Apr ’13Apr

Friday, April 19-Saturday, April 20

9 a.m.-9:15 p.m.
Rounds Hall; Center Lodge, The Bradford Room

9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Heritage Hall

Medieval ScenePlymouth State University’s Forum is the oldest conference of its type in New England. Students and scholars return to New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountain region year after year for intellectual refreshment, collegial disagreement, and of course, the Medieval Feast. Whether you’re a first-timer or a venerable Friend of the Forum, we welcome you into our academic community.

We look forward to seeing new and old friends at our 34th gathering, focused upon the themes of “Travel, Contact, Exchange” to be held Friday and Saturday April 19-20, 2013.

Jul ’12
6:30 pm

July 19, 2012; 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Margret and H.A. Rey Center, Waterville Valley, NH

Join Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment post-doctoral scholar Denise Burchsted to learn all about beavers. Denise will introduce participants to these amazing rodents and discuss her research looking at the impacts of beaver ponds on stream habitats. The program will begin with an indoor session and then head outdoors to explore a local beaver pond. Bring bug spray and an extra layer of clothing and wear shoes that can get wet and/or muddy.

Fee: There is no charge to attend this program thanks to generous support from Plymouth State University. Transportation from the indoor session to the beaver pond will be provided.

Advance registration requested. To register contact the Margret and H.A. Rey Center at programs@thereycenter.org or 603-236-3308.

Ages: This program is designed for adults and families with children ages 8+.

Jul ’12
8:45 am

Pakistani Flag Raising Ceremony



Please join us in welcoming the 2012 State Department Delegation with the Pakistani Flag Raising Ceremony

July 6, 2012

Hartman Union Building

8:45 - 9:15 AM

Jul ’12Aug

Summer Arts Camp – artistic endeavors for children who are in or entering middle school

Instructor: Leslie Baron
Dates: July 30 – August 3
Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: entering 5th, 6th, and 7th grade
Cost: $168
Location: Draper & Maynard Rooms 211 and 212

Leslie has some intriguing projects for Art Endeavors this summer including making mistakes great, making graffiti objects into art, creating mosaics, and printmaking.  This is the perfect camp for budding artists where they can deeply concentrate and enjoy creating a personal work of art each day. In addition, campers are invited to skate at the PSU rink on HOT afternoons. ($5 with skates and $7 w skate rental.)

Register Today!

Jul ’12Jul

LEGO Tech Works Camp for Boys and Girls Grades 5-8 – All New!

Instructor: Julie Panus – Award winning STEM teacher!
Dates: Mon-Fri, July 23-27, 2012
Time: 9-4 p.m.
Location: Hartman Union Building, Hage Room
Cost: $290

Register Now

Join us for a week of science, engineering and fun!  Using the LEGO Mindstorm kits, campers will work in teams, learning to build and program robots.  Teams will be challenged to solve real-world problems with their ‘bots, in both cooperative and competitive challenges.  The week will culminate with a grand challenge designed to showcase the ingenuity and engineering skills of the campers!
Spaces are limited.

Register Today!

Jun ’12
9:00 am

June 29       Weather and Climate of the High Elevations of the White Mountains
Eric Hoffman
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Do you ever wonder why the weather at the top of the mountain is different from the bottom? Why is it colder, windier, and cloudier up there?  Why are the trees a different species, shorter and shaped differently?

If you are interested in exploring the answers to these questions and others, join Camp PSU for a hands-on learning experience. The day will begin with an introduction to basic mountain weather concepts, the opportunity to learn to use a hand-held weather station, and a visit to the weather lab at PSU. Here participants will be able to explore computer visualizations of real-time weather data in New England.  Participants will then travel to beautiful Franconia Notch State Park in the heart of the White Mountains and ride the Cannon Tramway to the summit (4080’) of Cannon Mountain.  At the top, participants will make measurements of temperature, wind speed and direction, and humidity and compare them to measurements made at lower elevations. Participants will also have some time to explore the trails in the vicinity of the summit and observe evidence of the weather and climate at this elevation.


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Jul ’12Jul

Creating Effective, Real World STEM Ed. Programs for High School Students

Instructions, training and hands-on experiences in designing and implementing STEM (Science, Math, Engineering and Technology) high school programs that inspire and engage students and are cost effective and sustainable. This course is for superintendents, principals, curriculum advisers, and teachers wishing to design and implement plans for a STEM program in their schools and school systems.

Day One: Immersion in STEM (Hands-on immersion in real world STEM exercises, emphasizing aerospace and robotics fields)

Day Two: Instructional methods for teaching/learning STEM (lecture and discovery exercises, training in new technology)

Day Three: Developing curriculum plans for students and teachers (using community resources, practical methods for in-class and extra-curricular programs)

Instructor: Dr. Jordan Cox, aeronautical engineering professor, FIRST Program Manager, now with Parametric Technology Corporation (Needham, MA)

Dates: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 10-12

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Lamson Learning Commons

Cost: $450

Software provided in class: FloEFD.Pro, Mathcad prime 2.0, Creo Elements/Pro 5.0

Registration (including housing information): plymouth.edu/community-education/tag/technology

Questions: Linda Hammond (lahammond1@plymouth.edu) (603) 535-2868

Jun ’12
8:00 am

June 8          Birding and Bird Ecology in New England
Len Reitsma
8:00 am-3:30 pm

We will spend the morning at an outdoor location close to campus observing birds and their habitats.  Lunch will be in the field or at the Welcome Center, and will be followed by an afternoon classroom session covering life history facts about New England birds.  Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them, footwear for muddy conditions, and raingear.

Camp PSU programs are one-day sessions, held on Fridays in June, July, and August, designed for multi-age learners to explore the White Mountains region and the university experience at PSU. These interactive, hands-on programs combine classroom and outdoor learning experiences.

Each program costs $85 per person and includes classroom and field instruction, lunch, materials, and transportation to and from field trips.

Register today for your Camp PSU experience!

Apr ’12Apr

Eating Disorders Awareness Annual Silent Auction

Live and online Bidding begins
Monday and Tuesday,
April 23–24, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Hartman Union Building
Plymouth State University
Or online at plymouth.edu/graduate/info/auction

Bids accepted through Sunday, April 29, 9 p.m.

in association with

Fifth Eating Disorders Conference
Friday and Saturday
April 27 and 28, 2012
Church Landing at Inn and Spa at
Mill Falls, Meredith, NH

Apr ’12
6:30 pm

HUB Hage Room

6:30 p.m. - 8:30

Join our PSU Early Childhood Studies majors for an evening of poster sessions and collaborative presentations.

Learn more about Early Childhood studies here.

For more information about the showcase, email Dr. Patricia Cantor or call (603) 535-2285