Sanders hosts a radio program, Philosophy 4 Life, on WPCR.

Philosophy Gets Real at PSU

September 9th, 2014 by Barbra

Revamped program prepares students for success in career and life “There’s this antiquated view that philosophy isn’t useful,” Professor Maria Sanders says. Even the American Philosophy Association has been guilty of underestimating the value of its own field: when Sanders was accepted into a master’s program in philosophy, she received a less-than-congratulatory letter from the APA. “Essentially […]

Plymouth State University mathematics professor Osama Ta’ani, center, instructs students 
on how mathematical equations relate to real-life problem solving.

PSU Earns High National Ranking in Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills Test

September 8th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University students rank in the 95th percentile in the United States for “value added” knowledge, or knowledge and skills gained during the undergraduate years according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), a standardized test. The results show Plymouth State University students make key gains in critical thinking and problem solving […]

Plymouth State University  students check water sensors as part of the Center for the Environment's work in collecting data from sites around New Hampshire.

PSU’s Center for the Environment Celebrates 10th Anniversary

September 4th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–One of New Hampshire’s most effective environmental research and protection organizations celebrated its tenth anniversary August 29. The Center for the Environment (CFE) at Plymouth State University was created in 2004 to study the science, policies, culture, and economics of the natural environment in northern New England through research, education, and collaboration. In addressing […]

Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen

PSU Celebrates New Academic Year, Awards Honorary Degree to Foreign Policy Expert Joseph Nye, Jr. at Fall Convocation

September 3rd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– One of the nation’s most important leaders in international relations was honored by Plymouth State University at its convocation ceremony September 2. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, presented by PSU President Sara Jayne Steen. Convocation is the assembly of the University’s community and incoming students, and it marks […]

L-R, Beau Dykstra, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, Mark Dykstra and Laura Dykstra. Beau's parents are both Plymouth State alumni.

Plymouth State University Move-In a Success

September 1st, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– “My parents have always spoken so highly of Plymouth State, so I am so excited to be here,” said Beau Dykstra of Lebanon, who was one of nearly 2,000 Plymouth State University students to move into the school’s seven residence halls September 1. Move-In is the busiest day of the year for the […]

ALLWell North is a 108,000 square foot academic and athletics complex that is scheduled to be completed in Fall, 2015.

Newest Plymouth State University building will drive regional economic development and advance health and wellness education

August 26th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A new building is rising at Plymouth State University. Driven by student and employer demand for program growth and expansion, the building, known as “ALLWell North,” is a major step in advancing PSU’s position as a national leader in health and wellness education and in opening new avenues for innovation and regional […]

Paul Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service.

PSU Announces 2014 Distinguished Faculty Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green Honored

August 25th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth – Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green were honored by their Plymouth State University faculty colleagues at the institution’s annual Faculty Day event August 27. Julie Bernier, PSU’s Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, presented Green with the Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service. Coykendall […]

More than 2,000 students will move into Plymouth State University's residence halls September 1st. (File photo 2013)

Plymouth State University Move-In September 1, Heavy Traffic Will Impact Plymouth and Holderness

August 25th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–The busiest day of the year for Plymouth State University and surrounding communities arrives Labor Day, Monday, September 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nearly 2300 students will converge on campus, with the busiest time from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Traffic in the towns of Plymouth and Holderness will be heaviest at […]

N.H. Republican Congressional candidate Gary Lambert, right, enjoys the view from the top floor of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP), during an August 28 tour of the facility.  ECP Director Michael Tentnowski, left, detailed the ECP's successful job creation achievements during Lambert's visit.

N.H. Congressional Candidate Gary Lambert Tours ECP

August 23rd, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– N.H. 2nd Congressional District candidate Gary Lambert toured the Enterprise Center (ECP) at Plymouth, Thursday, August 28. 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 […]

Plymouth State will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores beginning with students entering in Spring, 2015. Instead, PSU will continue to concentrate on a student’s high school record as the primary factor in offering admission.

Plymouth State University will no longer require SAT/ACT test scores

August 22nd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – There will be one less requirement in the application packet for students applying to Plymouth State University. The central New Hampshire university announced this week that it will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores beginning with students entering in Spring, 2015. Instead, Plymouth State will continue to […]

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Students, staff and faculty from Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment (CFE) have developed an exhibition featuring visualizations of environmental data

Students, staff and faculty from Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment (CFE) have developed an exhibition featuring visualizations of environmental data, which will feature a reception and gallery talks by participants in the exhibit on Tuesday, April 21 from 4-6 p.m. on the main level of the Learning Commons. The exhibit is presented in […]

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Easy like Sunday morning

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University graduate Katie Comeau recalls the first time she did yoga about a dozen years ago, saying she remembers the funny positions and finding it hard not to laugh. Now she is running her own yoga class called “Easy Like Sunday Morning,” which she says is exactly how it sounds. “This is open to […]

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PSU student Emily Spring earns top three ranking in national sales competition

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University senior Emily Spring placed third in a national sales competition at the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) 37th Annual International Collegiate Conference held earlier this month in New Orleans. Spring, a Pembroke native, is a member of PSU’s student marketing group, MAPS, which has a long track record of success in […]