About

Plymouth State University is a regional comprehensive university that places an emphasis on engagement with local, regional, national, and international constituents.  As part of a cooperative effort with the University System of New Hampshire, PSU has identified the following resources for business and organizations with needs that require the services and unique expertise available at PSU.

General Contact Information

Steve Barba, Executive Director of University Relations
(603) 535-3268
sbarba@plymouth.edu

Peter Laufenberg, Business Liaison Officer, Manager of Field Experience
(603) 535-2571
palaufenberg@plymouth.edu

In Plymouth Magazine

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Teaming Up for Service

There’s more to PSU’s student-athletes than excellent grades and athletic prowess. There’s a desire to make a difference in the world. Plymouth State men’s hockey coach Craig Russell ’09 encourages his team to serve as often as possible. Through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, which pairs children with life-threatening or chronic illness with local college [...]

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Another Way to Serve

“It was like moving to a foreign country with a completely different culture,” says PSU student Patrick O’Sullivan. The 26-year-old veteran isn’t referring to his time in Iraq as a motor transport operator in the Army Reserve. He’s talking about coming home. O’Sullivan joined the Army Reserve right out of high school, at an age [...]

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Faculty Forum: Filiz Otucu on Democracy and the Middle East

Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and [...]