Chad LaFlamme

Graduation Date:

Spring 2010

Major & Minor:

Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities:

Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Mountaineering, White Water Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Canoe Expeditions, Backpacking, Hiking

Favorite Food(s):

Steak

Favorite Quote:

“Lead your child out into nature; teach him on the hilltops and in the valleys. there he will listen better, and the sense of freedom will give him more strength to overcome difficulties. But in these hours of freedom let him be taught by nature rather than by you. Let him fully Realize that she is the real teacher and that you, with your art, do nothing more than walk quietly at her side.”
-Johann Henrick Pestalozzi

“Well then if risks must be run, should one not run them where success will improve people?”
-Plato

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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 [...]