Samuel Read Hall Building on the campus of Plymouth State University.

Historic Samuel Read Hall Building Given New Life as Center for STEM Programming

March 16th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Spring, 1923. Time magazine publishes its first issue, King Tut’s tomb was opened and the world’s first portable radio was invented. In Plymouth, the Normal School proudly opened Samuel Read Hall Dormitory to accommodate a growing student population. Ninety-two years later, Plymouth State University officials rededicated the beloved ivy-covered building with a ceremony […]

John P. Clark ’71, ’73G, PSU's longtime athletic director, will become the founding manager of the ALLWell North academic and athletics complex.

Longtime PSU Athletic Director John Clark ’71, ’73G to Become ALLWell North Founding Manager

March 12th, 2015 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – A familiar face will be managing Plymouth State University’s new Active Living, Learning, and Wellness (ALLWell) North complex when it opens this coming fall. John P. Clark ’71, ’73G, one of New Hampshire’s longest-tenured collegiate athletic directors, will transition from his role on June 30, 2015, to serve as the founding manager […]

From left, Blake Escudier, SBI's VP of Research & Publications, PSU Professor Michael Tentnowski and Patrick Walker, SBI's VP of Programs.

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

March 10th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A pair of PSU MBA students placed second in the Small Business Institute’s® (SBI) Annual Awards competition for their work with Minus 33, an outdoor clothing manufacturer located in Ashland, NH. Michele Cota ’14G and Owen Buckley ’14G were recognized in the Graduate Specialized category creating a marketing report for Minus33, which markets […]

Members of Plymouth State University’s Class of 2015 try on their caps as part of the Graduates Day event March 6. From left, Bobby Costanzo, Addie Weller, Emily Spring, Emily Kane, Tenley Sodeur, Staci Keenan and Jennifer Buchanan.

PSU’s Class of 2015 Preparing for Commencement

March 6th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –There may still be sub-zero temperatures and snow on the ground, but one sure sign spring is just around the corner at Plymouth State University is Graduates Day. Typically held on the first Friday in March, Graduates Day is a big step for undergraduates and graduate students preparing to take their hard-earned degree […]

Annette Holba

Plymouth State Professor Annette Holba to Serve as Scholar-in-Residence at Frostburg State University

March 6th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Plymouth State University ProfessorAnnette M. Holba will serve as the Leadership Scholar-in-Residence at Frostburg State University (FSU) on Tuesday, April 7, at the campus in Maryland. Holba will lead a session for faculty and staff on “Shaping Contemplative Practice in the Classroom and Workplace: Personal Practice as a Starting Place” and also present […]

PSU's Marcel Lebrun will be the keynote featured speaker at the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in Dubai, March 8–10.

PSU Professor Marcel Lebrun to Present “Developing Healthy Children with Healthy Minds” at International Conference in Dubai

March 6th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Plymouth State University Professor of Education Marcel Lebrun will be the keynote featured speaker at the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in Dubai, March 8–10. Lebrun, chair of PSU’s Department of Educational Leadership, Learning and Curriculum, will give a workshop on “Healthy Children Healthy Minds–Helping Children Succeed Now for a Brighter Future,” discussing challenges […]

PSU Assistant Professor of Meteorology Jason Cordeira ’05,with a research aircraft used in his CalWater 2015 research.

Plymouth State University and NOAA Study West Coast Winter Storms: Team develops forecast tools to improve weather forecasts

March 3rd, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Nearly half of the annual rain across the West Coast falls during heavy stretches of precipitation in wintertime. Ribbons of deep moisture and strong winds within these storms, called atmospheric rivers, take aim along the coastal and interior mountains of Washington, Oregon and California and can cause public safety hazards such as floods […]

Officials from Plymouth State and Lakes Region Community College endorse transfer agreement at a February 23 ceremony. Front row, l-r, Dr. Scott Kalicki, LRCC President, Dr. Sara Jayne Steen, PSU President.
Back row, l-r Dr. Jim Hundrieser, PSU VP of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Dr. Larissa Baia, LRCC VP of Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tony Trodella, PSU Associate Director of Admissions and Marylynn Cote, PSU Transfer Admissions Coordinator.

Lakes Region Community College and Plymouth State University Approve Enrollment Agreement

February 27th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – Earning a two-year degree at Lakes Regions Community College (LRCC) in Laconia now guarantees acceptance into Plymouth State University’s undergraduate degree programs. In a February 23 signing ceremony, leaders of both institutions expressed support for the agreement. “Students who start at Lakes Region Community College know they can come to PSU to […]

PSU is taking the Tobacco-Free Challenge Thursday, March 26.

Plymouth State Takes On Nationwide Tobacco-Free Challenge March 26

February 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– Secondhand smoke is responsible for an estimated 49,400 heart and lung cancer deaths each year nationwide. In New Hampshire alone, tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death with 1,900 lives lost each year, resulting in $729 million dollars spent annually on smoking–related health care costs. On Thursday, March 26, […]

PSU graduate student Melanie Perello has received a prestigious grant to study water quality in New Hampshire’s Ossippee and Squam Lakes.

PSU Graduate Student Melanie Perello Awarded International Phycological Society’s Paul C. Silva Grant

February 24th, 2015 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.– A Plymouth State University graduate student has received a prestigious grant to study water quality in New Hampshire’s Ossipee and Squam Lakes. Melanie Perello, a second-year student in PSU’s Environmental Science and Policy program, is the inaugural recipient of the International Phycological Society’s (IPC) Paul C. Silva grant. This award for student-led research […]

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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 […]