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Destiny De Los Santos: From Manhattan to the Mountains

December 5th, 2014 by Barbra

Growing up in Manhattan, Destiny De Los Santos adored the culture, energy, and excitement of the city. “I am 100-percent city girl,” says Destiny, a first-generation American whose parents came from the Dominican Republic. But her world was turned upside down with the death of her father. As a result, she and her mother moved […]

Dozens of people sampled ice cream flavors developed by PSU students at the December 2 at the annual Ice Cream Tasting competition.

PSU Supports Student Scholarship Fund with Ice Cream Tasting Competition

December 4th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Inventing new ice cream flavors and fundraising may seem like an improbable combination, but Plymouth State University business students managed to combine both into a successful event December 2 at the Common Man-Plymouth. The Common Man Apprentice Ice Cream Tasting competition challenges students not only to create a great ice cream flavor […]

Volunteers for PSU's Thanksgiving Basket Project prepare to deliver meals to low income and elderly residents in Plymouth and 13 surrounding towns. The Thanksgiving Basket Project will feed nearly 750 people this year.

PSU Delivers Thanksgiving Baskets to Needy

November 25th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Hundreds of Thanksgiving meals were delivered Monday, November 24 to low-income and elderly residents of the Plymouth area courtesy of Plymouth State University students, staff and alumni. About 60 PSU volunteers gathered on campus for PSU’s annual Thanksgiving Basket Project. The group packaged and distributed dinner packets containing a frozen turkey, potatoes, stuffing, […]

Conner Torrey's PSU experience has given him the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience in his major, exercise and sport physiology, and the freedom to discover his talent and passion for yoga. He hopes to combine his professional and personal interests to create a rewarding career in wellness.

Conner Torrey ’15: Journey to a Rewarding Future

November 24th, 2014 by Barbra

Exercise and sport physiology major and basketball enthusiast Conner Torrey ’15 came to Plymouth State to realize his athletic dreams. “In high school I was ‘Mr. Basketball’—I was named player of the year and was recruited by Plymouth State along with two of my best friends,” he says. “Attending PSU seemed like a no-brainer: I […]

More than 400 alumni and friends of PSU donated to the #PanthersGiveBack  Giving Challenge Nov. 14-15.

#PanthersGiveBack Giving Challenge Inspires More Than 430 Donations in 48-Hour Period

November 22nd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day®, Plymouth State University hosted its first giving challenge, #PanthersGiveBack, on November 14-15, 2014. Alumni couple Wally ’62 and Meredith (Bristow) Stevens ’62 made a generous gift and set the goal: If, in 2 days, 240 alumni stepped forward with an Annual Fund gift to any area of […]

From left, PSU exchange students Yuki Tajiri, Megumi Shimbashi and Eri Kamatoku pose with their Global Chef People’s Choice Award for winning a dessert cooking competition.

Global Chef Dessert Competition at PSU

November 20th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Dozens students jammed into Plymouth State University’s Prospect Dining Hall Nov. 20 for the popular “Global Chef” dessert competition, pitting four teams of international students creating foods from their native countries. PSU students sampled the desserts and then voted for their favorite, thus crowning the “Global Dessert Chef.” Teams included France, Japan, China […]

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Stay, Work, Play NH Names Plymouth State University Alumna Laura Brusseau ’04, “Civic Leader of the Year”

November 19th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University alumna Laura Brusseau ’04, has been named “Civic Leader of the Year,” by Stay, Work, Play NH, an organization that encourages more young workers to “Stay, Work and Play” in New Hampshire. Brusseau has a rich history of volunteering for causes that help young people, including Girl Scouts of America, […]

PSU's international students, classmates faculty and staff display their flags at the kickoff event for International Education Week.

Plymouth State University Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 15-21

November 17th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– If Plymouth State University is a window to the world, International Education Week (IEW) is a great example of the diversity and globalization efforts that are alive on campus. PSU celebrates IEW November 15-21 with a series of events featuring students, staff and faculty from nearly 30 countries showcasing the global experience. Deb Regan, […]

2014 Plymouth State University retirees, from left, Diane Newberry, Susan Lafreniere, Shaughn Bolton, Nancy Aldrich, Judith Landry, Mary-Ellen Godville, PSU Presidentr Sara Jayne Steen, Tim Keefe,  Susan Keefe and Nancy Betchart.

PSU Honors Retirees and Longtime Employees in Annual Recognition Ceremony

November 17th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –– Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen recognized nearly 120 University employees and retirees in a Nov. 13 ceremony. Dozens of co-workers, friends, and family members attended the annual event. Steen thanked employees for their dedication and provided each of them with a gift for service to the University. “Recognition day is the […]

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Plymouth State University Honors Veterans at Nov. 10 Ceremony

November 10th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Calling on the public to recognize and respect the sacrifices made for our freedom, a variety of speakers highlighted PSU’s annual Veterans Day ceremony held Monday, Nov. 10 at Veterans Common. Kathy Tardif of the Campus Ministry offered a prayer of thanks to those that have served in the military. “They began as ordinary […]

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PSU awards 2015 Maslakowski Education award to Rose Colby

The 2015 Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Education Award was given to Rose Colby of Epping who was chosen because of her commitment to quality, competency-based education. The award was created in 2008 in memory of the late Dennise Maslakowski, PSU’s former Associate Vice President for the College of Graduate Studies. “To receive this honor means a […]

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Marietta woman chosen as 2015 ACE Fellow

Plymouth State University History Professor Marcia Schmidt Blaine, daughter of Suzanne Schmidt of Marietta and the late Frederick K. Schmidt, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. Blaine is one of 47 individuals selected for the prestigious leadership development program that prepares senior leaders to serve American colleges […]

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PSU plans archaeological dig at Enfield Shaker Village

PLYMOUTH — Enfield Shaker Village has been described as one of New Hampshire’s most magnificent architectural achievements, and beginning on May 26, it will be the site of a history-making archaeology project. For the first time in its history, an archaeological dig at the Village has been planned as part of a Plymouth State University […]