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Pellissippi State announces new Automated Industrial Systems concentration

Automation is at the technological cutting edge of manufacturing. Now training in that technology is available at Pellissippi State Community College, and it’s linked to a degree. In fall 2013, Pellissippi State launched a new Automated Industrial Systems concentration within … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Abolitionist John Brown topic of Feb. 27 talk

Joy Ingram, an associate history professor at Pellissippi State Community College, delivers a presentation about white Civil War abolitionist John Brown Thursday, Feb. 27. Part of the college’s Faculty Lecture Series, Ingram’s presentation, “John Brown: Maniacal Egoist or Moral Crusader?” … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State to host Humphrey Fellows in February, March

Pellissippi State Community College will host two Humphrey Fellows during February and March in an effort to foster understanding about the role of community colleges in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are mid-career professionals from other nations who travel to … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts Knoxville Opera for ‘Magical Music of Shakespeare’

“The Magical Music of Shakespeare” is the theme of a special Knoxville Opera Company performance at Pellissippi State Community College on Monday, Feb. 24. The KOC program features musical selections from operas and Broadway musicals that were inspired by Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State presents student theatre production ‘Freedom Circus’

Pellissippi State Community College students will be the stars—and writers and directors—of the upcoming theatre production “Freedom Circus,” Feb. 21-23. “Freedom Circus” premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in Pellissippi State’s Clayton Performing Arts Center, on the Hardin Valley … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State earns prestigious Engineering Technology accreditation

Pellissippi State Community College joined the ranks of a select few when it recently received accreditation of its Engineering Technology degree program in six concentrations from the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering. A Certificate of Accreditation in Engineering … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts high school students in Winter Choral Concert

Pellissippi State Community College’s Winter Choral Concert features performances from two high schools, Hardin Valley Academy and Lenoir City High School. The Winter Choral Concert is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Local students invited to compete in ‘Frame x Frame’ audio-video competition

All local middle school, high school and college students are invited to participate in Pellissippi State Community College’s inaugural “Frame x Frame” competition, an audio and visual media contest. Students will participate in age categories to tell short stories in … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students named to All-Tennessee Academic Team

At a ceremony in Nashville on Feb. 4, Pellissippi State Community College students Victoria Baker and Sydney Youngman were recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 All-Tennessee Academic Team. In all, 28 community college students from … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts Young Inventors Fair

Young inventors are invited to bring their creations, innovations and science fair projects to Pellissippi State Community College for the Third Annual Young Inventors Fair Saturday, Feb. 15. The Young Inventors Fair is noon-5 at the Strawberry Plains Campus, 7201 … Continue reading

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