Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen delivers her 2014 "State of the University"" message to the campus community March 26.

State of the University 2014: PSU’s “Innovative and Enduring Efforts” will Lead to Success

March 26th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –– Noting that the “higher education landscape is shifting,” Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen asserted that the University is “nimble enough to make significant decisions” in order to deliver on the promise of its historic mission to New Hampshire.  PSU has the talent and the resources to make innovative and enduring […]

John Gilbert speaks at Plymouth State University's 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference.

New Hampshire Needs $3 Billion in Water Related Infrastructure in Next Decade; PSU Water Conference Speaker Warns of Legislative Inaction

March 21st, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – New Hampshire needs to revitalize its water system infrastructure over the next decade or it faces a crisis affecting the state’s economy. That according to John Gilbert, chairman of the N.H. Water Council, who spoke at Plymouth State University’s New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference  March 21. Gilbert reported that it […]

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PSU Releases Photo Book; Historical and Contemporary Images and Prose Reflect on Institution

March 20th, 2014 by Tim

In 1808, Revolutionary War veteran Col. Samuel Holmes gave $500 towards the establishment of what became Holmes Plymouth Academy. Several other schools followed on the site until 1871 when Plymouth Normal School, now Plymouth State University, was established. A newly released book celebrates the many accomplishments and people who have molded what is today Plymouth […]

Big Squam Lake, N.H. from Mt. Morgan.  Photo credit:  Jonathon Loos

New Watershed Survey by Plymouth State and UNH Investigators Shows New Hampshire Residents Willing to Pay Higher Fees to Improve Water Quality

March 19th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– A new survey shows many Granite Staters and residents of the Piscataqua Watershed are concerned about the level of pollution in our water resources and would be willing to pay higher fees to ensure water quality is improved. The report from researchers at Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment and the […]

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PSU Alumnus Stephen Donovan ’07 Chosen as 2014 Lowell Richards Fellow

March 14th, 2014 by blyndes

  BOSTON—A Plymouth State University graduate has been chosen by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) for the Lowell Richards Fellowship for Leadership and Public Service. MBHP selects an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates leadership and a commitment to public policy to have the opportunity to spend a summer working in the affordable housing […]

Former N.H. Governor John Lynch enjoys a luncheon meeting with PSU business students.

Former N.H. Governor John Lynch Engages with PSU Business Students

March 13th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – In mid-May, more than 150 Plymouth State University seniors will be awarded business related degrees at the institution’s Commencement ceremony. Some already have job offers, though others will be looking to land a good job with their newly-minted degrees. On March 11 they received some valuable job-hunting advice from one of New […]

A PSU student disposes of unused food in a bucket as part of the institution's "Weight the Waste" waste reduction program.

PSU Makes Progress in Reducing Waste and Increasing Sustainability

March 13th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – It is estimated that 40 percent of food in America goes uneaten, which is roughly 20 pounds of waste per person every month– the weight of a car tire. It’s a problem and students at Plymouth State University are doing something about it. The student organization Common Ground and the University’s […]

These members of the PSU Class of 2014 are all smiles as they try out their morttar boards. L-r, Kristen Belsido, Woburn, Mass., Samantha D’Agati, Amherst, N. H., Karla Lamson, Woburn, Mass., Gabrielle DiPietro, Hanover, Mass. and Ashley Holmes, Warwick, R.I.

PSU’s Class of 2014 Prepares for Commencement with Graduates Day

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –There may still be sub-zero temperatures and snow on the ground, but one sure sign Spring is just around the corner at Plymouth State is the arrival of Graduates Day. Typically held on the first Friday in March, Graduates Day is a big step for seniors preparing to take their hard-earned degree out […]

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PSU Names 573 to Fall 2013 President’s List

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has named 573 students to the President’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or better for the Fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses […]

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Plymouth State University Names 397 Students to Fall 2013 Dean’s List

March 7th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has named 397 students to the Dean’s List for achieving a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.69 during the Fall semester, 2013. To be eligible for the Dean’s List students must have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that […]

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Five Teaching Artists Join the NH State Arts Council’s Arts in Education Roster

Hopkinton, Portsmouth, other artists to be featured   The N.H. State Council on the Arts is pleased to announce that five new teaching artists who represent a variety of artistic disciplines and backgrounds have been added to the Arts in Education (AIE) roster. The AIE roster is a resource of professional artists who bring new […]

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PSU honors retirees, longtime employees

PLYMOUTH STATE University retirees pose with President Sara Jayne Steen at a Nov.13 ceremony. From left: Diane Newberry, Susan Lafreniere, Shaughn Bolton, Nancy Aldrich, Judith Landry, Mary-Ellen Godville, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, Tim Keefe, Susan Keefe and Nancy Betchart. Plymouth — Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen recognized nearly 120 University employees and retirees […]

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Program gives support, guidance to New Hampshire college applicants

Concord High School senior Irene Ireme grabbed the confirmation letter off the printer and flashed a wide smile. She had just applied to the University of Connecticut. By day’s end, Ireme expected to submit applications to Keene State College and Plymouth State University, with the help of an admissions counselor from Franklin Pierce University. She […]