Be Genki


By Keith Bouchard ’14
And then I was in Japan. Everywhere is an alphabet I cannot read and a language I cannot speak. I came only with a few things, but these, too, feel strange as I unpack my old life in an unknown country.

I am now what one calls a ‘foreigner.’ To the natives I am gaikokujin, a foreign-country-human. But as a white American male, I have not exactly been an outsider before. Even in normal things I find a kind of newness at which I must glance twice. Read more>>


Alumni in the News – April 2013

Alumni news for April 2013. Read more>>


Congratulations to the Class of 2013

Welcome to the 1,400 graduates who joined the PSU Alumni Association at the 142nd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18! Read more>>


PSU Alumni Association Connects with Students


The Alumni Association Board of Directors met on April 27, during a weekend filled with exciting campus events. On Friday night, the board met at past-chair Bruce Wiggett’s home to prepare the Alumni Association’s entry for the annual PSU Chili Cook-Off, coordinated by Professor Terri Dautcher’s Event Marketing class. Read more>>


Plymouth State Students Respond to Boston Marathon Tragedy


The United States and the world were left in a state of shock and horror on April 15, when the horrific bombings of the Boston Marathon took place. Many students at Plymouth State felt the affects of the bombings, whether it was the athletic training majors that were working at the marathon, or the students on campus who knew someone running in the race. It was these connections to the city of Boston that would mobilize Plymouth State students in a unified front to honor the victims of this unthinkable tragedy. Read more>>