May ’15
2:00 pm

Tuesday, May 12, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Boyd Room 144

Masters of Science candidate for Environmental Science & Policy, Melanie Perello, will present her thesis work that looks at the cumulative impacts of land use and changing climate on water quality using lake sediments and water monitoring.

May ’15
8:30 am

Friday, May 8, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Frost Commons

This fair will showcase senior Nursing Students group projects working in the community and in hospitals on a program designed, planned and implemented by nursing students with a focus on one of the Nurse of the Future Competencies: Teamwork and Collaboration, Leadership, Professionalism, Evidence-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Informatics, and Patient-Centered Care.

May ’15
6:00 pm

Friday, May 15, 6 - 8 p.m.
PSU Alumni Green

Senior Bon Voyage Dinner


Friday, May 15, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Alumni Green

Menu includes a full BBQ spread with a variety of desserts and drinks.
Cash bar is available for those over 21.

Parents/Guests (9 & older): $15.00 Graduates: $15.00

Children eight and under: FREE

May ’15
11:00 am

Tuesday, May 5, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
University Bookstore

The University Bookstore will host its annual Faculty Author Celebration on Tuesday May 5th from 11am-1pm at the University Bookstore in the HUB.

The event is a celebration of all faculty with published books and specifically highlights new titles published since last year’s event. Books will be available for sale at the event and many of the faculty authors will be on hand to discuss their books.

This year, we celebrate new books authored by Katherine Donahue & David Switzer, Bruce Heald, Marcel Lebrun, Joseph Monninger, Mark Okrant, Meagan Shedd, David Starbuck, and Kimberly Williams. Additionally, second editions of books authored by Jeremiah Duncan and Cynthia Moniz & Stephen Gorin will be featured and a book illustrated by Marylena Sevigney.

This event is open to everyone and refreshments will be served. Please direct questions to Steve Rheaume, Store Manager, at or (603) 535-2266.

Apr ’15
6:00 pm

Tuesday, Apr. 28, 6 - 8 p.m.
The Common Man, Plymouth, NH
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Spring is here just in time for ice cream! Join us for the Spring 2015 Apprentice Ice Cream Competition on Tuesday, April 28, at The Common Man Plymouth. Enjoy flavors created by our very own PSU students inspired by 14 different great American cities. There will be ice cream sampling, food and beverage samples from the C-Man family of restaurants as well as the Iron Chef Competition. Doors open to the public at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and are available from PSU students participating in the Apprentice and at The Common Man Inn Plymouth.

Apr ’15
7:00 pm

Tuesday, Apr. 14 7 - 10 p.m.
Smith Recital Hall, Sliver Center

Women of Words presents: Body Language, a performance of original poetry. W.O.W is Kate Donahue, Kathryn Drexel, Jenny Highland, Suzanne Marshall, Katie O'Connell, Bonnie Toomey and Liz Ahl (on Sabbatical). 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of W.O.W.'s readings at PSU. Free, ticket not required.

Apr ’15
10:00 am

Wednesday, Apr. 22 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Alumni Green

Common Ground, PSU's environmental and social justice student organization, is again organizing an Environmental Fair on April 22, 2015 (Earth Day!). The Fair is set for Wed. April 22, from 10am to 2pm outside the HUB on the PSU campus. About 17 environmental and related organizations from on and off-campus have been invited to participate. In case of inclement weather, the fair will be held in the Fireplace Lounge and Pawsway within the HUB.


Apr ’15Apr

Monday, Apr. 13 - Wednesday, Apr. 22, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

The campus is invited to meet and ask questions of the finalists for the Dean of the First Year Experience. The times are as follows:

Wendy Palmquist, PhD
Monday, April 13
Students, 3:30-4 p.m.
Faculty and staff, 4-4:30 p.m.
HUB Student Senate Room (Rm 119)

Mark Fischler, JD
Monday, April 20
Students, 3:30-4 p.m.
Faculty and staff, 4-4:30 p.m.
HUB Student Senate Room (Rm 119)

Brad Allen, PhD
Wednesday, April 22
Students, 3:30-4 p.m.
Faculty and staff, 4-4:30 p.m.
HUB room 109

Please try to attend as your input will be valued as we move forward in the selection process.

~~Dean of the First Year Experience Search Committee~~

Apr ’15
12:30 pm

Tuesday, Apr. 7, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Rounds 107

Social Science Colloquium
Rebecca Noel: Mann, Bird, and Lyon
This talk focuses on the emergence of school health education through short case studies weaving together the activities of educational reformer Horace Mann, health consumer F.W. Bird, and academy founder Mary Lyon in the lively years 1837-1840. The campaign to school the child’s body through exercise, hygiene curriculum, and healthy school buildings is the subject of her book in progress, Save Our Scholars: The Quest for Health in American Schools.

Apr ’15
10:00 am

Wednesday, Apr. 15, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Criminal justice practioners from the local, county, state and federal levels will be in the HUB providing information to students interested in careers in criminal justice.