N.H. —The Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Exhibitions Program at Plymouth State University will present the 2013 Juried Student Exhibition April 2-20 at the Drerup Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 4–6 p.m. Thursday, April 2. Interim Gallery Director and Professor of Art Terry Downs says, “Each year in the spring […]

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Plymouth State University Plans Civic Forum for Haverhill Area

March 29th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. –  A two-year community engagement process in Haverhill Corner, North Haverhill and Woodsville will bring together citizens for discussions on a variety of issues focused on the quality of life in the towns. The project, known as the Haverhill Civic Forum, is organized by Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships (CRP). As […]

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PSU’s 2013 Watershed Conference: Clean Water is Critical to Lakes Region Tourism

March 22nd, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-More than two-thirds of the tourists visiting New Hampshire’s Lakes  Region would not return if the water quality degraded, according to the keynote speaker at the 2013 N.H. Water and Watershed Conference at Plymouth State University. Linwood Pendleton, chief economist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says an Antioch New England study shows 69% […]

Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen delivers the 2013 State of the University speech March 27 to faculty and staff.

State of the University 2013: Building for the Next Generation

March 17th, 2013 by Tim

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- While discussing with an audience of PSU faculty, staff, students, and guests the successes of the previous year, President Sara Jayne Steen also explored the challenges facing public higher education and Plymouth State as the University “builds for the next generation.” “Who will our students be, and how do we provide the education […]

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Calcium Fertilized Forests Use More Water According to New PSU and Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study

March 16th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Bubbling brooks and streams are a scenic and much loved feature of forest ecosystems, but long-term data at the U.S. Forest Service’s Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest suggests that more productive forests might retain considerably less water, according to a study published recently in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Mark Green, an […]