Christine Messina

The personal connection between students and faculty in the Women’s Studies program is one of the main things that attracted me to the minor.
– Christine Messina ’07, English major, women’s studies minor

Cathie LeBlanc

Cathie LeBlanc

Professor of Digital Media; Department Chair Communication and Media Studies

BA, Dartmouth College; MS, PhD, Florida State University
Email: cleblanc@plymouth.edu
Homepage: http://oz.plymouth.edu/~cleblanc/

Cathie LeBlanc received an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an MS and PhD from Florida State University , all in Computer Science. She has been a faculty member at Plymouth State University since 1998 and is currently an associate professor in the Communication and Media Studies Department. Her interest in Women’s Studies dates back to her time at Dartmouth College, when she was often the only woman in her Computer Science classes. Taking Women’s Studies courses as an undergraduate helped her to understand and deal with her experiences in the male-dominated world of technology.She is currently interested in gender issues in online environments, such as Second Life, and in games, such as Farmville.

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Coming Soon: Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center

Starting fall 2017, Plymouth State students will have a new residence hall to call home. To accommodate its growing enrollment, the University recently began construction on Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center, a seven-story building that will house up to 350 students. “Merrill Place’s design is in line with the evolving housing preferences of […]

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Let the Sunshine In

A Strategic Approach to a Sustainable Campus » Compressed Natural Gas powers the campus’s hot water and heat. A geothermal system heats and cools the Hanaway Rink at the PSU Ice Arena and Welcome Center. Biomass fuel keeps the new ALLWell North facility warm and provides hot water. And now solar panels on the roof […]

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Cracking the Glass Ceiling in Athletics Administration 

When alumna Kim Bownes ’07G was named Director of Athletics in January, she added another crack to a glass ceiling in collegiate athletics. She joined the group of women leading National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III athletics departments who make up just 29 percent of DIII athletics directors, according to the 2016 report by […]