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PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, with 2014 Distinguished PAT Award recipient Elaine Doell. Plymouth State traditionally presents a clock to honor distinguished employees.

Elaine Doell, ’10G, Named Plymouth State University’s 2014 Distinguished Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) Award

May 5th, 2014 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H. –Plymouth State University’s Director of Human Resources, Elaine Doell, has been recognized by her peers with PSU’s 2014 Distinguished Professional, Administrative, and Technical (PAT) Award. Doell was honored in a May 2 ceremony. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen said Doell is a dedicated professional whose expertise, caring, and commitment are extraordinary. […]

PSU student Lynne Dumas, center, explains her poster presentation, "Awkwardness and Social Anxiety Levels" to PSU faculty member Anne Jung.

PSU Celebrates Student Research with Showcase of Excellence

April 25th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Dozens of Plymouth State University students presented projects April 25 at the Student Showcase of Excellence event celebrating research conducted during the past academic school year. The event included more than 100 projects representing a range of academic disciplines and demonstrating outstanding student scholarship. Students representing more than 16 academic departments demonstrated original research […]

PSU Gardener Sherri Covell, right,  assists children from PSU’s Center for Young Children and Families with planting a Rose-of-Sharon “Red Heart” tree next to the HUB as the centerpiece of PSU’s 2014 Arbor Day celebration.

Plymouth State University Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

April 25th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – PSU’s annual Arbor Day celebration on April 25 culminated with the planting of a Rose-of-Sharon “Red Heart” next to the Hartman Union Building. The University’s Director of Environmental Sustainability, Brian Eisenhauer was assisted by a group of preschoolers from PSU’s Center for Young Children and Families in planting the tree.  The […]

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CASA of N.H. holding information lunch April 23

April 16th, 2014 by Tim

For more than 25 years Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has represented children at the center of abuse and neglect cases in the New Hampshire court system. The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire is holding a brown-bag lunch Wednesday April 23, to share the story of their work on behalf of vulnerable New […]

PSU Meteorology Professor Eric Hoffman, right, explains weather-related scientific information to Linwood Public School sixth-graders as part of the Kids2College program. The LinWood students visited PSU April 16.

Lin-Wood Sixth Graders Visit PSU as Part of Kids2College Program

April 16th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – What do you want to be when you grow up?  Nearly 30 Lin-Wood, N.H., Public School sixth-graders considered that age-old question April 16 when they visited Plymouth State University as part of the Kids2College program. Sponsored by the Sallie Mae Fund, a student loan program, Kids2 College highlights the value and accessibility of […]

Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen presents the Student Employee of the Year Award to Kevin Lupo, who hopes to work in the meteorological field when he graduates from Plymouth State next month.

Kevin Lupo Wins Plymouth State University 2014 Student Employee of the Year Award

April 14th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Kevin Lupo has won the prestigious Plymouth State University Student Employee of the Year Award. Lupo, a senior majoring in Meteorology, works at PSU’s Judd Gregg Meteorological Institute (JGMI), where he has earned praise for his dependability, positive outlook and collaborative skills in working with students, staff and faculty. His primary responsibilities include […]

Plymouth State University inducted 51 students and faculty into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at an April 13 ceremony.

51 Plymouth State University Students Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

April 13th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – At an April 13 ceremony honoring the “best of the best,” Plymouth State University inducted 51 students into Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are all at the top of their respective majors in grade average, according to PKP […]

Plymouth State University honored three women at the annual Kalikow and Powerful Outstanding Women Advocates ceremony on April 10. Left to right, Dr. Theo Kalikow, Jeannette Bilodeau, Kim Bownes, Tegan Donnelly and PSU President Sara Jayne Steen.

PSU Names Kim M. Bownes, ’08G, 2014 Theo Kalikow Award Winner; PSU Student Tegan Donnelly, ’14, and Community Member Jeannette Bilodeau, ’99, Also Honored as Powerful Outstanding Women’s Advocates

April 11th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –Plymouth State University’s longtime Associate Athletic Director and ski coach Kim Bownes, ’08G, has been named the 2014 Theo Kalikow Award winner for her efforts in advancing women’s issues. Bownes has been an administrator in the Athletics Department since 2008 and served as the men’s and women’s varsity ski coach for 21 years. […]

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Showcase of Excellence events will celebrate student research at PSU

April 9th, 2014 by Tim

More than 100 Plymouth State University students will present projects during a special event celebrating research. The Student Showcase of Excellence, scheduled for Friday, April 25 from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the University’s Hartman Union Building, features students from many academic disciplines presenting poster displays, demonstrations, and live events. The Showcase is free […]

Plymouth State University's  2014 Campus Compact for New Hampshire award winners. Left to right, Professor Trish Lindberg received the Good Steward Award, which recognizes faculty or staff members who contribute professional expertise in service to the wider community, Circle Program Executive Director Kathleen Kearns, who received the Community Partner Award, which is presented to a non-profit organization that has enhanced the quality of life in the community, Kendra Makos, a PSU student who received the President’s Leadership Award, which recognizes students or student groups who have made outstanding contributions to civic engagement.  Makos also was honored with the  Newman Civic Fellows Award, a recognition bestowed on college students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen presented the awards to the group at an April 8 luncheon in Bedford.

PSU Names Campus Compact for New Hampshire Award Winners: Kendra Makos, Dr. Patricia Lindberg and the Circle Program Honored for Civic Efforts

April 8th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A Plymouth State University student, an Education professor and a regional mentoring group were chosen by Plymouth State University to be honored by the Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) at its annual Presidents’ Awards presentation April 8 in Bedford.  CCNH is a statewide consortium of college and university presidents dedicated to […]

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PSU professor who was inspired by nurses honored for her own work

By DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent GAMBLE PLYMOUTH — Sandra Gamble first recognized the tireless, often thankless, work done by nurses when her husband was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2003. A year later, he passed away. But she was so impressed by his nurses’ dedication and love of their work that she decided to […]

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PSU Symphonic Band gets a new start with contemporary wind, band works

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth State University Symphonic Band visits some “New Beginnings” with a concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Silver Center for the Arts on campus. The program highlights newer contemporary works for wind ensemble and concert band, including “Gavorkna Fanface” by Jack Stamp, “Sheltering Sky” by John Mackey, “Metamorphosis” by Andrew […]

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Plymouth State University creates Honor Society of Nursing

Inaugural induction ceremony recognizes faculty, local nursing professionals and graduates PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University recognized 31 nursing faculty and students with the institution’s first induction ceremony into the PSU Honor Society of Nursing. The inductees are recent graduates who maintained at least a 3.5 GPA, community nursing professionals and qualified faculty members who have graduated […]