This wood frame shelter near the Lakes of the Clouds was constructed in 1901, a year after two Appalachian Mountain Club members perished on Mt. Washington in a fierce June storm. Courtesy of Mt. Washington Observatory’s Gladys Brooks Memorial Library. Guy Shorey photograph.

New Exhibit at PSU’s Museum of the White Mountains Features Hiking Trail Clubs

March 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – In the early 1900s, Americans were discovering the beauty and grandeur of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and hiking the scenic ridges became increasingly popular. Trail clubs began forming, with members creating hiking trails and overnight camping structures, beginning a proud legacy of enjoying and protecting New Hampshire’s most precious natural resource. The […]

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Plymouth State University President’s List – Fall 2014

March 17th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has released its President’s List for the Fall semester, 2014. President’s List students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 or better and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that earn grade points and students must have completed all such […]

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Plymouth State University Dean’s List – Fall 2014

March 17th, 2015 by blyndes

Dean’s List for Fall 2014 PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Plymouth State University has announced its Dean’s List for the Fall semester, 2014. Students must have achieved a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.69 to be eligible for the Dean’s List and have attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. These credit hours must be in courses that earn grade points and […]

Samuel Read Hall Building on the campus of Plymouth State University.

Historic Samuel Read Hall Building Given New Life as Center for STEM Programming

March 16th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Spring, 1923. Time magazine publishes its first issue, King Tut’s tomb was opened and the world’s first portable radio was invented. In Plymouth, the Normal School proudly opened Samuel Read Hall Dormitory to accommodate a growing student population. Ninety-two years later, Plymouth State University officials rededicated the beloved ivy-covered building with a ceremony […]

John P. Clark ’71, ’73G, PSU's longtime athletic director, will become the founding manager of the ALLWell North academic and athletics complex.

Longtime PSU Athletic Director John Clark ’71, ’73G to Become ALLWell North Founding Manager

March 12th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A familiar face will be managing Plymouth State University’s new Active Living, Learning, and Wellness (ALLWell) North complex when it opens this coming fall. John P. Clark ’71, ’73G, one of New Hampshire’s longest-tenured collegiate athletic directors, will transition from his role on June 30, 2015, to serve as the founding manager […]

From left, Blake Escudier, SBI's VP of Research & Publications, PSU Professor Michael Tentnowski and Patrick Walker, SBI's VP of Programs.

Plymouth State University MBA Students Win Award in National Small Business Competition

March 10th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A pair of PSU MBA students placed second in the Small Business Institute’s® (SBI) Annual Awards competition for their work with Minus 33, an outdoor clothing manufacturer located in Ashland, NH. Michele Cota ’14G and Owen Buckley ’14G were recognized in the Graduate Specialized category creating a marketing report for Minus33, which markets […]

Members of Plymouth State University’s Class of 2015 try on their caps as part of the Graduates Day event March 6. From left, Bobby Costanzo, Addie Weller, Emily Spring, Emily Kane, Tenley Sodeur, Staci Keenan and Jennifer Buchanan.

PSU’s Class of 2015 Preparing for Commencement

March 6th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –There may still be sub-zero temperatures and snow on the ground, but one sure sign spring is just around the corner at Plymouth State University is Graduates Day. Typically held on the first Friday in March, Graduates Day is a big step for undergraduates and graduate students preparing to take their hard-earned degree […]

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Plymouth State Professor Annette Holba to Serve as Scholar-in-Residence at Frostburg State University

March 6th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Plymouth State University ProfessorAnnette M. Holba will serve as the Leadership Scholar-in-Residence at Frostburg State University (FSU) on Tuesday, April 7, at the campus in Maryland. Holba will lead a session for faculty and staff on “Shaping Contemplative Practice in the Classroom and Workplace: Personal Practice as a Starting Place” and also present […]

PSU's Marcel Lebrun will be the keynote featured speaker at the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in Dubai, March 8–10.

PSU Professor Marcel Lebrun to Present “Developing Healthy Children with Healthy Minds” at International Conference in Dubai

March 6th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Plymouth State University Professor of Education Marcel Lebrun will be the keynote featured speaker at the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in Dubai, March 8–10. Lebrun, chair of PSU’s Department of Educational Leadership, Learning and Curriculum, will give a workshop on “Healthy Children Healthy Minds–Helping Children Succeed Now for a Brighter Future,” discussing challenges […]

PSU Assistant Professor of Meteorology Jason Cordeira ’05,with a research aircraft used in his CalWater 2015 research.

Plymouth State University and NOAA Study West Coast Winter Storms: Team develops forecast tools to improve weather forecasts

March 3rd, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Nearly half of the annual rain across the West Coast falls during heavy stretches of precipitation in wintertime. Ribbons of deep moisture and strong winds within these storms, called atmospheric rivers, take aim along the coastal and interior mountains of Washington, Oregon and California and can cause public safety hazards such as floods […]

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Art from Environmental Data exhibition April 4 – June 26 at Lamson Learning Commons

PLYMOUTH — Students, staff and faculty from Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment (CFE) have developed an exhibition featuring visualizations of environmental data. The exhibit is presented in collaboration with the Lamson Learning Commons. Jennifer Green, Lamson digital projects librarian, curated the exhibition. Professor Mark Green says, “As scientists, we produce and process data that […]

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A concert of Scandinavian music by PSU Symphonic Band April 26 at the Silver Center

PLYMOUTH—The Plymouth State University Symphonic Band, directed by Professor Mark Stickney, will celebrate the wind music of Scandinavia at a 3 p.m. concert Sunday, April 26 in Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center. The concert, the band’s second this year featuring Scandinavian works, features a performance of the first movement of Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto […]

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Building a future through the past

What do the American Red Cross, Catherine the Great and Eddie Van Halen have in common? Maybe nothing except that those were among the research projects undertaken by students from Merrimack High School as part of the annual National History Day competition. National History Day, for the uninitiated, is “an educational program designed to encourage […]