Category Archives: Magnolia Avenue

Pellissippi State campuses host free Black History Month events

Pellissippi State Community College is celebrating Black History Month with numerous events at its five campuses throughout February. Activities are free and the community is invited. The Magnolia Avenue Campus starts the month-long activities with “Healthy Pelli: Campus Health Fair,” … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Poet Dunbar topic of Feb. 6 Faculty Lecture Series talk

The enduring poetry of African-American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar will be the topic of two Faculty Lecture Series presentations at Pellissippi State Community College in February. Robert Boyd presents “A Salute to Dunbar,” reading selections from “The Complete Poems of … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State recognizes veterans during Civic Engagement Week

Pellissippi State Community College is placing special emphasis on veteran fellowship and veteran strength with a planned Civic Engagement Week Sept. 10-17. “Civic Engagement Week is about promoting a culture of altruism among our students. This year, the focus of … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State offers two open houses, chances to win a scholarship

Members of the community are invited to attend open houses at the Magnolia Avenue Campus and Strawberry Plains Campus of Pellissippi State Community College in early March. Both events offer information for potential students, as well as a chance to … 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 hosts events throughout Black History Month

Pellissippi State Community College celebrates Black History Month with a series of events throughout this month. Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual February celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts Feb. 6 ‘Healthy Pelli’ Workshops

A host of free health-check workshops are available to the community Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Pellissippi State Community College’s Magnolia Avenue Campus. The “Healthy Pelli” workshops are 30 minutes each and cover dental health, breast health, drug … Continue reading

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Motivational speaker/author leads free workshop at Pellissippi State

Most of us have habitual patterns and distractions that keep us from being the best we can be. Local motivational speaker and author Terry Schofield has researched many facets of self-improvement, and he is a firm believer in the power … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State schedules spring-semester New Student Orientation sessions

Want to attend Pellissippi State Community College during the spring 2013 semester? Make plans now to attend a New Student Orientation session. The sessions are required of all first-time degree-seeking freshmen. Orientation is recommended for transfer students and those who … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State’s Magnolia Avenue Campus hosts free HIV testing in November

The Magnolia Avenue Campus of Pellissippi State Community College offers free HIV testing on Nov. 29, noon-4, in the Community Room. The campus is located at 1610 E. Magnolia Ave. The test is confidential and requires no blood samples or … Continue reading

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