Chris Chiocca, left, accepts the 2015 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award from PSU President Donald Birx. The award is a watercolor and ink painting of Rounds Hall by PSU employee Corinna Grogan.

PSU’s Chris Chiocca Receives 2015 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award

December 11th, 2015 by blyndes

  Plymouth ––It’s 1:30 a.m. and a Plymouth State University student can’t get into his residence hall room. The lock on his door is broken and he’s panic stricken about what to do. Twenty miles away, PSU locksmith Chris Chiocca is awakened by a phone call. Like Chiocca has dozens of times before, he dutifully […]

PSU Alumnus Greg Johnson named winner of the Life Fitness 2015 Personal Trainers to Watch competition.

Plymouth State Alumnus Greg Johnson Wins International Personal Trainer Award

December 4th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – In late October, the world’s best personal trainers gathered in Barcelona, Spain, to compete in Life Fitness’s Personal Trainers to Watch competition. A Plymouth State alumnus, Greg Johnson ’02, walked away with the top award given by the global leader of fitness equipment manufacturing. Johnson competed among the top 10 finalists out […]

Griffin LaFleur, second from left, displays his Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS) Alumni Hall of Fame portrait with his wife, Lindsay LaFleur '09, and current PSU students and MAPS members Justin Hurd ’16, second from right, and 
Grady Arnao ’16.

Griffin LaFleur ’11 Honored by College of Business Administration

November 30th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Griffin LaFleur ’11, a digital marketing and technology professional who mentors students at his alma mater, has been named to the Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS) Alumni Hall of Fame. MAPS is PSU’s chapter of the American Marketing Association. LaFleur, who earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a professional […]

PSU President Doanld Birx, left, with Professor Michael Fischler, who is the University's longest tenured educator. Fischler started teaching at Plymouth State in 1970.

PSU Honors Retirees and Longtime Employees in Recognition Ceremony

November 20th, 2015 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H.  –– Plymouth State University President Donald Birx recognized a record 102 University employees and 29 retirees in a Nov. 12 recognition ceremony at Heritage Commons. Dozens of co-workers, friends and family members attended the annual event during which the University honors the contributions of longtime employees. Birx thanked employees for their dedication […]

Jessica Dutille '03, '04G is the 2015 recipient of the Patricia Storer Professional, Administrative and Technical Staff (PAT) Award.

Jessica Dutille ’03, ’04G Receives Patricia Storer PAT Award from Plymouth State University

November 19th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A dedicated employee, community service leader and proud Plymouth State University alumna is the 2015 Patricia Storer Professional, Administrative and Technical Staff (PAT) Award recipient. Jessica Dutille ’03,’04G was selected for her ongoing commitment and service to PSU and the greater Plymouth community. Dutille, a teaching lecturer in the elementary education and […]

ALLWell North opened November 14.

Bigger, Better, Greener: Plymouth State Opens ALLWell North, A Sustainability Landmark

November 17th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– The newest building on the campus of Plymouth State University is not only the largest, it’s also a state-of-the-art model of energy efficiency and sustainability. The $32 million Active Living, Learning and Wellness (ALLWELL North) complex includes a field house, new classrooms, locker rooms, office space, expanded athletic training facilities and public meeting […]

International students proudly display their native countries flags as part of PSU's International Education Week.

Plymouth State University Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 16-20

November 16th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– Several dozen Plymouth State University students, faculty and staff carried flags of different nationalities across campus during the University’s annual Parade of Flags kickoff to International Education Week (IEW) on November 16. IEW is a series of events which showcase the global experience and highlight the University’s diversity and globalization efforts. Patrick Cate […]

Plymouth State University commemorated Veterans Day with a ceremony November 10.

Plymouth State University Honors Veterans at Nov. 10 Ceremony

November 14th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– Each day, thousands of Plymouth State University students attend classes, gaining an education in pursuit of a better future. Earning a college degree is difficult, but having the freedom to choose their path in life is only possible because of hard-won freedoms earned by our nation’s military. That fact was emphasized by speakers […]

File photo: Trevor Chandler '09 speaks at Plymouth State University in 2013.

Human Rights Campaigner Trevor Chandler ’09 Named to Global Diversity List

November 10th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– A Plymouth State University alumnus advocating for LGBT equal rights in the US has been recognized as one of the world’s top 50 authorities on diversity. Trevor Chandler ’09 was named to The Economist’s inaugural Global Diversity List, which is composed of individuals and companies with outstanding commitment to diversity. He is the […]

More than 1,000 people packed the HUB Oct. 28 for the First Fire celebration, in which the University celebrates the change of seasons by lighting a "first fire" in the brick hearth.

Plymouth State University Celebrates First Fire October 28

October 29th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–As a small fire crackled to life in the Hartman Union Building’s (HUB) massive brick hearth, more than 1,000 Plymouth State students, faculty and staff roared with approval in celebration of PSU’s 2015 First Fire. Now in its fifth year, First Fire is one of the University’s most popular community building events. Professor of English […]

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