PSU President Sara Jayne Steen

PSU Holds 141st Commencement Ceremony

May 29th, 2012 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – The 141st Plymouth State University commencement ceremony made history Saturday, May 19 as the institution held its first unified graduation in decades by joining its undergraduate and graduate ceremonies, granting 1,400 degrees on the same day. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen welcomed the guests, stating the event marks a new chapter […]

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Princeton Review Names Plymouth State One of Nation’s Greenest Colleges

May 22nd, 2012 by blyndes

  Plymouth—Plymouth State University’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability has led to its being named among North America’s greenest colleges. The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges is an in-depth look at the most environmentally friendly institutions of higher learning. The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. […]

Nate Obin

Reaching Your Potential: Nate Obin’s PSU Success Story

May 16th, 2012 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Famed American inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin once said, “Diligence is the mother of good fortune,” and 2012 Plymouth State University graduate Nate Obin is a perfect example of that belief. Obin has worked hard to not only attend college, but to establish himself academically and as a student leader. His story […]

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PSU’s Advancement Office Wins Two Awards in International Competition

May 16th, 2012 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s Advancement Office received home two awards in an annual international marketing communications and design competition. The 2012 Hermes Creative Awards competition included over 4,700 entries from throughout the United States, Canada, and several other countries. Entries were received from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, […]

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PSU Student Sam Wisel Found a Passion at Plymouth State University

May 16th, 2012 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Sam Wisel came to Plymouth State University from Mansfield, Mass., to study meteorology. He says in high school he was “pretty quiet,” participated in a sport and had a small group of friends. Four years later, he is a campus leader and about to graduate with a B.S. in business administration, with […]

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John and Cathy Bentwood of Plymouth Selected for Granite State Award by Plymouth State University

May 14th, 2012 by blyndes

         PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Plymouth State University will present the 2012 Granite State Award to John and Cathy Bentwood of Plymouth for their commitment to service reflecting Plymouth State University’s motto, Ut Prosim (That I may serve), at the May 19 graduation ceremony. “The Bentwoods, as a medical team (he a surgeon and she a registered […]

Nazli Ighani

PSU College of Graduate Studies Student Nazli Ighani Earns Degree Despite Obstacles

May 11th, 2012 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – On May 19, nearly 1400 hundred people will leave the campus of Plymouth State University with a new college degree, but no graduate will have come as far and endured more hardship than Nazli Ighani. Hers is a story of faith, redemption and commitment; and PSU has played a key role […]

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Mary Washburn Receives PSU 2012 Distinguished Operating Staff Award

May 9th, 2012 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A devoted and popular employee described as ‘a person that gets things done with an upbeat attitude and a smile,’ was named the 2012 PSU Distinguished Operating Staff Award recipientat at a May 9 ceremony. Mary Washburn was chosen from a field of seven semi-finalists for the annual award, which was presented […]

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Shandra McLane is 2012 Remarkable Woman

May 8th, 2012 by Elizabeth

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Shandra McLane, adjunct faculty in the Department of Art at Plymouth State University has been named a 2012 Remarkable Woman by New Hampshire Magazine. The magazine describes the 2012 Remarkable Women as artistic alchemists who possess vision and drive that has advanced their craft disciplines to new levels of technique and imagination. […]

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Joyce Larson Named PSU’s 2012 Distinguished PAT

May 4th, 2012 by blyndes

                                                                  PLYMOUTH, N.H. –One of Plymouth State University’s most dedicated, hard-working employees has been recognized by her peers with PSU’s 2012 Distinguished Professional, Administrative, Technical (PAT) Award. Joyce Larson, PSU’s Interim Director of Institutional Research was honored in a May 4 ceremony. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen said Larson is an extraordinary professional whose commitment […]