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Plymouth State University Celebrates First Fire October 23

October 23rd, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Plymouth State University students, staff and faculty celebrated the University’s fall tradition October 23 with the third annual First Fire, in which the fireplace in the Hartman Union Building’s Fireplace Lounge is lit for the first time in the new academic year. The First Fire signifies the onset of colder weather and allows [...]

The Enterprise Center at Plymouth

Enterprise Center at Plymouth Celebrates Grand Opening

October 16th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-  If the early success of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) is any indication, the business incubator and accelerator has a very bright future. The ECP, located at One Bridge Street, is at full capacity just three weeks after opening its doors with five fledgling businesses setting up shop in the state-of-the-art facility.  [...]

Plymouth State University graduate Joseph Lee is the 2014 New Hampshire "Teacher of the Year."

PSU Graduate Joseph Lee Named New Hampshire’s 2014 Teacher of the Year

October 9th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Plymouth State alumnus Joseph “Joey” Lee, ’06, has been chosen the 2014 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year by the New Hampshire Department of Education.  Lee is a Social Studies teacher at Pinkerton Academy, currently teaching Cultural Geography. He coaches golf and boy’s hockey and is co-adviser for the China Exchange Program. “In [...]

PSUAA 2013 Award Recipients, l to r, Rodney Ekstrom '09G, PSU Director of Alumni Relations, Harold Roy ’05, Recent Alumni Award of Excellence, Sue Farris ’12G, Outstanding Graduate Alumni Award, Michael Goldenberg ’84, Ut Prosim Award, Zach Goldenberg ’13, Graduating Senior Award of Excellence, Jason Lyon ’94, Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Terri Dautcher, Faculty/Staff Award of Excellence, PSU President Sara Jayne Steen. Not pictured, Susan Kline ’74, Alumni Achievement Award.

Plymouth State University Alumni Association Honors Seven During 2013 Homecoming and Family Celebration

October 7th, 2013 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.–Six Plymouth State University alumni and one PSU faculty member were honored at a ceremony during the University’s annual Homecoming and Family Celebration October 4 -6. In this annual recognition event, the Plymouth State University Alumni Association honors alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends for outstanding service to the University, their communities and other [...]

1938 Hurricane makes landfall, Woods Hole, Mass. Courtesy NOAA Photo Library

‘The Great Blowdown’ Exhibition Continues at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center

October 7th, 2013 by blyndes

  North Conway, NH—The  Mount Washington Observatory is hosting the The Great Blowdown, a panel exhibition created by the Museum of the White Mountains and inspired by curator Dr. Lourdes Aviles’ new book, Taken By Storm, 1938, A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane. Sponsored by the Museum of the White Mountains [...]

Bonnie Robinson received the  2013 Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship

PSU Honors Bonnie Robinson of Lebanon with 2013 Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship

October 7th, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.-An Upper Valley educator who wants to help enrich children’s lives is the 2013 recipient of Plymouth State University’s Dennise Maslakowski Graduate Education Scholarship. Bonnie Robinson of Lebanon, a teacher at Lebanon High School, was chosen because of her commitment to graduate education in advancing her teaching potential. Robinson is a student in [...]

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Details Released for Raymond Burton Public Memorial Service at PSU

October 3rd, 2013 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The public memorial service for First District Executive Councilor Raymond Burton of Bath will be held Saturday, December 14 at 1 p.m. in the Courtroom of Plymouth State University’s Hartman Union Building. Scheduled speakers include PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, N.H. Governor Maggie Hassan, former Governor John Lynch, N.H. U.S. Senators [...]

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“The People’s Forest” Film Competes at N.H. Film Festival: Documentary Details Creation of White Mountain National Forest

October 3rd, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–– A documentary film about the creation of America’s national forests is competing at the New Hampshire Film Festival in Portsmouth Oct. 17-20. “The People’s Forest: The Story of the White Mountain National Forest,” was produced by David Huntley of Moore-Huntley productions, and focuses on the mix of man-made disasters, colorful characters, citizen activism [...]

PSU student Hannah Dutton displays a pottery shard she discovered at a class archaeology dig at Holmes House.

Plymouth State University Students Unearth Campus Past: Archaeology Dig at Holmes House a ‘Hands On’ Lesson in History

October 2nd, 2013 by blyndes

                      PLYMOUTH, N.H.– It’s early October, 1892, and the village of Plymouth N.H., is winding down after a busy fall day. As the autumn light fades and breeze turns cooler, a man steps out of the rear door of his house on Summer Street, walking [...]

The Enterprise Center at Plymouth officially opens Oct. 15.

Enterprise Center at Plymouth Welcomes Narrative1; Grand Opening Set for Oct. 15

September 30th, 2013 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H.-  From the minute Tom Armstrong stepped through the door of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP), he knew the prospects for his growing business became a little brighter.  Armstrong, a Plymouth State alumnus, owns Narrative1, a Holderness-based commercial property appraisal software developer seeking to expand its market share nationally, and the ECP [...]

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PSU Earth Day a hit with students, residents

By BOB MARTIN PLYMOUTH — Whether it was the Environmental Fair in front of the Hartman Union Building or just down the road at the its EcoHouse, Plymouth State University was a hot spot for Earth Day activities. Earth Day, celebrated Tuesday, has become an annual event to have a number of off-campus and on-campus environmental [...]

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PSU honors 51 Phi Kappa Phi inductees

PLYMOUTH — At an April 13 ceremony honoring the “best of the best,” Plymouth State University inducted 51 students into Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are all at the top of their respective majors in grade average, according to PKP advisor [...]

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Scholars from Across U.S. Gather at Plymouth State University’s 35th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum April 25 and 26

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— More than 100 scholars will present their latest research on many aspects of medieval and Renaissance culture at the 35th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 25 and 26 at Plymouth State University. Plymouth State’s forum is the oldest conference of its type in New England. The theme of this year’s event is [...]