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Left to right, Christine Sherratt of Atmospheric Science Librarians International presents ASLI Choice Award  to Plymouth State University Professor Lourdes Avilés for her book, Taken by StoLrm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane. The award was presented February 5 at the American Meteorological Society meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.Photo courtesy ASLI.

Plymouth State University Professor Lourdes Avilés Receives International Award for Taken by Storm 1938

February 6th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– An international atmospheric research group has recognized Plymouth State University Meteorology Professor Lourdes Avilés with their 2013 Choice History Award for her book about the Great Hurricane of 1938, Taken by Storm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane. The Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) presented their […]

Doppler On Wheels collecting severe weather data during a tornado. Courtesy National Science Foundation.

Plymouth State University Hosts Doppler Radar Mobile Unit; Sophisticated Weather Equipment Open to Public Visits

February 4th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Meteorology students at Plymouth State University and local public schools will get a first-hand look at one of the world’s most sophisticated pieces of weather research technology, as the Doppler-on-Wheels (DOW) mobile radar system spends the next three weeks in the Plymouth area. In addition to PSU students and faculty using the DOW to […]

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 […]

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Plymouth State Goes Test-Optional on Admissions

Plymouth State University, in New Hampshire, has ended a requirement that applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. A statement from the university said that it will continue to place the most emphasis on applicants’ high school performance.

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PSU president to step down in 2015

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen announced Thursday that she will step down as president on 30 June 2015, after nine years as president. “It has been my honor to serve as president of Plymouth State University,” Steen said. “I am proud of this vibrant University that is transforming students’ lives and […]

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Plymouth State president to step down in 2015

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen says she’s planning to step down as president at the end of June 2015 after nine years at the post. Steen said Thursday the timing was appropriate, saying significant milestones have been achieved during her tenure, such as a $32 million facility that will […]