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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 [...]

The Enterprise Center at Plymouth

Enterprise Center at Plymouth Celebrates Grand Opening

October 16th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-  If the early success of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) is any indication, the business incubator and accelerator has a very bright future. The ECP, located at One Bridge Street, is at full capacity just three weeks after opening its doors with five fledgling businesses setting up shop in the state-of-the-art facility.  [...]

Plymouth State University graduate Joseph Lee is the 2014 New Hampshire "Teacher of the Year."

PSU Graduate Joseph Lee Named New Hampshire’s 2014 Teacher of the Year

October 9th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Plymouth State alumnus Joseph “Joey” Lee, ’06, has been chosen the 2014 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year by the New Hampshire Department of Education.  Lee is a Social Studies teacher at Pinkerton Academy, currently teaching Cultural Geography. He coaches golf and boy’s hockey and is co-adviser for the China Exchange Program. “In [...]

PSUAA 2013 Award Recipients, l to r, Rodney Ekstrom '09G, PSU Director of Alumni Relations, Harold Roy ’05, Recent Alumni Award of Excellence, Sue Farris ’12G, Outstanding Graduate Alumni Award, Michael Goldenberg ’84, Ut Prosim Award, Zach Goldenberg ’13, Graduating Senior Award of Excellence, Jason Lyon ’94, Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Terri Dautcher, Faculty/Staff Award of Excellence, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen. Not pictured, Susan Kline ’74, Alumni Achievement Award.

Plymouth State University Alumni Association Honors Seven During 2013 Homecoming and Family Celebration

October 7th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.–Six Plymouth State University alumni and one PSU faculty member were honored at a ceremony during the University’s annual Homecoming and Family Celebration October 4 -6. In this annual recognition event, the Plymouth State University Alumni Association honors alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends for outstanding service to the University, their communities and other [...]

1938 Hurricane makes landfall, Woods Hole, Mass. Courtesy NOAA Photo Library

‘The Great Blowdown’ Exhibition Continues at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center

October 7th, 2013 by blyndes

  North Conway, NH—The  Mount Washington Observatory is hosting the The Great Blowdown, a panel exhibition created by the Museum of the White Mountains and inspired by curator Dr. Lourdes Aviles’ new book, Taken By Storm, 1938, A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane. Sponsored by the Museum of the White Mountains [...]

Bonnie Robinson received the  2013 Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship

PSU Honors Bonnie Robinson of Lebanon with 2013 Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship

October 7th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.-An Upper Valley educator who wants to help enrich children’s lives is the 2013 recipient of Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship. Bonnie Robinson of Lebanon, a teacher at Lebanon High School, was chosen because of her commitment to graduate education in advancing her teaching potential. Robinson is a student in [...]

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Details Released for Raymond Burton Public Memorial Service at PSU

October 3rd, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The public memorial service for First District Executive Councilor Raymond Burton of Bath will be held Saturday, December 14 at 1 p.m. in the Courtroom of Plymouth State University’s Hartman Union Building. Scheduled speakers include PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, N.H. Governor Maggie Hassan, former Governor John Lynch, N.H. U.S. Senators [...]

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“The People’s Forest” Film Competes at N.H. Film Festival: Documentary Details Creation of White Mountain National Forest

October 3rd, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– A documentary film about the creation of America’s national forests is competing at the New Hampshire Film Festival in Portsmouth Oct. 17-20. “The People’s Forest: The Story of the White Mountain National Forest,” was produced by David Huntley of Moore-Huntley productions, and focuses on the mix of man-made disasters, colorful characters, citizen activism [...]

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PSU hosts National Writing Project camp for teachers, children

PLYMOUTH — Seven grade-school students clutch their notepads and anxiously eye each other in a Plymouth State University classroom as they prepare to share their inner-most thoughts out loud. The students are part of the National Writers Project summer writing camp, and today culminates their efforts as they read their work to each other, their [...]

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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 [...]