Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen

PSU Celebrates New Academic Year, Awards Honorary Degree to Foreign Policy Expert Joseph Nye, Jr. at Fall Convocation

September 3rd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– One of the nation’s most important leaders in international relations was honored by Plymouth State University at its convocation ceremony September 2. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, presented by PSU President Sara Jayne Steen. Convocation is the assembly of the University’s community and incoming students, and it marks […]

L-R, Beau Dykstra, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, Mark Dykstra and Laura Dykstra. Beau's parents are both Plymouth State alumni.

Plymouth State University Move-In a Success

September 1st, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– “My parents have always spoken so highly of Plymouth State, so I am so excited to be here,” said Beau Dykstra of Lebanon, who was one of nearly 2,000 Plymouth State University students to move into the school’s seven residence halls September 1. Move-In is the busiest day of the year for the […]

ALLWell North is a 108,000 square foot academic and athletics complex that is scheduled to be completed in Fall, 2015.

Newest Plymouth State University building will drive regional economic development and advance health and wellness education

August 26th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A new building is rising at Plymouth State University. Driven by student and employer demand for program growth and expansion, the building, known as “ALLWell North,” is a major step in advancing PSU’s position as a national leader in health and wellness education and in opening new avenues for innovation and regional […]

Paul Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service.

PSU Announces 2014 Distinguished Faculty Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green Honored

August 25th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth – Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green were honored by their Plymouth State University faculty colleagues at the institution’s annual Faculty Day event August 27. Julie Bernier, PSU’s Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, presented Green with the Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Rogalus received the Award for Faculty Service. Coykendall […]

More than 2,000 students will move into Plymouth State University's residence halls September 1st. (File photo 2013)

Plymouth State University Move-In September 1, Heavy Traffic Will Impact Plymouth and Holderness

August 25th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–The busiest day of the year for Plymouth State University and surrounding communities arrives Labor Day, Monday, September 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nearly 2300 students will converge on campus, with the busiest time from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Traffic in the towns of Plymouth and Holderness will be heaviest at […]

N.H. Republican Congressional candidate Gary Lambert, right, enjoys the view from the top floor of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP), during an August 28 tour of the facility.  ECP Director Michael Tentnowski, left, detailed the ECP's successful job creation achievements during Lambert's visit.

N.H. Congressional Candidate Gary Lambert Tours ECP

August 23rd, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– N.H. 2nd Congressional District candidate Gary Lambert toured the Enterprise Center (ECP) at Plymouth, Thursday, August 28. 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 […]

Plymouth State will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores beginning with students entering in Spring, 2015. Instead, PSU will continue to concentrate on a student’s high school record as the primary factor in offering admission.

Plymouth State University will no longer require SAT/ACT test scores

August 22nd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – There will be one less requirement in the application packet for students applying to Plymouth State University. The central New Hampshire university announced this week that it will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores beginning with students entering in Spring, 2015. Instead, Plymouth State will continue to […]

SJS_Media2013

Sara Jayne Steen to Step Down as PSU President

August 21st, 2014 by Tim

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen announced today (August 21, 2014) that she will step down as president on 30 June 2015, after nine years as president. “It has been my honor to serve as president of Plymouth State University,” Steen said. “I am proud of this vibrant University that is […]

The Sierra Club has named PSU to its list of America’s Greenest Schools.

Sierra Club Names Plymouth State One of America’s Greenest Schools

August 20th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University’s environmental sustainability efforts are catching the attention of the country’s largest environmental advocacy group. The Sierra Club has named PSU to its list of America’s Greenest Schools. According to the Sierra Club, the rankings are based on “an extensive questionnaire that asks about everything from where a campus gets […]

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen details the success of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) to Scott Brown, N.H. Republican U.S. Senate candidate. Brown toured the ECP August 15.

N.H. Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Scott Brown Tours ECP

August 15th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – New Hampshire Republican U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown toured the Enterprise Center at Plymouth August 15. 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 […]

In the News

Example Image

Fisher Cats president will speak at PSU commencement

PLYMOUTH — Rick Brenner, president of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, will receive Plymouth State University’s 2015 Granite State Award at the university’s 144th Commencement ceremony on May 16 and will also give the commencement address. Brenner, who earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Plymouth State in 1994, returns to campus frequently to speak […]

Example Image

Art from Environmental Data exhibition April 4 – June 26 at Lamson Learning Commons

PLYMOUTH — Students, staff and faculty from Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment (CFE) have developed an exhibition featuring visualizations of environmental data. The exhibit is presented in collaboration with the Lamson Learning Commons. Jennifer Green, Lamson digital projects librarian, curated the exhibition. Professor Mark Green says, “As scientists, we produce and process data that […]

Example Image

A concert of Scandinavian music by PSU Symphonic Band April 26 at the Silver Center

PLYMOUTH—The Plymouth State University Symphonic Band, directed by Professor Mark Stickney, will celebrate the wind music of Scandinavia at a 3 p.m. concert Sunday, April 26 in Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center. The concert, the band’s second this year featuring Scandinavian works, features a performance of the first movement of Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto […]