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Left to right, PSU Vice Provost for Research and Engagement, Thad Guldbrandsen, and Jessica Dutille, Academic Service Learning Coordinator. In Dutille’s new role, she will advance PSU’s goals for service learning and civic engagement; support service learning efforts among faculty, staff, and students at PSU; strengthen connections with off-campus partners; and help collect, assess, and report data on service learning and civic engagement at PSU.

Plymouth State University Forms Community Partnership to Promote Service Learning Opportunities

January 29th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with Granite United Way (GUW) and the Pemi Youth Center (PYC).  The priorities of this partnership are to develop more opportunities for PSU students to become involved in comprehensive service learning experiences; provide the non-profit community with support when working with and [...]

Linda Levy, left, accepts the 2014 Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Cramer Award from Michael Goldenberg, the 2013 recipient. Levy was recognized for her longtime leadership and expertise in advancing the athletic training profession. Goldenberg is a 1984 Plymouth State graduate who received the University’s 2013 PSU Ut Prosim Award.

Plymouth State University’s Linda Levy Honored by Eastern Athletic Trainers Association

January 16th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University Health and Human Performance Professor Linda Levy has been honored by the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association for her longtime leadership and expertise in advancing the athletic training profession. Dr. Levy is the Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Director and teaches Athletic Training courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.  [...]

Left to right, Paul Estes, Allison Wallace and Gisela Estes on the campus of Plymouth State University. Wallace is the first recipient of the Estes Study Abroad Scholarship.

Plymouth State University’s Allison Wallace Awarded Estes Scholarship

January 15th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A Plymouth State University junior Marketing major is the first recipient of a new scholarship dedicated to studying abroad. Allison Wallace, a native of Boxford, Mass., was chosen for the Estes Study Abroad Scholarship, which was created this year by Gisela and Paul Estes, two retired Plymouth State faculty members who wanted [...]

Left to right, Tim Corbitt, Chief Operating Officer of Narrative 1,  the first tenant at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, speaks about the software company’s success with  N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Annie Kuster.

Congresswoman Annie Kuster Visits Enterprise Center at Plymouth

January 13th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Annie Kuster toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) January 23 and said it’s a great example of a partnership creating economic opportunity in New Hampshire. The ECP, located at One Bridge Street, is a business incubator and accelerator whose goal is to support entrepreneurship, small businesses, and [...]

Using an antique map, David Govatski, left, points out the location of the Pike land purchase to Museum of the White Mountains Director Catherine Amidon. Dozens of people celebrated the 100th anniversary of the land purchase at a January 9 event at  Plymouth State University. The land eventually was the first parcel of the White Mountain National Forest.

A Century of Success: The Museum of the White Mountains Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary of First Land Purchased for what would become the White Mountain National Forest

January 13th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– January, 1914. In Detroit, Henry Ford started using the assembly line for producing the Model T automobile, forever changing the paradigm in manufacturing; the city of Beverly Hills, Calif. was incorporated; and the first steamboat passed through the Panama Canal. On the western slopes of the White Mountains, the small village of [...]

PSU Nursing student Nathalie Strickott, right, provides care for a patient at Speare Memorial Hospital as part of the University's RN licensure program. Photo courtesy John Hession.

Plymouth State University Nursing Program Receives National Accreditation

January 12th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– Plymouth State University’s Nursing program has received a five-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a branch of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, for the program’s Bachelor of Science in nursing. CCNE awarded five years of initial accreditation to PSU, which is the maximum number of years [...]

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1900s Comic Book Art and History at PSU’s Lamson Library, “Foxy Grandpa” Curated by Professor David Starbuck

January 9th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Lamson Library at Plymouth State University will present an exhibit dedicated to “Foxy Grandpa,” January 14-February 28 at the library and learning commons on Highland Street in Plymouth. Foxy Grandpa and his creator, Charles “Bunny” Schultze, first appeared in the “New York Herald” in 1900 and in the “New York American” beginning in [...]

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Pemigewasett Hall Wins PSU’s Annual “Do It in the Dark” Energy Savings Competition

December 19th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –Nearly 200 students living in Pemigewasett  Hall have won the 2013 “Do It in the Dark” energy saving competition among Plymouth State residence halls. “Do it in the Dark” is a student-named competition between all the traditional residence halls that encourages saving energy by tracking and comparing reductions in each residence hall’s [...]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen

Executive Councilor Raymond Burton Honored at PSU Memorial Service [with video link]

December 14th, 2013 by blyndes

Watch the memorial service here  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Hundreds of mourners bid an emotional goodbye to longtime New Hampshire Executive Councilor Raymond S. Burton in a December 14 ceremony at Plymouth State University. PSU hosted the public memorial service for Burton, who died November 12 after a period of failing health. The audience included dozens of current and former elected Granite [...]

Woolsey S. Conover named Chair of the Museum of the White Mountains Advisory Council

Woolsey S. Conover Named Chair of the Museum of the White Mountains Advisory Council

November 27th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Civic leader, volunteer, artist, and philanthropist Woolsey S. Conover has been named chair of the advisory council for the Museum of the White Mountains by Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen. “Woolsey has graciously agreed to lead the Museum’s key volunteer group toward the realization of the Museum’s mission to preserve and promote [...]

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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 [...]