Rainfall from Tropical Storm Irene created this flood water covering Route 175-A in Holderness, N.H. Photo courtesy Phillip Haskell

PSU Professors Research Floodwater from Tropical Storm Irene

October 19th, 2011 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – While Tropical Storm Irene was barreling through New Hampshire in late August, two Plymouth State faculty members realized the unusual weather event was an opportunity to learn more about the science of flooding.  Hydrologist Mark Green and geologist Lisa Doner, both with PSU’s Center for the Environment, sprang into action, working nearly […]


Educational Theatre Collaborative Announces Auditions for “The Wild Swans” November 6, 7 and 8 at Silver Center

October 18th, 2011 by Elizabeth

PLYMOUTH, N.H.—A two-time Moss Hart Award winner for excellence in community and children’s theater, the Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC) at Plymouth State University  announces auditions for a world premiere production of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Wild Swans.     Auditions for this original musical, written and directed by PSU Professor Trish Lindberg, with music by Will Ogmundson […]

Annette Mitchell, "Acoustic Notation," mixed media

November 2011 Arts and Events at PSU

October 12th, 2011 by Elizabeth

NOVEMBER 1            Gallery Opening.  2011 Faculty Exhibition.  4-6 p.m., Karl Drerup Art Gallery. See Exhibitions, below. 3            All New England Choral Festival Concert. 7 p.m. Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center. Director of Choral Activities Dan Perkins conducts the 34th annual All New England Choral Festival, featuring PSU choirs and 200 high school singers from 50 schools […]


PSU Art Faculty Show and Tell during 2011 Faculty Exhibition opening Nov. 1

October 12th, 2011 by Elizabeth

Plymouth, N.H. – The 2011 Faculty Exhibition from November 1 through December 10 wraps up fall semester gallery offerings with works by Plymouth State University faculty created outside the classroom. This popular annual exhibition provides an opportunity for students and members of the PSU  community to become better acquainted with members of the Department of […]

Left to right, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen presents the 2011 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award to Angela Torsey of Campton, a financial aid counselor. The criteria for winning the award include exemplifying the spirit and values of the Plymouth State University, being dedicated to providing a learning environment that supports development of the mind, body and spirit, being actively active involved in University activities, and engaged in service to the wider community.

PSU’s Angela Torsey Wins 2011 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award

October 12th, 2011 by blyndes

Plymouth––A longtime Plymouth State University financial aid counselor who strives to provide superior customer service has been named the recipient of the 2011 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff (OS) Service award. Angela Torsey of Campton has worked at PSU for more than 11 years. Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen said Torsey has earned […]

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band will Inspire Joy at PSU October 28 at 8 p.m.

October 11th, 2011 by Elizabeth

    Plymouth, N.H. –The Silver Series for the Performing Arts at Plymouth State University will present the iconic Preservation Hall Jazz Band at 8 p.m. Friday, October 28. The legends of jazz will perform in the Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. Ben Ratliff, writing for the New York Times said, […]


PSU Theatre presents Pippin Oct. 20-23

October 6th, 2011 by Elizabeth

Plymouth, N.H. –The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Plymouth State University will present a modern interpretation of the musical Pippin, October 20-23 in the Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. Bob Fosse directed and choreographed the original Broadway show in 1972, starring Ben Vereen as “the Leading Player” and John […]

The Plymouth State University Coos County Early Childhood Leadership Cohort participants, left to right, Dana Lyons and Brooke Stevens of Colebrook, Amanda Pike, Gorham, Kelly Mason, Stratford and Samantha Hallee of Berlin.

PSU Announces Coos County Early Childhood Cohort

October 6th, 2011 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- The Early Childhood Studies program at Plymouth State University has selected five local students for the Coos County Early Childhood Leadership Cohort. The Cohort is one part of the Coos County Early Childhood Development Initiative, a multi-year, multi-partner, multi-million dollar collaborative effort funded by the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the NH […]

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The Maine Labor Mural Controversy is Oct. 24 Sidore Topic

October 5th, 2011 by Elizabeth

PSU Sidore Lecture Series Hosts Artist Judy Taylor Plymouth, N.H. – The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at Plymouth State University will present Maine artist Judy Taylor at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 at the Silver Center for the Arts.  Taylor will speak on the “Maine Labor Mural Controversy.” Taylor will discuss the creation of […]

Jadi Seiz of Laconia honored with 2011 Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship

PSU Honors Jadi Seiz of Laconia with 2011 Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship

October 4th, 2011 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-A Lakes Region educator who wants to help enrich children’s lives through art education is the 2011 recipient of Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education  Scholarship. Jadi Seiz of Laconia was chosen because of her commitment to earning a graduate education to advance her teaching potential. The scholarship was created in memory of […]