Eric Spieth is the new director of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth.

Eric Spieth Named Director of Enterprise Center at Plymouth

April 12th, 2016 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – A seasoned business strategist, college professor and entrepreneur is the new director of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. Eric Spieth of Bend, Oregon, starts his new position April 25th and comes to Plymouth State University from Central Oregon Community College where he is a professor and the program director for the […]

Artist rendering of Plymouth State University's planned residence hall and conference center, Merrill Place, scheduled to open in September, 2017.

PSU Plans 350-Bed Residence Hall and Conference Center

March 31st, 2016 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Plymouth State University is constructing a new residence hall to accommodate its growing enrollment and the need for on-campus conference facilities. The 350-bed Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center is slated to open in the fall of 2017. According to Frank Cocchiarella ’92G, assistant vice president for student affairs-residential life, the […]


PSU Professor of Music Mark Stickney Appointed Artistic Director of Seacoast Wind Ensemble

March 30th, 2016 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, NH— The ensemble, established in 1984, is a 50-piece symphonic band based in Kittery, Maine. Comprised of musicians from all occupations and trades, the group performs annually throughout seacoast New Hampshire, as well as in the White Mountains, southern Maine, and northern Massachusetts. Stickney says, “I am honored and incredibly excited to have been chosen to lead this […]

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 […]