Leslie Castonia accepts 2014 Patricia Storer Award from Jim Hundrieser, PSU Vice President for  for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at a November 7 ceremony. Castonia, an Ashland, N.H. resident,  was honored for her commitment to the University's admissions efforts.

Plymouth State Names Leslie Castonia the Patricia Storer Award Recipient

November 7th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Leslie Castonia has been named the 2014 recipient of the Patricia Storer Award by Plymouth State University. Jim Hundrieser, PSU’s Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, presented the award at a November 7 ceremony. He noted Castonia has been an integral part of Plymouth State University for nearly 11 years […]

Michelle McEwen, center, displays her Plymouth State University Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS) Alumni Hall of Fame portrait with current PSU students and MAPS members Miranda Casey and Justin Hurd.

PSU Marketing Students Honor Alumna Michelle McEwen ’81

November 6th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The President and CEO of Speare Memorial Hospital was honored November 5 by the Plymouth State University student group, Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS). Michelle McEwen ’81, was named to the MAPS Alumni Hall of Fame at the Delta Mu Delta annual awards dinner. McEwen, a resident of the Plymouth area […]

“If you’re looking for a second home, a place where you can connect with professors and other students, and get involved, PSU is it,” says professional dancer Erin McDonough ’11, who recently started her own dance company.

From College to Career: Erin McDonough ’11

November 3rd, 2014 by Barbra

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-Erin McDonough ’11 applied to PSU because of the excellent reputation of its education program, and because of PSU’s “just right” distance from her hometown of North Adams, Mass. “It was far enough from home to make me feel like I was on my own, but close enough so I could easily go home […]

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The Tradition Continues: Plymouth State University Celebrates First Fire October 29

October 29th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Plymouth State University students, staff and faculty celebrated the University’s fall tradition October 29 with the fourth annual First Fire, in which the fireplace in the Hartman Union Building’s Fireplace Lounge is lit for the first time in the new academic year. The First Fire signifies the onset of colder weather and allows the […]

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New Firm Moves into Enterprise Center at Plymouth State University; High Tech Company Hopes to Hire PSU Students

October 27th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– A Massachusetts firm specializing in data integration, consulting and training services has relocated into the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP). Rapidata Consulting works with hundreds of clients in data integration and data warehousing projects. This includes data storage, data quality, data analysis, metadata management, data governance, and business intelligence. Mike Mahoney, owner of […]

J.T. Ellis spent his life serving the Merchant Marine while collecting art and books as a hobby.

Former Student J.T. Ellis Donates Art and Book Collection to Plymouth State

October 23rd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– For more than half a century, J.T. Ellis guided cargo ships through the world’s oceans as a Merchant Marine navigator. From humble roots in Bridgewater, N.H., Ellis became an accomplished mariner, visiting hundreds of ports and foreign countries, gaining a unique perspective on the world while pursuing his hobby of collecting valuable pieces of […]

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Plymouth State University Creates Honor Society of Nursing

October 20th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- 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 from an accredited institution. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen […]

The grants PSU are receiving were created in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting to provide better-trained school professionals to identify and treat troubled students.

PSU Receives $2.2 Million in Grants to Train Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselors

October 17th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University is taking the lead on combating mental health and substance abuse problems throughout New Hampshire with the help of $2.2 million in federal grants. The three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) allows the University’s professional counseling and school psychology program to recruit more […]

Left to right, Phil Bryce, Director of the New Hampshire’s Division of Parks and Recreation, Catherine Amidon, Director, Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains and Mike Pelchat, Park Manager, Mt. Washington State Park, pose next to historic summit signs and rock cairns taken from Mt. Washington and erected at the Museum of the White Mountains for the parks 50th anniversary celebration.

“The Jewel of New Hampshire” Celebrates 50th Anniversary: Mt. Washington State Park Honored at Plymouth State University

October 16th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– New Hampshire celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Mt. Washington State Park Thursday, October 16 with an event at Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains. The 6,288 foot peak is the highest in the Northeast and is famous for dangerously erratic weather; it is also one of the state’s most popular […]

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USNH to offer M.Ed for $10,000; Three institutions of the University System of New Hampshire unite to develop innovative degree

October 9th, 2014 by blyndes

Manchester, NH – Granite State College, Plymouth State University, and the University of  New Hampshire-­‐Manchester have developed an affordable Master of Education for less than $10,000. The initial rollout of this new degree opportunity is being offered exclusively to the educators within the Manchester School District, providing an important local impact. “The new M.Ed. degree […]

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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 […]