Left to right, Paul Estes, Allison Wallace and Gisela Estes on the campus of Plymouth State University. Wallace is the first recipient of the Estes Study Abroad Scholarship.

Plymouth State University’s Allison Wallace Awarded Estes Scholarship

January 15th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A Plymouth State University junior Marketing major is the first recipient of a new scholarship dedicated to studying abroad. Allison Wallace, a native of Boxford, Mass., was chosen for the Estes Study Abroad Scholarship, which was created this year by Gisela and Paul Estes, two retired Plymouth State faculty members who wanted [...]

Left to right, Tim Corbitt, Chief Operating Officer of Narrative 1,  the first tenant at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, speaks about the software company’s success with  N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Annie Kuster.

Congresswoman Annie Kuster Visits Enterprise Center at Plymouth

January 13th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Annie Kuster toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) January 23 and said it’s a great example of a partnership creating economic opportunity in New Hampshire. The ECP, located at One Bridge Street, is a business incubator and accelerator whose goal is to support entrepreneurship, small businesses, and [...]

Using an antique map, David Govatski, left, points out the location of the Pike land purchase to Museum of the White Mountains Director Catherine Amidon. Dozens of people celebrated the 100th anniversary of the land purchase at a January 9 event at  Plymouth State University. The land eventually was the first parcel of the White Mountain National Forest.

A Century of Success: The Museum of the White Mountains Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary of First Land Purchased for what would become the White Mountain National Forest

January 13th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– January, 1914. In Detroit, Henry Ford started using the assembly line for producing the Model T automobile, forever changing the paradigm in manufacturing; the city of Beverly Hills, Calif. was incorporated; and the first steamboat passed through the Panama Canal. On the western slopes of the White Mountains, the small village of [...]

PSU Nursing student Nathalie Strickott, right, provides care for a patient at Speare Memorial Hospital as part of the University's RN licensure program. Photo courtesy John Hession.

Plymouth State University Nursing Program Receives National Accreditation

January 12th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– Plymouth State University’s Nursing program has received a five-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a branch of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, for the program’s Bachelor of Science in nursing. CCNE awarded five years of initial accreditation to PSU, which is the maximum number of years [...]

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1900s Comic Book Art and History at PSU’s Lamson Library, “Foxy Grandpa” Curated by Professor David Starbuck

January 9th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Lamson Library at Plymouth State University will present an exhibit dedicated to “Foxy Grandpa,” January 14-February 28 at the library and learning commons on Highland Street in Plymouth. Foxy Grandpa and his creator, Charles “Bunny” Schultze, first appeared in the “New York Herald” in 1900 and in the “New York American” beginning in [...]

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Pemigewasett Hall Wins PSU’s Annual “Do It in the Dark” Energy Savings Competition

December 19th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –Nearly 200 students living in Pemigewasett  Hall have won the 2013 “Do It in the Dark” energy saving competition among Plymouth State residence halls. “Do it in the Dark” is a student-named competition between all the traditional residence halls that encourages saving energy by tracking and comparing reductions in each residence hall’s [...]

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Executive Councilor Raymond Burton Honored at PSU Memorial Service [with video link]

December 14th, 2013 by blyndes

Watch the memorial service here  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Hundreds of mourners bid an emotional goodbye to longtime New Hampshire Executive Councilor Raymond S. Burton in a December 14 ceremony at Plymouth State University. PSU hosted the public memorial service for Burton, who died November 12 after a period of failing health. The audience included dozens of current and former elected Granite [...]

Woolsey S. Conover named Chair of the Museum of the White Mountains Advisory Council

Woolsey S. Conover Named Chair of the Museum of the White Mountains Advisory Council

November 27th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Civic leader, volunteer, artist, and philanthropist Woolsey S. Conover has been named chair of the advisory council for the Museum of the White Mountains by Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen. “Woolsey has graciously agreed to lead the Museum’s key volunteer group toward the realization of the Museum’s mission to preserve and promote [...]

From left, Nepalese native Radhika Niroula, a PSU first-year student, serves up dumplings to fellow first-year Emily Spaulding of Orford. Each international student “Global Chef” team produced 400 servings of their native cuisine to feed the throngs of fellow students who attended the competition.

Global Chef: Around the World at PSU’s Prospect Dining Hall

November 21st, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-Nearly 1,200 students jammed into Plymouth State University’s Prospect Dining Hall Nov. 21 for the popular “Global Chef” competition, pitting ten teams of international students creating foods from their native countries. PSU students sampled the fare and then voted for their favorite, thus crowning the  “Global Chef.” Teams included Slovakia, Japan, China, Italy, Nepal, [...]

Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen, left, presents the 2013 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award to Barbara LaJeunesse of Campton at a November 20 ceremony. The criteria for the award include exemplifying the spirit and values of the institution, being dedicated to providing a learning environment that supports development of the mind, body and spirit, being actively involved in University activities, and being engaged in service to the wider community.

PSU’s Barbara LaJeunesse Receives 2013 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award

November 21st, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. ––A Campton resident who is a dedicated community volunteer is the recipient of Plymouth State University’s 2013 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff  (OS) Service award. Barbara LaJeunesse, who is known as Babs, has been employed at PSU for seven years as an Administrative Assistant for University Studies and the Undergraduate Advising Center, but [...]

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PSU Earth Day a hit with students, residents

By BOB MARTIN PLYMOUTH — Whether it was the Environmental Fair in front of the Hartman Union Building or just down the road at the its EcoHouse, Plymouth State University was a hot spot for Earth Day activities. Earth Day, celebrated Tuesday, has become an annual event to have a number of off-campus and on-campus environmental [...]

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PSU honors 51 Phi Kappa Phi inductees

PLYMOUTH — At an April 13 ceremony honoring the “best of the best,” Plymouth State University inducted 51 students into Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are all at the top of their respective majors in grade average, according to PKP advisor [...]

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Scholars from Across U.S. Gather at Plymouth State University’s 35th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum April 25 and 26

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— More than 100 scholars will present their latest research on many aspects of medieval and Renaissance culture at the 35th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 25 and 26 at Plymouth State University. Plymouth State’s forum is the oldest conference of its type in New England. The theme of this year’s event is [...]