PSU Professor Fred Prince displays a fragment of a wooly mammoth tooth he discovered iin the Pemigewasett River Valley. The fossil is the first confirmed evidence of the prehistoric mammal living within the state of New Hampshire.

Plymouth State Professor Discovers Woolly Mammoth Tooth: First Evidence of Prehistoric Mammal in New Hampshire

July 30th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Nearly ten years ago, PSU biology professor Fred Prince was fly-fishing on a remote stream in Campton, N.H., when a strange object caught his eye in the streamside gravel. He picked up the odd, laminated structure and turned it over and over in the bright sunlight. He knew it was unique, but […]

Plymouth State University healthly living advocates accept the American Heart Association's Gold Fit-Friendly Award at a ceremony July 28. Left to right, Denise Normandin,  Healthy PSU Program Manager, Elaine Doell, PSU Human Resources Director, Rebecca Busanich, Healthy PSU, Sara Jayne Steen, PSU President, Cindy Rybczyk, American Heart Association, Steve Taksar, PSU Vice President for Finance and Administration and Barbara McCahan, PSU Professor, Health and Human Performance.

PSU Receives American Heart Association Award for Healthy Workplace

July 28th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –The American Heart Association has recognized Plymouth State University as a Gold Level recipient of the Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program. PSU received the accolade for its efforts in promoting a heart-healthy diet and exercise lifestyle to its employees. Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen said the Fit-Friendly Award shows the institution is taking the […]

Michael Bramer of Campton reads his work to fellow students, family members and staff of the National Writing Project held at Plymouth State July 21-25.

PSU Hosts National Writing Project Camp for Teachers and Children

July 25th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Seven grade-school students clutch their notepads and anxiously eye each other in a Plymouth State University classroom as they prepare to share their inner-most thoughts out loud. The students are part of the National Writing Project (NWP) summer writing camp, and today culminates their efforts as they read their work to […]

N.H. Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein, right, meets PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, and PSU Provost Julie Bernier, center, at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth during his July 22 tour of the facility.

NH Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Walt Havenstein Tours ECP

July 23rd, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – New Hampshire Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth July 22. The ECP is a business incubator space, providing a “one stop shop” for businesses throughout the region seeking advice and counseling, services, leased space, mentoring, and networking. The Grafton County Economic Development Corporation (GCEDC) constructed the building using […]

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PSU’s LEGO Engineering Camp Welcomes Robot

July 18th, 2014 by Tim

Inside Plymouth State University’s Hartman Union Building, seven children are taking turns picking up a large red ball and playing catch. But this isn’t any game of toss and catch; they’re not playing with other kids, their partner is a robot. The kids are part of the LEGO Engineering Camp, a week-long summer activity organized […]

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Ut Prosim in Action: PSU Student Travis Bennett Seeks Elected Office

July 15th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Frustrated over what he calls partisan political wrangling and inaction on issues important to New Hampshire’s future, Plymouth State University student Travis Bennett says he’s seeking elected office. The political science major is running a write-in campaign on the Democratic ticket for the Grafton 8 District in the New Hampshire House of […]

PSU Assistant Professor Mike Son, center, explains to Science Camp students why dry ice vaporizes in water.

PSU Summer Courses a Success in Introducing Children to Science

July 10th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Seven wide-eyed children gather around a lab table in PSU’s Boyd Science Center, eager to find out what happens when a piece of dry ice is dropped into a container of water. As Assistant Professor of Microbiology Mike Son gently places the dry ice into the water, the resulting vapor elicits […]

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Plymouth State University Names 538 Students to Spring 2014 President’s List

July 8th, 2014 by Tim

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Plymouth State University has named 538 students to the President’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or better for the Spring semester, 2014. To be eligible for the President’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that […]

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Plymouth State University Names 374 Students to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

July 2nd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has named 374 students to the Dean’s List for achieving a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.69 during the Spring semester, 2014. To be eligible for the Dean’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that earn […]

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Geological Society of America Awards Scholarships to PSU Student Nadine Orejola

June 25th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Nadine Orejola was recently awarded two research scholarships from the Geological Society of America. She is the recipient of the 2014 ExxonMobil/GSA Student Geoscience Grant and the John Montagne Award. Nadine is a student in Plymouth State University’s (PSU) Master of Science program in Environmental Science and Policy and the awards supports […]

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Plymouth State University creates Honor Society of Nursing

Inaugural induction ceremony recognizes faculty, local nursing professionals and graduates PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University recognized 31 nursing faculty and students with the institution’s first induction ceremony into the PSU Honor Society of Nursing. The inductees are recent graduates who maintained at least a 3.5 GPA, community nursing professionals and qualified faculty members who have graduated […]

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Ice Theatre of New York comes to Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — Douglas Webster is an artistic director for Ice Theatre of New York, which is known as one of the premier ice dancing companies in the country. On Sunday, Webster will be bringing his work to the Granite State- as a bit of a homecoming, as he was born in nearby North Conway. “Bringing Ice Theatre […]

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Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at PSU presents Thomas Patterson

PLYMOUTH — The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at Plymouth State University will present Harvard professor Thomas Patterson speaking on “News and Democracy: Why Are Citizens So Misinformed?” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts on Main Street in Plymouth. Patterson will discuss the […]