John Wingate Weeks, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts and native of Lancaster, N.H. Weeks led the battle to pass federal legislation to purchase and protect damaged and threatened eastern forests, including the White Mountains. Courtesy Collection of the Library of Congress.

Film “The People’s Forest” to receive its inaugural screening July 16 at Plymouth State University

June 25th, 2013 by blyndes

Filmmaker collaborated with PSU’s Center for Rural Partnerships and Museum of the White Mountains   PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A new documentary tells the compelling story of the beginning of America’s National Forests east of the Mississippi. And it all begins in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. “The People’s Forest: The Story of the White Mountain National [...]

Left to right, Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen accepts an intricately embroidered shoulder bag gift from PELP participant Gul Rakhshanda. The bag, handcrafted in Pakistan, signifies a token of remembrance from the PELP students to the University. The gift was presented at a recent ceremony which included PELP participants, community members, PSU staff and faculty.

Pakistani Educational Leadership Project Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary at Plymouth State University

June 24th, 2013 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A vibrant cross-cultural and educational exchange program that brings together U.S. and Pakistani citizens is celebrating its tenth year on the campus of Plymouth State University. PSU welcomed 19 Pakistani educators earlier this month as part of the Pakistani Educational Leadership Project (PELP). PELP enables Pakistani educators to learn about [...]

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 [...]

Sea Path by Sheila Psaledas

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 [...]

Volleyball Camp at Plymouth State University

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, [...]

Sharon Beaty

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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PSU Earth Day a hit with students, residents

By BOB MARTIN PLYMOUTH — Whether it was the Environmental Fair in front of the Hartman Union Building or just down the road at the its EcoHouse, Plymouth State University was a hot spot for Earth Day activities. Earth Day, celebrated Tuesday, has become an annual event to have a number of off-campus and on-campus environmental [...]

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PSU honors 51 Phi Kappa Phi inductees

PLYMOUTH — At an April 13 ceremony honoring the “best of the best,” Plymouth State University inducted 51 students into Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are all at the top of their respective majors in grade average, according to PKP advisor [...]

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Scholars from Across U.S. Gather at Plymouth State University’s 35th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum April 25 and 26

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— More than 100 scholars will present their latest research on many aspects of medieval and Renaissance culture at the 35th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 25 and 26 at Plymouth State University. Plymouth State’s forum is the oldest conference of its type in New England. The theme of this year’s event is [...]