Folk Musician John Gorka on the Silver Center Stage March 30

March 14th, 2012 by Elizabeth

PLYMOUTH, N.H.—The “New” folk scene isn’t so young anymore, but it is thriving with the likes of John Gorka on board. Gorka’s stunningly soulful baritone voice and original songwriting have earned him a reputation as one of the best. For more than two decades, Gorka’s keen ear has picked up the stories of people along […]

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PSU’s Chris Drever Leads Gilford High School Robotics Team to Regional Victory in FIRST Competition

March 9th, 2012 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –By day, he’s an information technology specialist at Plymouth State, but Chris Drever has another job that’s bringing him and his team of Gilford High School robotics aficionados some well-deserved credit. Drever, a PSU employee since 2006, works in conjunction with his wife Jackie and lead mentor Mike Andrews in leading the 22 […]

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PSU Preparing for 2012 Commencement

March 9th, 2012 by blyndes

 PLYMOUTH, N.H.-A sure sign of spring arrived Friday, March 9 at Plymouth State University as members of the class of 2012 began preparations for their graduation. Students  gathered in the Hartman Union Building to begin the transition from PSU student to alumnus, picking up their mortar board and gowns, getting advice on finding employment, finalizing […]

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Plymouth State Announces New Endowed Professorship

March 8th, 2012 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A former student of a Plymouth State alumna has honored her teacher and mentor by creating an Environmental Studies Endowed Professorship. Janice C. Griffith, Professor of Law at Suffolk University in Boston, Mass., established the Helen Abbott ’39 Professorship in Environmental Studies to honor Mrs. Abbott for her influential role in her life, her […]

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PSU Musician Molly Finkel wins Solo Slot at New England College Band Association Program

March 7th, 2012 by Elizabeth

PLYMOUTH, N.H.—Molly Finkel of Lancaster, a senior music major at Plymouth State University, has been named one of three winners of the New England College Band Association’s first solo and ensemble contest. Finkel, a bassoonist, will perform a solo at the beginning of the association’s annual program at Gorden College in Massachusetts March 31. She […]

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Sidore Lecture Series Presents Paul Leighton March 12

March 7th, 2012 by Elizabeth

Latin America and Its Discontents          PLYMOUTH, N.H.— The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at Plymouth State University will present Paul Leighton, a professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology at Eastern Michigan University, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts. This year’s […]

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PSU Men’s Hockey Wins MASCAC Championship

March 3rd, 2012 by Tim

In an exciting 5-4 double-overtime victory, the Plymouth State University Men’s Hockey Panthers won the Massachusetts State Collegate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) championship. The Panthers defeated the Vikings of Salem State University, a victory made sweeter coming on PSU home ice on the Hanaway Rink. Complete game coverage can be found at athletics.plymouth.edu

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Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through MIT’s Male Math Maze March 15 @ PSU

March 1st, 2012 by Elizabeth

What it’s like for women in math, science and other male-dominated professions PLYMOUTH, N.H.—Former Harvard College President Lawrence Summers stirred up a hornets’ nest when he pronounced that women might not be as good at math and science as men because of genetic differences. Writer and actor Gioia De Cari took on Summers and the […]

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Rosanna Warren at PSU April 12

March 1st, 2012 by Elizabeth

PLYMOUTH, N.H.—Rosanna Warren, a former chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, and a Lamont Poetry Selection writer, will read from her poetry at 7 p.m. April 12 in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts. Writer and literary critic Harold Bloom said Warren is “an important poet … beyond the […]

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PSU Names 575 Students to Fall 2011 President’s List

February 29th, 2012 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has named 575 students to the President’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or better during the Fall semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. 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 […]