Heather Janssen

Plymouth State Meteorology Student Storm Chasing in Summer Internship

June 10th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University student Heather Janssen wanted to hone her skills in intensive weather observation and forecasting this summer, and she’s certainly getting what she hoped for. Janssen, a senior PSU Interdisciplinary Studies major with a focus on Meteorology, is one of a dozen members of the State University of New York […]

In photo, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, center, signs agreement with UEI to recruit Chinese students to study at Plymouth State. Left to right, Jim Hundrieser, PSU Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, PSU China Office Executive Director Dan Plaut, President Steen, PSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Julie Bernier and UEI Vice Executive Director, Misha Cao.

Plymouth State University Expands International Recruiting

June 4th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University (PSU) has signed an agreement with United Education and Investments (UEI) to open an office in Middle Section Chengdu, Sichuan, China. UEI is an international consultancy engaged in screening and recruiting prospective Chinese students and will work on behalf of PSU. United Education and Investments will serve as PSU’s […]

Paula Lee Hobson is Plymouth State University's new Vice President for Advancement

Experienced Fundraiser Named New Vice President for Advancement at Plymouth State University: Paula Lee Hobson sees “limitless” opportunities

June 4th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – In its new Vice President for University Advancement, Plymouth State University has found an experienced and successful leader. For Paula Lee Hobson, the opportunities at Plymouth State University are “limitless.” “There is a solid foundation at Plymouth State, with alumni and supporters engaged in the future of the University,” she said. […]

Kathi Smith  of Center Harbor has been selected by students, alumni and colleagues as the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Lecturer at Plymouth State University.

Kathi Smith of Center Harbor is 2014 Distinguished Teaching Lecturer at Plymouth State University

May 30th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.— New England artist and educator Kathi Smith of Center Harbor has been selected by students, alumni and colleagues as the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Lecturer at Plymouth State University.  This annual award recognizes excellence in teaching by a PSU teaching lecturer. Recipients demonstrate qualities such as comprehensive knowledge of subject, ability to stimulate student […]

Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships (CRP) and N.H.'s Agriculture Department, have surveyed a number of Granite State residents who are raising their own livestock and may be considering selling their meat to consumers.

PSU Survey Shows Interest for N.H. State Licensed Meat Processing Plants

May 29th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A new survey shows more than two-thirds of New Hampshire meat producers that were queried are interested in creating state certified meat processing plants as an alternative to a federal licensing program. The survey was conducted by Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships (CRP) on behalf of the states’ Agriculture […]

Pam Clark, recipient of PSU's 2014  Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award.

Pamela Clark, ‘85G, Receives Plymouth State University’s 2014 Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award

May 28th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – “It’s absolutely all about the students.  To be a part of the journey in helping people get to where they want to go – it doesn’t get any better than that.” That’s the philosophy of Plymouth State University faculty member Pamela Clark, who is this year’s recipient of PSU’s Distinguished Graduate […]

Mark Fischler, Plymouth State University's 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award recipient.

PSU Professor Mark Fischler Receives 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award

May 28th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – It’s class time for Professor Mark Fischler’s Criminal Justice course: Society, Ethics, and the Law. Fischler looks at his watch, strides to the door, locks it and asks that all cell phones be placed in silent mode and hats removed. The message is simple: be on time and be ready to learn. […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen awards a degree at the University's 143rd Commencement ceremony May 17.

PSU Holds 143rd Commencement Ceremony May 17, Grants 1,400 Degrees

May 17th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – More than 1,400 degrees were awarded at Plymouth State University’s 143rd commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen welcomed the guests. “For all of us, this is a wonderful day.”  She described the 2014 graduates, calling out some of their stories as samples of student excellence, such […]

Michael Farkas, '14, the top student in PSU's Department of  Language and Linguistics

PSU’s Language and Linguistics Scholar Michael Farkas: “I Now Look at the World Differently”

May 16th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. –  Mike Farkas had a running start getting ready for college while at Belmont (Mass.)  High School. He took numerous advance placement classes and honors courses, was student council president and originated a Spanish tutoring program. He also worked at a grocery store, and he knew that even with loans and scholarships, […]

Daphne Morin, left, accepts the Plymouth State University 2014 Distinguished Operating Staff Award from PSU President Sara Jayne Steen.

Daphne Morin, ’12, of Bridgewater Receives PSU’s 2014 Distinguished Operating Staff Award

May 8th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –A longtime Plymouth State University Administrative Assistant described as ‘hard-working and dedicated,’ was named the PSU’s 2014 Distinguished Operating Staff Award recipient at a May 15 campus ceremony. Daphne Morin of Lamson Learning Commons was chosen from a field of five semi-finalists for the annual award, which was presented by PSU President Sara […]

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ALLWell North Facility scheduled to be completed fall 2015

Plymouth — In what has been a vision for nearly a decade, Plymouth State University celebrated the groundbreaking of the massive ALLWell North Facility on Tuesday, which is scheduled to be finished by fall of 2015. “I am more excited than I can tell you,” said President Sara Jayne Steen prior to a groundbreaking ceremony […]

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PSU recognizes 3 professors for their scholarship, service

PLYMOUTH — Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green were honored by their Plymouth State University faculty colleagues at Wednesday’s Faculty Day. Julie Bernier, PSU’s vice president for academic affairs and provost, presented Green with the Award for Distinguished Scholarship. Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service. Coykendall received the Faculty Advising Award from […]

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Plymouth State Goes Test-Optional on Admissions

Plymouth State University, in New Hampshire, has ended a requirement that applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. A statement from the university said that it will continue to place the most emphasis on applicants’ high school performance.