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 [...]

Robert Nadeau, recipient of the 2014 Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce’s  Chamber Champion

PSU Business Professor Robert Nadeau Honored by Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce

May 7th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University Business Professor Robert Nadeau was honored April 24 with the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Chamber Champion, which is presented to a chamber member who “demonstrates extraordinary support to the chamber and its mission.” Nadeau provides a series of Brown Bag luncheon seminars for local business owners/managers [...]

Plymouth State University's Museum of the White Mountains on Highland Street in Plymouth is part of the "The Portsmouth to Plymouth Museum Trail."

Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains Included on New Hampshire’s “Museum Trail”

May 6th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains (MWM) is proud to announce their collaboration with 14 other New Hampshire museums to form a consortium called “Experience New Hampshire Heritage: The Portsmouth to Plymouth Museum Trail”. By taking the Trail, visitors will encounter the authentic New Hampshire experience in diverse museums, [...]

Plymouth State University's Class of 2014 Nursing program graduates.

Continued Success for Plymouth State University Nursing Program

May 6th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University’s three-year old nursing degree program continues to grow in size and popularity. Established in 2011 to help fill a vital need for nursing professionals in the region, Plymouth State’s nursing program is helping meet the demand by offering both a pre-licensure and a  R.N –B.S. Nursing Programs. According to the [...]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, with 2014 Distinguished PAT Award recipient Elaine Doell. Plymouth State traditionally presents a clock to honor distinguished employees.

Elaine Doell, ’10G, Named Plymouth State University’s 2014 Distinguished Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) Award

May 5th, 2014 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H. –Plymouth State University’s Director of Human Resources, Elaine Doell, has been recognized by her peers with PSU’s 2014 Distinguished Professional, Administrative, and Technical (PAT) Award. Doell was honored in a May 2 ceremony. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen said Doell is a dedicated professional whose expertise, caring, and commitment are extraordinary. [...]

PSU student Lynne Dumas, center, explains her poster presentation, "Awkwardness and Social Anxiety Levels" to PSU faculty member Anne Jung.

PSU Celebrates Student Research with Showcase of Excellence

April 25th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Dozens of Plymouth State University students presented projects April 25 at the Student Showcase of Excellence event celebrating research conducted during the past academic school year. The event included more than 100 projects representing a range of academic disciplines and demonstrating outstanding student scholarship. Students representing more than 16 academic departments demonstrated original research [...]

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PSU president to step down in 2015

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen announced Thursday that she will step down as president on 30 June 2015, after nine years as president. “It has been my honor to serve as president of Plymouth State University,” Steen said. “I am proud of this vibrant University that is transforming students’ lives and [...]

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Plymouth State president to step down in 2015

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen says she’s planning to step down as president at the end of June 2015 after nine years at the post. Steen said Thursday the timing was appropriate, saying significant milestones have been achieved during her tenure, such as a $32 million facility that will [...]

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PSU president to step down after nine years

DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen announced Thursday that she will be stepping down next summer after serving the university for nine years. “My husband and I just felt like it was a good time to move on,” said Steen, 64, adding that she has no plans [...]