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Raymond Burton

Ray Burton Memorial Service to be held at Plymouth State Dec. 14

November 14th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- The public memorial service for Raymond Burton will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 14 in Plymouth State University’s Hartman Union Building. Burton, a Bath Republican, died Tuesday, Nov. 12 after a period of failing health. He was a longtime member of the New Hampshire Executive Council, serving 35 years representing New Hampshire’s [...]

Left to right, Steve King, Kathy Tardif, Andy McDonnell, and Grace Burson. King and McDonnell represent 27 Highland Ave., Inc., who raised $2,000 for the PSU Thanksgiving Basket Project. Kathy Tardif and Grace Burson gratefully accepted the donation, which will help feed hungry families in the Plymouth area this Thanksgiving.

PSU Alumni Donate $2,000 to Plymouth Area Thanksgiving Basket Project

November 12th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A group of Plymouth State University alumni have donated $2,000 to this year’s PSU Thanksgiving Basket Project, which has provided food to needy households in the Plymouth area for 40 years. This is the fourth year the non-profit group, 27 Highland Ave., Inc., has donated money to the project, bringing their total [...]

Plymouth State University’s ROTC flag detail stand at attention during the institution’s Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 8.

Plymouth State University Honors Veterans at Nov. 8 Ceremony

November 8th, 2013 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 Friday, Nov. 8 at Veterans Common. Kathy Tardif of the Campus Ministry offered a prayer of thanks to those that have served in the military. “Through their experiences [...]

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Raymond Burton, longtime New Hampshire public servant, honored with Blair Award

November 7th, 2013 by Tim

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – (Editors note: Ray Burton passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 12.)  Plymouth State University has honored one of New Hampshire’s most recognized public servants with its highest award for public service. Raymond S. Burton, a member of the New Hampshire Executive Council and a Grafton County Commissioner, has long been a symbol of public service [...]

Left to right, PSU College of Business Administration Dean Trent Boggess, GCEDC Director Mark Scarano, N.H. U.S. Jeanne Shaheen, ECP Executive Director Michael Tentnowski and PSU President Sara Jayne Steen.

N.H. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen Tours Enterprise Center at Plymouth

November 6th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.- New Hampshire U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) toured the recently opened Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) Friday, November 1 as part of a business outreach tour. Shaheen, the only woman in U.S. history to be elected both a Governor and a United States Senator, currently serves on the Small Business and Entrepreneurship [...]

Dennis McManus, left, accepts the 2013 Patricia Storer  Award from Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen. The Storer Award recipient  exemplifies dedication, knowledge and respect in serving the students, staff and faculty at Plymouth State University.

Plymouth State Names Dennis McManus 2013 Patricia Storer Award Recipient

November 5th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Dennis McManus has been named the 2013 recipient of the Patricia Storer Award. McManus has been an integral part of the of the Plymouth State family for over 30 years, first as a student, student-athlete, athletic trainer, head baseball coach and mentor. His volunteer efforts run the gamut from serving as Commencement Day [...]

PSU students from nearly 30 countries display the flags of the home country at the November 18 Parade of Flags  ceremony.

Plymouth State University Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 18-22

November 2nd, 2013 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 18-22 with a series of events featuring students, staff and faculty from nearly 30 countries showcasing the global experience. PSU’s [...]

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“Marking the Moment” Brings Home the Gold

October 30th, 2013 by Elizabeth

Production Honored 250th Anniversary of Town of Plymouth PLYMOUTH, N.H.—The Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC) production of the original musical Marking the Moment, which honored the 250th anniversary of the Town of Plymouth, N.H., was named the 2013 overall winner of the Moss Hart Memorial Award by the New England Theatre Conference at a ceremony October [...]

Shantigarbha will offer a free Non Violent Communication class November 15 at Pease Public Library.

Nonviolent Communication Expert Comes to Plymouth State November 15-24

October 30th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.- The internationally celebrated practice known as Nonviolent Communication (NVC) will be showcased at Plymouth State University this November 15 – 24, in celebration of PSU’s International Education Week. Shantigarbha (Seed of Peace), a certified NVC international trainer, will be offering campus and community events. Nonviolent Communication (NVC), also called “Compassionate Communication,” is [...]

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Plymouth State University Celebrates First Fire October 23

October 23rd, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Plymouth State University students, staff and faculty celebrated the University’s fall tradition October 23 with the third 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 [...]

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Havenstein tours ETC

  PLYMOUTH — New Hampshire Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth July 22. The ECP is a business incubator space, providing a “one stop shop” for businesses throughout the region seeking advice and counseling, services, leased space, mentoring, and networking. The Grafton County Economic Development Corporation (GCEDC) constructed the building [...]

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N.H. college, university systems see enrollment increase for online classes

By IAIN WILSON Monitor staff More New Hampshire students are turning to their computers for summer classes, mirroring a broader trend of increasing online enrollment in the state’s university and community college systems. Summer online enrollment in the Community College System of New Hampshire is up 11 percent over last year, said Shannon Reid, spokeswoman [...]

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International Singing

Raymond resident Georgia Noonan will be a junior this September at Plymouth State University where she is part of the college’s elite Chamber Singers. The group goes on an international tour every three years and were able to tour Chile for two weeks this past May. The students flew to Santiago and spent three days [...]