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Peter Doucette climbs Way in the Wilderness on the cliffs above the Kancamagus Highway. Image courtesy Anne Skidmore.

The Museum of the White Mountains Presents Beyond Granite: The Geology of Adventure March 25, 2014 – March 8, 2015

February 19th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – New Hampshire’s White Mountains are home to some of the world’s best outdoor recreational opportunities; skiing, hiking and rock climbing draw hundreds of thousands of visitors every year to the region’s glistening ski slopes, rock-strewn summits and green river valleys formed by Mother Nature in a fascinating series of geologic events starting […]

Catie Dwinal, '10, has been recognized with a national award for using technology in music education. Dwinal teaches elementary general music and chorus at Elm Street and Pleasant Street schools in Laconia, NH.

Plymouth State University Alumna Catherine Dwinal Named 2014 Teacher of the Year by Technology Institute for Music Educators

February 13th, 2014 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Laconia music teacher Catherine Dwinal,’10, has been recognized by her peers as the nation’s top music teacher. The prestigious Mike Kovins Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) Teacher of the Year Award recognizes outstanding dedication and enthusiasm in music educators who have introduced technology into their music classrooms. It is named in […]

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Plymouth State University’s Hanaway Rink Hosts Curling Events Beginning in March

February 12th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– This month, the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Plymouth State University have a common thread; the sport of curling. Due to a rise in its popularity since becoming a medal sport in the 1998 Winter Olympics, curling has captured the interest of many Americans who want to find out more about […]

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 […]

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ALLWell North Facility scheduled to be completed fall 2015

Plymouth — In what has been a vision for nearly a decade, Plymouth State University celebrated the groundbreaking of the massive ALLWell North Facility on Tuesday, which is scheduled to be finished by fall of 2015. “I am more excited than I can tell you,” said President Sara Jayne Steen prior to a groundbreaking ceremony […]

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PSU recognizes 3 professors for their scholarship, service

PLYMOUTH — Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green were honored by their Plymouth State University faculty colleagues at Wednesday’s Faculty Day. Julie Bernier, PSU’s vice president for academic affairs and provost, presented Green with the Award for Distinguished Scholarship. Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service. Coykendall received the Faculty Advising Award from […]

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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.