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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Wordsworth Meets Twitter: Teaching English in the Digital Age

Let’s face it: not all English majors aspire to a career in academia, so how do we help our students understand the role their English education plays in professional environments?

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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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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 […]