Walk O’ the Range, AMC Walk, 1917
Photograph courtesy of the Appalachian Mountain Club Library & Archives

Taking the Lead: Women and the White Mountains PSU’s Museum of the White Mountains Opening New Exhibit April 7

March 25th, 2016 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – From the back-breaking work of cutting trails to painting beautiful vistas, women have a significant role as participants, students and celebrants of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. “Taking the Lead: Women and the White Mountains” opens on April 7 at Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains (MWM), and explores how […]

National study shows that PSU graduates are better positioned for work in their chosen field and earn better-than-average salaries.

Ready to Work: PSU Gains High National Ranking for Employability of Graduates

March 25th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – According to a 2016 national ranking of more than 1,200 institutions of higher education, Plymouth State University alumni are among the best prepared for entering the workforce. The non-profit agency Educate to Career (ETC), ranked PSU graduates in the top eight percent of employee preparedness in its annual review of U.S. colleges […]

Phil Lonergan's exhibit includes this piece, NinjaFlex Self-portrait. 4" high 3-D modeled and 3-D printed sculpture made of NinjaFlex® flexible 3-D printing filament.

Big, Heavy, Other: Recent Works by Phil Lonergan Exhibition at PSU’s Karl Drerup Art Gallery

March 22nd, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, NH—The Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Exhibitions Program at Plymouth State University will present works created by Professor of Art and Director of Sculpture Phil Lonergan March 1–April 2. Lonergan took a while to get into the field of higher education. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Saint Thomas College […]

Left to right, Rachelle Lyons, Sodexo’s Ryan McQueeney, student volunteer Haley Poirier ’19, Sodexo’s Don Mudge and student volunteer Shelby Chapman ’19  prepare a delivery of donated food from Plymouth State to the Bridge House in Plymouth.

PSU’s Food Recovery Initiative Feeds the Hungry and Reduces Waste

March 11th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – It’s Tuesday night at the Bridge House in Plymouth, where nearly 20 people sit at a long wooden table, quietly eating beef stew and salad, savoring the meal as it grows darker outside. As the region’s only homeless shelter, the Bridge House provides what is often the only meal of the day […]

PSU MBA students Kelsey Piper '14, '15G and Andrew Duguay '15G were honored by the Small Business Institute with a 2016 national award for  Project of the Year.

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

March 10th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.–A pair of PSU MBA students earned a first place win in the 2016 Small Business Institute’s® (SBI) Annual Awards national competition for their work with Rochester Shoe Tree Company (RSTC), located in Ashland, NH. Kelsey Piper ’14, ’15G and Andrew Duguay ’15G were recognized in the Project of the Year category. The duo […]

Journalist and author Peter King will receive an honorary degree and address graduates at Plymouth State University's 2016 Commencement Ceremony.

Plymouth State University Announces 2016 Commencement Speakers

March 9th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – One of America’s preeminent sports journalists and a Plymouth State alumnus who is a successful entrepreneur will speak at Plymouth State University’s 145th Commencement ceremony on May 14. Peter King of Sports Illustrated (SI) magazine will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Letters. Nick Vailas ’76, a healthcare […]

Left to right, Kasey Barrett ’16, Falmouth, Mass.; Emily Sullivan ’16, Reading, Mass. and Angela Corbo ’16, Plymouth, Mass., celebrate their approaching graduation from Plymouth State at Graduates Day on March 4.

Graduates Day at PSU, Anticipation Builds for May 14 Commencement Ceremony

March 4th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A cold wind is whistling through the Plymouth State campus and ice and snow are still on the ground, but a sure sign that spring is just around the corner is the arrival of Graduates Day. Typically held on the first Friday in March, Graduates Day is one of the final steps […]

Tropical Storm Irene damage in Lincoln, NH at Loon Mountain, image courtesy Shane Csiki

PSU to Host 2016 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference on March 18

March 4th, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – In the past 100 years, the northeastern United States has experienced a 50 percent increase in annual precipitation. The frequency of extreme precipitation events in the region is projected to more than double by the end of this century. This trend in extreme weather events is becoming a serious concern in the […]

Ben Amsden, director of Plymouth State's Center for Businesses and Community Paretnerships.

Agents of Change: Plymouth State Creates Center for Business and Community Partnerships

February 26th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Helping businesses and non-profit organizations achieve success while giving students real-world experience is the goal of Plymouth State University’s newly created Center for Business and Community Partnerships (CBCP). The CBCP, formerly known as the Center for Rural Partnerships, focuses PSU’s research, outreach and educational capacities on advancing collaborative, reciprocal projects that support […]

Three Plymouth State University Professional Selling Skills students make their presentations to a group of New Hampshire marketing executives. Student sitting, pink tie, Alex Frizzell, standing, l – r, Jennifer Peer and Will Perotti.

Plymouth State Students Shine in Professional Sales Presentation

February 19th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State professional sales students are making a name for themselves after a recent meeting with a group of corporate executives from four New Hampshire companies. Students in PSU’s Professional Selling Skills II course, along with instructor Robert Nadeau, recently met with officials from Medicus, Core Medical Group, ConnectLeader and TD Bank […]