Dozens of people sampled ice cream flavors developed by PSU students at the December 2 at the annual Ice Cream Tasting competition.

PSU Supports Student Scholarship Fund with Ice Cream Tasting Competition

December 4th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Inventing new ice cream flavors and fundraising may seem like an improbable combination, but Plymouth State University business students managed to combine both into a successful event December 2 at the Common Man-Plymouth. The Common Man Apprentice Ice Cream Tasting competition challenges students not only to create a great ice cream flavor […]

Volunteers for PSU's Thanksgiving Basket Project prepare to deliver meals to low income and elderly residents in Plymouth and 13 surrounding towns. The Thanksgiving Basket Project will feed nearly 750 people this year.

PSU Delivers Thanksgiving Baskets to Needy

November 25th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Hundreds of Thanksgiving meals were delivered Monday, November 24 to low-income and elderly residents of the Plymouth area courtesy of Plymouth State University students, staff and alumni. About 60 PSU volunteers gathered on campus for PSU’s annual Thanksgiving Basket Project. The group packaged and distributed dinner packets containing a frozen turkey, potatoes, stuffing, […]

Conner Torrey's PSU experience has given him the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience in his major, exercise and sport physiology, and the freedom to discover his talent and passion for yoga. He hopes to combine his professional and personal interests to create a rewarding career in wellness.

Conner Torrey ’15: Journey to a Rewarding Future

November 24th, 2014 by Barbra

Exercise and sport physiology major and basketball enthusiast Conner Torrey ’15 came to Plymouth State to realize his athletic dreams. “In high school I was ‘Mr. Basketball’—I was named player of the year and was recruited by Plymouth State along with two of my best friends,” he says. “Attending PSU seemed like a no-brainer: I […]

More than 400 alumni and friends of PSU donated to the #PanthersGiveBack  Giving Challenge Nov. 14-15.

#PanthersGiveBack Giving Challenge Inspires More Than 430 Donations in 48-Hour Period

November 22nd, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day®, Plymouth State University hosted its first giving challenge, #PanthersGiveBack, on November 14-15, 2014. Alumni couple Wally ’62 and Meredith (Bristow) Stevens ’62 made a generous gift and set the goal: If, in 2 days, 240 alumni stepped forward with an Annual Fund gift to any area of […]

From left, PSU exchange students Yuki Tajiri, Megumi Shimbashi and Eri Kamatoku pose with their Global Chef People’s Choice Award for winning a dessert cooking competition.

Global Chef Dessert Competition at PSU

November 20th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.- Dozens students jammed into Plymouth State University’s Prospect Dining Hall Nov. 20 for the popular “Global Chef” dessert competition, pitting four teams of international students creating foods from their native countries. PSU students sampled the desserts and then voted for their favorite, thus crowning the “Global Dessert Chef.” Teams included France, Japan, China […]

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Stay, Work, Play NH Names Plymouth State University Alumna Laura Brusseau ’04, “Civic Leader of the Year”

November 19th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University alumna Laura Brusseau ’04, has been named “Civic Leader of the Year,” by Stay, Work, Play NH, an organization that encourages more young workers to “Stay, Work and Play” in New Hampshire. Brusseau has a rich history of volunteering for causes that help young people, including Girl Scouts of America, […]

PSU's international students, classmates faculty and staff display their flags at the kickoff event for International Education Week.

Plymouth State University Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 15-21

November 17th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– If Plymouth State University is a window to the world, International Education Week (IEW) is a great example of the diversity and globalization efforts that are alive on campus. PSU celebrates IEW November 15-21 with a series of events featuring students, staff and faculty from nearly 30 countries showcasing the global experience. Deb Regan, […]

2014 Plymouth State University retirees, from left, Diane Newberry, Susan Lafreniere, Shaughn Bolton, Nancy Aldrich, Judith Landry, Mary-Ellen Godville, PSU Presidentr Sara Jayne Steen, Tim Keefe,  Susan Keefe and Nancy Betchart.

PSU Honors Retirees and Longtime Employees in Annual Recognition Ceremony

November 17th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –– Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen recognized nearly 120 University employees and retirees in a Nov. 13 ceremony. Dozens of co-workers, friends, and family members attended the annual event. Steen thanked employees for their dedication and provided each of them with a gift for service to the University. “Recognition day is the […]

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Plymouth State University Honors Veterans at Nov. 10 Ceremony

November 10th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Calling on the public to recognize and respect the sacrifices made for our freedom, a variety of speakers highlighted PSU’s annual Veterans Day ceremony held Monday, Nov. 10 at Veterans Common. Kathy Tardif of the Campus Ministry offered a prayer of thanks to those that have served in the military. “They began as ordinary […]

Haroon K. Ullah will be speaking Thursday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center and Ice Arena on Route 175-A in Holderness. His presentation will be “ISIS and the Middle East.”

State Department Islamic Expert Haroon K. Ullah Speech CANCELLED

November 8th, 2014 by blyndes

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Dr. Ullah has been unexpectedly called back to the Middle East. PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Haroon K. Ullah is an international scholar, US diplomat, and field researcher specializing in South Asia and the Middle East. He will be speaking Thursday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center and Ice […]

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Fisher Cats president will speak at PSU commencement

PLYMOUTH — Rick Brenner, president of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, will receive Plymouth State University’s 2015 Granite State Award at the university’s 144th Commencement ceremony on May 16 and will also give the commencement address. Brenner, who earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Plymouth State in 1994, returns to campus frequently to speak […]

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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 […]