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John Gilbert speaks at Plymouth State University's 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference.

New Hampshire Needs $3 Billion in Water Related Infrastructure in Next Decade; PSU Water Conference Speaker Warns of Legislative Inaction

March 21st, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – New Hampshire needs to revitalize its water system infrastructure over the next decade or it faces a crisis affecting the state’s economy. That according to John Gilbert, chairman of the N.H. Water Council, who spoke at Plymouth State University’s New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference  March 21. Gilbert reported that it [...]

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PSU Releases Photo Book; Historical and Contemporary Images and Prose Reflect on Institution

March 20th, 2014 by Tim

In 1808, Revolutionary War veteran Col. Samuel Holmes gave $500 towards the establishment of what became Holmes Plymouth Academy. Several other schools followed on the site until 1871 when Plymouth Normal School, now Plymouth State University, was established. A newly released book celebrates the many accomplishments and people who have molded what is today Plymouth [...]

Big Squam Lake, N.H. from Mt. Morgan.  Photo credit:  Jonathon Loos

New Watershed Survey by Plymouth State and UNH Investigators Shows New Hampshire Residents Willing to Pay Higher Fees to Improve Water Quality

March 19th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– A new survey shows many Granite Staters and residents of the Piscataqua Watershed are concerned about the level of pollution in our water resources and would be willing to pay higher fees to ensure water quality is improved. The report from researchers at Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment and the [...]

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PSU Alumnus Stephen Donovan ’07 Chosen as 2014 Lowell Richards Fellow

March 14th, 2014 by blyndes

  BOSTON—A Plymouth State University graduate has been chosen by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) for the Lowell Richards Fellowship for Leadership and Public Service. MBHP selects an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates leadership and a commitment to public policy to have the opportunity to spend a summer working in the affordable housing [...]

Former N.H. Governor John Lynch enjoys a luncheon meeting with PSU business students.

Former N.H. Governor John Lynch Engages with PSU Business Students

March 13th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – In mid-May, more than 150 Plymouth State University seniors will be awarded business related degrees at the institution’s Commencement ceremony. Some already have job offers, though others will be looking to land a good job with their newly-minted degrees. On March 11 they received some valuable job-hunting advice from one of New [...]

A PSU student disposes of unused food in a bucket as part of the institution's "Weight the Waste" waste reduction program.

PSU Makes Progress in Reducing Waste and Increasing Sustainability

March 13th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – It is estimated that 40 percent of food in America goes uneaten, which is roughly 20 pounds of waste per person every month– the weight of a car tire. It’s a problem and students at Plymouth State University are doing something about it. The student organization Common Ground and the University’s [...]

These members of the PSU Class of 2014 are all smiles as they try out their morttar boards. L-r, Kristen Belsido, Woburn, Mass., Samantha D’Agati, Amherst, N. H., Karla Lamson, Woburn, Mass., Gabrielle DiPietro, Hanover, Mass. and Ashley Holmes, Warwick, R.I.

PSU’s Class of 2014 Prepares for Commencement with Graduates Day

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –There may still be sub-zero temperatures and snow on the ground, but one sure sign Spring is just around the corner at Plymouth State is the arrival of Graduates Day. Typically held on the first Friday in March, Graduates Day is a big step for seniors preparing to take their hard-earned degree out [...]

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PSU Names 573 to Fall 2013 President’s List

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

#post-10384 h3 {font-size: 1.5em;border-bottom: solid 1px black;margin-bottom: 22px;} PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has named 573 students to the President’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or better for the Fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the [...]

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Plymouth State University Names 397 Students to Fall 2013 Dean’s List

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

#post-10382 h3 {font-size: 1.5em;border-bottom: solid 1px black;margin-bottom: 22px;} PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has named 397 students to the Dean’s List for achieving a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.69 during the Fall semester, 2013. To be eligible for the Dean’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. [...]

PSU Associate Professor Daniel Lee has been named to New Hampshire’s Economic Development Advisory Council as economist for a three year term.

PSU Associate Professor Daniel Lee Named to New Hampshire Economic Development Advisory Council

March 5th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –Plymouth State University Associate Professor Daniel Lee has been named to New Hampshire’s Economic Development Advisory Council as economist for a three year term. “I am honored and excited to join the outstanding business leaders at the Council,” said Lee. “I look forward to making contributions to help the state’s economy move [...]

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PSU hosts National Writers Project camp for teachers and children

PLYMOUTH — 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 Writers Project (NWP) summer writing camp, and today culminates their efforts as they read their work to each other, their [...]

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Plymouth State educators honored at 2014 EDies Award Ceremony

PLYMOUTH — Eleven educators with affiliation to Plymouth State University were honored June 7 at the New Hampshire Edie Awards, which recognize New Hampshire schools and individuals who meet high standards of educational excellence. Esther Asbell, Donna Ciocca, Christina Flanders, ’00, Carl Ladd, ’05CAGS, Judith Lavoie, Joseph Lee, ’06, Bill Marston, ’54,’64G, Pearl Sandy, Thomas [...]

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PSU grads to host Third Annual Dance to Make a Difference

PLYMOUTH —Kelsey Piper and Suzanna Derynioski have been working hard with more than 30 local dancers in anticipation for the upcoming Third Annual Dance to Make a Difference. Dancers from all across the state have been meeting each week to rehearse for the Aug. 2 performance taking place at Plymouth Regional High School at 7 [...]