Mission Statement

PSU Health Services is dedicated to providing compassionate and professional care.  We are committed to promoting, maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of the entire student.

The Scope of that service is to evaluate and treat acute illness and injuries, work in conjunction with students’ own health care providers to provide ongoing management of chronic conditions, to collaborate with the university Athletic, Wellness, Mental Health and Academic support services to optimize students’ success at PSU.  And finally to participate in the education of students to learn to care for their own health.

Core Values

As an organization we value:

  • the inherent worth and potential for growth of all individuals
  • the treatment of all individuals with respect and dignity
  • diversity
  • open, honest, direct communication
  • the highest standards of professionalism, with an emphasis on ethical behavior and ensuring confidentiality
  • the powerful role of education in all of our work

In Plymouth Magazine

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Beyond Granite: The Museum of the White Mountains Takes on STEM

As American students and workers fall behind their counterparts around the world in the science and technology fields, educators and policy makers have stressed the importance of strengthening our attention to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Exhibition curator Sarah Garlick writes about the connections between earth science, adventure, and the process of learning STEM in […]

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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 […]