Conner Torrey's PSU experience has given him the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience in his major, exercise and sport physiology, and the freedom to discover his talent and passion for yoga. He hopes to combine his professional and personal interests to create a rewarding career in wellness.

Conner Torrey ’15: Journey to a Rewarding Future

November 24th, 2014 by Barbra

Exercise and sport physiology major and basketball enthusiast Conner Torrey ’15 came to Plymouth State to realize his athletic dreams. “In high school I was ‘Mr. Basketball’—I was named player of the year and was recruited by Plymouth State along with two of my best friends,” he says. “Attending PSU seemed like a no-brainer: I […]

More than 400 alumni and friends of PSU donated to the #PanthersGiveBack  Giving Challenge Nov. 14-15.

#PanthersGiveBack Giving Challenge Inspires More Than 430 Donations in 48-Hour Period

November 22nd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day®, Plymouth State University hosted its first giving challenge, #PanthersGiveBack, on November 14-15, 2014. Alumni couple Wally ’62 and Meredith (Bristow) Stevens ’62 made a generous gift and set the goal: If, in 2 days, 240 alumni stepped forward with an Annual Fund gift to any area of […]

From left, PSU exchange students Yuki Tajiri, Megumi Shimbashi and Eri Kamatoku pose with their Global Chef People’s Choice Award for winning a dessert cooking competition.

Global Chef Dessert Competition at PSU

November 20th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Dozens students jammed into Plymouth State University’s Prospect Dining Hall Nov. 20 for the popular “Global Chef” dessert competition, pitting four teams of international students creating foods from their native countries. PSU students sampled the desserts and then voted for their favorite, thus crowning the “Global Dessert Chef.” Teams included France, Japan, China […]

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Stay, Work, Play NH Names Plymouth State University Alumna Laura Brusseau ’04, “Civic Leader of the Year”

November 19th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University alumna Laura Brusseau ’04, has been named “Civic Leader of the Year,” by Stay, Work, Play NH, an organization that encourages more young workers to “Stay, Work and Play” in New Hampshire. Brusseau has a rich history of volunteering for causes that help young people, including Girl Scouts of America, […]

PSU's international students, classmates faculty and staff display their flags at the kickoff event for International Education Week.

Plymouth State University Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 15-21

November 17th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– If Plymouth State University is a window to the world, International Education Week (IEW) is a great example of the diversity and globalization efforts that are alive on campus. PSU celebrates IEW November 15-21 with a series of events featuring students, staff and faculty from nearly 30 countries showcasing the global experience. Deb Regan, […]

2014 Plymouth State University retirees, from left, Diane Newberry, Susan Lafreniere, Shaughn Bolton, Nancy Aldrich, Judith Landry, Mary-Ellen Godville, PSU Presidentr Sara Jayne Steen, Tim Keefe,  Susan Keefe and Nancy Betchart.

PSU Honors Retirees and Longtime Employees in Annual Recognition Ceremony

November 17th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –– Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen recognized nearly 120 University employees and retirees in a Nov. 13 ceremony. Dozens of co-workers, friends, and family members attended the annual event. Steen thanked employees for their dedication and provided each of them with a gift for service to the University. “Recognition day is the […]

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Plymouth State University Honors Veterans at Nov. 10 Ceremony

November 10th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Calling on the public to recognize and respect the sacrifices made for our freedom, a variety of speakers highlighted PSU’s annual Veterans Day ceremony held Monday, Nov. 10 at Veterans Common. Kathy Tardif of the Campus Ministry offered a prayer of thanks to those that have served in the military. “They began as ordinary […]

Haroon K. Ullah will be speaking Thursday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center and Ice Arena on Route 175-A in Holderness. His presentation will be “ISIS and the Middle East.”

State Department Islamic Expert Haroon K. Ullah Speech CANCELLED

November 8th, 2014 by blyndes

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Dr. Ullah has been unexpectedly called back to the Middle East. PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Haroon K. Ullah is an international scholar, US diplomat, and field researcher specializing in South Asia and the Middle East. He will be speaking Thursday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center and Ice […]

Leslie Castonia accepts 2014 Patricia Storer Award from Jim Hundrieser, PSU Vice President for  for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at a November 7 ceremony. Castonia, an Ashland, N.H. resident,  was honored for her commitment to the University's admissions efforts.

Plymouth State Names Leslie Castonia the Patricia Storer Award Recipient

November 7th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Leslie Castonia has been named the 2014 recipient of the Patricia Storer Award by Plymouth State University. Jim Hundrieser, PSU’s Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, presented the award at a November 7 ceremony. He noted Castonia has been an integral part of Plymouth State University for nearly 11 years […]

Michelle McEwen, center, displays her Plymouth State University Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS) Alumni Hall of Fame portrait with current PSU students and MAPS members Miranda Casey and Justin Hurd.

PSU Marketing Students Honor Alumna Michelle McEwen ’81

November 6th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The President and CEO of Speare Memorial Hospital was honored November 5 by the Plymouth State University student group, Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS). Michelle McEwen ’81, was named to the MAPS Alumni Hall of Fame at the Delta Mu Delta annual awards dinner. McEwen, a resident of the Plymouth area […]

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