Reality Check Fact #1:

Most PSU students “party” less than 2 nights each week (80%).

Fact taken from 2015 NH Higher Education on line Alcohol and Drug Survey at PSU


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Important Dates:

  • Winterim Classes – January 4-22
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes) – January 18
  • Spring 2016 classes begin – January 25 (8 a.m.)

Benchmarks and Potential Challenges

  • The home needs to be flexible to accommodate your student’s vacillating behavior of old routine (child) and new independence and wants (adult).
  • Talk with other parents about their experiences and take time out to talk with your student about the realities of the past semester and anticipations for the spring semester.
  • Ready your student to return to campus with needed supplies.

In Plymouth Magazine

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PEOPLE FIRST: The Presidency of Sara Jayne Steen

In her introductory remarks for her first Faculty Day on August 23, 2006, President Steen said, “PSU’s future is something we’ll shape together.” What follows are just some of the many initiatives launched and nurtured during her presidency, as told by the people who worked with her to shape them.

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A Winning Team

Zara Jakubas ’16 and her sister Sunny ’18 grew up in Califon, New Jersey, a small Victorian-style town of just over 1,000 residents. It’s here that the two sisters took up tennis…

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Closing the Gap

When Emily Russell ’15CAGS started teaching 16 years ago, she quickly realized that academics were taking a backseat to her students’ social and emotional needs.