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Kylo-Patrick Hart

Award for Distinguished Scholar

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Wendy Palmquist

Award for Excellence in Faculty Service

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Roberta Mayhew

Distinguished Operating Staff Award

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Gary Goodnough

Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award

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John “Jack” Barry

Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award-Adjunct Faculty

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Rodney Ekstrom

Distinguished Professional, Administrative, and Technical Staff Award

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Christopher Chabot

Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award

Distinguished Faculty and Staff 2007

It is an honor to present this view of faculty and staff excellence at Plymouth State University.

In what follows, you will have the opportunity to learn more about a few of the many talented, creative, and engaged professionals who form the PSU community. The people profiled here have been chosen by their peers to receive University awards in the past year. These recipients represent a range of disciplinary fields and job descriptions, but each has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to excellence and to PSU’s mission as a regional comprehensive university focused on student success, discovery and innovation, and engagement with our wiser community, state, region and beyond.

These stories radiate energy and excitement, as do the people themselves. Reading about their accomplishments and their dedication, you will understand why PSU is such a wonderful place to live and learn.

The people of Plymouth State University are extraordinary. They believe in and incorporate into their daily lives the University’s motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). On behalf of many others, I would like to thank these award winners for their contributions and welcome our readers to this glimpse of PSU’s richness and vitality.

Sara Jayne Steen,

In Plymouth Magazine

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Remembering Gene Savage ’58

On May 14, 2012, New Hampshire lost a gifted educator, respected leader, and devoted friend. From his earliest days in education as a high school teacher, coach, and director of guidance, through his post as director of admissions at the University of New Hampshire, and later through his various administrative positions within the University System [...]

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PSU Collaboration Leads to Emmy

When Trish Lindberg was a 17-year-old musician, artist, and actor, her mother—a teacher herself—told her she would make a great teacher. Lindberg looked her mother right in the eye and said, “I will never be a teacher!” Mother Knows Best Decades later, Lindberg, now a Carnegie Foundation NH Professor of the Year, a recipient of [...]

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Faculty Forum: Brian Eisenhauer on Shrinking Our Environmental Impact

In his roles as professor, scholar, researcher, mentor, and campus leader, Brian Eisenhauer is at the center of Plymouth State’s sustainability and climate neutrality efforts. Under his leadership, Plymouth State has been consistently recognized as a leader in environmental sustainability and is regularly included in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges, a compilation of [...]