Left to right, Rachelle Lyons, Sodexo’s Ryan McQueeney, student volunteer Haley Poirier ’19, Sodexo’s Don Mudge and student volunteer Shelby Chapman ’19  prepare a delivery of donated food from Plymouth State to the Bridge House in Plymouth.

PSU’s Food Recovery Initiative Feeds the Hungry and Reduces Waste

March 11th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – It’s Tuesday night at the Bridge House in Plymouth, where nearly 20 people sit at a long wooden table, quietly eating beef stew and salad, savoring the meal as it grows darker outside. As the region’s only homeless shelter, the Bridge House provides what is often the only meal of the day […]

PSU MBA students Kelsey Piper '14, '15G and Andrew Duguay '15G were honored by the Small Business Institute with a 2016 national award for  Project of the Year.

Plymouth State University MBA Students Win First Place Award in National Small Business Competition

March 10th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.–A pair of PSU MBA students earned a first place win in the 2016 Small Business Institute’s® (SBI) Annual Awards national competition for their work with Rochester Shoe Tree Company (RSTC), located in Ashland, NH. Kelsey Piper ’14, ’15G and Andrew Duguay ’15G were recognized in the Project of the Year category. The duo […]

Journalist and author Peter King will receive an honorary degree and address graduates at Plymouth State University's 2016 Commencement Ceremony.

Plymouth State University Announces 2016 Commencement Speakers

March 9th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – One of America’s preeminent sports journalists and a Plymouth State alumnus who is a successful entrepreneur will speak at Plymouth State University’s 145th Commencement ceremony on May 14. Peter King of Sports Illustrated (SI) magazine will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Letters. Nick Vailas ’76, a healthcare […]

Left to right, Kasey Barrett ’16, Falmouth, Mass.; Emily Sullivan ’16, Reading, Mass. and Angela Corbo ’16, Plymouth, Mass., celebrate their approaching graduation from Plymouth State at Graduates Day on March 4.

Graduates Day at PSU, Anticipation Builds for May 14 Commencement Ceremony

March 4th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A cold wind is whistling through the Plymouth State campus and ice and snow are still on the ground, but a sure sign that spring is just around the corner is the arrival of Graduates Day. Typically held on the first Friday in March, Graduates Day is one of the final steps […]

Tropical Storm Irene damage in Lincoln, NH at Loon Mountain, image courtesy Shane Csiki

PSU to Host 2016 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference on March 18

March 4th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – In the past 100 years, the northeastern United States has experienced a 50 percent increase in annual precipitation. The frequency of extreme precipitation events in the region is projected to more than double by the end of this century. This trend in extreme weather events is becoming a serious concern in the […]

Ben Amsden, director of Plymouth State's Center for Businesses and Community Paretnerships.

Agents of Change: Plymouth State Creates Center for Business and Community Partnerships

February 26th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Helping businesses and non-profit organizations achieve success while giving students real-world experience is the goal of Plymouth State University’s newly created Center for Business and Community Partnerships (CBCP). The CBCP, formerly known as the Center for Rural Partnerships, focuses PSU’s research, outreach and educational capacities on advancing collaborative, reciprocal projects that support […]

Three Plymouth State University Professional Selling Skills students make their presentations to a group of New Hampshire marketing executives. Student sitting, pink tie, Alex Frizzell, standing, l – r, Jennifer Peer and Will Perotti.

Plymouth State Students Shine in Professional Sales Presentation

February 19th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State professional sales students are making a name for themselves after a recent meeting with a group of corporate executives from four New Hampshire companies. Students in PSU’s Professional Selling Skills II course, along with instructor Robert Nadeau, recently met with officials from Medicus, Core Medical Group, ConnectLeader and TD Bank […]

Plymouth State's "Jib Free or Die" Rail Jam takes place March 4.

Plymouth State Hosts “Jib Free or Die” Rail Jam March 4

February 18th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – It’s back! Grab big air or chill with your friends at the Jib Free or Die Rail Jam scheduled Friday, March 4 in the bowl next to the Plymouth State University Welcome Center and Ice Arena on Route 175-A in Holderness, N.H. The event is hosted by the Marketing Association of Plymouth State […]

Michael Fischler speaks at the ceremony dedicating the Counseling and Human Relations Center in his name.

Counseling and Human Relations Center Dedicated in Honor of Michael L. Fischler

February 12th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A longtime and beloved Plymouth State professor devoted to helping students has been honored by the University. The Michael L. Fischler Counseling and Human Relations Center was recently dedicated to Fischler, an educator and counselor who has spent more than 45-years at PSU. Dozens of family members, co-workers and friends spoke glowingly […]

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Plymouth State University President’s List – Fall 2015

February 4th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has released its President’s List for the Fall semester, 2015. President’s List students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 or better and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that earn grade points and students must have completed all such […]

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PSU awards 2015 Maslakowski Education award to Rose Colby

The 2015 Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Education Award was given to Rose Colby of Epping who was chosen because of her commitment to quality, competency-based education. The award was created in 2008 in memory of the late Dennise Maslakowski, PSU’s former Associate Vice President for the College of Graduate Studies. “To receive this honor means a […]

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Marietta woman chosen as 2015 ACE Fellow

Plymouth State University History Professor Marcia Schmidt Blaine, daughter of Suzanne Schmidt of Marietta and the late Frederick K. Schmidt, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. Blaine is one of 47 individuals selected for the prestigious leadership development program that prepares senior leaders to serve American colleges […]

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PSU plans archaeological dig at Enfield Shaker Village

PLYMOUTH — Enfield Shaker Village has been described as one of New Hampshire’s most magnificent architectural achievements, and beginning on May 26, it will be the site of a history-making archaeology project. For the first time in its history, an archaeological dig at the Village has been planned as part of a Plymouth State University […]