Category Archives: Alumni

From professional paintballer to youngest assistant director, Pellissippi State graduate aims for success

Kevin Fillers thought he would spend his career aiming a paintball gun at opponents, but with the help of Pellissippi State Community College, he’s aiming instead for a career in business. Fillers, who earned an Associate of Science degree from … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State to honor Distinguished Alumni at May 10 Commencement

At its May 10 Commencement ceremony, Pellissippi State Community College will recognize more than a thousand new graduates—and one 1995 graduate. Tracie Livesay, who completed an associate’s degree 18 years ago, will be honored with the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award. … Continue reading

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May 2013 graduates invited to celebration breakfast

All Pellissippi State students who are set to graduate next month are invited to celebrate their accomplishments by attending a Graduates’ Breakfast With the President. Join other graduates and Pellissippi State President L. Anthony Wise Jr. for breakfast refreshments. All … Continue reading

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April 20 Dough Dash 5K Run/Fun Walk still accepting participants

It’s not too late to sign up for the April 20 Dough Dash 5K Run/Fun Walk to take place at Pellissippi State Community College’s Blount County Campus. Those who register by April 6 pay $20 per participant, and those who … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts April 20 Dough Dash 5K Run/Fun Walk for Scholarships

Whether you’re interested in running against the clock or simply enjoying a spring morning walk, by participating in the April 20 Dough Dash 5K Run/Fun Walk for Scholarships at Pellissippi State Community College, you’ll also be raising money to support … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State welcomes alumni back to campus with free Bunny Brunch

If you are a graduate of Pellissippi State Community College and are looking for a spring celebration, the second annual Alumni Bunny Brunch Spring Homecoming is just the event for you. Scheduled for Saturday, March 23, the brunch is free … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State graduates, families invited to ‘Green Screen and Goodies’

Already starting to worry about what holiday gift to get friends and family? If you’re a Pellissippi State Community College graduate, we have the perfect gift at the perfect price. We invite you, with your family, to have a holiday … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State, Painting with a Twist host art party for scholarships

Pellissippi State Community College’s Alumni Association and the West Knoxville business Painting with a Twist are again joining forces to host “Painting with a Purpose,” an art party to raise funds for the college’s Alumni Scholarship. Scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State scheduled Aug. 18 Alumni Family Movie Day

The Pellissippi State Alumni Association invites all Pellissippi State graduates and their families to attend Alumni Family Movie Day on Saturday, Aug. 18. The event takes place on the Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. Alumni Family Movie Day … Continue reading

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Professional bluegrass musician gains focus, friendships as Pellissippi State student

Samuel Damewood is right at home in Nashville’s limelight. Damewood helped open for country music star Eric Church this spring and describes performing for a large audience as “exhilarating.” But Damewood says he’ll never forget the friends he made when … Continue reading

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