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1900s Comic Book Art and History at PSU’s Lamson Library, “Foxy Grandpa” Curated by Professor David Starbuck

January 9th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Lamson Library at Plymouth State University will present an exhibit dedicated to “Foxy Grandpa,” January 14-February 28 at the library and learning commons on Highland Street in Plymouth. Foxy Grandpa and his creator, Charles “Bunny” Schultze, first appeared in the “New York Herald” in 1900 and in the “New York American” beginning in […]

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Pemigewasett Hall Wins PSU’s Annual “Do It in the Dark” Energy Savings Competition

December 19th, 2013 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. –Nearly 200 students living in Pemigewasett  Hall have won the 2013 “Do It in the Dark” energy saving competition among Plymouth State residence halls. “Do it in the Dark” is a student-named competition between all the traditional residence halls that encourages saving energy by tracking and comparing reductions in each residence hall’s […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen

Executive Councilor Raymond Burton Honored at PSU Memorial Service [with video link]

December 14th, 2013 by blyndes

Watch the memorial service here  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Hundreds of mourners bid an emotional goodbye to longtime New Hampshire Executive Councilor Raymond S. Burton in a December 14 ceremony at Plymouth State University. PSU hosted the public memorial service for Burton, who died November 12 after a period of failing health. The audience included dozens of current and former elected Granite […]

Woolsey S. Conover named Chair of the Museum of the White Mountains Advisory Council

Woolsey S. Conover Named Chair of the Museum of the White Mountains Advisory Council

November 27th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Civic leader, volunteer, artist, and philanthropist Woolsey S. Conover has been named chair of the advisory council for the Museum of the White Mountains by Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen. “Woolsey has graciously agreed to lead the Museum’s key volunteer group toward the realization of the Museum’s mission to preserve and promote […]

From left, Nepalese native Radhika Niroula, a PSU first-year student, serves up dumplings to fellow first-year Emily Spaulding of Orford. Each international student “Global Chef” team produced 400 servings of their native cuisine to feed the throngs of fellow students who attended the competition.

Global Chef: Around the World at PSU’s Prospect Dining Hall

November 21st, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-Nearly 1,200 students jammed into Plymouth State University’s Prospect Dining Hall Nov. 21 for the popular “Global Chef” competition, pitting ten teams of international students creating foods from their native countries. PSU students sampled the fare and then voted for their favorite, thus crowning the  “Global Chef.” Teams included Slovakia, Japan, China, Italy, Nepal, […]

Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen, left, presents the 2013 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award to Barbara LaJeunesse of Campton at a November 20 ceremony. The criteria for the award include exemplifying the spirit and values of the institution, being dedicated to providing a learning environment that supports development of the mind, body and spirit, being actively involved in University activities, and being engaged in service to the wider community.

PSU’s Barbara LaJeunesse Receives 2013 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff Service Award

November 21st, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. ––A Campton resident who is a dedicated community volunteer is the recipient of Plymouth State University’s 2013 Sara Jayne Steen Operating Staff  (OS) Service award. Barbara LaJeunesse, who is known as Babs, has been employed at PSU for seven years as an Administrative Assistant for University Studies and the Undergraduate Advising Center, but […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen with Larry Spencer, professor emeritus in Biology, who is celebrating his 45th year of employment at the institution.

PSU Honors Retirees and Longtime Employees in Annual Recognition Ceremony

November 14th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.  ––Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen recognized more than 90 University employees and retirees in a Nov. 13 ceremony. Dozens of co-workers, friends, and family members attended the annual event. Steen thanked employees for their dedication and provided each of them with a gift for service to the University; the President’s Office […]

Raymond Burton

Ray Burton Memorial Service to be held at Plymouth State Dec. 14

November 14th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- The public memorial service for Raymond Burton will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 14 in Plymouth State University’s Hartman Union Building. Burton, a Bath Republican, died Tuesday, Nov. 12 after a period of failing health. He was a longtime member of the New Hampshire Executive Council, serving 35 years representing New Hampshire’s […]

Left to right, Steve King, Kathy Tardif, Andy McDonnell, and Grace Burson. King and McDonnell represent 27 Highland Ave., Inc., who raised $2,000 for the PSU Thanksgiving Basket Project. Kathy Tardif and Grace Burson gratefully accepted the donation, which will help feed hungry families in the Plymouth area this Thanksgiving.

PSU Alumni Donate $2,000 to Plymouth Area Thanksgiving Basket Project

November 12th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A group of Plymouth State University alumni have donated $2,000 to this year’s PSU Thanksgiving Basket Project, which has provided food to needy households in the Plymouth area for 40 years. This is the fourth year the non-profit group, 27 Highland Ave., Inc., has donated money to the project, bringing their total […]

Plymouth State University’s ROTC flag detail stand at attention during the institution’s Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 8.

Plymouth State University Honors Veterans at Nov. 8 Ceremony

November 8th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– Calling on the public to recognize and respect the sacrifices made for our freedom, a variety of speakers highlighted PSU’s annual Veterans Day ceremony held Friday, Nov. 8 at Veterans Common. Kathy Tardif of the Campus Ministry offered a prayer of thanks to those that have served in the military. “Through their experiences […]

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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.