Left to right, Shanan Gibson, SBI Vice President of Research and Publications, presents the 2014 second place award for a Specialized Report in the  National Small Business Institute® Project of the Year Competition to PSU’s SBI Director Michael Tentnowski.

PSU’s Small Business Institute® Garners Second Place Award in National Competition

March 3rd, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – A team from Plymouth State University’s MBA program earned a second place award for a Specialized Report in the 2014 National Small Business Institute® Project of the Year Competition. The award-winning entry was produced by three PSU students for Comptus, a Thornton, N.H. firm that designs and manufactures environmental sensors.  Comptus […]

Ambassador Rick Barton is responsible for leading State Department efforts on civilian-led peace and security efforts.

PSU Hosts Speech by Ambassador Rick Barton March 27: “Making a Stand: U.S. Leadership in Emerging Crisis”

March 1st, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– The U.S. Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization will speak at Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center at the PSU Ice Arena Rt 175A (Holderness Road) Thursday, March 27, at 1 p.m. Rick Barton will talk about how the State Department is advancing national security by helping countries like Kenya, Syria, Honduras and […]

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Plymouth State Mourns Loss of Dr. Norton Bagley, Longtime Educator Authored History of Institution

February 27th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Longtime Plymouth State educator Dr. Norton R. Bagley passed away February 23 at the age of 94.  At Plymouth he had served over decades as professor, director of public relations, dean of students, dean of instruction, director of admissions, director of placement and as chair of the Education Department. Known as […]

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PSU, UNH Research Shows Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior

February 26th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes causes short-term changes in their behavior and physiology that could exacerbate the crabs’ population decline in parts of the east coast. Each year, the U.S. biomedical industry harvests the blue blood […]

The 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference (NHWWC) will be held on Friday, March 21, at Plymouth State University. This year, the theme is Sustainability of New Hampshire’s Water Resources.

PSU Hosts 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference March 21

February 24th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.–The 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference (NHWWC) will be held on Friday, March 21, at Plymouth State University. This year, the theme is Sustainability of New Hampshire’s Water Resources. Each year, the NHWWC provides current information about New Hampshire’s water resources and related topics. Approximately 200 people are attending the event to […]

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 […]

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Ice Theatre of New York comes to Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — Douglas Webster is an artistic director for Ice Theatre of New York, which is known as one of the premier ice dancing companies in the country. On Sunday, Webster will be bringing his work to the Granite State- as a bit of a homecoming, as he was born in nearby North Conway. “Bringing Ice Theatre […]

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Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at PSU presents Thomas Patterson

PLYMOUTH — The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at Plymouth State University will present Harvard professor Thomas Patterson speaking on “News and Democracy: Why Are Citizens So Misinformed?” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts on Main Street in Plymouth. Patterson will discuss the […]

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Andrew B. Palumbo: NH students should not have to take the SAT or ACT

“SHOULD I TAKE the SAT or the ACT?” It’s a question I’ve been asked countless times throughout my career in college admissions. Unfortunately, it’s the wrong question. College applicants would be better served by asking, “Why should I take the SAT or the ACT?” These students are not at fault for asking the wrong question. […]