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 […]

George Davis '63 crosses the finish line on the 200 meter track dedicated in his honor at PSU's new ALLWell North facility.  Davis, a first-generation college student, credits his Plymouth State education as the foundation for his illustrious 33-year track and field and cross country coaching career.

ALLWell North Track Named in Honor of George E. Davis ’63, Hall of Fame Coach

October 28th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has dedicated its new indoor track to George Davis ’63, one of New England’s most revered cross country and track and field coaches. In a private ceremony with family, friends and campus community members PSU unveiled the George E. Davis ’63 track on October 16. “It means the world […]

Plymouth State University hosted an October 13 round table discussion on philanthropy featuring Carrie Morgridge, author of “Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change The World,” and wife of Plymouth State alumnus John Morgridge ’85. Round table participants included, from left,  moderator Robyn Parker, dean of PSU’s College of Business Administration, Carrie Morgridge,                                Rick Brenner ’94, president of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats; corporate philanthropist Linda Gray ’78, NH Charitable Foundation senior advisor; and Nick Vailas ’75, a NH-based philanthropist and healthcare entrepreneur.

Finding Your Passion in Giving: Author and Philanthropist Carrie Morgridge Speaks at Plymouth State University

October 19th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A university campus is a place where young people often discover their true purpose in life; a class, listening to an inspiring speaker or volunteering with a student organization can help them find their calling. Plymouth State University hosted an October 13 round table discussion on philanthropy that captivated the overflow audience, […]

Colonel Craig Souza '87 received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award

PSU Honors Seven with Alumni Recognition Awards at Oct. 3 Event

October 9th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A retired air force colonel, a former community college president and a public servant were among the individuals honored with Alumni Recognition Awards during Plymouth State University’s Homecoming & Family Celebration and Alumni Reunion Weekend. The 2015 recipients were chosen by the Plymouth State University Alumni Association (PSUAA) Board of Directors and […]

Robyn Parker, dean of PSU's College of Business Administration

PSU’s Online MBA Program Ranked 15th Nationally by Online Learning Review Group

September 10th, 2015 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s online Master of Business Administration program is among the top 50 universities nationwide to receive Nonprofit Colleges Online’s 2014-15 “Students Before Profits” Award. Nonprofit Colleges Online, a web publication promoting non-profit colleges and universities offering online degree programs, created the awards to recognize colleges and universities committed to […]

Nearly  half a million Quebec residents visit New Hampshire annually

PSU Receives $55,000 in Federal Grant Funding to Continue Bilingual Tourism Assistance in North Country

September 4th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – While thousands of tourists flock to New Hampshire for Labor Day weekend, a unique tourist-related program aimed at invigorating the North Country economy has just received a big boost from the federal government. On September 1, Gov. Maggie Hassan and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen announced that the the Northern Border Regional Commission […]

PSU President Donald Birx

PSU Celebrates New Academic Year, Welcomes Largest-Ever Incoming Class

September 3rd, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Looking over a gymnasium filled with more than one thousand incoming students eager to begin their college careers, Plymouth State University President Don Birx got right to the point at Monday’s Fall Convocation ceremony. “Our hopes for you are high,” said Birx. Convocation brings together the University community and incoming students to […]

More than 2,300 students moved into PSU's residence halls Sunday, August 30.

Plymouth State University’s Move-In Day Welcomes Record Number of First-Year Students

August 30th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.––As Sarah Norris ’95 of Concord slowly walked up the stairs in Plymouth State University’s Blair Residence Hall, the feeling of déjà vu was overwhelming. Nearly 25 years ago, she was a first-year student moving into Blair Hall. Now, her daughter Nettie Stiman ’19 is following in her footsteps and is looking forward to […]

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