Category Archives: Degree Programs

DENSO gift boosts Pellissippi State Engineering Technology program

The DENSO North America Foundation has presented the Pellissippi State Foundation with a $50,000 donation for new equipment and technology that enhances Pellissippi State Community College’s Engineering Technology degree program. Providing students with the equipment and technology that they will … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State offers new classes focusing on the recording arts

No longer will students interested in the recording arts industry have to enroll in classes in Nashville or Florida, both of which are known nationwide as “go-to” markets for study of the industry. Thanks to new class offerings by Pellissippi … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State leads region in manufacturing education and training

Last year, Pellissippi State Community College enhanced its reputation as a leader in manufacturing education, marked the graduation of its first Nursing class, and achieved full state approval for its Nursing program. Nursing is offered at the Blount County Campus … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State drives workforce development and innovation with AMP!

Pellissippi State Community College has a key role in the Advanced Manufacturing and Prototype Center of East Tennessee (AMP!), one of 10 public-private partnerships that will receive federal grant funding to revitalize U.S. manufacturing and create jobs. The grant application … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students earn paralegal scholarships

Two Pellissippi State Community College students have been named winners of scholarships that attracted applicants from across the state. Daniel Ostrom, in his second year of Paralegal Studies, was awarded an $800 scholarship from the Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association. To … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State begins offering Associate of Fine Arts degree with Music concentration

Thanks to a new program at Pellissippi State Community College, students interested in pursuing a career or four-year degree in music can now earn a two-year Associate of Fine Arts that concentrates in that area. All credits will transfer to … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State launches machinist apprenticeship program with IAM union, Y-12

Pellissippi State Community College welcomed its first class of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union apprentices from the B&W Y-12 National Security Complex this semester. Thanks to a partnership that began early this year, Y-12’s IAM&AW workers are … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Hospitality student awarded hotel/lodging scholarship

Lisa Grunwald is the first Pellissippi State Community College student to receive an American Express Scholarship from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation. Grunwald, a student in the Hospitality concentration of the Business Administration degree program, competed nationally with … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State awarded federal grant for manufacturing training and education

A $15 million federal grant awarded to a consortium that includes Pellissippi State Community College is earmarked to fund manufacturing job training for East Tennesseans and help local companies in search of more skilled workers. The funding also could transform … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Nursing degree program receives full approval from state board

Pellissippi State Community College’s Nursing program has received full approval for its associate’s degree from the Tennessee Department of Health’s Board of Nursing. The state board voted on the approval Aug. 22 in Nashville. The accomplishment sets the stage for … Continue reading

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