Jessica Dutille

Director of Community Impact & Student Life
Teaching Lecturer
Office: Office of Student Life, Hartman Union Building Rm 110F, MSC 54, Plymouth, NH 03264

About Professor Dutille

BS, MBA, Ed.D., Plymouth State University

Jessica Dutille (pronouns: she/her) serves as a catalyst for developing transformative high impact community engagement experiences that benefit students, off campus partners, and the broader community. She graduated from Plymouth State with her B.S. in Marketing in 2003, her MBA in 2004, and her Ed.D. in 2020. She conducted her doctoral research on the significance of love and love-based practices in educational environments. Jess provides leadership for Plymouth State’s Student Life Team and is also a Teaching Lecturer in the Department of Elementary Education & Youth Development and in the Organizational Leadership master’s program. She served as the Executive Director of the Pemi Youth Center for twelve years and co-founded the Faith, Hope & Love Foundation of NH. As an advisor for the International Social Action Trip program, she has led four trips to Jamaica. She is also a member of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women and Co-Host of the Happiness Quest PBTV show. As an educator and parent, Jess is passionate about empowering youth and young adults to grow as active citizens in cultivating a more compassionate, equitable, and loving world.

Awards or Recognition

  • Plymouth State University Alumni Award of Excellence, 2008
  • New Hampshire Union Leader Forty Under Forty Award, 2007

Courses Taught

  • Capstone CO6900