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PSU’s Jim Hundrieser Edits “Strategic Enrollment Planning: A Dynamic Collaboration”

January 30th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.- Institutions of higher learning across much of America have a big problem; the number of high school students is dropping. For the first time in 15 years, total enrollment at American colleges and universities eligible for federal financial aid fell slightly from the year before, according to the U.S. Education Department. That means […]

N.H. Department of Environmental Services  Commissioner Tom Burack, right, and PSU President Sara Jayne Steen sign a joint partnership agreement to protect the environment and raise awareness of environmental issues in New Hampshires Lakes Region and North Country.

PSU and N.H.’s Department of Environmental Services Sign Partnership Agreement

January 28th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University and the Center for the Environment (CFE) and New Hampshire’s Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) have agreed to continue a joint partnership in protecting the environment and raising awareness and understanding of environmental issues in the North Country and Lakes Region of New Hampshire. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen […]

Left to right, PES eighth-grader Nicholas Kulig, Lamson Library Outreach Librarian Anne Jung and  PES student Julia Dunn look over research material as part of a Plymouth Elementary School class visit to the Library

Plymouth Elementary School Students Start Research Project with Help from PSU’s Lamson Library

January 23rd, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.- Plymouth Elementary School (PES) eighth graders may not all have green thumbs, but they all have access to a multitude of research information on the best way to grow plants, courtesy of the Plymouth State University Lamson Library and Learning Commons. Nearly fifty PES students are embarking on a four month-long project on […]

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PSU Graduate Student Lily Zahor Awarded White Fellowship

January 16th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Lily Zahor, a Plymouth State University graduate student studying tree ecological physiology, has been awarded the Joe and Gail White Fellowship for 2013. The White Fellowship was created by two Plymouth State graduates who care deeply about protecting New Hampshire’s natural resources and fostering PSU’s ongoing efforts in educating the public about […]

Left to right, Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen, Museum of the White Mountains Director Dr. Catherine Amidon, Ann Newton and Jack Newton with a sampling of their collection of historic White Mountains books the Newtons recently donated to the museum.

PSU’s Museum of the White Mountains Receives Significant Collection of White Mountain History and Northern New England Materials

January 16th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – An impressive collection of White Mountains related books, maps and historical material has been donated to Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains (MWM) by John W. (Jack) and Anne H. Newton of South Natick, Massachusetts. The Newtons said they chose to donate the 6,000 volume collection to the MWM because […]

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Plymouth State University Holds “Think Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness Event Feb. 2

January 14th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –Residents across New Hampshire are invited to Plymouth State University Saturday, February 2 for the “Think Pink” Breast Cancer Information Expo. Sponsored by PSU’s Department of Athletics, Center for Active Living & Healthy Communities and the Department of Health and Human Performance, this event is designed to raise community awareness about breast cancer […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, and N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster.

PSU Hosts Economic Development Discussion with N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

January 11th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Plymouth State University hosted a January 11 meeting of local, state and congressional officials in discussing Grafton County’s economic development efforts. The main focus of the meeting was the future of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP), now under construction at 149 North Main Street, which is a business incubator supporting entrepreneurship, small businesses […]

PSU History professor Dr. Patrick May, right, assists LMS student Ben Montembeault with his research using databases available to the public at Lamson Library and Learning Commons.

Laconia Middle School Students Visit PSU’s Lamson Library to Prepare for National History Day Competition

January 9th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH,N.H.–Plymouth State University’s Lamson Learning Commons hosted six Laconia Middle School students January 8 as part of their 2013 National History Day research project. The students are studying topics as diverse as the Tuskegee Airmen, the Iranian Revolution and terrorism, the Transcontinental Railroad and the U.S. economy, the Manhattan Project and the television program Star […]

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President Steen featured on “First Class Business” radio show

January 5th, 2013 by Hyung Park

Plymouth, N.H. — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen was a recent guest on “First Class Business,” hosted by Jack Heath or WTPL-FM and Chris Way, Interim Director of New Hampshire Division of  Economic Development. Listen to the 30 minute program here:

PSU's new Division of Online and Continuing Studies offers opportunities for commuting, working or non-traditional students to continue their education through online, evening or daytime classes.

Plymouth State University Creates Division of Online and Continuing Studies

January 4th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –As the world moves into the 21st century, education is taking different forms and paths; Plymouth State University is embracing the value of online and continuing education with the creation of the Division of Online and Continuing Studies (DOCS), formerly the Frost School of Continuing and Professional Studies. DOCS will serve undergraduate, online […]