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 […]

Officials from Plymouth State and Lakes Region Community College endorse transfer agreement at a February 23 ceremony. Front row, l-r, Dr. Scott Kalicki, LRCC President, Dr. Sara Jayne Steen, PSU President.
Back row, l-r Dr. Jim Hundrieser, PSU VP of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Dr. Larissa Baia, LRCC VP of Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tony Trodella, PSU Associate Director of Admissions and Marylynn Cote, PSU Transfer Admissions Coordinator.

Lakes Region Community College and Plymouth State University Approve Enrollment Agreement

February 27th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Earning a two-year degree at Lakes Regions Community College (LRCC) in Laconia now guarantees acceptance into Plymouth State University’s undergraduate degree programs. In a February 23 signing ceremony, leaders of both institutions expressed support for the agreement. “Students who start at Lakes Region Community College know they can come to PSU to […]

PSU is taking the Tobacco-Free Challenge Thursday, March 26.

Plymouth State Takes On Nationwide Tobacco-Free Challenge March 26

February 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Secondhand smoke is responsible for an estimated 49,400 heart and lung cancer deaths each year nationwide. In New Hampshire alone, tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death with 1,900 lives lost each year, resulting in $729 million dollars spent annually on smoking–related health care costs. On Thursday, March 26, […]

PSU graduate student Melanie Perello has received a prestigious grant to study water quality in New Hampshire’s Ossippee and Squam Lakes.

PSU Graduate Student Melanie Perello Awarded International Phycological Society’s Paul C. Silva Grant

February 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A Plymouth State University graduate student has received a prestigious grant to study water quality in New Hampshire’s Ossipee and Squam Lakes. Melanie Perello, a second-year student in PSU’s Environmental Science and Policy program, is the inaugural recipient of the International Phycological Society’s (IPC) Paul C. Silva grant. This award for student-led research […]

Plymouth State students can earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in accounting through the five-year program, in addition to being well-prepared for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examinations.

Plymouth State University Offers Five-Year Master’s Degree in Accounting

February 20th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Accounting students now have an opportunity to put their careers on a fast track through Plymouth State University’s five-year accounting program. Students can earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in accounting through the five-year program, in addition to being well-prepared for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examinations. PSU’s College of Business […]

PSU nursing student Lauren Carroll ’15 shows a Costa Rican youngster how a stethoscope works.

Living and Learning Global Health: Plymouth State University Student Nurses Assist Needy in Costa Rica

February 16th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A dozen Plymouth State University student nurses spent the first 10 days of the new year in Costa Rica, home of some of the world’s most pristine rain forests and beaches. But these students weren’t on vacation; in fact, they were hard at work in some of the toughest imaginable conditions providing […]

Plymouth State University students cleared brush from hiking trails in Warren, N.H. last fall as a community service project.

The Carnegie Foundation Names Plymouth State University One of Nation’s Top Schools for Community Engagement

February 12th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Community service has long been a mainstay of the Plymouth State University experience. The university’s motto, Ut prosim (That I may serve), underscores the values upon which the University’s mission is built. It is that commitment to service that has earned PSU a 2015 Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation for the […]

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Fisher Cats president to speak at PSU graduation

Plymouth — New Hampshire Fisher Cats President Rick Brenner worked hard to get to where he is today, saying it was a long road to get there. On May 16, he will be at his alma mater Plymouth State University’s commencement ceremony, where he will not only be given the Granite State Award, but also deliver the keynote […]

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Sarah Ray wins Plymouth State University 2015 Student Employee of the Year Award

PLYMOUTH — A Weare native who is an aspiring cartographer has won the prestigious Plymouth State University Student Employee of the Year Award. Sarah Ray, a senior majoring in environmental science and policy, works at PSU’s Office of Research and Engagement where she has earned praise for collaborating effectively with students, staff and faculty. Ray’s […]

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President of Vail Resorts John Garnsey to receive Honorary Doctor of Business at 2015 Commencement

PLYMOUTH — A respected leader in the ski industry and a longtime executive with one of America’s most dynamic ski resort corporations will receive an honorary Doctor of Business degree at Plymouth State University’s 144th Commencement ceremony on May 16. John Garnsey, president of Global Mountain Development for Vail Resorts, earned his bachelor’s in business […]