PSU Professor Patricia Lindberg (left) and NHPTV producer Carla Russell hold their newly won Emmy® Awards

PSU TIGER Program Roars to an Emmy® Win

June 21st, 2013 by Lynn

PLYMOUTH, N.H. –For years, school children throughout New England have been challenged to “become a TIGER,” and stand up to bullies and bullying. Now TIGER has earned an Emmy® from the Boston/New England Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for best produced “Children/Youth Program.” Lindberg shared the honors with NHPTV producer Carla Russell. “I was [...]

Left to right, Virginia Barry, N.H. Commissioner of Education, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, Dr. Susan Copley, NHASCD Executive Director and William Carozza, NHASCD President

Plymouth State University Teams with Award-Winning National Curriculum Development Organization

June 19th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. –A statewide educational organization with ties to Plymouth State University has been recognized with a national award. The New Hampshire affiliate of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (NHASCD) received the overall affiliate excellence award at the national conference in March. PSU Education Professor Dr. Marianne True said the award illustrates [...]

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Plymouth State University Hosting “Summer at the Silver Center” Featuring Art Exhibitions and Music

June 7th, 2013 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H. –Plymouth State University will be hosting a summer long series of arts related events at the Silver Center for the Arts. PSU’s Karl Drerup Art Gallery is pleased to present a juried exhibition of the membership of the New Hampshire Art Association (NHAA). The second annual “Summer at the Silver Center” [...]

From left to right, William and Betty Batchelder with  Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen. The Karl Drerup artwork the Batchelders recently donated to PSU is currently displayed in the President's office.

Bill and Betty Batchelder Donate Drerup Art to Plymouth State University

May 31st, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – A rare, original Karl Drerup charcoal sketch has been donated to Plymouth State University by retired State Supreme Court Justice and Plymouth native Bill Batchelder and his wife, Betty. Karl Drerup, a leading mid-century craftsperson best known for his colorful enamels, once taught Betty when he was Plymouth State’s Art Department [...]

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Plymouth State Athletics to host Summer Youth Camps

May 30th, 2013 by blyndes

      PLYMOUTH, N.H. – There will be a series of summer sports camps on the Plymouth State University campus this summer, hosted by the Panther coaching staff for youths looking to combine fundamentals with fun! The camps include instruction from collegiate coaches and student-athletes, including fundamentals as well as advanced techniques.  The camps [...]

Dr. Mary Bantell, left, pins graduate Whitney Doucette of Meredith.

PSU Holds First Nursing Pinning Ceremony

May 21st, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University’s nursing program recently held its first pinning ceremony, the traditional initiation of new nursing graduates into the profession. The pinning ceremony has been a long-held tradition that signifies a graduate has become full-fledged nurse. The nurse pinning ceremony dates back 1,000 years ago and began as a Maltese cross, [...]

Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen

PSU Holds 142nd Commencement Ceremony May 18, Awarding Nearly 1,400 Degrees

May 20th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Nearly 1,400 degrees were awarded at Plymouth State University’s 142nd commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18. PSU President Sara Jayne Steen welcomed the guests, stating the event was a joyous one. “Because of an extraordinary faculty and staff,” Steen said, “PSU students achieve at the highest levels.  These candidates are teachers, [...]

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PSU Honors MBA Graduates at Annual Commencement Luncheon

May 18th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Nearly 60 Plymouth State University MBA graduates were recognized with a variety of awards at the Master of Business Administration Certificate and Honors Luncheon May 18, culminating their academic year. The guest of honor and featured speaker at the luncheon was Sharon Beaty, CEO of Mid-State Health Center of Plymouth and [...]

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Princeton Review Names Plymouth State University One of Nation’s Greenest Colleges

May 17th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth—Plymouth State University’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability has led to its being named among North America’s greenest colleges. The 2013 Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges is an in-depth look at the most environmentally friendly institutions of higher learning. The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. [...]

Nikki-Ann Nunes, left, receives the 2013 PSU Distinguished Operating Staff Award from Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen in a May 8 ceremony. Nunes is an administrative assistant for the Department of History and Philosophy and the Social Science Department.

Nikki-Ann Nunes Receives PSU 2013 Distinguished Operating Staff Award

May 8th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – A committed and popular employee described as ‘beacon of goodwill for her department,’ was named the 2013 PSU Distinguished Operating Staff Award recipient at a May 8 ceremony. Nikki- Ann Nunes was chosen from a field of six semi-finalists for the annual award, which was presented by PSU President Sara Jayne [...]

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PLYMOUTH State University’s Associate Athletic Director and former ski racing coach Kim Bownes has been named the 2014 Theo Kalikow Award winner for her efforts in advancing women’s issues. Bownes has been an administrator in the athletics department since 2008 and served as the men’s and women’s varsity ski coach for 21 years. She is [...]

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Curling “sweeps” into Plymouth

by Joshua Spaulding As spring attempts to make its way into the Plymouth area, Sunday afternoon saw more than 30 people taking to the ice of the Hanaway Rink at the Plymouth State University Ice Arena. Many meeting for the first time that day, the folks were coming from various portions of the community to [...]

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