PSU Alumni Association Recognizes Outstanding Service

May 16th, 2007 by Adam

On June 23, 2007 the Plymouth Satte University Alumni Association will recognize five individuals for their outstanding service to the region “North of Boston”, New Hampshire, PSU and the Alumni Association.

Distinguished Alumni Service Award

Recepient: Virginia Dearborn 1946

The Distinguished Alumni Service Award, established in 1963, recognizes the graduate who through unselfish devotion and loyalty has served Plymouth State University and/or its alumni organizations. To be eligible, a graduate shall have rendered unusual service in the form of: faithful and continued effort in such areas as maintaining class or other alumni organizations; active participation in alumni or university affairs; and assistance in expanding the usefulness, influence and prestige of the university.

Alumni Achievement Award

Recipients: Scott A. Tierno 1987 & Eugene A. Savage 1958

Established in 1978, and modified in 1991, the Alumni Achievement Award recognizes deserving alumni who exemplify the university’s motto “Ut Prosim” (That I May Serve) through active participation in and special contribution to, the activities of the PSU Alumni Association, their chosen professional field, or the improvement of society in general.

The Ut Prosim Award

Recepient: Dana P. Nelson 1969

The Ut Prosim Award, established in 1998, recognizes an alumna or alumnus whose exemplary community service and contributions in business, professional, civic, philanthropic, volunteer or similar activities are worthy of recognition and have brought honor to Plymouth State University and exemplify the University’s motto “Ut Prosim” (That I May Serve). Primary volunteer service shall not be to Plymouth State University, but to the community.

The Robert Frost Contemporary American Award

Recepient: Richard Ober 1983

The Robert Frost Contemporary American Award recognizes those individuals whose service to the people of New England exemplifies Robert Frost’s values of individuality, hard work, humanitarianism and devotion to the country ‘North of Boston.’

For more information about the awards ceremony, visit