Category Archives: Pellissippi State Foundation

Support students at Pellissippi State golf tournament

Enjoy a fine day of golf while supporting college students pursuing higher education opportunities at Pellissippi State Community College’s 10th Annual Swing Big for Students Golf Tournament. This year’s Swing Big for Students event takes place Monday, May 12, at … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts annual Faculty Senate Book Sale

Pellissippi State Community College will stage its annual Faculty Senate Book Sale in late March and early April, and the community is invited to take part. The Book Sale kicks off at the Blount County Campus, running 8 a.m.-6 p.m. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Blount County Campus hosts Faculty Senate Book Sale March 24-26

Pellissippi State Community College’s Blount County Campus hosts its annual Faculty Senate Book Sale in late March, and the community is invited to take part. The sale runs 8 a.m.-6 p.m., March 24-25, and 8-noon, March 26. It takes place … Continue reading

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Honda grant to help urban high-schoolers at Pellissippi State’s Summer Institute

Pellissippi State Community College’s Summer Institute will get a boost this year to include a new STEM—science, technology, engineering, mathematics—emphasis, thanks to a $46,760 grant from the American Honda Foundation. The grant was awarded through the Pellissippi State Foundation. “The … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State student awarded local, national EWI scholarship

Widow. Parental caretaker. Displaced worker trying to earn a college degree to improve her value in the workplace. If anyone needed a helping hand to pursue an education, it was Barbara “Lugene” Bearden. Bearden is a student at Pellissippi State … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State students named SouthEast Bank Scholars

The Pellissippi State Foundation and SouthEast Bank announced last month that three Pellissippi State students have been selected to receive the SouthEast Bank Scholars award for the 2013-2014 academic year. The recipients are Jerri Reed, Michael Smith and Sydney Youngman. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State honors couple on National Philanthropy Day

Pellissippi State Community College and the Pellissippi State Foundation honored Joe and Judy Johnson at a National Philanthropy Day celebration Nov. 14. Joe and Judy Johnson are longtime supporters of Pellissippi State. Joe was chairman of the Foundation’s Board of … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State Foundation announces new Executive Committee

The Pellissippi State Community College Foundation Board of Trustees has chosen its officers for 2013-14. The Foundation secures financial support for educational and cultural activities that are above and beyond the ongoing operational expenses of Pellissippi State. Todd Moody will … Continue reading

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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’s Swing Big tournament: Enjoy a round of golf, support students

Early May in East Tennessee usually offers perfect golfing weather. It also offers the perfect opportunity to assist area students while enjoying a round of golf. Pellissippi State Community College’s ninth annual Swing Big for Students Golf Tournament, scheduled for … Continue reading

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