PSU President Doanld Birx, left, with Professor Michael Fischler, who is the University's longest tenured educator. Fischler started teaching at Plymouth State in 1970.

PSU Honors Retirees and Longtime Employees in Recognition Ceremony

November 20th, 2015 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H.  –– Plymouth State University President Donald Birx recognized a record 102 University employees and 29 retirees in a Nov. 12 recognition ceremony at Heritage Commons. Dozens of co-workers, friends and family members attended the annual event during which the University honors the contributions of longtime employees. Birx thanked employees for their dedication […]

Jessica Dutille '03, '04G is the 2015 recipient of the Patricia Storer Professional, Administrative and Technical Staff (PAT) Award.

Jessica Dutille ’03, ’04G Receives Patricia Storer PAT Award from Plymouth State University

November 19th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A dedicated employee, community service leader and proud Plymouth State University alumna is the 2015 Patricia Storer Professional, Administrative and Technical Staff (PAT) Award recipient. Jessica Dutille ’03,’04G was selected for her ongoing commitment and service to PSU and the greater Plymouth community. Dutille, a teaching lecturer in the elementary education and […]

ALLWell North opened November 14.

Bigger, Better, Greener: Plymouth State Opens ALLWell North, A Sustainability Landmark

November 17th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– The newest building on the campus of Plymouth State University is not only the largest, it’s also a state-of-the-art model of energy efficiency and sustainability. The $32 million Active Living, Learning and Wellness (ALLWELL North) complex includes a field house, new classrooms, locker rooms, office space, expanded athletic training facilities and public meeting […]

International students proudly display their native countries flags as part of PSU's International Education Week.

Plymouth State University Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 16-20

November 16th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– Several dozen Plymouth State University students, faculty and staff carried flags of different nationalities across campus during the University’s annual Parade of Flags kickoff to International Education Week (IEW) on November 16. IEW is a series of events which showcase the global experience and highlight the University’s diversity and globalization efforts. Patrick Cate […]

Plymouth State University commemorated Veterans Day with a ceremony November 10.

Plymouth State University Honors Veterans at Nov. 10 Ceremony

November 14th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– Each day, thousands of Plymouth State University students attend classes, gaining an education in pursuit of a better future. Earning a college degree is difficult, but having the freedom to choose their path in life is only possible because of hard-won freedoms earned by our nation’s military. That fact was emphasized by speakers […]

File photo: Trevor Chandler '09 speaks at Plymouth State University in 2013.

Human Rights Campaigner Trevor Chandler ’09 Named to Global Diversity List

November 10th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– A Plymouth State University alumnus advocating for LGBT equal rights in the US has been recognized as one of the world’s top 50 authorities on diversity. Trevor Chandler ’09 was named to The Economist’s inaugural Global Diversity List, which is composed of individuals and companies with outstanding commitment to diversity. He is the […]

More than 1,000 people packed the HUB Oct. 28 for the First Fire celebration, in which the University celebrates the change of seasons by lighting a "first fire" in the brick hearth.

Plymouth State University Celebrates First Fire October 28

October 29th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–As a small fire crackled to life in the Hartman Union Building’s (HUB) massive brick hearth, more than 1,000 Plymouth State students, faculty and staff roared with approval in celebration of PSU’s 2015 First Fire. Now in its fifth year, First Fire is one of the University’s most popular community building events. Professor of English […]

George Davis '63 crosses the finish line on the 200 meter track dedicated in his honor at PSU's new ALLWell North facility.  Davis, a first-generation college student, credits his Plymouth State education as the foundation for his illustrious 33-year track and field and cross country coaching career.

ALLWell North Track Named in Honor of George E. Davis ’63, Hall of Fame Coach

October 28th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University has dedicated its new indoor track to George Davis ’63, one of New England’s most revered cross country and track and field coaches. In a private ceremony with family, friends and campus community members PSU unveiled the George E. Davis ’63 track on October 16. “It means the world […]

Plymouth State University hosted an October 13 round table discussion on philanthropy featuring Carrie Morgridge, author of “Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change The World,” and wife of Plymouth State alumnus John Morgridge ’85. Round table participants included, from left,  moderator Robyn Parker, dean of PSU’s College of Business Administration, Carrie Morgridge,                                Rick Brenner ’94, president of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats; corporate philanthropist Linda Gray ’78, NH Charitable Foundation senior advisor; and Nick Vailas ’75, a NH-based philanthropist and healthcare entrepreneur.

Finding Your Passion in Giving: Author and Philanthropist Carrie Morgridge Speaks at Plymouth State University

October 19th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A university campus is a place where young people often discover their true purpose in life; a class, listening to an inspiring speaker or volunteering with a student organization can help them find their calling. Plymouth State University hosted an October 13 round table discussion on philanthropy that captivated the overflow audience, […]

Colonel Craig Souza '87 received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award

PSU Honors Seven with Alumni Recognition Awards at Oct. 3 Event

October 9th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – A retired air force colonel, a former community college president and a public servant were among the individuals honored with Alumni Recognition Awards during Plymouth State University’s Homecoming & Family Celebration and Alumni Reunion Weekend. The 2015 recipients were chosen by the Plymouth State University Alumni Association (PSUAA) Board of Directors and […]

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PSU awards 2015 Maslakowski Education award to Rose Colby

The 2015 Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Education Award was given to Rose Colby of Epping who was chosen because of her commitment to quality, competency-based education. The award was created in 2008 in memory of the late Dennise Maslakowski, PSU’s former Associate Vice President for the College of Graduate Studies. “To receive this honor means a […]

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Marietta woman chosen as 2015 ACE Fellow

Plymouth State University History Professor Marcia Schmidt Blaine, daughter of Suzanne Schmidt of Marietta and the late Frederick K. Schmidt, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. Blaine is one of 47 individuals selected for the prestigious leadership development program that prepares senior leaders to serve American colleges […]

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PSU plans archaeological dig at Enfield Shaker Village

PLYMOUTH — Enfield Shaker Village has been described as one of New Hampshire’s most magnificent architectural achievements, and beginning on May 26, it will be the site of a history-making archaeology project. For the first time in its history, an archaeological dig at the Village has been planned as part of a Plymouth State University […]